From the outset you know this is no Hollywood fairytale. There is no happy ending. The guy dies at just 34, depressed, alone and coked out of his mind. But whilst we know precisely where the storyline is heading, this is still a compelling piece of filmmaking from Emmy-nominated director, James Erskine. The powerfully made 90-minute … More Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist (REVIEW)
Welcome to Mr MacAskill’s latest feast for the senses, this time shot amongst the ruins of Epecuén, an abandoned spa town in Argentina that was never rebuilt after being engulfed by a seiche, or standing wave, in November 1985. Is it just me, or does the road at the start look remarkably like the straight at Heffron?
No, it’s not new. But it’s still worth watching again. And again. The tone is wonderful. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Euu2QRIuEPk&sns=em
Another week, another race video from Chris K. He’s getting clever now, we have full on-screen telemetry with speed and power. Keep em coming mate, keep em coming. Oh, and love the pink socks. http://thefarkerrs.com/2014/02/10/penrith-cycle-club-criterium-b-grade-10th-feb/
Chris K has been at it again, filming his races, this time with on-screen ride data. The footage comes from last night’s criteriums run by Lidcombe Auburn Cycling Club at the new Newington Armory circuit near Sydney Olympic Park. He’s also done a bit of a write-up, well worth checking out at his blog… http://thefarkerrs.com/2014/01/31/lacc-c-grade-cycle-criterium-30th-jan-2014/
A short film from French American, Yann-Yves O’Hayon-Crosby, inspired by the Rapha Festive 500 challenge on Strava.
The translated description from Youtube: “Here is the inside view from the Evo R in the hunt for a “K”. Speeds usually around 58-60km / h, except when coasting. Location: Cologne Railway Road, just above 0 degrees outside. Unfortunately, the disc is prepared somewhat sloppy;-)” Youtube link courtesy of @AGFchairman (which I assume, but can’t … More A different type of track cycling
Great race video from an occasional sparring partner of mine, Chris K.
About a year ago Martyn Ashton wowed us with some truly outrageous bike handling and trick riding on his Pinarello in the Youtube hit “Road Bike Party.” Well, a new video has been released showing him in action for the sequel “Road Bike Party 2”, this time on a red Colnago, and it’s just as … More Martyn Ashton returns