Reside To Journey is again with a brand new weekly sequence titled the “Corona Coaster,” a have a look at how skilled mountain bikers within the UK are coping with a season placed on maintain as a consequence of COVID-19. This primary episode is with Canyon Collective rider James Farrar, who in his personal phrases…
“I identical to to place my tyres to the check actually.”
Nico, the filmmaker, is often busy engaged on the Enduro World Sequence highlights over the summer time and with the season being postponed till late August this provides the right alternative to make some movies at dwelling within the UK.
We’re fairly fortunate to have a number of good using spots inside an hour from us and plenty of of them embody manicured step-ups. One in all James’s favourite issues to do is simply session one function, specifically, this cool step up has two hipped landings so James was capable of throw whips, 270s and even a 450. He stated it’s all the time enjoyable with a number of associates however it was just a little odd to be doing it with simply myself filming. After I requested him why he likes to session a function he stated:
“Primarily due to my health… I’m unfit! However no it’s the enjoyable of it with the ability to have a look at one bounce and suppose I can do seven or eight completely different variations.”
With James’s constructive vitality and using with the 50to01 crowd he’s seen some superb alternatives over the past yr and since signing with the Canyon Collective he’s gone from energy to energy. A brand new personal compound he’s engaged on is barely going to imply quicker development.
You possibly can preserve updated with James’s progress by following him over on Instagram @itsjamesfarrar
We’re planning to attempt to do certainly one of these movies per week and to this point we’ve obtained a cool line up with the likes of EWS athletes Matt Stuttard & Bex Baroana, downhill racers Danny Hart & Matt Walker and FMB Slopestyle rider Tom Isted. With these athletes the episodes shall be extra targeted on the results of the pandemic as they might often be touring to occasions.
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