Gettin’ Ready for the Crit

Evan Murphy at Grant Tomb Criterium

By Evan Murphy: Grants Tomb Criterium is NYC’s first big race of the season, put on by Columbia University’s cycling team and the Century Road Club Association, it is a great tune-up for the early races yet to come. I was glad I could fit my tool roll, spare clothes, food, and race wheels comfortably [...]

Red Hook Rider Kacey

Kacey Manderfield Red Hook Crit

Our final rider to be introduced to our crew of Red Hook Crit riders is none other than Kacey Manderfield. Kacey won the first edition of the Crit in 2008 and has been beating out the other gals since. We asked Kacey what made this race so special to her: “The Red Hook Crit is [...]

Red Hook Rider Evan

Evan Murphy victorious in Milano!

In our ongoing introductions of Timbuk2 x Red Hook Crit riders, we’re proud to present to you Evan Murphy. Evan is a three year veteran of the crit and finished 3rd in Brooklyn last year. At the following race, Red Hook Crit Milano, he crashed with our fellow rider Neil Bezdek early on in the [...]

Red Hook Crit 2013

RHC2013-RockstarGames-PressRelease

We’re very stoked to be sponsoring the Red Hook Crit an “unsanctioned race series consisting of world class road racers, track specialists, bike messengers, and urban athletes competing over multiple laps around a short, technical circuit.” With registration just wrapping up, the Red Hook Crit will feature cyclists from all over the world who will [...]

Red Hook Crit 2013

Red Hook Crit Qualifying

We are very stoked to sponsor the Red Hook Crit again in 2013. The Crit is growing up. A lone race in Red Hook has evolved into a four race championship series with races in Brooklyn, Milan, and Barcelona. The Red Hook Criterium is proud to announce the introduction of a cohesive championship series which [...]

The OG Fixie

San Francisco bicycle messenger and blogger Bluoz unearthed an interesting article from the San Francisco Call, August 4, 1895; the paper was published between 1895 and 1913. The writer describes the wonders of the amazing new cog bicycle which was essentially the original fixie bike, as gears weren’t invented until 1905. Patented by PJ O’Connor, [...]