In the event you’re after somewhat midweek decide me up then may I draw your consideration to biking YouTuber Safa Brian, who simply posted a fantastically shot video of himself going 65mhp on a motorcycle. No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, he went 65mph on a street bike with nothing however a helmet and a few lycra shorts to maintain him protected.
In the event you aren’t acquainted with Brian’s channel, you’re in for a deal with! Actual identify Brian “Safa” Wagner, the filmmaker and bike owner has constructed a reputation for himself as one of many quickest downhill cyclists exterior the skilled circuit. On his channel, you’ll see him tackling downhill street sections, gnarly gravel trails and a few peaceable trying cross-country rides, all captured in gorgeous element so that you can take pleasure in at dwelling.
For his newest add, Wagner heads to California to tackle the street down from Whitney Portal, some extent in between Sequoia Nationwide Park and Demise Valley close to the state’s border.
Driving his beautiful Scott Addict RC Professional street bike, Wagner describes the descent as being “somewhat bit extra technical up high,” earlier than changing into “fairly flat down under.” Seems like a stunning 6 a.m. journey to me.
When he begins biking, he rapidly surpasses 40 mph and freewheels under the 50 mph mark. The brakes are given a slight faucet to take a little bit of pace out going into a pointy hairpin however, on the entire, he’s flying.
He continues down and breezes above 50 mph after lower than a minute on the bike, making himself as streamlined as attainable to chop down any potential wind resistance. All of the whereas, his lengthy brown hair blows majestically behind – it’s fairly the sight.
The valley opens up and the pace stays excessive because the video progresses. Two minutes in and Wagner is already at 58 mph. Above the pace restrict for any automobile within the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Fast bursts of energy preserve Wagner’s pace excessive as he negotiates a good part of corners on the mountain cross. The onscreen information exhibits his energy output and the revolutions per minute at which his pedals are spinning, in addition to his pace. Nonetheless effectively above 40 mph.
As he hits the flat, the legs begin working and the pace begins rising. He’s at 55, then 56, then 57. Slowly creeping up and up. After 5 minutes on the bike, he’s topped 60 mph and damaged the pace restrict in Hawaii.
He flies previous a minivan at 63 mph and edges onto that magic 65 mph.
Wagner completes the 12-mile journey from high to backside in simply quarter-hour and 57 seconds, which supplies him a mean pace of round 46 mph. Or described in a phrase: quick.
It’s an unbelievable movie to observe, so if in case you have a spare quarter-hour in your afternoon I implore you to test it out. Let the sights, sound and spectacle of the entire ordeal wash over you and take away any stresses you might need.