Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Last call for the Century haul!! On-line registration for the Century ride (and its kinder, gentler cousins the Quarter-, Half-, and Metric Centuries) ends tonite at 11:59:59pm On-site registration will be available at the ride start beginning at 6:30am, but if you’ rather be getting yourself ready to ride instead of standing in line, use this link and pre-register NOW!! LINK: Also, the temp at the ride start looks to be around 62 deg, so you might want to put some knee warmers in the bag with your sunscreen. See you at Stewart's!!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

New Orleans' designation as a League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly City!

Mayor Landrieu announced today New Orleans' designation as a League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly City. New Orleans received Bronze status after 4 years as an Honorable Mention. Jamie Wine, Executive Director of Bike Easy - the New Orleans bicycle advocacy organization, thanked local volunteers, supporters and donors for their hard work and commitment to getting New Orleans recognized. "Without them," said Wine, "we could never had made it this far." Wine continued by encouraging Bike Easy supporters to continue to hold "elected officials, administrators and each other" accountable to reach the next level in the League of American Bicyclists' multifaceted Bicycle Friendly America program. BRASS salutes Bike Easy and the efforts they have made to successfully join Baton Rouge as a LAB Bicycle Friendly Community! Congratulations!

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Cool video from the 70s

Very early Mountain Biking. Evening Magazine - Klunking This segment, Klunking, is from the late 1970s, hosted by Steve Fox, and comes from the Paul Colardo

Louisiana / Mississippi Road Race Championship

Sign up now for next week's Louisiana / Mississippi Road Race Championship. Save by registering online before 11PM, Thursday, Sept 8th. (Women's registration window is now functional.) Click the link below for registration, directions and the race flyer. Just a reminder, online registration closes tonight. We are picking up the online fees and it will cost you $10 more this weekend. Plus the weather should be beautiful, so no reason not to preregister. Glitches for women and 60+ plus have been worked out; so register now. Thanks, Allen

Baton Rouge Bicycle Club Fall Century

The Baton Rouge Bicycle Club Fall Century will be held Sunday, October 16th. The ride starts and ends at a private residence on Hwy 421 north of Saint Francisville, Louisiana. The address is 13918 Hwy 421 (this is the same place that the Red Bug Hill Challenge was held). The ride will include routes of 25, 50, 62, and 100 mile lengths. With participation, the rider will receive a free pair of BRBC socks. These socks come in two designs: one that matches the 2007 BRBC Jersey design (red, blue, and grey), and one that matches the 2009 BRBC Jersey design (blue, gold, pelican jersey). Included the day of the ride are: full SAG support, lunch (11:00 am to 3:30 pm), maps, road markings, pre-ride announcements, and rest stops with restroom facilities, snacks, water, and sports drinks. Fee is $25 pre-registration, $35 day of the ride. Ride day registration opens at 6:45 am, first riders take off at 7:30 am. Click here for online registration. Click here for mail-in registration form. Directions from Baton Rouge: Take 1-110 NORTH all the way to the end. Turn RIGHT at the end of the exit ramp and go NORTH on Hwy 61. Continue on Hwy 61 for approximately 30 miles. Proceed THROUGH the town of St. Francisville. Approximately 8 miles NORTH of town, turn RIGHT on Hwy. 421. 13918 Hwy 421 is 3 miles down on your left. Hope to see you there!!

Baton Rouge Battle Mountain Bike Race

Baton Rouge Battle Mountain Bike Race at the Comite River Trails park on September 25th. This race is part of both the LA Championship Series and the SCRCS racing series with a fairly large draw and some really tough competition, so come out and test yourself against the best mountain bikers in the region. If you are new to mountain bike racing we have a Cat 3/beginner class that follows a tamer route and bypasses some of the tougher technical sections of the trail.(No Skid Mark or Newton's Drop) Cat-1 27.5 mi. Cat-2 22 mi. Cat-3 11 mi. The course will get taped off Saturday morning so you can come out a pre-ride the course without getting lost or taking the wrong route. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at or call my cell 225-907-4616 -- Darius Sampey Baton Rouge Battle Race Director

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

perspective on group ride article...

The group ride article that was posted on the NOBC group...

Cannondale Super Six...

The September Time Trial @ Bonnie Carrie Spillway Trail

Upcoming Event! Sunday, September 11, 2011: The September Time Trial @ Bonnie Carrie Spillway Trail. $10 registration fee Presented by NOMAMBO begins at 8:00 am.

Tour De Tangipahoa

Upcoming Event! Saturday, September 17, 2011: Tour De Tangipahoa @ Hamond. 60 or 30 mile routes. Registration fee is $35 for early (September 10) and $40 regular. Presented by Hammond Kiwanis Club begins at 7:30 am (60 mile) and 9:00 (30 mile). Hammond Kiwanis Club -- 20th Annual Tour De' Tangipahoa 2011

"Fat Tire Festival"

Time Friday, October 14 at 5:00pm - October 16 at 2:00pm Location Kincaid Lake Recreation Area Created By Pitt Merryman For KBC-Kisatchie Bicycle Club More Info Cyclists of all skill levels prepare for the most fun on two wheels! The Fat Tire Festival will be going on this October at Kincaid Lake campgrounds. Get ready for 3 jam packed days of pure mountain bike bliss. The Official dates are the 14th 15th and 16th. Hope you can all make it to the best trails and the biggest mountain bike celebration in the area. There has been some talk about a 40 mile full attendance casual adventure ride for all who attend.

Friday, September 02, 2011

Closed for the holiday

PedalPlay Bicycles will be closed this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for Labor Day Weekend.