The last time we saw Chris Akrigg on a road bike, he was helping out his buddy Martyn Ashton finish the super popular Road Bike Party 2 video. This time, Chris is on a cross bike using his trials skills for never before seen maneuvers on dirt!
How did this video come about? Chris explains himself, “I’ve been a fan of Cyclocross for a long time, so when Mongoose said they were working on the Selous I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one and see what all the fuss was about! It has to be one of the purest forms of off road riding. I would say back to basics but my bike was pretty damn tech as Shimano set me up with there latest electric gears and disc brakes. That aside you’re still essentially riding a beefed up road bike with skinny tyres and no suspension making every rock, root, rut and discarded Duvel bottle a potential nightmare! A lot to be learned technically from riding a cross bike, have to be on point 110% of the time, I had a lot of fun putting this together. Enjoy! NEXT!”
Thanks for the killer video Chris and we are indeed waiting to see what is next! Best quote: “curly whirly baahhs!”