We posted about this recently and it’s deadline is looming and it’s a close call to raise the funds?! To be honest I would’ve thought it would smash it’s target… This is a story about one of the greats of cycling… So come on! Lets make sure this happens get your pledge on over at Kickstarter. Only four days left and they just need the final amount of … Read more
Headset Press are big fans of Mr Obree and followed his attempt at the Human Powered Land Speed Record. He may not of taken the top spot but, his enthusiasm and pioneering spirit are to behold. The winning team were a bunch of highly talented boffins. Graeme was building his in his kitchen, as always that stark contrast between him and the establishment is there. He comes across … Read more
Graeme Obree has made his first recorded time in his attempt to set a new Human Powered Vehicle record. Although he doesn’t think he can reach 100mph as originally planned he’s hoping for 60+mph. The runs take place on a closed road at Battle Mountain where yesterday he unofficially acheived over 55mph but had to slow as he felt Beastie was under geared making it hard to control. … Read more
In addition to the story below, Humans Invent have a great interview and some fantastic photography, courtesy of Camille McMillan. To read the interview and full all of the images, take a look at the article here.
The Obree/Beastie updates have to be shared, this time from the Comic (Cycling Weekly) and Rick Robson. The Beastie is making progress by the look of things and a medal of honour should be handed out for having a test run in such fowl weather! Great Scottish stuff, I say. Always wishing Graeme the best on his attempt, check the full Cycling Weekly story here.
This teaser clip has been floating around on Vimeo for a couple of months. I can’t find anymore info on it though. I’m very interested and hope this project is happening. We all know Graeme’s past achievements, but I really like what he is doing now and I [like 1000's of others] want to follow his adventures.
I saw these fantastic pictures of Graeme Obree and his bike “Beastie” on Twitter this morning, taken by Paul Calver. By the looks of it, Graeme has been out on a Beastie for a lot longer than the last video we posted. Look forward to seeing more progress!
As you may or may not know, the legend that is Graeme Obree has a training manual out and it is soon to be available as an ebook. I’m looking forward to reading this as I believe the Obree Way is a bit different from the more standard training manuals out there. So… Download a free chapter and sign-up for an early bird price here. Well worth it … Read more
I don’t remember if we posted this but if not, here’s an interview with Obree on his attempt on the human-powered land speed record. I saw it again over at The Bicycle Academy’s blog. Andrew, the lucky chap, got to meet Obree this year at Bike Bath.