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Rockstar Games Presents the 2013 Red Hook Criterium Championship Cycling Series (Photo: Business Wire)
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 and require riders to possess both street-tuned handling skills and high levels of fitness.
"We’re honored to be sponsoring the 2013 Red Hook Criterium Championship
Traditionally held twice a year, the RHC is expanding in 2013 into a
four-part championship series with races in select urban locations
across the world. After the first round at Red Hook’s
"Rockstar Games has opened a new world of opportunity for the Red Hook
Criterium," added race founder,
The Red Hook Criterium is a key event for the community that attracts
thousands of participants and visitors every year. The race brings
together fans, families and local businesses to promote urban cycling
and the vibrant neighborhoods that play host to each race - particularly
"The Red Hook Criterium will be promoting initiatives that support the
rebuilding efforts and growing community spirit after Hurricane Sandy,"
In the same spirit the RHC will work closely with the communities and
businesses surrounding the races in the Brooklyn Navy Yard,
In addition, at both the Red Hook and Navy Yard, the RHC will host a 5-km running race on the same date, on the same circuit, and in the same spirit as the cycling criterium. Combining these typically divergent sports creates a unique and exciting atmosphere for athletes, spectators and sponsors from both disciplines.
The Red Hook Criterium Championship Series presented by Rockstar Games
is also proud to announce a strong list of supporting sponsors including
Giro Sport Design, Castelli Cycling, Cinelli, Timbuk2, San Marco, R&A
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