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The 8bar Crit 2018 – crit season officially started

It was the fourth year in a row that the 8bar crit was held on our playground – the Tempelhofer Feld – in Berlin on April 14th. We never missed one so far and this year 8bar bikes came up with a few changes. The 8bar crit 2018 also marked the kick-off of the fixed crit season and everyone was stoked to finally get back to fixed gear crit racing.

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First win at the 8bar “Last One Standing” during Six Day Berlin 2018

The 8bar “Last One Standing” during the Sixday Berlin was our kick-off into the race season 2018. With Jojos win, it was also a very successful start for mess pack berlin.

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tracklocross in Berlin – 1st Edition of “La Crossed”

Last Saturday we organized the first tracklocross race in Berlin. With “La Crossed – make cross fixed again” the motto was clear and we were amazed how many people came out to celebrate a sunny fall day with cross action on fixed gear bikes. If you don’t know a thing about tracklocross, don’t worry, we have some exclusive stories from the event.

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The Red Hook Crit Milano No. 8 – grand finale of the fixed crit season

Hagen, Jojo und Jule went to Italy to crown their fixed crit season with the fast and famous Red Hook Crit Milano. Here you can read the story of each of them.  

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La Crossed – make cross fixed again!

With “La crossed” we bring the next big thing in fixed gear racing to Berlin: Tracklocross, fixed cross, FXDCX or whatever you wonna call it. It’s gonna be the first fixed cross event ever and it’s gonna be fun!

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The Münsterland Giro

On Tuesday Jule was our lonesome rider and went to Münster to compete with three friends, Laura, Amelie and Flo, in the Münsterland Giro, which is part of the GCC (German Cycling Cup).

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Ullmax Radsporttage Loitz – fun and success for mess pack berlin

Hagen, Juliane and Rolf made their way to Loitz this weekend to compete in the two fixed crits during the Ullmax Radsporttage. Both were also the final races of the “Face The Race Cup” and the German Fixed Crit Series. We took home five podium places in total this weekend, which include a 2nd place for Rolf and 3rd for Juliane in “Face The Race Cup” overall ranking.

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Podium places at Airport Crit Trollenhagen

The Airport Crit Trollenhagen was the second race that’s part of the “face the race cup” in Northern Germany. We came to get some points for the overall ranking. In the end we could secure two podium places: Lisa got 2nd and Robert finished 3rd after he worked a lot in the race.

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“This is not Brooklyn 2017” – support your local fixed gear scene

For the third time the “This is not Brooklyn” fixed gear crit was held in Dresden last Sunday. We went with five riders to race as this crit is one of our personal favorites. Jojo repeated his result from the previous year and got 2nd.

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Red Hook Crit Barcelona & Rad Race Crit Ostende

Jojo and Jules went as lonesome riders to Spain and Belgium to Race the Red Hook Crit Barcelona and the Rad Race Crit Ostende.

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