Posts in the category Video

The Sufferfest remasters Downward Spiral w/ 2015 Paris-Roubaix footage & fresh tunes

The Sufferfest has slowly and steadily updated their library of cycling trainer videos, remastering the more popular originals with better graphics, sound and tweaked workouts. Now, they’ve put the modern spin on their original and best selling video, the Downward Spiral.

It’s an hour long set of intervals that gets you in shape to chase down the leaders and sprint for the finish, set to footage of the 2015 Flèche-Wallone and Paris-Roubaix races. More sample footage and workout chart below…

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Shredits: Insane Street Riding from Matt Macduff and Garrett Reynolds, the Beauty of Chaos, and SR Suntour Riders get Loose

To go along with Nick Bruce’s awesome clip to introduce the new Kali Viva helmet, the company also handed an early sample to a rider with slightly bigger wheels. After putting the new Viva through the paces for nearly a year, Kali checks in with Matt Macduff with a video part from Barcelona.

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Friday RoundUp – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

Mothers Day Ad

Mother’s Day

  • Culprit Bicycles is Having a Mother’s Day Sale – Culprit is offering their Arrow one and bullet for $1,900 USD plus shipping and handling. This is their steepest discount that they have ever offered to date. Visit Culprit’s Facebook Page for details.

Road

  • Looking for a new Road Bike?  – Franco Bicycles wants to see more Repsol Balcom S bikes on the road. To that end, for the next two weeks, we’re offering a free Repsol Edition upgrade on any Balcom S complete bike. The Repsol offer ends May 20th. Check out their road bikes here.

Contests

  • Bell Built Grant – Eastern Region Voting Goes Live May 11th – Is your local trail one of the candidates to receive the grant from Bell Helmets? The project with the most votes will be awarded the grant on May 25th. Visit BellHelmets.com to place your vote.

More news after the break.

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Video: How to completely screw yourself up & forget how to ride a bicycle

Friday Features: Bruce Gordon is Obsessive, Tracing Dirt, Perfect Drifting, more

Obsessive. The term can be interpreted in multiple ways depending on its connotation. In terms of Kitsbow’s new Obsessives video series, the word refers to those who are completely devoted to their craft in a decidedly good way. Builders like Bruce Gordon, one of the true ‘OG’ frame builders  who is still shaping metal into beautiful, functional art in his Petaluma workshop. Sometimes it’s good to be obsessive.

More inspiration for your weekend next…

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Friday RoundUp – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

Advocacy

  • Allow Mountain Bikes in the Wilderness Study – Voice your opinion – 100,000 Signatures are needed by May 18th so visit petitions.whitehouse.gov to ask President Obama and the Forest Service to leave these remote areas open to mountain bikes. Do it!
  • 30-Year Old Bike Virgin – Safety concerns and access to a working bike are some of the main reasons why adults don’t ride. PeopleForBikes’ recent U.S. Bicycling Participation Study found that 60% of Americans aged 3-9 biked once a year, compared with 36% of adults ages 25-34. PeopleForBikes talked to two adults who each had their own stories to share about how they became bike riders later in life. Check out the blog post here!
  • ‘Wheels for Meals’ Fundraising Event – The Wheels for Meals Bike Challenge features three community bike rides and three sponsorship levels. Both riders and sponsors are needed to make the event a high-speed success. To be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 30th, this year’s event offers something for everyone with three race levels, a Bike Rodeo for kids and sponsorship opportunities for local businesses. For more information or to register for the Bike Challenge please visit teegonline.org/get-involved/wheels-for-meals.

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Friday Features: Deux North Hunt V, Claudio and World Cup DH is Back, Behind the Scenes with Danny MacAskill and the Drop and Roll Tour, more…

It might seem like a stretch, but maybe cycling and rally car racing aren’t all that different? Each cover different stages with mixed surfaces, and live for high speeds and tight turns. Deux North is back with their latest adventure in Hunt 5 – staged at the Rally De Catalunya in Spain. Riding along with professional rally driver Kris Meeke, the group road along the WRC route from Barcelona to Valencia on an incredible four day journey.

You definitely want to check out Claudio Caluori previewing the Lourdes WC DH track, shenanigans with Danny MacAskill, and your inspiration for the weekend next…

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Comes With Baggage | Blackburn to Celebrate 40 Years with Sea Otter Film Premier

Blackburn Sea Otter Launch

It’s a bit hard to believe, but Blackburn is celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2015. After four decades of making bags and products that allow cyclists to get out there and explore the world around them, the company decided to put together a film on the history of bicycle travel. Comes with Baggage tells the story of bicycling nomads from those first boneshakers to the bikepacking we know today…

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Friday Features: R-Dog gets Rad, Cam and Kirt for Fox Clothing, Vallelujah Scottish Enduro, Lizard Skins and more

Quick, if you have a screen capable of showing 4k video, watch this video of Ryan Howard now. No on the 4k? Well, watch it anyways, you’ll be glad you did. The always stylish R-Dog makes slashing corners and boosting big gaps look completely effortless.

Start your weekend off with some solid motivation after the jump…

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