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Polo in North Yorkshire in the news

BBC News was carrying this video today about the guys in North Yorkshire blogged about a couple of days ago after they appeared in a newspaper article. I have to say I do like the look of grass polo’s rough and ready approach, lack of concern for foot-downs and the general anarchy which seems to happen on such a big pitch! The video piece focusses on bike polo as an olympic sport, as its 100 years on since bicycle polo was demonstrated as a sport in the 1908 Olympics.

Polo from the past

Spotted this on the Hardcourt blog. Scan is from Fixed Gear on Flickr. Photo is from a match at Hearne Hill! Incidentally a bunch of old polo bikes were recently rescued from Hearne Hill

Telegraph article on bike polo

Mainly on grass games but we get a mention… Bicycle polo: a steel steed? Let’s give it a whack. Or read it after the break…. Continue reading ‘Telegraph article on bike polo’

Hot off the press

If you like media stuff check out Quebec’s La Presse for anĀ  article (in french) on bike polo and fixed-wheel in London. If you’d rather read in English have a look at Cooler magazine for a look at our very own Trixie Chix. Finally if you’re after some cheesy bike smut, check out Bust magazine.

(Saturday race photos from Selim on Flickr)

Tower Hamlets Wheelers newsletter

Check out this month’s issue of Tower Hamlets Wheelers’ (the local LCC group) excellent newsletter which has a column about polo on Brick Lane.

London Bike Polo in Time Out

Time Out magazine has a cycling issue this week and have featured bike polo on Brick Lane. I wonder if this means they will finally get round to updating their listing for polo? Find the discussion on the article here.


(Source: Time Out)

Racing!



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