Red Hook Crit has been held since 2008 in Red Hook, a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is over looked by the financial district of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Moving to New York and discovering alleycats through a mutual friend, David Trimble started to be more curious with fixed geared bikes or track bikes. For his birthday in 2008, he decided to host a race. With his interest in formula one racing and bikes, he decided to throw a criterium. Not just any crit. this crit would involve, no gears, no shifters and most importantly, no brakes. Sounds insane, huh? Well not to those who took part in the first ever Red Hook Crit. The 18 lap race, around 3 city blocks would change the way fixed gears are ridden in a unsanctioned, non-alleycat format to date. Now the Event travels the world, bringing competitors from all over the globe and all sorts of backgrounds.
This was the 6 time track bikes would invade the quiet neighborhood, with little public transportation coming in or out. Cab or bikes is your best method. With over 1,000 in attendance, Red Hook Crit has put Red Hook on the map for cyclist around the world.
DontDo presents his first documentary on bike .
A film in which you will be able to follow a French rider in the Red Hook Crit in Milano. This crit has become a must for any fixed gear fan.
Introduction of a series of documentary, this first part presents the ins and outs of the Red hook Crit.
It is the opportunity to meet riders coming from all around the world, like Ray Cooper (King Kog - Rosko), Kyle Murphy (MASHSF) and Evan Murphy (Stanridge Speed Cycles). They will share with us their visions about bike's world and this spectacular event .
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