Red Bull Ride + Style 2011


Red Bull Ride + Style 2011 was a fixed gear freestyle and track racing event hosted by Red Bull at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco. It was the first of 4 annual events in the series. This was the first time a fixed gear freestyle competition was given a mainstream spotlight. The trick portion of the event was invite only to compete.

Notable aspects of this event:

  • Kozo’s backflip was the first time a backflip was done on a fixed gear in the United States.
  • Tom La Marche attended the event, but opted out of competing.
  • Edward Laforte attended the event but injured himself badly during warm ups.
  • Legendary rider Keo Curry MC’ed the event.

Invited Riders:


Brad Parker

Daniel Torres

Devan Council

DJ Mull

Edward Laforte

Gus Molina

Jacob Ruff

Jakob Santos

Jamil Gray

Joe Mckeag

Josh Boothby

Justin Mitchell

Kareem Shehab

Kenny Arimoto

Kohei Fuji

Kris Fay

Matt Montoya

Matt Reyes

Matt Spencer 

Michael Chacon

Mike Schmitt

Miles Mathia

Scott Horton

Steven Jensen

Takahiro Hizono

Teppei Iwabuchi

Tom La Marche

Tyler Johnson

Year: 2011

Location: San Francisco, CA

Organizer: Red Bull


1stMatt Reyes
2ndJosh Boothby
3rdTyler Johnson
4thJakob Santos
5thTeppei Iwabuchi
6thMichael Chacon
7thMatt Montoya
8thJustin Mitchell
9thMiles Mathia
10thJoe Mckeag


  • Recap by Elevated Engineering
  • Recap by thirdstreetworks
  • Recap by Us Versus Them
  • Recap by City Grounds
  • Kozo Backflip by iMiNUSD
  • Kozo Backflip by Zlog
  • Raw clips by Soundtrack
  • Building of the ramps by Colby Elrick
  • Pre comp street session by Shane Hunt

  • Article in Stoked On Fixed Bikes