Jake Ricker’s photos of the Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome in Mexico City taken during the Cycle Messenger World Championships. Find more photos and Jake’s personal account over at Mash SF. Thanks to Culture Cycles for the heads up.

Photos taken from Eddy Merckx’s successful attempt on the world hour record in Mexico City. The hour record has been receiving more attention than usual recently with Fabian Cancellara and Bradley Wiggins suggesting they may be looking to break the current record in the near future. Try Elcyclista and Inner Ring for more information on the history and the future of the hour record.

Photos taken from Eddy Merckx’s successful attempt on the world hour record in Mexico City. The hour record has been receiving more attention than usual recently with Fabian Cancellara and Bradley Wiggins suggesting they may be looking to break the current record in the near future. Try Elcyclista and Inner Ring for more information on the history and the future of the hour record.

Details for next year’s Cycle Messenger World Championships in Mexico City are up. 

Details for next year’s Cycle Messenger World Championships in Mexico City are up. 

Francesco Moser taking the hour world record in Mexico City in 1984 with a distance of 50.808 kilometers, making him the first rider to exceed 50 kilometres. The photo comes from Wolfgang Menn’s coverage of the record.

Francesco Moser taking the hour world record in Mexico City in 1984 with a distance of 50.808 kilometers, making him the first rider to exceed 50 kilometres. The photo comes from Wolfgang Menn’s coverage of the record.

Quartz pulls together an infographic of where bicycle docking stations are in cities around the world. It provides an interesting comparison of scale for the different schemes.

Quartz pulls together an infographic of where bicycle docking stations are in cities around the world. It provides an interesting comparison of scale for the different schemes.

Eine in Mexico City. Thanks to Vandalog for the heads up.

Eine in Mexico City. Thanks to Vandalog for the heads up.

Francesco Moser poster found on Velonews’ profile of the book Italian Racing Bicycles.

Francesco Moser poster found on Velonews’ profile of the book Italian Racing Bicycles.

Eddy Merckx Hour Record in Mexico City, 1972.

An interview with Ernesto Colnago on preparations for the record attempt and Owen Mulholland’s coverage of Merckx’s quest are both well well worth reading.