Deep wilderness and human drama are entrance and middle in a brand new video highlighting the historical past of journey racing.
This summer time, GearJunkie teamed up with YouTuber Kieren Owen, aka JimmyTheGiant, to supply a video on the game of journey racing.
We despatched Owen alongside for a 30-hour style of the game. He traveled from London to the northern woods of Wisconsin to expertise a basic race, the Cussed Mule.
With a map of the course, Owen adopted Staff GearJunkie, Staff Toyota Tundra (the eventual winners), and different squads across the deep-woods course. The result’s a uncooked take a look at the sport of journey racing, from large wilderness treks and mountain bike legs to bugs so dangerous they will break a staff.
Take a look at Owen’s private tackle the game, and in addition see his (not so fairly) consequence after a trek the place his eye swells shut from an interplay with a mosquito swarm.
Runtime: 11.5 minutes