Shot on location throughout the 2001 World Cup
Downhill Mountain Bike season, The Circus features action-packed
footage from around the world and gives you a behind-the-scenes
look at life as a professional athlete - the travelling, preparing,
winning, losing, and partying.
Strengths: 98% racing footage Multiple venues - Canada, U.S., Europe
Weaknesses: Too short @ 34 minutes
Great race footage - this video captures how "on the edge" World Cup DH racing really is. The dual races are hilarious - almost more like the old roller derby than a bike race, with guys running each other off the course, or trying to tackle their opponent as they go down.
As most bike videos, way too short - the film maker must have shot hours of footage, why not leave more in? Should be at least an hour long. Only 3 chilis for value as a result.
I'm looking to make my circus expert forks ride better on a special project bike I have. I've just received the forks and they are very stiff. They seemed like they are tuned to take big hits rather than to absorb minor bumps.
The forks are going on a gunnar rock tour. It's a steel frame touring ... Read More »
I'm putting together an STP in anticipation of Ray's opening up in Milwaukee, and need a decent fork. I'm liking the looks of the new Manitou Circus Expert, but I'm a bit unclear on the models and the travel adjustment.
So far online retailers are listing black 100mm models and white 8 ... Read More »
Got a chance to show Bikerbob around my local trails (Galbraith Mt) yesterday. He brought his wagon wheeled Ti Rockstar along and I was hoping to get some time on it, but I forgot to bring my pedal wrench :madman: ...he's clipless and I'm flats.
We stayed away from the freeridey trails and hit a ... Read More »