Tag: mountain biking

Monday Morning Motivation: Ascend – a film about Jon Wilson

Jon Wilson pulling a wheelie on his mountain bike

Ascend is a short film about Jon Wilson. As a young adult, he lost his leg to cancer. He mountain bikes to maintain a normal life (amongst other reasons). He doesn’t see himself as an amazing person – he sees himself as an ordinary guy who happens to have one leg. Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – 8 days in 8 minutes

The Absa Cape Epic is an annual two-person MTB team event held in South Africa over 8 days which includes¬† Time Trial prologue. It has been accredited as hors categorie (beyond categorisation) by the Union Cycliste Internationale. Among other events in world cycling which enjoy this status are the Tour Read more…