Neil Bezdek kept his cool, stayed out front from the start and avoided several massive crashes to stay ahead of the pack. With ten laps left, the entire field of cyclists at Brooklyn Navy Yard seemed to have vanished. Neil Bezdek and Kyle Murphy had split to the front with a small pack of about ten cyclists putting on the chase. When all was said and done, Neil once again came out on top with two San Francisco based riders, Kyle Murphy and Marc Marino taking 2nd and 3rd.
Neil celebrating his fourth Red Hook Criterium victory: (photo courtesy of Daniel McMahon/cycling reporter)
A series of crashes left a few riders dazed. From what we’ve heard no one was seriously injured. This compilation gives you an idea of what it’s like cornering on this tight course.