Catching Breath: A Himalayan Race That Will Literally Take Your Breath Away
Did you know that your body gets only half the oxygen in extreme altitudes? And you need a lot of it when trying to reach exactly 5,359 meters above sea level, on rocky, crumbling roads, accompanied by icy winds that will try to knock you…
Meet the Catching Breath Heroes: Our Own Fantastic Four
To find a gang of humans whose idea of fun is to go and try to break the standing cycling record for one of the highest Himalayan passes, we needed to dig deep. A route spanning 40 kilometres with a constant 5-per-cent gradient, unstable harsh…
The Perfect Shot: Hard Work Behind Cycling Photography
Have you ever wondered how some of the mountain bike photos in magazines were taken? It sometimes takes unimaginable effort to make a single “beauty shot”. This is the story of one of them.