Chicago CMWC: The World's Fastest Bicycle Messenger
ABOUT THE BOOK: "Chicago CMWC: The World's Fastest Bicycle Messenger"
In the summer of 2012 at Chicago Soldier Field, the world's fastest bicycle messengers from Tokyo, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Sydney, Warsaw, Lausanne, London, Copenhagen, Berlin, Stockholm, Brisbane, Edmonton, Montreal, Melbourne, Dublin and other cities around the world. Came to compete in the Cycle Messenger World Championships. A four day event of races, parties and messenger storytelling. In "Chicago CMWC" there are snapshots of the bicycle messengers up close and in action with,messengers wearing branded bicycle gear from Cinelli, Giro, ABUS, Pactimo, Chrome Industries, Timbuk 2, Red Bull, Bern Helmets, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Continental, RELOAD, All-City and King Kog.among other brands. That is symbolic of the marketing explosion in messenger culture. Adding perspective to "Chicago CMWC" are essays from Karla Carlson, Ben Stewart, Sonia "Sunny D" Serba, Kevin "Squid" Bolger, and Nico Deportago-Cabrera. The photographs and stories in "Chicago CMWC: The World's Fastest Bicycle Messengers brings true meaning to messenger culture around the world.