Early this month when the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association (NAH) released their 2016 tournament survey results, John Hayes announced that there would, in fact, be a 2016 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship, in spite of there not being a world championship until 2017. Hayes also announced that for the 2016 NAHBPC to happen, there needed to be a host. Here is the full quote from the survey:
Les Beehive Boys (by way of Gbot Media) have released leased part 2 of their tour footage from the World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship. If you missed part 1, you can find it HERE. If you’ve already seen part 1, then enjoy part 2:
At the beginning of the month, Fixcraft announced the third installment of their Groundwork series called Fixcamp. Since I was completely excited about Fixcamp (and the Fixcraft Groudwork series in general) I hit up Fixcraft’s Sean Ingram for a quick interview. Check it out!
Here are the complete results from the 2016 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association survey. A couple quick facts to take away before you take it all in: 1. There will be an NAH season this year so start organizing those qualifiers. 2. We need a club to host the NAHBPC! Which club wants to take on the task? I will do what I can to help from here in Portland! Anyway… here are the results as reported by the NAH:
I saw Old Field Cycles‘ post about this bike on Instagram and I had to learn more about it. It’s not often that you see a 650b bike polo bike, and even more rare is a belt drive bike polo bike, so I felt that I had to share the future of bike polo bikes with the world.
Here are the key features as told by Justin Pogge, the frame’s owner/builder and one-man custom bicycle manufacturer known as Old Field Cycles: