Red Hook Crit 8, Brooklyn

I headed straight into the place where bathrooms, coffees and munchies were available.

The whole day was just so much fun with the sun shining, ice cream eating and beer drinking.

Everytime I would excuse myself to get some drink/restroom/check wifi…I would strike a conversation with a stranger later realising that I follow this person on Instagram or I know of them or their work, or we have common friends. World is  just so small.

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Staying in the guest lounge was nervy. The riders allocated to their segments were zealously perusing rollers, masticating on bananas and self-meditating into powernaps.

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Pensive Jason Getz Bucketz here before his qualifying session.

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The qualifying rides were in full swing.

And swinging they were lovingly past my orange cone.

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Some riders were performing individually, others in teams.

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The teams would usually have the same kit and sometimes even the same bikes.

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Track or Die NYC team invigilating the track and qualifying sessions.

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Caught up with Serge, the founder of Ronin Bicycles  and his custom built steed.

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David Trimble in charge of Red Hook Criterium.

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During a casual about places&races Adam suddenly admitted he was the reason behind StanRidge Speed Bicycles. I almost melted away.

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Wraith bicycles – a daughter company of StainRidge’s ,  is a new kid on the block and most importantly is more affordable hand fabricated steel! If you really interested, it’s 4130 tripple butted Columbus…mmm

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