Re: [messengers] MONSTER STANDBY nyc 3/16

Date: 3 Jan 2013 02:04:57 +0100
From: zalandy@xxxxxxxxx


Cuz it ain't real if its not on fb.

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Andy

On Jan 2, 2013, at 1:42 PM, Kenton Hoppas <kentonhoppas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This looks awesome. Although one reason I stopped messengering after 11 years was I had been on a two year monster standby and I was out of pinball and beer money. 
> 
> Post the FB link if this is real. I'd love to follow it. 
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Dec 31, 2012, at 7:02 PM, Danny Koniowsky <danny@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> From the jerks that brought you ECMC Brooklyn, Fixt of Fury, Late Night
>> Frost Bite, the 10-9 Work Day Challenge and all sorts of other dumb shit,
>> here is the single most important bike messenger event since whatever the
>> last most important bike messenger event was...
>> 
>> MONSTER STANDBY
>> 
>> The Alley Cat. Formerly synonymous with Messenger Race, the Alley Cat has
>> evolved into something much bigger, grander, and significantly more
>> hardcore the world over.
>> 
>> Underneath all it's hype and flamboyance it remains a race based on the
>> world of bike messengers. It's an exaggeration, a cartoon of what
>> messengers do each and every day.
>> 
>> HOWEVER, the riding around, delivering packages, risking your neck for $5
>> is only half of the challenge messengers face.
>> 
>> For most, the much bigger challenge is boredom.
>> 
>> Yes, standing by, waiting for the next job to happen. When will it happen?
>> When I order this next cup of coffee? When my slice goes into the oven?
>> When I finally get to the good chapter of my book? When this girl gives me
>> her number? When I order this next beer?
>> 
>> Standing By is a far greater challenge than delivering the job.
>> 
>> THEREFORE, we offer you the greatest challenge known to the entire world of
>> bike culture : MONSTER STANDBY.
>> 
>> Inspired by an advertisement for some shit that happened in LA, we've run
>> with it. A 9 hour challenge that will not prohibit you from racing in
>> Monster Track. A challenge not just of mind and body, but of spirit.
>> 
>> DO YOU HAVE THE LEGS? DO YOU HAVE THE PATIENCE?
>> 
>> Drink coffee for points. Drink beer for points. Do crossword puzzles for
>> points. Deliver packages for points. Race Monster Track for points. Get a
>> massage for points.
>> 
>> BIKES! BEER! PRIZES! SAUNAS!
>> 
>> Check it out on Facebook, and some more real web presence will happen soon
>> enough. Or hit me up for details!!!
>> -Danny k
>> Samurai Messenger
>> 2024984080
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