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Video: Gravity Life, Season 2... The Golden Hour

Aug 6, 2014
by Oli Carter  
Views: 2,183    Faves: 22    Comments: 2


Having the opportunity to live in the French Alps for the past few years has been incredible and I have had the privilege to ride some of the best, natural single track Europe has to offer. There has been one mountain that has been on the to do list but the time was never right... until now!

The Golden Hour

Photo Cred Trippin Fellaz

Over 3 evening sessions I hiked, Rode and filmed up the mountain in perfect 'Golden Hour' Light. It was all about timing, as I wanted to be at the top for sunset it was a mad rush to get shots done in the twilight and get to the top without missing the grand finale.

The Golden Hour

Luckily my Cube Stereo is a super light bike and chucking it on my back was not a problem. Descending each night in the dark was so rad, Alpine trails really change when the sun goes down. My Exposure lights lit up the trails perfectly allowing me to shred as if it was day time.

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

Thanks to everyone who has helped me this year and make trips like this possible, Cube Bikes UK, Ride.io, Exposure Lights, One Industries and Schwalbe tyres. Thanks for watching, now go and ride!

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12 Comments

  • 7 0
 I may get slated by the canadians for this but give me these sort of trails over whistler bike park any day of the week! Not only are these trails epic but the landscape is too. Not jealous at all...ok maybe a just little ;D
  • 2 1
 I'm pretty sure you could go to whistler and ride the high alpine trails away from the bikepark and find some similar stuff.
  • 4 0
 I think everyone who watches this will have a grin on their face. This is why we ride
  • 4 0
 Vid of the year I think! Just breath taking!!!!
  • 3 1
 Thanks Guys! Now share it round to all your friends and lets try and get it to VOD!!!!
  • 2 0
 Great vid Oli. Proper alpine riding!

What mountain was it you were riding?
  • 3 0
 Thumbs up!
  • 2 0
 Great vid Oli! - Dave from QECP
  • 1 0
 Good work mate, top vid. Build on your grassroots wins mate and go win some national!
  • 2 0
 That's what it's all about - riding bikes, in mountains.
  • 2 0
 Great stuff.
  • 1 0
 Gotta be the most arse-clenching sheer drops I've seen ...

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