Archive for June, 2010

More from Fast Forward

June 28, 2010

Photos by Hagan Hill – yeah Hagan!

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Jenna Makgill Wins FAST FORWARD

June 26, 2010

Former World Courier Champ and local star Jenna Makgill took out first place today in 35 mins 26 seconds over the taxing 17km race around Auckland. Her partner Max came in 2nd place in 35mins 53 secs and Ken White came in 3rd in 36 min 30 sec. 24 racers battled to get through the 7 checkpoints.

Max Jenna and Ken podium champs.

Running start

Thanks to the first prize cheque from DVS and Cadence, combined with the entry fees, and the loot made form the generous bidders in the after race auction we managed to raise just over $1400 for Jenna to go towards the airfare to get her to Fast Friday in SF. Jenna’s a student so we are having an online auction of some stuff in the following weeks to raise some more money to make sure she get there.

Thanks to everyone who came out and raced and was part of it today – more photos soon – Mr Hagan Hill was out shooting SLR today and I know he would have got some doozies.

WELL DONE JENNA! We are so proud to be able to have you represent NZ for Fast Friday!

http://jennamakgill.blogspot.com/

Foggy day in the city of sails

June 26, 2010

Foggy but it’s not raining. I just took this shot – it’s one of the checkpoints. Hope to see you at 12 for Fast Forward!

After the party it’s the after party

June 25, 2010

After racing in Fast Forward tomorrow, Callum Dowie, AKA Calashnikov, AKA Calloy (’cause he’s hard as metal) is DJ’ing tomorrow night at the D.O.C. on K Rd.

Whether the Weather

June 25, 2010

It’s pretty gloomy and wet out there today. The Metvuw forecast is for showers tomorrow, so this heavy rain hopefully should move away for the race.

DVS Cadence Milan – Auction!

June 24, 2010

These are the new DVS  Milan Cadence releases. Designed by Dustin from Cadence. Check the link to the blog to see the shots from fast Forward SF- looks like a great race. We have the course set for Saturdays race in Auckland fingers crossed for good weather.

Thanks to DVS we have a pair of each of these shoes in lucky sample size. SO if you are a size 9US – bring along your cash to the race – we will be auctioning them off to raise money for the winner to add to the prize kitty for the airfare to Fast Friday.

Chilly?

June 23, 2010

Fast Forward Shutterbugs

June 23, 2010

If you are racing in Fast Forward on Saturday – you will have to bring a digital camera or a device that can take photos on the move. At each checkpoint you will have to take a photo of yourself infront of a landmark at the location. To be able to win the race you must be able to show the photos taken in sequence at each checkpoint in order they will be listed. A list will be handed out to each racer just before the start of the race. Fun times!!

Here are some shots of the Portland FF from Pedal Consumption if you didn’t peep them:

New Fast Forward format- it’s a RACE !!

June 18, 2010

Breaking News! We will be holding Fast Forward in Auckland as a street race instead of sprints. After much discussion and the addition of some legal jargon into the rider waivers we have cancelled the road closure. This means that we can put the budget back into the 1st prize to go towards the winners airfare to San Francisco for the Fast Friday final. We have also made the entry fee $20 now, but you get a commemorative Fast Friday Auckland edition tee, especially made for us by DVS and Cadence in the US and shipped over by the kind folks. This is to help boost the funds to help get the winner on a plane. Ontop of this we will be having an auction at TWhites Bikes to sell off 4 pairs of DVS Cadence shoes and a black H+Son rim set to add to the kitty. More soon!

SR Monogram

June 17, 2010