Video: Atherton Pre-Season Training is Full On

Mar 16, 2015 at 20:49
by Red Bull Bike  



128 Comments

  • + 98
 This clan can roll. And their professionalism always impresses me. After all...they are pros. Like Gee after Ratboy's injury--in his post-race interview he seemed genuine and concerned...and again...professional. They seem like good role models for the sport.
  • + 71
 Gee gained respect from flats fans when he borrowed the spectator's shoes to win the muddy World Cup in Cairns.
  • + 22
 I'm a huge fan of their professionalism as well. And with Dan in the mix, they keep pushing the boundary! Keep it up folks.
  • + 15
 I think their professionalism is beyond belief. They probably just go home after riding and make a sandwich.
  • + 14
 Yes CliffRacer, but what kind of sandwich - because we're all looking for that edge!
  • - 4
flag peanutbuter (Mar 17, 2015 at 6:54) (Below Threshold)
 does look as fun as the syndicate
  • + 5
 It's all in the editing! Someone should make a Syndicate edit of this ~ and an Atherton edit of the last Peaty video.
  • - 1
 dosnt
  • + 21
 for sure. there's not a chance that Bryceland rose to the pinnacle of the sport by swilling beer all day and just hanging with his homies despite whatever image is projected. I'd bet my last dollar that the guy trains hard and all the time and really dedicates his life to the sport. Ya can't handle a bike like that unless you work at it. Of course...I haz no dollars.
  • + 1
 AMEN to that!!! Great ambassadors to the sport.
  • + 58
 Dan is the man for building Hardline.
  • + 8
 #teambont built hardline.
  • + 52
 I think Gee didn´t get enough credit for winning worldchamps, because ratty/Hill fanboys were crying "the fastest rider shoold have won", blabla. At he end the best rider deserves to win and being the best includes staying in control and knowing when to hold back and when to roll the throttle.
  • + 38
 I agree. What sticks out the most to me was a quote Bryceland gave in an interview over the winter where he admitted he completely overlooked that bridge jump. He said he had not hit it at full speed all week because he had been doing whips for the crowd.

This is awesome and classic Bryceland but also shows a complete lack of preparedness. And a big part of being a great racer and winning races is practice and preparation. This wasn't bad luck, he was simply unprepared, while Gee was. Gee deserved that win 100%.
  • - 14
flag Haarrry (Mar 17, 2015 at 10:08) (Below Threshold)
 Yeah, Bryceland totally overshot the jump but his pedal breaking was the reason his foot broke and didn't get the win, if his pedal didn't fail he may have ridden it out and beaten Gee
  • + 2
 Did anyone else notice that Sam Hill had the same time as RatBoy at the second split just before he fell? Check it out on RedBull website.
  • + 6
 Sam Hill was for sure on a smoker of a run but he fell, so its not really relevant.
  • + 3
 Haarrry- No, overshooting a massive bridge to flat caused his foot to break. That was the best World's and DH race in general I've seen. Its insane how exciting that was.
  • + 7
 Agreed. Racing is simple, the person with the fastest time down the mountain wins. No one can get robbed (like Norbs) short of something like a chain falling off on the first jump. Gee was the fastest, and earned that win. Sam and Josh made huge mistakes, Gee did not. Would have liked to see Hill take it, but oh well; the best man won.
  • + 2
 I'd rather watch genius fail than competence prevail anyday. But that's just me...
  • + 1
 and yes, that race is one of the most exciting!!!!
  • + 52
 People don't even know there's a fourth Atherton sibling. They lock it up in a basement for obvious no talent reasons.
  • + 8
 Wait what
  • + 6
 like Andy Gibb
  • + 17
 What's his/her name? Does he/she ride? Is he/she a primary school teacher who owns a peugeot? telll meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
  • + 15
 Like Trey Smith. Who's Trey Smith? Exactly.
  • + 3
 LOL what?!
  • + 3
 like poor Cooper Manning... sigh...
  • + 29
 Flirt with your wrench for a consistently good tune... Rachel has got it all figured out.
  • + 29
 stoked for this season!
  • + 10
 Yea looks like everyone is fit and healthy, should be a fierce competition in both the men's and women's fields.
  • + 2
 So true, can't wait...
  • + 9
 Less than a month till round 1! Like a kid waiting for Christmas! And imagine the Claudio Course Preview at Lourdes! That will be crazy.
  • + 1
 You should come down to Windham with us man! Gonna be sick! @ubuale
  • + 1
 I'm moving to Vancouver in August. You better take a Steve Smith Poster with you!
  • + 2
 I'm already growing my mustache! #stashforstevie
  • + 1
 dirty.
  • + 0
 Man Rach is a babe...
  • + 4
 ^^^ Who's Man Rach?
  • + 18
 it appears to me that Rach is VERY hungry to take her titles back
  • + 2
 I think she will be back to winning by large margins again this season , more brit girl 1 2 3 podiums this season !
  • + 14
 Want to see more of the new carbon Fury.
  • + 53
 The Gee T carbon fury.
  • + 3
 Well, I'll tell you what, the ones I saw last week, are bright yellow, but like....reallyyyyy bright!
  • + 1
 (New) Carbon fury pics please!
  • + 11
 Gee Atherton is man candy. Just throwing that out there.
  • + 5
 I have no idea why Dan isnt a full redbull athlete aswell. He shows an insane level of professionalism and talent everytime hes on camera. please redbull , give him more !!! he builds the sport as much as rach and Gee .
  • + 4
 Maybe he doesn't want it ?
  • + 3
 Goddam, always have an always will love the "athertons" there lookin quite good! Rach, lookin quite good these days lol. this gives me the chills , knowing that W.C is less than a month away... Will it be the best season everr.........? Cant wait.......
  • + 7
 Gotta have that slomo shot of Rachy drinkin' a Red Bull! lol
  • + 4
 Somebody has to pay the bills. Funny thing is that its probably not even Redbull. Most of the time when you see these athletes cracking open energy drinks in the pits or right after a race runs (whether it be redbull or monster or whoever else), its most likely water. These companies provide the athletes with energy drink cans filled with water for these situations, since drinking energy drinks is not practical at those times. I have a friend of a friend who works for a prominent motorsports team sponsored by Monster and the term they use for it is "race water". They have pallets of cases in their shop.
  • + 3
 It's the only way I'd drink any of that...ummm...stuff.
  • + 2
 My second cousin got sponsered by monster Kawasaki and thought he would get loads of free monster but on his diet plan the very first thing it said was whatever you do don't drink monster, they just get water bottle that look like monster cans like sino said.
  • + 1
 :Yeah, I've always been curious whether any of those athletes are ever really drinking those energy drinks as it's not something I'd ever use... well except sometimes a Monster Rehab after a night of drinking Big Grin
  • + 3
 Yea they may drink the stuff but I'm sure when you see them before and after races it's just water. I drink a red bull or monster on occasion (I hate coffee and everyone needs a pick-me-up at times) but it's not something I'd ever look to drink when I'm trying to hydrate.
  • + 5
 Everyone in the team seems so positive and Rach looks 10 times prettier than last year.
  • + 3
 Makes a nice change to see all the Atherton's in good shape with a solid pre season. Could be a good year for the three of them.
  • + 4
 There's a job being Rachel's mechanic? How come nobody told me this before and where can I apply?
  • + 6
 does she need a manservant?
  • + 4
 Athertons. .. not sure about them...they seem like some superbreed of bikers...damn brits!!
  • + 5
 yupi a Downhill post,it's a like rare pokemon
  • + 2
 Dans the man with just wanting to be out in the sticks diggin/chillin regardless of being the pro racer guy! this cat knows whats up
  • + 2
 My favourite thing about dan is how understated he is, i saw him at a race a couple of years ago, just walking up the hill with his bike on his own, no fanfare. He noticed us noticing him, a knowing nod and an "alright".
I like that
  • + 4
 That´s a nice GEEP...
  • + 3
 Holy product integration Batman. :S
  • + 3
 Very cool family hope there as cool in real life huge respect.
  • + 2
 So Rachael is after a woman to support: Suzanne Lacey gets my vote. Homegrown talent at its finest and a brilliant person.
  • + 2
 track sprinter!! cool!! GB has had some of the fastest sprinters in the world, it makes sense
  • + 2
 is dan not redbull sponsored? bet gee and Rachel pick on him
  • + 3
 The team as a whole are supported by Red Bull. But no, Dan is not a red bull athlete
  • + 2
 I think good ol Dan has been smokin hash.
  • + 2
 Dan and Gee are both super cute. And yes I'm a dude. Get over it...
  • + 2
 I'm with ya there brother, she's such a fox
  • - 9
flag jrocksdh (Mar 17, 2015 at 9:50) (Below Threshold)
 All due respect, but she's gta get her grill done. Sooner is waaay btr than ltr per orthodonics.
  • + 2
 This lot could be trouble...
  • + 1
 hmm looks like no more one industries sponsorship or is ixs and one industries the same?
  • + 7
 New sponsors. IXS, Bell, Jeep..
  • + 2
 I guess they no longer ride for One Industries, this is news to me
  • + 2
 talk about pushing the advertising for Red Bull products....jeez
  • + 1
 And Sony
  • + 1
 And Jeep
  • + 1
 This is the best video I've seen lately... I can just watch it over and over.....
  • + 3
 Good Luck to all of you!
  • + 2
 IXS?!
Not One Industries again?
  • + 3
 Digger Dan
  • + 1
 I hate the red bull player. I hate the red bull player. I hate the red bull player.
  • + 2
 Great advert...
  • - 2
 Gee is still a wanker. He's the only guy on the circuit who I dislike. He takes himself too seriously and never looks like he's having fun. Crack a fucking smile for once... You're getting paid to ride a bicycle!
  • + 4
 Well...maybe you know him personally? I've only ever seen him on tee vee...seems fine on that.
  • + 1
 Why haven't they given Dan a Redbull helmet yet?!
  • + 2
 Errr because he's not on Redbull and never has been???
  • + 1
 the background music is really good.
  • + 2
 Why so serious...
  • + 0
 I wonder what else that mechanic services for Rachel
  • + 2
 I think I'd need servicing after a night with some one as athletically fit as that !
  • + 0
 The mechanic is definently nailing rachel
  • + 1
 Cool Jeep
  • + 3
 Yes but can you get three Athertons and three bikes in there? f*ck no!
  • + 2
 VITO FTW!
  • + 0
 Let the mind games between teams begin!
  • + 0
 they make really few videos... unlike last time, the atherton project
  • + 5
 I really enjoyed the atherton project , in my top 5 bike web series
  • + 0
 Barely watchable, quality so poor. Wanted to watch this!
  • + 0
 they're in the game for the WIN!!!
  • + 0
 mechanic-zoned
  • + 0
 "You know? Like, yeah."
  • - 2
 Rachel!
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