The 8th Annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race is skidding into San Francisco this Sunday (Mar. 23), and more than 250 racers will be hauling down 500 feet of the Bay Citys curviest street on the little kid racing bikes.
According to sport creator Jon Brumit, the race is an exercise of shared futility, and participants should worry less about winning and more about surviving the careening course.
He explains, Ive seen people get sprained ankles, huge gashes, and hernias. Its terrible. It could be one of the most dangerous races in the U.S., but its an amazing thing.
This years race is expected to bring more blood and gore to the course, because the street where its taking place is, as Brumit calls it, rougher and gnarlier.
But its nothing participators should fear, because Brumit, whos spent half of his life eating sh■■, assures that everyones equally out of control.
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