Saturday, October 2, 2010

saturday night hype of the week: "what is hip?"

For my pre-race hype of the week, the first of cyclocross season, I decided to go to the source.
Very early vintage Tower of Power, circa 1973. Enjoy.
And if you know the words to this tune, they're worth contemplating at tomorrow's mob scene known as Alpenrose. OBRA officials estimate that well over 1,500 racers will show up, plus another 1,000 or more fans. I invite Portland-area cyclocross fans to consider what hipness means as we prepare to open the largest participatory bicycle racing event in North America, and possibly the whole world:

5 comments:

KC said...

Okay, once again our musical inclinations seem to run along the same groove. This tune is in numerous playlists on my ipod. The jabs are so righteous and funky!

Richard said...

Anyone who races in Cross Crusade is hip in my book.

bikelovejones said...

In my case, it's just another example of Honoring My Inner Band Geek.
Stay tuned, the season is just beginning.

bikelovejones said...

@ Richard -- and anyone who races at the velodrome is a MONSTAH.
Cheers --bh

Judi said...

so? how did it go? awaiting fans are anxious...