Bingo fundraiser for messenger championships is tonight


Flyer for tonight’s event. 

The soon-to-be opened Comrade Cycles at 1908 W Chicago Ave is hosting a Bingo Night fundraiser tonight, Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 7 PM.

This event will feature bingo calling, prizes of all kinds, good music, Old Style beer, Upton’s tamales and a rousing good time. Additionally, all the money will benefit throwing the 20th annual CMWC. This year, Chicago will host the 20th cycle messenger world championship, a celebration of messengers and urban cyclists, coming to you August 3 – 5 at Soldier Field for both racing and spectating. Check out for more information.

In 2011, it was hosted in Warsaw, Poland, and in 2010 it was hosted in Panajachel, Guatemala. 2009 took several Chicago racers to Tokyo, Japan. Read our interview with CMWC Chicago organizer Augie Montes.


Photo of Cycle Messenger World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, by ykanazawa1999. 

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