VIDEO: Pace Motorcycle Stalls During Bicycle Race, Mass Pile-Up Ensues


The Red Hook Criterium finals in Brooklyn on Saturday were marred by a mass crash right at the beginning of the race, when a pace motorcycle stalled. Per Cycling Weekly, this fixed wheel bike race is part of a series that also includes competitions in London, Milan, and Barcelona, and there have been a string of accidents and injuries this season.

According to Metro, Saturday’s five-kilometer race was won by the Spanish cyclicst Colin Strickland.

This is another angle of the video from a biker involved in the crash: