August 14th, 2012 — Another wierd picture from the Escape Velocity Tuesday night criterium as a bike damaged in a crash is carried back to the start line by the buddy of an injured rider. More pictures from all this year’s crits below.
March 20th, 2011 — Sandra Walter of Local Riders pulls the “B” mens peleton to the crest of a hill for the second lap in a row during the fifth race of Escape Velocty’s spring road racing series held in Bradner. The race was one of many breakaways and many chases prompting the father of the rider below to comment as he pulled away far too early, “What does he think he’s doing?”
March 19th, 2011 — Emil Marcetta of the Glotman Simpson Cycling Team gives a quick look back towards John Livingstone of the Escape Velocity Cycling Team as they both sprint the last few meters up the 272 Street hill to the finish. Marcetta finished first in the “B” class, Livingstone was second in this fourth race of Escape Velocty’s spring road racing series held south of Aldergrove.
Below, Andrew Pinfold signals the finish line crew to display the number of laps remaining for the Cat 1 riders as they crest the 272nd Street hill. Pinfold finished second in the race to Sebastian Salas of Team H&R Block.
April 4th, 2010 — Cody Campbell made an early break along with Dave Vukets in the last event of the Escape Velocity spring series of races. Campbell eventually dropped Vukets and attacked the 84th Avenue hill alone three laps from the end. On the next lap he too was passed to finish 8th.
April 4th, 2010 — Claire Cameron of Mighty Riders and Graham Laurie of Phoenix Velo lead the B riders to the top of the 84th Avenue hill during the last race of the Escape Velocity Cycling Club’s spring training series.
April 4th, 2010 — “B” class riders make the turn up the 80th Avenue hill during the last of the Escape Velocity spring series bicycle road races east of Fort Langley.
June 2nd, 2009 — The leaders of the Category 5 (Novice) mens class turn at the top of the finish line hill during a 2009 Escape Velocity Tuesday night bicycle race at UBC.
May 12th, 2009 — The peloton of the Cat 1 mens race climb the finish line hill during the first event of the 2009 Escape Velocity Tuesday night bicycle race series at UBC.
May 12th, 2009 — A rider from the Trek Red Truck racing team tries to break away from the peloton while competing in the first event of the 2009 Escape Velocity Tuesday night bicycle race series at UBC.
May 12th, 2009 — A rider strains during his final uphill sprint during the first race of the 2009 Escape Velocity Tuesday night bicycle race series at UBC.