March 19th

Stoked for Ride and Style to be coming back again this year and trust me…its going to be better than ever. The crew behind the event have stepped it up this year and have more resources so you can bet this is going to be the best one yet. Here’s the riders list and official press release from Red Bull. I opted to be on the reserve rider list so I may have to put around the course this year instead of just taking photos like I did last year. Also going to be sick to see the release of Can’t Fool The Youth 2. Going to be a solid weekend!



Art-Infused Fixed Gear Event Returns To Justin Herman Plaza


San Francisco, CA (March 15, 2013) — On Saturday, May 4, Red Bull Ride + Style will return to San Francisco for the third time, reuniting the world’s best fixed gear racers and freestylers together in Justin Herman Plaza. The event also brings together four of the world’s top street artists through collaborative art on both the racecourse and the freestyle ramps.In addition to the riders who will be invited back from both race and fixed freestyle categories, there will be an opportunity to qualify for the race in multiple locations:

State Bicycle Company: On April 7, a “survivor crit race” will be held in Gilbert at The Farm at Agritopia. 

If necessary, there will also be a last-chance qualifier race in San Francisco to fill any remaining spots. For more information on the qualifiers, please visit: http://win.gs/RNS13FB.

Riders automatically invited to Red Bull Ride + Style are the finalists from both race and freestyle portions of the 2012 event. The top 16 racers and top 10 freestyle competitors from last year’s event will be invited. 

Fixed Freestyle: Pre-Qualified Riders (Top 10)
Josh Boothby
Joe McKeag
Matt Reyes
Michael Chacon
Justin Mitchell
Matt Montoya
Ed “Wonka” LaForte
Jakob Santos
Miles Mathia
Tyler Johnson

Race: Pre-Qualified Riders (Top 16)
Addison Zawada
Walton Brush
Edgar Juarez
Jason Clary
Hernan Montenegro
Kell McKenzie
Austin Horse 
Massan Fluker
Chas Christensen
Jerome Stretch
Steven Tortorelli
Justin Mitchell
Kapri Gonzalez
Tony Rabeneau
Scott Piercefield
David Trimble

Partners for the 2013 event will be announced shortly, as well as the confirmed artists who will create the look for the ramps this year.

For more information, please follow @redbullSFO / #rideNstyle on Twitter and join the Facebook event page for updates:http://win.gs/RNS13FB.