Supporting Josh

Josh Hartman Red Hook Crit

This past weekend at the Red Hook Criterium, 15 year old aspiring cyclist Joshua Hartman crashed and sustained severe injuries. He is currently in the intensive care unit and will need several surgeries to reconstruct his face. Many of us at Timbuk2 have had spills on bicycles, a few have been hit by cars, but [...]

Neil Bezdek Wins Again!

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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 [...]

Red Hook Brooklyn Yard

Evan Murphy

We’re one day away from the second leg of the Red Hook Crit championship series which will take place at Brooklyn’s Navy Yard. The previous race featured a thrilling finish with Timbuk2 ambassadors Neil Bezdek and Evan Murphy taking the podium in first and second. Kacey Manderfield who also represents Timbuk2 was the only female [...]

Time to Ride!

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The time has come. The riders are here and they’re ready to go. There’s been so much anticipation for the Crit this year and we can really tell how far this event has come from its initial roots. There certainly is a bit of tension in the air as riders must first qualify to be [...]

Timbuk2 in NYC

Brooklyn Bridge

We’ve landed in New York, dropped of our bags and hit the road as we prepare for the start of the Red Hook Crit. Today we met with Neil Bezdek who lent us his steed to ride around the Big Apple. We headed to Brooklyn across the Brooklyn Bridge to meet with David Trimble, the [...]

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 Rider Kelli

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As the days tick closer and closer to the start of the Red Hook Crit we’re excited to present to you Kelli Samuelson who will be among the few tough ladies to take part in this exciting night time fixed gear bonanza. Kelli is a self described “full time cyclist part,time hustler and lover of [...]

Red Hook Rider Neil

Post-somerville

We’re counting down the days to the Red Hook Crit and as we get closer to the race we’re happy to introduce you to our crew of riders. First in our series of frighteningly fast cyclists is Neil Bezdek. Neil Bezdek is a bike racer, advocate, commuter, and writer based in New York City. Originally [...]