Archive for June, 2010
Footage of the first ever London Goldspints, which later became Rollapaluza, features Buffalo Bill, Caspar, Elliot, Marco, Winston, Jean-Marie, Stevie, Greg and Sarah. Goldsprint London 2000 from Jono on Vimeo.
The Story of the first ever London Goldsprint With thanks to Greg and the Muppet League. Why I wanted to put on the first London Goldsprint at the Horseshoe Inn in Clerkenwell Close Firstly I wanna point out that at that time messengers started becoming much more of a community than had ever been before, [...]
This is it, THE event at the Cyle Messengers World Championships that started the Goldsprint Revolution and inspired Greg Tipper from London and New York couiers to create goldsprint events in the USA and London (later became Rollapaluza)
Goldsprints and / or “roller-racing” are social, usually indoor, static cycling events. Equipment varies but is based on genuine track bikes on rollers, with riders going head to head over a set distance. Goldsprint.com is about videos, stories, images and history of roller-racing and goldsprints.