Midweek Mini Movies

February 23, 2011

Urge Cabo Verde

The epic Urge Cabo Verde race has just happened in the small island archipelago of Cape Verde off the coast of Western Africa. Taking in some 6,000m of high speed, technical descending, 14 of the World’s best riders were invited to take part. This video’s all in French but it’s well worth it once the volcano plummeting madness starts. If you’d like to buy the exct same shiny Orange Alpine 160 Rowan Sorrell is riding in this vid, then take a look HERE

Cy from Cotic talks engineering

The man behind the popular Soul and BFe hardtails (amongst others) talks to a fresh crop of mechanical engineers at this IMechE lecture in Sheffield.

Tara Llanes

Shot by Aaron Larocque, this is a moving portrait of what happens when someone whose whole world revolves around cycling becomes paraplegic but refuses to give up their sport.

When All Else Fails, Try Wales

Croeso i Cymru, cariad. The guys from Wide Open Mag make some cracking stuff and this is no exception, the first in a series of looks at the Welsh riding scene. Super fast pinning through the woods of South Wales. Cau dy ceg.

Herts Shore Reflections

The secret Herts Shore is a pretty special place and this is a nice and chilled edit of Jedi and Stophe riding there. We shot our third instalment of Be A Better Rider there with Tony ‘Jedi’ Doyle of UK Bike Skills covering the Mind Tricks you need to improve your riding…

Team Pickle make a cable cam

Cable cams are all the rage nowadays, so here’s how to make one on a budget with some climbing rope and a few bits from a DIY place. It’s then tested out on the Beast in the Peaks. There are some full instructions HERE if you fancy slinging a few hundred quid’s worth of camera between two trees…

Bike Gymnastics


The Edge

Female Scottish racers Bex Reilly and Katy Winton have made a short video of their riding, training and general mucking about. Katy’s now on the Kinesis Morvelo Project team, so expect to see plenty more of her in the future…

Sam Oakes 2010 Showreel

It’s noisy, it’s rowdy, it’s got more whips than a Tory peer and more crashes than Microsoft software. Banging.