I'm having my first go at this at the weekend. Supposed to be really good fun route. Bit more technical than gravel racing.
Eric Clapton was asked about how it felt to be the world's best guitarist*
His response: "I don't know. Ask Prince."
Watch his guitar dissapear at the end.
*this probably isn't true.
Did this at the weekend. I think it was the hardest ride I've ever done.
Took me 10 Hours 35 minutes.
Maybe we shouldn't be rushing towards a cashless society if we value our freedom? Pushing all transaction through a small number of bottlenecks makes it easy for governments to censor and control what you do. Using terrorism and crime as an excuse to collate spending data isn't good for everyone else.
A great article from The Atlantic investigates and discusses the issues.
Some original tricks and a cool video.
These kinetic sculptures are amazing! Created by Anthony Howe and completely wind powered these curved-metal designs reach up to 25 feet high, and are on display in public spaces around the world.
There are clearly cuts, but how much is cgi?
A great short documentary about music, often banned, which was copied onto used medical x-rays in the 50s in Russia. the doc includes interviews with the folks who helped make and distribute the x-ray records.
"The iconic images of gramophone grooves cut onto x-rays of skulls, ribcages and bones have captured the collective imagination way beyond the music scene. Now for the first time, the complete story of the Soviet x-ray record has emerged, as told by the people who made it happen."
Directed, Shot & Edited by Vania Heymann
Starring, Original Music & Written by Daniel Koren
An amazing timelapse of reindeer being loaded onto a boat. By photographer Jan R Olsen.
A digger gets into some trouble while trying to board a small boat.
Happy New Year! Here's some fun with sparklers.