Red Hook Crit: Racing on the Docks

Red Hook Crit, Brooklyn. Photo by Adrian Kinloch Red Hook Crit, Brooklyn. Photo by Adrian Kinloch Red Hook Crit, Brooklyn. Photo by Adrian Kinloch


Friends at RockStar Games invited me to shoot the Red Hook Crit — a series of bike and running races at the Brooklyn Marine Terminal.

“The Red Hook Criterium is 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. Fixed gear track bikes are mandatory requiring riders to possess both street tuned handling skills and high levels of fitness.” ¬†More here >

Red Hook Crit, Brooklyn. Photo by Adrian Kinloch

Ikea People: Camping Out for Opening Day, and a Settee

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These folks are queuing up for the opening of the new Ikea in Redhook. They have been promised a free settee if they brave it until the Wednesday opening, two nights away.

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The evening began with a storm, bringing the first endurance challenge of torrential rain and strong gusts of wind.

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 Things did calm down and people began settling down for the night.

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Perfect Push-Biking in Brooklyn

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Time Out New York has a bike guide in the current issue. The route from Red Hook to Manhattan Beach is really appealing — if I weren’t cycling in the Five Boro Bike Tour this Sunday, I would give it a go. Maybe next weekend. In the meantime, check out the front-wheel drive on this push-bike in Red Hook.