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Brompton US Championship • 2012 — Post-race Round-up

the top finishers in the men's and women's divisions celebrate atop the podium after the race with their hands in the air
Susan Todzy of Rochester, MN and Wallace Alexander of Minneapolis celebrate their respective wins

We ended the weekend with coat-tails flying at the Brompton US Championship • 2012. Thank you to all who helped make this event a race to remember: Open Streets Minneapolis, Brompton Bicycles Ltd, Best-dressed judge John Meegan and everyone at Top Shelf, Aaron from Minneapolis Musette for his scintillating play-by-play commentary, Mayor RT Rybak, Brooks, Twin Six, Schwalbe, Banjo Brothers, and Nutcase.

Most of all, thank you to this year's participants and to those who helped cheer the racers on as we kicked-off Open Streets 2012 in style. Read on for the race results and links to the coverage of the race around the web.

a collage of photos from the Brompton US Championship 2012

Women's Division:

  • 1st Place — Susan Todzy
  • 2nd Place — Megan Turak
  • 3rd Place — Sophie Breen
  • Best-Dressed — Susan Todzy
a collage of photos from the Brompton US Championship 2012

Men's Division:

  • 1st Place — Wallace Alexander
  • 2nd Place — Pedro Becquer
  • 3rd Place — Spencer Morse
  • Best-Dressed — Spencer Morse
a collage of photos from the Brompton US Championship 2012
a collage of photos from the Brompton US Championship 2012

Championship coverage around the web:

  • Top finishers Wallace and Pedro neck-and-neck in the Pioneer Press
  • Participant Mark Skoine in his homemade Union-Jack helmet in the Pioneer Press 
  • Chris Eidem shares a break-down of the race from the rider's perspective on his blog "Fat Boy Biking"
  • Read *near* all-around-champion Spencer Morse's race recap at his blog "Why I Ride"
  • Cycle Twin Cities put together a great recap of the event earlier this week, including video and photos
  • Urban Velo's Scott Klocksin sums up the race with a video of the starting sprint and brief commentary
  • See more pictures and add your own in the shop's BUSC2012 Flickr group
  • Watch the shop staff's pre-race Brompton alley cat here

Photos by Perennial Cycle staff Martha Garcés & Kat McCarthy © Perennial Cycle, 2012

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