US-based Bromptoneers have a lot to be proud of in the wake of the release of the results from the Brompton World Championship 2013.
Women's winners included 1st place winner Beckie Alexander, Susan Todzy, and Megan Turak. On the men's podium were Stephen Regenold of Gear Junkie in 1st place, Spencer Morse, and Nick Bither.
Among those competing for a spot in the leader’s pack is 2012 Men’s winner Wallace Alexander, who returns to BUSC with his entire family. Also returning is 2012 Women's champion Susan Todzy, a veritable force to be reckoned with from Rochester, Minnesota.
Thanks to the generous support of Minneapolis’ Top Shelf, one lucky lad and lass will win a custom shirt, complete with fitting, measuring, and styling by Best-Dressed Judge and Top Shelf owner John Meegan.
We are honored to have Brooks of England, Schwalbe North America, and Nutcase Helmets as our prize sponsorship partners this year. With their great products in the prize mix, racers have all the more reason to give it their personal best.
Not everyone can talk about Brompton racing with a serious face, but as Brompton racing grows, many racers are stepping up their game by studying strategy and getting in plenty of pre-race training. With the Brompton World Championship just over 6 weeks away, Brompton asked 2012 men's Treble Champion Richard Spencer for his top tips......
Registration for the Brompton US Championship 2013 has been open since mid-April, and—as you can see to the left—the competition is all over the map. Many of you have told us you’ve already begun your training programs: ranging from getting out on your Brompton to practicing your Windsor.
Open Streets Minneapolis has officially announced the date for this year's Open Streets event on Lyndale Avenue South, and that means we're ready for a special announcement as well.
Take a step into Brompton racing history with this video featuring Michael McGettigan of Trophy Bikes, as he gives an insight into what people could expect from the first ever Brompton race to be held in the US. Video source: originally posted on March 10, 2010 at philly.com.
Brompton does a beautiful job of conveying the camaraderie that develops when Brompton owners get together in a video recapping the highlights of the Brompton World Championship 2012. Be sure to look for Susan Todzy, the women's champion from the Brompton US Championship 2012.
Whether you're a long-time Bromptoneer or an aspiring Brompton owner, so long as you familiarize yourself with the mechanics of the unfold (and the fold as well, given the folding competitions that will happen throughout the weekend), you're sure to have a certain advantage at the start of the race.
1. Hydrate before the ride. 2. Work to shave seconds off your unfold. The running start and unfold portion of the race are key in determining who gets out front first, a group that may be hard to beat once the race is underway. 3. Dress appropriately. A jacket and tie are required, but...
A Le Mans-style start — used for many years in auto racing — requires drivers to run across the track when the start flag drops to the other side where their cars are parked, climb in, start the engine, and drive away to begin the race. The start gets its name from the 24-hour hour...