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Time dragging? Work just not going away? Take some time out to immerse yourself in this week’s helping of video distractions…

Tune in, brew up, skive off.  It’s time to open your eyes and visualise; it’s Midweek Mini Movies!

Gisburn Forest Skills with Ed Oxley : Part Five

The final part of the series, this time Ed is talking us through riding trail features.
After filming the opening of the new Gisburn Forest Hub with Guy Martin in torrential rain, it was a pleasure to return and film on the hottest day of the day.
Ed Oxley of great-rock.co.uk presents a series of 5 skills videos based at the new Skills Loop at Gisburn Forest. In the films we will cover basic tips and also more advanced moves.
Music: Katie Marie (funkeegirl.co.uk)

Stans No Tubes Oktoberfest 2013 preview

Oktoberfest is getting closer and closer and to give you guys a little bit of an appetite of what is coming your way here a little preview video of the course & event. Enjoy! Stan’s No Tubes Oktoberfest powered by Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport & VDO RunRider
12th – 13th October 2013 – Ashton Court, Bristol

North California’s Santa Cruz MTB Ride Guide | Trail Ninja, Ep. 6

Grumpier than ever, Dan Milner heads off to North California to the mountain bike mecca Santa Cruz to see what this legendary bike riding destination has to offer us in his latest Trail Ninja ride-guide.

The result is a tale of surf, sweat, singletrack and beer-swigging.

So does Santa Cruz really have anything to offer a true mountain biking aficionado? Find out in this video.

Producer: Dan Milner
Athletes: Dan Milner, Aaron Bradford & Manuel Beastley

North California’s Santa Cruz MTB Ride Guide | Trail Ninja, Ep. 6

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2013 – Leogang (Austria)

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2013 presented by Shimano demands everything from the athletes. Between the Starting Point and the Finish Area, the Riders have to deal with rocks, roots and steep ground, but also with Step downs and Drops to show some massive races and their skilful technical. The Riders have to give everything to have a good start during the new season.
Action guaranteed.


Camera and Edit: slavikpetr.com
Riders: Jan Jobanek, Matej Nepustil, Janci Svorada,
Music: Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Road Trippin


Lapierre – Spicy 2014

An enormous change to Lapierre’s enduro steed for 2014, with a new frame and 27,5’’ wheels to optimise grip and power on technical terrain, combined with an incredible energy efficiency for this type of MTB. In the Team version, made to measure for Nicolas Vouilloz, the new carbon monocoque OST+ frame equipped with e:i Shock has now been added to the range. The 2 other models are made from Supreme 6, the renowned aluminium alloy. All models are built up with specific Enduro equipment, built to resist riding on tough technical terrain.

TRAILTROPHY powered by Transalpes – Lenzerheide 2013



This Episode of STORIES by Trek World Racing features Justin Leov at the 6th round of the Enduro World Series, as well as the Downhill riders in South Africa for the World Championships. Justin has his best race of the season with several top places in the various stages around Val d’Isere, France, proving he can be a real threat in this discipline. In Pietermaritzburg Greg Williamson was super unlucky to break a collarbone in training, while George and Neko went on to take impressive career best top 15 placings.

Living the Dream Episode 3: Coming home…

Rider: Hannes Klausner
Supported by: Hayes Bicycle Group/Manitou, Merida Bikes/Velo/Gravity, Five Ten, ION


Iceland Biketrials – Joachim Skjævestad

Some trials riding filmed in the last couple of months.
Thingvellir, Iceland
Skogár, Iceland
Gullfoss, Iceland
Thorsmork, Iceland
Trondheim, Norway
Bykle, Norway

London’s Calling 2013

Bike madness as you know it. london’s calling alleycat 2013.

Thanks to everyone that sent in suggestions this week. If you’ve seen or made anything you reckon should be up here next time, the address is, as ever: newsdesk@singletrackworld.com.

And remember: Keep feeling fascination, yeah?

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