The Hour, the UCI, and how to **** up something so beautiful in one easy step

It has just been confirmed that the UCI have imposed a new range of criteria on those who seek to break the hour record. The governing body is now demanding all potential candidates for the hour record must ride a traditional steel-track frame and commit to a year-long diet of food not only similar to … Continue reading The Hour, the UCI, and how to **** up something so beautiful in one easy step

pro cycling & depression, indelibly linked

brilliant article here from Suze Clemitson in The Guardian, thoroughly investigating the links between the pressure the sport brings, doping and depression. "Perhaps Obree put it best: "It's not that sport makes people depressed. A lot of people who suffer from depression have a tendency to have obsessive behaviour – that's why more of them … Continue reading pro cycling & depression, indelibly linked

Graeme Obree Kickstarter fund – goal achieved!

yep, great news, the Kickstarter appeal that Journey Pictures started to find the 20,000 GBP needed to complete post-production on their film The Oustider: Graeme Obree, has been successful! with three days to go, the goal was reached and ba-da-bing, we will be seeing this fantastic film in 2014! cheers to all who donated, great work! … Continue reading Graeme Obree Kickstarter fund – goal achieved!