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Mondraker blends its forward geometry and Zero suspension system with the latest carbon manufacturing technology to take XC racing to the next level( Photos: 15, Comments: 9 )
In his latest film, Danny Macaskill does some babysitting the only way he knows how https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=174&v=jj0CmnxuTaQ When this latest video from Danny Macaskill starts, it all feels pretty twee; a bit on the Mary Poppins side, if you will. But then, bam. The first visual gag hits, followed by an extremely enjoyable quick fire succession of them that will have you laughing out loud like a champ. We don’t want to give too much away, so we’ll just put the video up top there and let you get on with it. You May Also Like The First Time I Went… | Mountain Biking Here’s What Happens When You Put A Mountain Bike Helmet In A Hydraulic Press The post Danny Daycare | Watch Danny Macaskill’s Hilarious Attempt At Child Care appeared first on Mpora.
From schralping to racing with Phil Atwill, this is one of the best race recap videos in a long while.( Photos: 9 )
It’s amazing what people can come up with while on two wheels. Here’s a selection of some of the most interesting and insightful quotes on the subjects of bikes and cycling. 30 great benefits of cycling How does a bike stay upright? 20 signs that you’re an old-school cyclist 50 inspirational quotes on cycling and bikes “The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community.” — Ann Strong, US author BikeRadar / Immediate Media “You can say that climbers suffer the same as the other riders, but they suffer in a different way. You feel the pain, but you’re glad to be there” – Richard Virenque, retired French pro racer “[T]o me it doesn’t matter whether it’s raining or the sun is shining or whatever: as long as I’m riding a bike, I know I’m the luckiest guy in the world.” Mark Cavendish, British pro racer “The bicycle has done more for the emancipation of women than anything else in the world.” — Susan B. Anthony, US women’s rights activist BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Riding a bike is everything to a cyclist. The friendship and camaraderie you have with other cyclists… to a cyclist, it was the be-all and end-all of your life.” — Tommy Godwin, English long-distance cyclist “Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to workout in a gym.” — Bill Nye, US scientist BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Embrace your sweat. It is your essence and your emancipation.” — Kristin Armstrong, American cyclist “The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.” — John Howard, US cyclist “If you do something right the first time, then it’s not hard enough.” — Danny MacAskill, Scottish trials legend BikeRadar / Immediate Media “It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.” — Heinz Stücke, German long-distance touring cyclist “Don’t buy upgrades, ride up grades.” — Eddy Merckx, Belgian pro racer “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realise fishing is stupid and boring.” — Desmond Tutu, South African cleric BikeRadar / Immediate Media “As long as I breathe, I attack.” — Bernard Hinault, French cyclist “Truly, the bicycle is the most influential piece of product design ever.” — Hugh Pearman, British author “The best rides are the ones where you bite off much more than you can chew, and live through it.” — Doug Bradbury, MTB pioneer BikeRadar / Immediate Media “The cyclist is a man half made of flesh and half of steel that only our century of science and iron could have spawned.” — Louis Baudry de Saunier, 19th-century French author “Cycl[ists] see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh is heir to.” — Dr K.K. Doty, 19th Century New Yorker and cycling evangelist BikeRadar / Immediate Media “You always know when you’re going to arrive. If you go by car, you don’t. Apart from anything else, I prefer cycling. It puts you in a good mood, I find.” — Alan Bennett, British playwright “When my legs hurt, I say: ‘Shut up legs! Do what I tell you to do!’” — Jens Voigt, German cyclist “Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” — Eddy Merckx, Belgian pro racer BikeRadar / Immediate Media “The bicycle is the most civilised conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.” — Iris Murdoch, Irish author “Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” — Mark Twain, US author and humourist “When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.” — Emo Philips, US comedian BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” — Charles M. Schultz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip “Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls.” — Bob Weir, Grateful Dead singer, songwriter and guitarist “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” — Ernest Hemingway, US author BikeRadar / Immediate Media “When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.” — Elizabeth West, US author “Crashing is part of cycling as crying is part of love.” — Johan Museeuw, Belgian cyclist “Think of bicycles as ridable art that can just about save the world.” — Grant Petersen, bicycle designer BikeRadar / Immediate Media “You are one ride away from a good mood.” — Sarah Bentley, British cyclist “As a kid I had a dream — I wanted to own my own bicycle. When I got the bike I must have been the happiest boy in Liverpool, maybe the world. I lived for that bike. Most kids left their bike in the backyard at night. Not me. I insisted on taking mine indoors and the first night I even kept it in my bed.” — John Lennon, British musician “It never gets easier, you just get faster.” — Greg LeMond, US cyclist BikeRadar / Immediate Media “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” — Arthur Conan Doyle, British author “One of the most important days of my life, was when I learned to ride a bicycle.” — Michael Palin, British actor “Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling.” — James E. Starrs, US book editor BikeRadar / Immediate Media “The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.” — William Saroyan, Nobel prize winner “If you brake, you don’t win.” — Mario Cipollini, retired Italian pro racer “Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the human race.” — H.G. Wells, English author BikeRadar / Immediate Media If constellations had been named in the 20th century, I suppose we would see bicycles. — Professor Carl Sagan, US scientist “Life is like riding a bicycle. In order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein, genius “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” — John F. Kennedy, former US President BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Those who wish to control their own lives and move beyond existence as mere clients and consumers — those people ride a bike.” — Wolfgang Sachs, German author and academic “A bicycle is the finest mode of transport known to man.” — Adam Hart-Davis, English inventor “I relax by taking my bicycle apart and putting it back together again.” — Michelle Pfeiffer, US actor BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.” — Helen Keller, US political activist “When you ride a bike and you get your heart rate up and you’re out, after 30 or 40 minutes your mind tends to expand; it tends to relax.” — George W. Bush, former US President “A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal stroke.” — Scott Stoll, US author and cyclist BikeRadar / Immediate Media “Whoever invented the bicycle deserves the thanks of humanity” — Lord Charles Beresford, British MP “Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay.” — P. Martin Scott “You can’t get good by staying home. If you want to get fast, you have to go where the fast guys are.” — Steve Larsen, US cyclist BikeRadar / Immediate Media Have we missed a classic? Make sure you add it to the comments at the bottom of this article.
So fast, so stylish.( Photos: 9, Comments: 2 )
In our first monthly round-table chat, our tech ed Tom Marvin is joined by senior road technical editor Warren Rossiter and senior writer Matthew Allen to discuss topics including the latest technology used in helmets, hyper-expensive road bikes and the development of the electric road bike sector. The Project Y looks amazing in bikepacking guise. You could be forgiven for not realising there’s a 250W Fazua motor/battery unit hidden in the down tube Matthew Allen / Immediate Media How to listen to the BikeRadar Podcast If you want to download the BikeRadar Podcast to your iPhone, you can find it on iTunes, alternatively it can be streamed via Spotify and all the other usual podcast services. Previous BikeRadar Podcast episodes If you missed our first two episodes, don’t forget to catch up and subscribe to the BikeRadar Podcast. Leave comments and reviews where you can too as we love to hear your feedback. Our first podcast covered our Road Bike of the Year test, with the team discussing six of the key bikes from this year’s awards. BikeRadar Podcast Ep 1 Cycling Plus’ Bike of the Year Special Our Trail Bike of the Year came from the Commencal stable The second episode of the BikeRadar Podcast discussed the top five 2019 Trail Bike of the Year contenders and heared from Tom as well as our senior technical editor Rob Weaver and MBUK magazine’s features editor Ed Thomsett. BikeRadar Podcast Ep 2 MBUK‘s Trail Bike of the Year Special All the links you need from this month’s podcast Look enter the electric-road market with its Fazua-powered bikes There’s more to Lapierre’s eZesty than meets the eye Bontrager claims WaveCel is the biggest development in helmet safety in years The XXX is Bontrager’s road-focussed helmet Jack Luke / Immediate Media Smith Forefront Helmet launched Specialized 2019 helmets have improved MIPs and crash sensor tech Trek Madone SLR Disc review – SuperBike of the Year
Looks like the Anthill boys have done it again with another slice of MTB heaven Anthill Films, famous for producing visually stunning mountain bike films like ‘UnReal’, have dropped an epic announcement trailer for their upcoming film ‘Return to Earth’. “Time is either spent wisely, or it’s just spent,” says a voice over trademark Anthill slow-mo mountain biking shots. From the trailer, it seems the film will be another collection of the most aesthetic berms and whips the world has ever seen (seriously, why don’t my home trails look like this?). Seemingly attempting to capture the sense of community within the mountain biking world – Return to Earth has set it sights on communicating the feeling you get after a long day of riding with pals. The long climbs to the top of the track, the thrill as you all ride down together, and the beers afterwards. Return to Earth’s all set to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy as you think back to your best days at the hill Screenshot via YouTube There’s an endless list of big names involved in the film. Brett Rheeder, Ryan Howard and Casey Brown feature, just to name a few. You might also hear be interested to hear that Anthill have been documenting the making of the film in their web series ‘In The Blink’. Following the challenges of filming through all the different seasons and environments, the web series perfectly demonstrates the changing environments that mountain bikers face year after year. Screenshot via YouTube Screenshot via YouTube Screenshot via YouTube Screenshot via YouTube Screenshot via YouTube Screenshot via YouTube Return to Earth premieres June 14th 2019. For more information, visit the Anthill website. You May Also Like The Utah Madre | Andreu Lacondeguy Serves Up Big Mountain Lines On Planet Mars Here’s What Happens When You Put A Mountain Bike Helmet In A Hydraulic Press The post Return to Earth | The Trailer For Anthill Films’ New Mountain Biking Film Is A Must Watch appeared first on Mpora.