A lot has happened in the world of cycling in 2017 and there are many talented people trying to capture the most epic moments on camera. We’ve selected our favourite videos of the year, so sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Sebastian Keep’s massive bridge gaps-to-wallrides
For his latest project, “Walls”, UK BMX legend Sebastian Keep made it his mission to touch his tires on some of the most unique places in the UK. Showing what can be achieved with creativity, guts and carefully planned logistics – Bas pulls some of the most audacious gap-to-wallrides ever attempted, and redefines BMX progression in the process.
How Peter Sagan won the 2017 Road World Championships
Check out Peter Sagan in one of the best sprint finishes of the season! This video documents the last 4 km of the race. He did a lot of work leading up to the finish yet he somehow managed to have enough power for a strong push. His positioning and patience are just beautiful.
Nicholi Rogatkin’s 1440 at Red Bull District Ride 2017
That’s how you win Red Bull District Ride 2017! Thousands of fans pack the streets as the world’s best riders throw down gravity-defying runs through the city’s different “districts”. Nicholi Rogatkin finished with a 1440, putting himself into first place in front of Emil Johansson and Szymon Godziek.
Troy Brosnan’s Winning Run at MTB World Cup
Watch Troy Brosnan’s winning run at the UCI MTB World Cup in Vallnord, Andorra, through his GoPro. Simply amazing! Who else would’ve crashed in the first 30 seconds?
Rémy Métailler’s crazy urban downhill in Mexico
Are you craving some urban GoPro downhill action? Watch Rémy Métailler rip through the streets of Mexico through narrow back alleys and non-stop twisting staircases as he finishes 2nd in the Down Puerto Vallarta urban downhill mountain bike race. Don’t blink!
This week I learned downhill mountain biking
Do you want to improve your own downhill technique? Mike Boyd makes videos documenting the process of learning various skills and he is also a cycling enthusiast. This time Ben Cathro, the Scottish downhill champ, is helping him improve his downhill skills. Will he shave 10 seconds off his time? Check it out, you might learn something too.
65 km/h on the biggest jumps of the world
Watch Kristof Lenssens going 65 km/h down the biggest line of jumps in the world. It looks almost like a video game. Respect!
Cheap bike vs. super bike
How much difference is there between a Canyon superbike with the latest Shimano Dura Ace R9170 Hydraulic groupset, and a bike bought from Ebay for £90? Matt and Simon from Global Cycling Network compared these bikes in climbing, descending, braking, and time trialling.
Learn to manual
Once again we visit Mike Boyd’s learn-quick videos. In this episode he learns how to manual a bike, his goal is 50 m. Maybe you’re not a downhill enthusiast but this skill is for all cycling fans out there. Do you think you could do 50 m too?
Bikes vs. Scooters by the Fail Army
This list wouldn’t be complete without a fail compilation. Check out this battle between bikes and scooters from the Fail Army. Who do you think fails harder?