Nov
29
5:00 pm17:00

The Pizza Cat

Lots of checkpoint races have challenges; chug a beer, Jello shots, hopscotch, quizzes. We figured since we’re almost always hungry, and you can never go wrong with a slice of pie, that we should make you sprint through the city and slam a freshly baked piece of pizza.

Here’s how it will go. Start at The Handlebar, then race to each of the checkpoints in any order you’d like. Once you get there, you slam a slice of pizza and get your sheet signed to prove you were there. Repeat this until you’ve hit all 5 and head back to The Handlebar for icy cold beers. The checkpoints won’t be revealed until you’re at the starting point.

Our homies over at Chrome loved the idea so much they offered one of the Coveted Chrome Jerseys designed by Death Spray Customs.

Coveted Chrome Jersey



Chrome Industries "Under The Ground Fixed Crit"
Sep
16
7:30 pm19:30

Chrome Industries "Under The Ground Fixed Crit"

This is SpokedSTL’s first ever fixed gear criterium so we thought it made the most sense to go all out. We got in touch with Chrome Industries and they threw us one of their Coveted Jerseysfor the winner. The race will be mass start lap based format. The course and race location won’t be revealed until registration.

Saturday, September 6th 2014
Race Time @ 7:30pm
$5 to race

– Registration on the Christy Greenway bridge over River Des Peres @ 6:00pm. We ride to the race start from there.
– Cash and schwag prizes for Men’s and Women’s 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
Brakeless fixed gear only!
– Lights are required!!!
– Helmets are strongly suggested.

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

The One Gear One Hundred #2
Aug
17
8:00 am08:00

The One Gear One Hundred #2

  • The Handlebar

The “One Gear One Hundred” is a single speed century ride. You choose your bike, gearing, fixed or freewheel.

This is a ride and not a race. The pace will be moderate and no one will be dropped. If you wanna like to go fast and crush Strava segments, then this isn’t the ride for you. The goal is to get out of the city and see some amazing landscape with some amazing people. There will be a few planned stops to regroup and refuel.

Sunday, August 17th 2014
Free to ride. Bring some cash for food at stops.
8am
Start and finish at The Handlebar

Garmin Map of then course

 

The Broadway Blitz #2
Aug
16
8:00 pm20:00

The Broadway Blitz #2

2013’s Blitz was a blast so we’re bring it back. This year’s “Broadway Blitz” will be structured the same as last — an out and back road race. This historic strip of pavement spans beyond the city’s limits. Start in view of The Gateway Arch and race towards the AB Brewery, turn around at the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery, and head back to the start. The 17 mile race will start at the large parking lot on Chouteau just West of Broadway.

Saturday, August 16th 2014
8pm race start time
$5 to race
Prizes for Men’s and Women’s fixed and geared categories

Google Map of the course

 

The World Naked Bike Ride
Jul
26
5:00 pm17:00

The World Naked Bike Ride

Throughout the duration of the evening, 6,000 people participated in the street festivities. Over 2,000 people took part in the 12 mile ride through the City of St. Louis. The route snaked through Tower Grove, South Grand, Cherokee, Benton Park, Soulard, Downtown, Midtown and then back to The Grove.

A link to the Facebook page

Here’s some of the media coverage:
The Riverfront Times and The Riverfront Times
KSDK News – photos 
KSDK News – “The World Naked Bike Ride Sets Attendance Records”
STL Today – photos
KPLR News – Pictures: 2014 World Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis
CBS St. Louis News – World Naked Bike Ride Streaks Through St. Louis

Saturday, July 26th 2014
5pm: pre-party begins
7pm sharp: ride begins West down Manchaster
8:30: ride return and after-party begins

Google Map of course

 

Jun
22
10:00 am10:00

SpokedSTL MOBAR Track Race

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

SpokedSTL MOBAR Track Race

The Missouri BAR (Best All-around Rider) competition is a year-long race series that rewards a rider for his or her performance over multiple cycling disciplines. The top riders are awarded BAR points within their category and the riders with the most BAR points at the end of the year will be awarded free entry into all of the BAR races the following year.

This will be the only MO BAR track cycling event. Other BAR events include road races, time trials, and criteriums.

All new racers are required to attend the free “Into to Track Racing Clinic” on the morning of the event.

Categories: 
A, B, C, Women, Masters, and Juniors. 

When
Sunday, June 22nd 2014
10am clinic start time
11am race start time

Registration Cost
$20 to race with a current USAC License.
$35 to race with a one day USAC License. ($15 for a single day USAC Race License. You may purchase a USAC License here.)

Where
Racing takes place at The Penrose Park Velodrome.

Bridge 2 Bridge: Route 3 Sprint II
May
24
6:00 pm18:00

Bridge 2 Bridge: Route 3 Sprint II

It’s a rad race from the State Line of the Chain of Rocks Bridge, down Illinois Route 3, ending on the McKinley Bridge at the MO/IL State Line.

Sunday, May 25th 2014
Registration on Chain of Rocks Bridge @ 6:00pm
Race Time @ 7:00pm
$5 to race
Cash and schwag prizes for Men’s and Women’s 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Track and Road categories.

After-party generator music powered by London Calling

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

This maps shows the start, finish, and after-party locations. You can view Bridge to Bridge: Route 3 Sprint in a larger map too if you’d like.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
17
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

SpokedSTL is excited to host our 2nd annual pre-season “Intro To Track Racing” clinic. These free clinics are designed for anyone who has ever thought about giving track racing a shot but really isn’t sure what to expect. It’s the perfect opportunity to borrow a track bike or ride your own, and take a spin around the banked track.  Basically, the only thing you need is a bike and a helmet. As the clinics progress, we will ask that participants ride track bikes in order to ensure everyone has a safe and positive experience on the track. Each clinic builds on top of the last, but you will not be too lost if you miss one.

 

4/10/14 Agenda: Sprinting basics

We will be covering the following topics: 

  1. track markings
  2. types of races
  3. individual races vs. mass start races
  4. scoring races
  5. rules and etiquette
SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
10
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

SpokedSTL is excited to host our 2nd annual pre-season “Intro To Track Racing” clinic. These free clinics are designed for anyone who has ever thought about giving track racing a shot but really isn’t sure what to expect. It’s the perfect opportunity to borrow a track bike or ride your own, and take a spin around the banked track.  Basically, the only thing you need is a bike and a helmet. As the clinics progress, we will ask that participants ride track bikes in order to ensure everyone has a safe and positive experience on the track. Each clinic builds on top of the last, but you will not be too lost if you miss one.

 

4/10/14 Agenda: Intro to track racing

We will be covering the following topics: 

  1. track markings
  2. types of races
  3. individual races vs. mass start races
  4. scoring races
  5. rules and etiquette
SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
10
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

SpokedSTL is excited to host our 2nd annual pre-season “Intro To Track Racing” clinic. These free clinics are designed for anyone who has ever thought about giving track racing a shot but really isn’t sure what to expect. It’s the perfect opportunity to borrow a track bike or ride your own, and take a spin around the banked track.  Basically, the only thing you need is a bike and a helmet. As the clinics progress, we will ask that participants ride track bikes in order to ensure everyone has a safe and positive experience on the track. Each clinic builds on top of the last, but you will not be too lost if you miss one.

 

4/10/14 Agenda: Intro to points racing

We will be covering the following topics: 

  1. track markings
  2. types of races
  3. individual races vs. mass start races
  4. scoring races
  5. rules and etiquette
SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
3
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

SpokedSTL is excited to host our 2nd annual pre-season “Intro To Track Racing” clinic. These free clinics are designed for anyone who has ever thought about giving track racing a shot but really isn’t sure what to expect. It’s the perfect opportunity to borrow a track bike or ride your own, and take a spin around the banked track.  Basically, the only thing you need is a bike and a helmet. As the clinics progress, we will ask that participants ride track bikes in order to ensure everyone has a safe and positive experience on the track. Each clinic builds on top of the last, but you will not be too lost if you miss one.

We will be covering the following topics: 

  1. track markings
  2. types of races
  3. individual races vs. mass start races
  4. scoring races
  5. rules and etiquette
Gritty City Cross
Oct
25
8:00 pm20:00

Gritty City Cross

The “Gritty City Cross” is an urban style cross race. There will be a few different events. We’ll be doing some short sprints, out and back, with barriers in the middle. We’ll also have a short and fast course set up for a mass start race. CX bikes are suggested but you could probably get away with a road bike with 25’s or 28’s.

8pm race start time

$3 to race

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

Google Map of course

Gritty City Cross – SpokedSTL by Ernesto Pacheco on Vimeo.

Thanks for the flyer by Katie Marshall.

Oct
5
7:30 pm19:30

Time Trial Alley Cat #2

It was so much fun the first time, SpokedSTL just had to do it again. This will be an open street, open route time-trial. Get from the start to the finish as fast as you can using any roads you want. Each rider will be sent off at 1 minute intervals and times will be recorded at the finish. this races is approximately 10-15 miles depending on your route.

Endpoint is announced at midnight the niht before the race.

Saturday, October 5th 2013
7:30pm race start time
$3 to race
Cash prizes for fixed, geared, and women’s categories.

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

Google Map of course

 

The Broadway Blitz
Aug
17
8:00 pm20:00

The Broadway Blitz

The “Broadway Blitz” is a simple out and back road race. Broadway is one of the widest and fastest streets in St. Louis. Some rough patches, some icy smooth, all mixed in with a couple nice long climbs. It’s a great analogy for our beautiful home. We love you, St. Louis.

The race will start at the large parking lot on Chouteau near Broadway and is about 17 miles.

Saturday, August 17th 2013
8pm race start time
$5 to race
Cash prizes for Men’s and Women’s fixed and geared categories

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

Google Map of course

 

The One Gear One Hundred
Aug
3
8:00 am08:00

The One Gear One Hundred

The One Gear One Hundred is a single-speed century ride through St. Louis and IL. It is an adapted version of Trailnet‘s “Ride The Rivers Century.” Our ride begins and ends at World’s Fair Doughnuts in the Shaw Neighborhood. This is a 100% self-supported ride. There will be opportunities to stop for rest and refueling. We will be crossing two ferries so bring cash. The pace is medium averaging about 17mph.

Saturday, August 2th 2013
8pm SHARP departure time

Garmin Map

 

Jul
21
2:00 pm14:00

Time Trial Alley Cat

  • Heman Park

Time Trial Alley Cat Race Promo – SpokedSTL from Ernesto Pacheco on Vimeo.

It’s a time trial style race mixed with an alley cat style course. Here’s how it works. Riders will start at the tennis courts in Heman Park in U. City and race to a location that will be announced at the starting line. Each rider will be released in 1 minute increments racing against the clock for the best time.

Sunday, July 21 2013
2:00pm race start time
$3 to race
Cash prizes for Men’s fixed and geared, and Women’s categories

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

Tour de Grove
May
11
8:00 am08:00

Tour de Grove

Tour de Grove is a professionally sanctioned USA Cycling race. In 2012, I worked on the event planning committee and put on an hour long intermission which included skateboarding, BMX, and freak-bike concoctions.

Bridge 2 Bridge: Route 3 Sprint
May
4
6:30 pm18:30

Bridge 2 Bridge: Route 3 Sprint

It’s a race from the middle of the Chain of Rocks Bridge, down Illinois Route 3, ending on the McKinley Bridge at the MO/IL boarder.

Saturday, May 4th 2013
6:30pm race start time
$3 to race
Cash and schwag prizes for Men’s and Women’s fixed and geared categories

Here is the link to the Facebook event.

This maps shows the start, finish, parking, and after-party locations. You can view Bridge to Bridge: Route 3 Sprint in a larger map too if you’d like.

Bridge 2 Bridge: “Route 3 Sprint” PROMO from A GREENER FILM on Vimeo.

Official USAC Track Intro Night
May
2
5:00 pm17:00

Official USAC Track Intro Night

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

 

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
25
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
18
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrom

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

 

Music, Bikes and Beer
Apr
13
Apr 14

Music, Bikes and Beer

  • 4 Hands Brewery

Cyclists from all over the area took advantage of the free bike valet parking to show their support for the Penrose Park Velocrome. SpokedSTL partnered with Mikes Bikes STL and 4 Hands Brewing Co to raise $3,504 for the Penrose Park Velodrome. One dollar from every beer poured through out the day was donated. In addition, there were silent art auctions, raffles, live music, and gold sprints. This has been the largest fundraising effort for the velodrome to date.

Music, Bikes and Beer – Teaser from Ernesto Pacheco on Vimeo.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
11
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Apr
4
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome
This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

 

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Mar
28
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Mar
21
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Mar
14
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic
Mar
7
5:00 pm17:00

SpokedSTL Velo Clinic

  • Penrose Park Velodrome

This program is open to all who have an interest in track racing. It is geared toward teaching how to ride or race, but there is a lot of room for those with some track experience to learn. You do not need too own a track bike, and rentals will be available. Each night can stand alone, but the more you attend the more you will grow.

Lit-Up Alley Cat 5: Parks
Sep
22
5:00 pm17:00

Lit-Up Alley Cat 5: Parks

  • The Handlebar

AFTER PARY DJ'S: DVDN & PLEASURE CEREMONY

RESULTS

This event was the most exciting. A little over a year before this race ago I had an idea to put on an alley cat race in St. Louis. During the planning, I realized that I didn't want this to be a one time thing so I decided to make a series of it. It's hard to belive that I had been doing this for a year now and it's almost over. The top three men and women out of a group of thirty five were given the honor.

Flickr Photoset 1

Flickr Photoset 2

Google Map of course

 

 

 

Lit-Up Alley Cat 4: Signs
Jul
7
6:30 pm18:30

Lit-Up Alley Cat 4: Signs

  • The Handlebar

AFTER PARTY DJ: SUPERCONDUCTOR

RESULTS

This was one of the more spread out courses. There were long stretches of road where the 43 riders could really push hard and max out speed. A few of the checkpoints were easy to find due to their sheer size, but not many knew where to find the giant Vess Soda bottle.

Flickr Photoset

Google Map of course 

 

 

Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash Race
Apr
14
4:00 am04:00

Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash Race

At 4am on 4/15/12, the STL Wolfpack Hustle chapter took over the course set up for Saint Louis’ GO Marathon. This was the first Crash Race held in St. Louis. It was also the first official STL Wolfpack Hustle event in St. Louis.