Fakengers strike back at 'messenger alley-cat elitism'!
12.06.07 by Buffalo Bill
The messenger/fakenger conflict has escalated to a new level of hostility with the announcement that fakengers are to be banned from alley-cats, starting with the ‘Dublin or Bust’ bash on June 30th. This move has brought an immediate response from the organisation that represents London’s fakengers, the London Bicycle Fakenger Association:
In an unprecedented act of uber-elitism by the organiser – a man known only by the code-name of Selimski – it seems that unless you currently are or have actually been a messenger, this event is off-limits. Once our blood had stopped boiling and we bgan to think about this irrationally, it appears that the fundamental question is whether not having the skill, talent or sheer machismo required for such an event should be enough to bar Fakengers from entering it? Since when has not having the required qualifications ever been a barrier to participation? This country is run by people without the right qualifications and certainly without the required experience and who are we to argue that they can’t take place in a cycle race?
Full article is here.
More details of the ‘discriminatory’ alley-cat.