“In a sense, messengers have a lot in common with lumberjacks, since in both cases their livelihoods have become the basis for competitions, and one might go so far as to say that the alleycat is the "lumberjack competition" of the cycling world.”
“While watching this video, I contemplated the "alleycat" phenomenon.”
“Of course, it's through this sort of tribulation that one becomes wise oneself, and while the Nü-Freds are no less dorky for their travels they're certainly a bit more worldly, so their bike messenger friend who's been living in Osaka Japan is apparently importing its lifestyle messengers now throws them an "alleycat," which is the fixed-gear equivalent of getting a Bar-Mitzvah:”
“A checkpoint-to-checkpoint alleycat race through Seattle that promises cyclists “the opportunity to ingest various prime-themed goodies, including, but not limited to prime rib, pasta primavera, and with any luck, some delicious primordial soup” mid-route.”
“THE wildest alleycat fight since Finnegan needled the beer is about to take place in the American automobile world for 1960.”
“He insisted on being an alleycat to the end, got into a fight last night with another cat, and when he went to the vets today they found out he was very sick.”
“Meanwhile, in the world of "outlaw urban" cycling, it seems that the humble alleycat is dead and the new trend is simply piggybacking onto other sports.”
“Speaking of rounding tight corners, the Daily News reports that some messengers attempted to promote cycling in Queens this past weekend by holding an alleycat called "BLVDS of DEATH:”
“My deaf uncle was a 4-star genital in the great BLVD DETH alleycat race.”
“No Operation: Loverboy alleycat race for us today -- not with the appointed hour showing "feels like 9 degrees" and winds 25-35 MPH.”
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