Category Archives: Video

The joy of Gary Imlach’s Tour de France coverage

Gary Imlach has been part of my summer for 20 years now, so it feels right to praise one of the best broadcasters in sport. A carrier bag for a hat The image of him defying the elements – a … Continue reading

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This is how you do Urban Cyclocross

Smashing video from the mighty Morvelo which deserves to go on here rather than just on the Chasing Wheels Tumblr which is where I find I’m posting a fair bit of quick and dirty pix’n’vidz at the moment.

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Bike vs Buck video – biker gets taken down by Antelope

(via Competitive Cyclist on Twitter) Puts into perspective the risks people run with deer crossing the road in Richmond Park. Actually it seems there’s a seriously aggro badger that’s been taking people out recently.

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Champagne Charlott’ and their amazing kit

Even Mario Cipollini would be jealous. He only ever managed to go as far as having Pamela Anderson taped to his stem. In case you’re wondering, Charlott’ is a direct sales lingerie company, and Club Champagne Charlott’ are the cycling … Continue reading

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The way of the Keirin

A fascinating documentary on Keirin from Nowness by Jonathan de Villiers. It shows how it has its own culture in Japan which extends far beyond just being a bike race. Keirin: Speed Racers on Nowness.com. These sort of documentaries always … Continue reading

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Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 video promo

(Via Racefietsblog.nl) Not sure why I didn’t notice this earlier. Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 from RAPHA on Vimeo. http://www.rapha.cc/shop/paul-smith Director: Ben Ingham Photography: Ben Ingham and Patrick Scola Editor: Owynne Dawkins Sound: Soundfly

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Help recycle a bicycle to Namibia

I’ve not had enough time to write anything so far this week, but this dropped into my mailbox, so I thought I’d do my bit for what seems like a very good cause by posting it. Re~Cycle from See The … Continue reading

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Victoria Pendleton and Nicole Cooke broaden their appeal

Victoria Pendleton is the face of Hovis, the breadmakers with a long association with cycling. They were the original sponsor of Freewheel which has now morphed into Skyride and their 1970s campaign featuring a baker’s boy and his bike is … Continue reading

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Did no one tell Team Radioshack about the 2011 kit rules?

Whispering Pines on Wheels, AKA Team Lance, AKA The Shack, AKA Grave Avoiders CC, AKA The Rolling Bones. Team Radioshack, previously owners of one of 2010’s ugliest kits, now owners of a refreshed, newly-curated kit for 2011. Looks like they … Continue reading

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Trek get driven for Team Leopard-Trek

In the last decade, Trek have been pretty good at backing Tour de France winners. The likelihood is that the three million euro they’ve put on the name Andy/Frank Schleck and Team Leopard-Trek will ensure that they continue to do … Continue reading

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