Toronto Hustle is an emerging cycling team in its first year of competition in the professional North American peloton. Self-identified underdogs, the Toronto Hustle crew is a mix of full time racers and strong amateurs with day jobs. Everyone on the team has big dreams of going up against the best in North America.
Hold Fast is a video series documenting the team’s efforts through their season. Episode One introduces the team and follows the racers through the Joe Martin Stage Race. The team emerges from the race with a sense of their place in the peloton, and direction to move forward.
In Episode Two, the team enters the furnace of California scrub land to race in the Redlands Classic. Some members of the team have raced Redlands before, while others are rookies at the event. Everyone has to face off against incredible heat, and push to their very limits.
Watch above to see how things turn out.