Midweek Mini Movies

Yup, time for our midweek selection of moving pictures that we’ve seen, been sent or stumbled on whilst looking in the internet tubes. Grab a cup of tea, have a quick check to whether the boss is looking (he’s not) and waste a half hour looking at people riding bikes…

First up, Jon got back from GT’s 2011 press launch and Hans “No Way” Rey, their longtime sponsored athlete, was also in attendance to send out general good vibes and also to tell everyone about his Wheels 4 Life project. If you’ve not heard of it before, the idea is that money raised by this non-profit organisation goes to purchase bikes for people in the third world to use as transport to get to school, deliver medical aid as well as to earn money. They’ve just released a new video (available HERE) which highlights the work they’ve been doing. It’s amazing to see the difference something that’s considered a toy by most of us can make to someone’s life…

Also on a worldwide sort of tip, here’s a video from Phil at Extreme World Challenges from the 2010 Yak Attack race in the Himalayas, the “highest race on earth”. It’s also a non-profit event, with all proceeds going to the local Nepali communities and athletes. Anyway, entries are now open, so take a look at the website HERE if you fancy taking part in 2011. Looks like a proper adventure..

Okay, back to being entirely selfish. Here’s some video from the recent Halo Rims supported Woburn Dirt Jam. We’d really like to be able to dirt jump properly – nothing too flash, just do some sweet jumps..

Getting right back to the world of cross country, Stu from the Dales Bike Centre has send us this video to demonstrate why the Dales Bike Centre is “the best place to ride, rest, and stay in the Yorkshire Dales”. It certainly looks pretty…

Righto, that’s your lot. Get back to work. Your tea has gone cold now too. We hope we’ve inspired you to get out and ride this evening anyway…

If you’ve seen or made anything that you’d like to see up here then send it in to jon@singletrackworld.com and