Midweek Mini Movies

September 15, 2010

We’ll kick off this week’s video’s with a blast from the past – well, kind of. Dave Flynn from Orange didn’t bother with Eurobike and went back in time to the Old World MTB Championships. Retro-tastic…

Also from a different era is this public information film from the 70’s. There’s good advice to keep your bike locked up and write the frame number down but the well dressed gentleman at around 21s in has something in his saddlebags he’d rather not talk about. What could it be?

Well, we’re halfway through September and it’s starting to get a bit chillier. On the upside it does mean that the Snowdon Voluntary Cycling Agreement ends in 15 days so you can go and ride the biggest mountain in England or Wales at a sensible hour. This video from Colin Herd is a good reminder why you should get your hike-a-bike head on and get up there..

Everyone’s edits from the World Champs at Mont St Anne are starting to filter through now. Here’s Transition Racing’s edit, with bikes getting stickered up in national colours, Bryn Atkinson getting unlucky and Jill Kintner getting a result to be happy about..

Finally here’s a clip from Gee Atherton’s winning run at the Windham World Cup. Worth waiting through the shaky bits for the bonkers bottom-out..

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