3 Generations of Freeriders in Scotland - Rey, Peaty and MacAskill

Jul 1, 2010
by Tyler Maine  
Source: Hans Rey

3 generations of freeriders went to Scotland a few weeks ago, when Hans Rey met up with the current DH World Champ Steve Peat and Youtube sensation Danny MacAskill. The three explored the Highlands and the Isle of Skye, the home of Danny and the Giant MacAskill Danny ancestor, who was according to the Guinness Book of Records the only true giant and tallest person ever at 7'9", see what they were up to besides heli biking, whiskey distilleries and a good laugh...

Amazing video and pics inside,
3 Generations of Freeriders in Scotland:

Hans Peaty MacAskill Highlands from ResetFilms.co.uk on Vimeo.







-Hans Rey

*All photos copyright by Andy McCandlish*


43 Comments

  • + 5
 Wicked piece of video,an old Trials legend in Hans'no-way'Rey,".Who has more than still got the skills". An up and coming Trials rider in Danny MacAskil, who already has 3.678 legendary Trials signiture moves under his belt.
And who could turn this into one dynamite trio,Dr Steve Peat me thinx,all around legend,World Cup Owner,World Champion,alledgedly collects pewter pieces,and his a Dr Seuss fan,along with long time friend and competitor on occassion "Flyin"Brian Lopes.
That was a corking piece of video of three of the best ripping Scotland a new arsehole.
Props all around.
Gringo.tup Cool
  • + 4
 danny looks alot more comfortable on his new bikes now in the mojo trial diaries he looked a bit sketchy but now he's insane on them, i loved that massive line he did next to that river
  • + 2
 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angus_MacAskill

I knew Robert Wadlow was 8'11" but he of course had a genetic disorder and died at 24. Giant MacAskill was a normal person who was just physically impressive. He would make Shaq look like a little girl on the basketball court. If born today he would make so much money. Can't imagine what he would look like on a proper sized mountain bike. Probably have to use a motorcycle chain and internal gears.
  • + 5
 WHY IS STEVE PEAT SO AWESOME?!
  • + 3
 Because hes won the world champs
  • + 2
 because he won or at least..is in the top fastest guys since so many years
  • + 1
 Awesome video, showcasing all mountain riding in Scotland real well. I keep meaning to head over to Sky to ride, it looks good. My Aunty lives in Ord on Sky too, so not like I don't have somewhere to stay there. Purple - I thought the same thing with the Torridon section, some epic descents around Torridon.
  • + 5
 WICKED, looks like a very fun place to go for a holiday tup
  • + 1
 yeh scotland is the best.
  • + 1
 dannys bike looks dope with all saint
  • + 4
 1:32 in the vid is so freaking epic!
  • + 3
 No, 3:00 is epic, 1:32 is just rad skills on display.
  • + 1
 true, but they are epic rad skills!
  • + 1
 I hate when Mac is referred to as "Youtube sensation". Its his riding that got him noticed! Stop acting like he wouldnt have been noticed without that brain rotting website Youtube
  • + 1
 yeh that is pretty annoying
  • + 1
 i live there and go riding there all the time but they missed out an epic downhill trail called 'the old man of storr' gutted i didnt bump into them Smile
  • + 2
 been to skye twice but each time i never had my bike with me. it was so gutting =[
  • + 2
 Damn! I was just up on Skye doing my own riding a couple weeks ago. Now I'm assuming every heli I saw was theres.
  • + 1
 HOLY CRAP!!!!! look at how old hans rey is getting. Hope i can rip like that when I`m 100 years old. oh yeah, scootland looks rad too.
  • + 2
 that video is awesome, such nice places to ride by the looks of it!

what song is playing in the video?
  • + 2
 It's some kind of remix or alternative version of a Gomez song called 'Get Miles'. The original album cut is hella different to that one.
  • + 3
 so basically all of these are POD candidates
  • + 2
 ^ agreed, POD and VOD
  • + 1
 It's at the end of the video, it's a live version.
  • + 2
 Great to see probably the 3 most influential riders ever riding together.
  • + 2
 scotlands the best, i wish i had done some riding when i went
  • + 2
 what sick place to ride, scotland its all MTB
  • + 1
 damn. what a beautiful country. never have seen Scotland but have seen Gomez 2x.
  • + 2
 Wow, Looks like a an addition to my Bucket List!
  • + 1
 Best video i've seen on Pinkbike in a good while.
  • + 1
 Amazing, no other word can describe this.
  • + 1
 Amazing showcase of what Scotland has to offer.
  • + 1
 Wow that looks amazing, good for business to Wink
  • + 1
 Brilliant video and write up. Mon Scotland.
  • + 2
 EPIC
  • + 1
 No better word to describe it !
  • + 2
 danny is crazy
  • + 1
 muito bom só fotos bem lokas mesmo ...
  • + 1
 Excelente, inimaginavel !
  • + 1
 they were in my town the other day aswell but i missed them =(
  • + 1
 Good to see, well done lads!
  • + 1
 VOD deffinatly
  • + 1
 Great to see Hans Rey.

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