THE WICKEDEST WHIP-ROUNDS OF SILLY SPEEDS @ RED HOOK CRIT, SE10

This Saturday see’s London’s 3rd Red Hook Crit at the Greenwich Peninsula in the South East of London. The now 9 years old and respected event for serious – or potentialy psychoatic – high-speed cyclists since it was launched in Brooklyn, Red Hook 2008.

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The man responsible  ‘David August Trimble’set out to create a track bike criterium held on a short race circuit at night in front of thousands of spectators and athletes from London and around the world to witness the wickedest whip-rounds of silly speeds and the baddest bikes in a four-city series (Brooklyn, Barcelona, Milan and London) to claim the coveted championship title.

Heats are held in the day for riders to qualify for a certain time, with the two main races, Male and females showcasing in the evening. Expect tight lycra, plenty of beer on the go, hype, heckling from spectators, bike crashes and a furiously fast track races with; NO BRAKES; and ONE GEAR – risking life and lim – zattin’ around the circuit to take home the trophy. Last year saw female Olympian Dani King lapping up the female field and winning with no effort. I hear she’s coming back and bringing some fast friends this year.

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After seeing this, you may be converted into getting on your bike, joining the fun, ridin’ fast, wearing jazzy tight lycra and saying things like “Rad” all the time. ;). Or, maybe you’ll just walk away having had an excilirating experience, a belly full of beer and the satisfaction of a good dayout.

I’ll be there volunteering, so pray for me and after you’ve done that, come say hello and grab yourself a cowbell to cheer… or heckle if that’s your vibe…

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Not to be missed! Free to spectate!

Peep their instagram on @redhookcrit and their website for all schedule times and info on: http://www.redhookcrit.com

POSTED BY: @MYHAHA

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