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  • LPP announces MFG Nine2Five presented by BMC

    Low Pressure Promotions announces MFG Nine2Five presented by BMC
    8-hour mountain bike race

    Seattle, WA – March 21st, 2014 – Low Pressure Promotions, promoter of the world’s 2nd largest cyclocross series, MFG Cyclocross, is pleased to announce a new event, MFG Nine2Five presented by BMC. This new event to the Washington mountain bike race calendar will be a 8-hour mountain bike race on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 in Roslyn, WA offering categories for solo riders as well as two and three person teams.

    “We are really excited to take our approach and atmosphere from cyclocross and apply it to a mountain bike race,” said MFG Cyclocross co-founder Terry Buchanan.  “The 7-mile course will provide plenty of up, down, and around the sunny hills of Roslyn. Whether beginning preparations for cyclocross, or tuning up for the heart of the mountain bike season, there is a solo, 2-person, or 3-person category for nearly every rider,” Buchanan said.

    BMC is the presenting sponsor of the event and is providing a raffle for two of the newly released Trail Fox series of bicycles. “We are really excited to partner with Low Pressure Promotions for this event and feel we have a relevant and modern line of mountain bikes to showcase to the Northwest market,” said BMC General Manager Chris McLaren.

    Registration for the MFG Nine2Five p/b BMC is now open on  The event is limited to 500 participants.  Details for the event can be found at  The following categories will be offered for the event:

    Open Men
    Men 40+
    Men 50+
    Open Women
    Women 40+
    Singlespeed Men
    Singlespeed Women

    2-person Teams:
    Open Men
    Men 70+ Combined Age
    Men 90+
    Open Women
    Women 70+
    Singlespeed Men
    Singlespeed Women

    3-person Teams:
    Open Men
    Men 110+
    Men 130+
    Open Women
    Women 110+
    Singlespeed Men
    Singlespeed Women
    Junior (all riders U-19)
    First-Timer (all riders racing their first mountain bike race)

    For more information on MFG Cyclocross:
    MFG Contact:
    Terry Buchanan, Low Pressure Promotions


    • Posted March 24, 2014 by Terry B
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  • Returning RFID Timing Chips

    We would love to get your timing chip back if you are done racing. Please drop off at Cascade Bicycle Studio during normal business hours or mail to Center Event, 11232 21st Ave SW, Burien, WA 98146.

    • Posted December 02, 2013 by Terry B
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  • Sponsor Spotlight: Outdoor Research


    MFG Sponsor:   Outdoor Research


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    Location: Seattle, WA

    Outdoor Research was established in 1981 by a Ron Gregg.  You can see a video about OR here.

    Why we like Outdoor Research:

    When you take a glance at Outdoor Research’s Core Values, it’s clear why we like this company so much.   Outdoor Research values:

    1.  A Culture of Respect

    2.  Innovation that Works

    3.  Improve Every Day

    4.  Beauty In Function

    5.  The Power of the Journey

    Five things you should know about Outdoor Research:

    1. OR has a retail store on 1st Avenue South.
    2. You can rent snowshoes, ice axes, and other mountaineering tools at their location.
    3. OR offers an Infinite Guarantee on all of their products.
    4. The OR Transfer Hoody is the official jacket of MFG Staff.
    5. Looks like MFG provided some inspiration on this one.


    • Posted November 26, 2013 by Zac
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  • Sponsor Spotlight: Castelli


    MFG Sponsor:   Castelli


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    Location: Portland, OR

    Castelli US is a new MFG sponsor for 2013.   Castelli outfitted the Elite Men and Elite Women with leader’s jerseys for the entire MFG season.

    Castelli US uses the finest fabrics and technology to deliver cyclists a great fitting and performing cycling kit.

    Why we like Castelli:

    Castelli continually develops fabric, fit, and aesthetic throughout their entire line, year after year.   Castelli garments fit great, look fantastic, and offer a custom program for teams and clubs.

    Five things you should know about Castelli:

    1. Castelli’s custom program is called Servizio Course and offers an insane amount of options.
    2. Castelli makes the majority of their custom clothing in the Northwest!
    3. In addition to their custom line, Castelli offers stock products that look great and fit nicely.
    4. The Gabba jacket is one of the finest pieces for riding in the Northwest rain.
    5. The local rep Erik S. is a MFG racer and supporter.


    • Posted November 22, 2013 by Zac
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  • Team Competition Final Standings

    Fisher Plumbing all day long at the Woodland Park GP and for the overall win.  SCCA/Starbucks and Alki Rubicon take second and third for the series. Finals standing here. We look forward to seeing what Fisher Plumbing comes up with for a team themed decorated barrier for next season.


    • Posted November 17, 2013 by Terry B
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