Dan Chabanov on the sidelines at Red Hook Crit!

Two Track Bike galleries on the front page, looks like John’s new site should be called the Trackavist!

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Dan Chabanov is one of the first people I knew who transitioned from a cocky bike messenger to a less cocky, more mature professional bike racer. His perspective is unique, especially at the Red Hook Crit, because, you know, he won it a few times.

I reached out to Dan to lead into the Tales from the 2014 Red Hook Crit series here on the Radavist. Below you’ll find his report.

Continue reading @ The Radavist!

You see that Spectrum Track Bike on The Radavist!

I sure hope so…but I bet you didn’t see this photo!

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More on this SpectrumHERE!

Merckx Monday…

is brought you by súpərdomestik and Cannibal NYC this week!

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Images from…HERE and HERE!

Our favorite bloke Kjeld is in NYC being a tourist at the moment. Looks like he’s done two things right so far, ate at Cannibal NYC and took this amazing photo at the Red Hook Crit!

While his postcard didn’t really say anything, I’m looking forward to all the mental tales of bikes and booze when Kjeld returns home!

Cristian Zuniga at Red Hook Crit!

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More photos…HERE!

The Essential Guide to the Red Hook Crit 2014:

By David Trimble for Bike Blog NYC!

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In 2008, I organized the first ever Red Hook Crit to celebrate my 26th birthday. As someone who came up with one foot in traditional road bike racing and the other in unsanctioned urban alleycat races, I wanted to create a competition that would combine the physical intensity of road races with the amazing rivalries and spirit from the urban cycling scene. Despite the modest turnout at that first RHC event in Red Hook, Brooklyn, the atmosphere was intense and the race was a memorable one, with Kacey Manderfield pulling ahead to victory in a tight sprint against her male rivals.

Continue reading…HERE!

Tons a of great Red Hook stuff…HERE!

I’m super excited about the women’s race!