November 12, 2014
Cold? Fed up? Feeling a bit meh? Before you headbutt the keyboard with pure, unadulterated ennui… quick! Rip open a sachet of 500mg of Singletrackworld bikingvideo, sweeten with honey and serve with hot water from the kettle (just off the boil, please) and a squeeze of lemon. Or if that sounds too much like hard work, just brighten up your afternoon with a quick squint at the movies which are hot to trot in the office right now:
Season review with 2014 Downhill World Cup winner Josh Bryceland
The 2014 Downhill World Cup season was for Josh Bryceland a superior season! Winning the World Cup was unbelievable for him, but he was also very close to winning the Worlds too. Unfortunately he broke his foot in the last jump what cost him the World Championships.
Highlights from the 2014 Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championship race in Louisville, Kentucky. Self-shot, edited, funded/ all that good stuff. Canon 60D/ Adobe CC. [Catchy title, too – Ed]
Downhill Mountain Biking in the Wilds of Africa
Namibia, Africa. Not your typical riding destination in the world. In an ongoing quest to unearth and explore new terrain, Moment Pictures together with Kyle Jameson, continue to scour our small planet, travelling across the length and breadth of the “Land of the Brave” in search of untouched MTB lines in Nambia.
Marin’s new kids bike offers riders the perfect first bike for their little rippers
A Day in the Desert: Diamondback Meets Tonka
Diamondback rider Eric Porter gets an exhilarating lift from Tonka Trophy Truck Driver Todd Romano to the top of a desert trail… and then proceeds to bomb back down on his DB8 downhill rig making for a pretty epic afternoon.
Fantastic City Downhill World Tour finals in Taxco 2014
Taxco City famous with silver got the golden bike professionals to show theirs skill on the crazy steep track.
SoCal shredding on the Fuzz 650B
Michal Kollbek is a one of Poland’s most famous DH legends and pioneers of the sport. A few years ago he moved to the USA and now lives in Santa Monica. Kollbi was one of the first riders to pilot the new big wheeled beast from NS Bikes, the Fuzz 650B. As a tall guy he was very anxious to get hold of this version of the bike for a long time. Watch him shred in this vid. [Great choonz too – Ed]
Skullcandy: Robbie Maddison’s Drop In
A jump for the record books, Robbie “Maddo” Maddison also known as the modern-day Evel Kneviel attempts yet another death defying aerial feat-as he takes over the Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, a setting that is more improbable, and impressive, than ever. “Maddo” teamed with Skullcandy and Red Bull Media House’s On Any Sunday.
UTVUnderground Presents: RJ Anderson XP1K2
Professional Driver. One-Of-A-Kind Heavily Modified Vehicle. Do Not Attempt. You Could Die. “XP1K2” is a seven-minute onslaught of intense off-road road action, set in a massive 600-acre forest near Mt. Baker, Washington.
François Gissy Bicycle World Record 207 mph 333 km/h
On November 7th of 2014, on the famous Circuit Paul Ricard located at Le Castellet in South of France, François Gissy has reached an incredible speed of 333 km/h on the rocket-propelled bicycle designed by his friend Arnold Neracher. More than 300 km/h on a skinny and completely stripped bicycle, this is amazing, and crazy! Who thought that one day a daredevil on a bicycle, with a rocket under the saddle, could travel the quarter mile in less than 7 seconds?
Data of the fastest run set on 7 November 2014:
Peak speed: 333 km/h (207 mph) attained after around 250 meters
Design: Arnold Neracher
Rider: François Gissy