BATTLE, 20.08.2016

Event recap
RAD RACE BATTLE 2016

RAD RACE SERIES EVENT NO. 3

 

The decision of the RAD RACE Series 2016 is coming closer. After the RAD RACE Crit in Cologne and LAST MAN STANDING at the Heidbergring we started our thrid race of the series on the biggest shopping street in Hamburg. The Mönckebergstraße. Normally thousands of people walk down this road to go shopping. Last saturday thousands of people stopped at the side of the road and cheered up all riders who competed in the RAD RACE BATTLE.

This race is just about less than 20 seconds of full power. One on one sprinting for 190m. Just waiting for 3, 2, 1, KICK IT!!!

We enjoyed to see you all there and now it's time for the EVENT RECAP with the official results, photos and much love to all of you... 

 

CHECK OUT THE EVENT RECAP HERE:

 
KICK IT! Pic by Christian siedler

KICK IT! Pic by Christian siedler

 
It's just about fun! Pic by Sebastian hofer

It's just about fun! Pic by Sebastian hofer

 

OFFICIAL RESULTS
BATTLE 2016

CLICK THE ORANGE BOXES TO SEE THE OFFICIAL RESULTS

 

BATTLE - MEN

1. Matthias John // PowerRausch
2. Peter Bielau // Team Standert
3. Julian Lehmann // No Shortcuts

Peter Bielau, Matthias John, Julian Lehmann. Pic by Carlos Fernandez Lazer

Peter Bielau, Matthias John, Julian Lehmann. Pic by Carlos Fernandez Lazer

 
 
 

BATTLE - WOMEN

1. Tanja Erath // Aloha Racing
2. Karla Sommer // Schindelhauer Gates
3. Silja Ketelsen // nonstop schwitzen

KARLA SOMMER, Tanja Erath, silja ketelsen. PIC BY Carlos fernandez lazer

KARLA SOMMER, Tanja Erath, silja ketelsen. PIC BY Carlos fernandez lazer

 
 
 

 

highlight pics
BATTLE 2016:

Photos with massive thanks to Carlos Fernandez Lazer, Sebastian Hofer, Christian Siedler, Fred Karlsson

 

RACE REPORT

This is how everything went down...

Perfect conditions in Hamburg. pic by Christian siedler

Perfect conditions in Hamburg. pic by Christian siedler

TIt's always pretty awesome to be at the RAD RACE BATTLE in Hamburg. The Mönckebergstraße is full of people, cheering up the riders. The sun is shinning. And each athlet knows there is just one option to win. No tactics, just full gas! In this race it doesn't matter if one is riding fixed gear or any other kind of bike. Everyone is competing against each other. The only seperating is in male and female, of course.

The spectators had the chance to see thrilling battles over the whole day. Mountainbike riders beating road bikers and fixed gear riders beating some roadies again. One of the closest battle was the winner of the previous RAD RACE BATTLE Matthias John (PowerRausch) and Julian Lehmann (no shortcuts). With just a few milli seconds Matthias kicked Julian out in the semi finals. In the finals the Entgegner Matthias won on his raod bike against Peter Bielau (Team Standert) on a fixed gear.

 

Doesn't matter which kind of bike to use in a battle. pic by CHRISTIAN Siedler

Doesn't matter which kind of bike to use in a battle. pic by CHRISTIAN Siedler

Also in the women's race the winner of the last battle in Koblenz couldn't be kicked off the podium. Tanja Erath (Aloha Racing) worked really hard to win the final against Karla Sommer (Schindelhauer Gates). How cool is it that Silja Ketelsen (nonstop schwitzen), who works as a bike messanger in Hamburg finished on place 3?!

We are so thankful to Cyclassics Hamburg that we can organise our RAD RACE BATTLE during the big Cyclassics weekend in Hamburg. Thanks a giving us the opportunity to organise this crazy and fast race in the heart of the city.

amazing atmosphere on the mönckebergstraße. Pic by Carlos fernandez lazer

amazing atmosphere on the mönckebergstraße. Pic by Carlos fernandez lazer

Every year we are so happy to present out RAD RACE BATTLE at the Cyclassics weekend on the Mönckebergstraße. This awesome atmosphere makes us feel alive. Thank you for taking part! For sure we will be back next year! Train your sprinting power and join us in 2017.

You should also check our stage race RAD RACE TOUR DE FRIENDS in September 2017. More info about this will be released soon.

Anyways: we all hope you had a great time!! If yoou liked it please help us spread the word!

Thank you so much to all riders for taking part in the second RAD RACE SERIES event of the season. Stay tuned for all our epic events in 2017.

STOP RACISM - START RACEISM.

 


 

RAD RACE SERIES RANKING

The series ranking can now be found HERE.
Alex Müller // Maloja Pushbikers & Marion Dziwnik // Team Standert are now leaders of the FIXED GEAR category. Ben Schnabel // CANYON RAD PACK & Jane Drage // Keirin Berlin are leading the OPEN category. The team ranking is still lead by Team Standert.


The final result will be made next week...
August 28 RAD RACE BERGFEST, Frankfurt

Start of the 190m battle. pic by rostyslav akselrud

Start of the 190m battle. pic by rostyslav akselrud


RAD RACE battle EVENT SHIRT - get it now!

There are a few RAD RACE BATTLE shirts left. The design was made by our dear friend Menso. Get it now in our web shop HERE. Thanks for your support.