Off Camber #4

A weekly, or more likely occasionally-sometimes-kinda weekly, roundup of news, videos and other tidbits I found interesting and/or entertaining.

Video: Martyn Ashton – Back on Track —

“Martyn is joined by Danny MacAskill, Chris Akrigg and Blake Samson as he gets back on his bike to shred the trails after a life-changing injury in 2013.”
Really, really inspirational and moving story of Martyn’s first time back on a downhill bike since his accident. The smile on his face being back on a bike brought a huge smile to my face.

Rachel Atherton talks Downhill — BBC Sport
Rachel takes BBC Radio 5 live presenter OJ Borg on a spin round some local trails and talks about downhill mountain biking, getting started and encouraging others in this short click for BBC Sport: Get Inspired.

Lenzerheide Course Preview with Claudio
So the race was last weekend, check out the excellent coverage on Red Bull TV, but Claudio’s preview ride of the course is fantastic as always.

“I Win I Win I Win!”

How do Bikes Stay Up via @CTC_Cyclists on Twitter
1 minute physics looks at how riderless bikes can stay upright based on 3 principles of physics working in concert. science!

Bikes are magic, but there’s also a bit of Physics involved too.

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