That Time the World’s Most Popular Spectator Sport was Walking

In 1809, Captain Robert Barclay Allardice made a bet with one of his pedestrian rivals, Sir James Webster-Wedderburn, that he could walk 1,000 miles (about 1,609 kilometers) in 1,000 hours. The wager? 1,000 guineas. To get around the major problem of needing to rest, Barclay figured if he walked back to back miles–a mile at…

The Best & Worst New UCI Rules | The Cycling Race News Show

(start gate beeping) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. Today, we’re going to look at your thoughts whether power meters should be banned in pro cycling, we’ve got the latest round of the Cyclocross World Cup in the Czech Republic, the DVV trophy, we’re gonna discuss new teams and new contracts, and…

The Ultimate Aero Bike | The Weird World Of Recumbent Racing

(air whooshing) – If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time training. You may have invested a lot of money into making yourself go faster. Maybe investing in some aerodynamic wheels or goin’ whole hog and investing in an aerodynamic frame. But what if you chuck the rule book out the window…

GCN Vs The Red Hook Crit | Fixed Gear Criterium Racing

(dramatic music) – We’re at the Red Hook Crit in Milan, and the atmosphere is building for the final of the event. But you’re probably wondering how I got here, so this is how. (chill music) – [Hank] I’m absolutely petrified. (chill music) – We’re gonna get him a beer at the finish ’cause he’s…

Cheshire Academy’s 7 foot Chol Marial turning heads

SEVEN FOOT TWO WITH FOOTWORK AND A JUMPSHOT…SOUNDS LIKE SOME TYPE OF CREATED PLAYER A TEENAGER WOULD MAKE FOR A VIDEO GAME…AT CHESHIRE ACADEMY THATS CHOL MARIAL …. AND HIS GAME IS VERY REAL. 3 (HE’S A GAME CHANGER. THE FIRST TIME I MET HIM I FOUND OUT WE’RE GOING TO BE A GOOD TEAM…