Red Bull Short Circuit and Red Bull Bay Climb join forces for two-day cycling frenzy

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San Francisco, Calif .– (October 23, 2021) – Today marks the end of two epic cycling events in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Red Bull Short Circuit, the first-ever fixed-gear elimination race held on a go-kart track in the United States and Red Bull Bay Climb, one of the steepest uphill urban sprints in the country.

At the end of the weekend, Francesco Martucci of Long Beach, CA, and Danielle Morshead of Aptos, CA, were crowned the weekend winners, earning the bragging rights of being the fixed urban bike racers and Bay Area’s most complete complete sets.

The weekend’s events, presented in conjunction with Mission Crit, kicked off Friday at K1 Speed ​​in South San Francisco. With tight corners and no brakes on the bikes, Red Bull Short Circuit shed light on the best technical abilities of cycling athletes as cyclists Evelyn Williamson and Francesco Martucci took first place in the women’s and men’s fixed gear divisions. open, respectively.

Martucci took top honors after fighting over 85 participants while Williamson outscored 16 competitors to reach the women’s podium.

“This event was really fun,” said Martucci of Short Circuit. “I think he’s going to really grow up because of the speed of the action. It’s a mix of technicality and speed, you have to be good on every inch of the track. I’m really into MotoGP and feel like it’s kind of like a mix of MotoGP and bike racing with the rules and the way the course is set up.

On Saturday at the urban crossroads of 18th and DeHaro streets, Red Bull Bay Climb returned in a display of courage and determination on 0.32 mile straight uphill run, with an average score of 15% and a maximum score of 21% . Welcoming both the fixed gear and the “open policy” of human-powered two-wheelers, the male and female categories both impressed and inspired crowds of spectators.

Men’s fixed gear winner Gino Gabuyo of San Francisco and women’s fixed gear winner Helen Gilbert-Snyder of Berkeley, Calif., Wowed the field of over 150 participants. Men’s open winner Harry Elworthy of San Francisco and women’s open winner Dani Morshead from Aptos, Calif., Took top honors after five hours of action.

“I’ve always been good enough for a one-minute power output,” says Elworthy, who moved to the United States from New Zealand and never left. “I’ve seen Bay Climb online before so thought I would give it a try. And it’s sick.

The true spirit of Bay Climb was not the competition, but rather the celebration, as fans lined the hills of San Francisco to cheer on the competitors, who matched the vibrant energy of the crowd as selected riders competed against each other. to see who could come up with the most creative way up the hill.

At the end of the weekend’s events, the top three in the men’s overall standings were Martucci, Gabuyo and Jeff Linder, while Morshead was followed by Williamson and Colleen Gulick in the overall standings.

Both events attracted the best of the best in endurance and sprint cycling spaces from the United States and around the world, and were supported by industry experts Mission Crit from San Francisco.

Press interested in participating in the Red Bull Short Circuit or the results and assets of the Red Bull Bay Climb should contact Jess Fiaschetti at [email protected] or 415-565-9530. Photos and videos of authorized events for editorial use are available at www.redbullcontentpool.com.

Both events took place in strict accordance with local county health regulations, as ordered by the San Francisco Department of Public Health: Read More

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