Video: Road biking is a sport normally associated with skinny Europeans and creative cheating. But beyond the packaged hour-long TV highlights, it’s also an incredibly gritty and dedicated sport.
GoPro has been mounting cameras to pro road bikers’ steeds for a few years now, but it’s finally packaging the bike highlights into their own mini-series. There’s one new episode coming on YouTube every week, a similar idea to the NHL After Dark specials.
The opening clip alone looks cool as hell — crashes, sprints and a healthy dose of behind-the-scenes footage to show the amount of work that culminates in one race.