Twisted Spoke

My twisted take on the world of pro bike racing.

Halloween party for the Peloton. UCI bash brings out wild rider costumes.

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This is scary stuff.

The annual UCI Halloween costume party for all ProTour riders, hosted by none other that the always quotable president Patrick McQuaid.

Twisted Spoke was given a behind-the-scenes look as riders tried on their outfits for the invitation-only bash. Funny how all the costumes seemed to match the personalities.

This is Part One. Look for Part Two, tomorrow, my cycling ghouls.

vinovamp

Blood doper Vinokourov is Dracula.

Menchov bear

It's the Russian Bear, Denis Menchov.

Schlekthing

Andy & Frank Schleck are Thing 1 & Thing 2

AlbertoBurt

Alberto "Bert" Contador from Sesame Street

Boonenbaeerkeg

Tom "beer man" Boonen.

Cavhotdog

Show-off Mark Cavendish goes as a hotdog.

Valverdejail

Valverde, di Luca, Schumacher, Astarloza, Ricco and Rebellin all picked the same prison costume.

 

Millarscot

David Millar, the flying Scot.

 

 

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Written by walshworld

October 30, 2009 at 1:28 am

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