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 —Pinkbike.com
“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.
“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.