Posts in the category Video

Video: Painful Head on Car Collision Captured on POV Camera

Patrick Knetemann BMC Accident

While commuting to work, Patrick Knetemann was thrown from his bicycle when a black VW Golf with fake plates swerved into his path. Despite wearing a bright red helmet, and having a light, it appears the driver did not see him as he attempted to enter a driveway.

After hitting the cyclist hard enough to throw Patrick to the ground, sheer the front end of his bike off, and fracture two cervical discs, the driver sped off.

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Must Watch: Chris Froome Becomes the First Man To Bike the Channel Tunnel

Chris Froome Englsih Channel

100 meters under the sea, Chris Froome recently became the first man to blast the 33.46 mi (53.85 km) from England to France through the Channel Tunnel. The service tunnel used is one of the most high security sites in the UK and France, and it took six months for Jaguar and Team Sky to organize the video shoot.

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Video: WeeSAB letter:I – Danny MacAskill on a dsab Budget

Looks like Danny MacAsksill may have some competition. As a tribute to Imaginate and Epecuen, the dsab crew put together their latest WeeSAB episode with ‘Hammy MacNahskill’. dsab points out that this amusing parody is a tribute to some of the greatest trials riding videos of all time, but on their own budget of course. Not sure what videos they’re parodying? Watch the originals after the break!

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Spy Shot: Prototype Santa Cruz Slopestyle Bike, Plus Rider Logan Peat’s Podium Placing Ride

Logan Peat Santa Cruz Slopestyle PrototypeSource: Logan Peat

Over the past few weeks, Santa Cruz sponsored Slopestyle rider Logan Peat has been teasing his Instagram followers with images of a new bike.

While at first we brushed these off as just being the new 2015 color scheme for the Jackal, a few new photos which emerged that depict an all new model. For fans of the Blur 4x, and the more trail oriented Blur TR and 5010 models, this surprise move is pretty exciting.

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Kickstarter Roundedup: Ergo Carbon Universal Bike, Customizable Combination Handlebar Bell Light, and the Oooctopushy

Universal Bike FrameThe Universal Bike is versatile frame that can be adjusted easily to fit 99% of the population, and can be further modified to offer different riding experiences. Made from carbon, it promises to offer a comfortable ride, and help get more people out riding as a result.

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Video: When Selfies Go Wrong Or: How Not to Get Photobombed by An Alligator

During the course of a ride,  Louisiana cyclists Steve Spell decided to snap a selfie, because if you don’t Instagram or Strava your ride – it never happened. What happens next is almost as unbelievable as someone uttering the phrase “all up in my corn flakes,” and pedaling over twenty five miles on a full suspension department store bike with a basket.

Video: How A Double Amputee Changes Flats Like a Hero

In this video Hector Picard, a 4x Ironman finisher, demonstrates how he changes a tire while riding cross country, to help raise funds to purchase prosthetic limbs for a child. The catch?  Hector is a double amputee, the result of a work related electrical accident, so he can only use his feet and teeth to accomplish the task. Bad ass doesn’t even begin to cover it…

Special thanks to Ethan for the tip!

The Win Tunnel: Shaved and Dangerous?

Shaving is a long standing rite of passage in road cycling. Before you roast me in the comments for that statement, let’s reflect back to a review Zach wrote last year, where you lambasted him for unshaven legs (and bro socks). Style aside though, are shaved legs actually faster? Specialized decided to take it to the wind tunnel. Hit play to learn the amazing results.

Have questions? Post them to Specialized’s Facebook or Twitter account with the hashtag #AeroIsEverything and you just might get a response.

Must Watch: How to Prepare for the Yorkshire Grand Départ

If you’re preparing to head out to Yorkshire for the Grand Départ at this year’s Tour de France, The Camp On Holme Moss has some advice. OK, it’s not the official Yorkshire video, but the folks from Holme Moss have put together quite an amusing clip. Billed as the number one camp site to watch the Tour in Yorkshire, there are still a few spots left.

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