NEW Inspiration Videos

Get inspired for your next big biking adventure with our 10 newest cycling inspiration workouts. Discover what it takes to compete in a 100 mile mountain bike race or ride the Haute Route across the alps.

1. Serbia Upside Down 1-5
Serbia. A small country in the Balkan Peninsula that hides some of the most beautiful natural wonders and unique cultural heritage in this part of the world. Yet it remains unknown to many. Only the alternative, curious and brave plan their journeys in this hidden gem. However, a small self-organized crew from Serbia and Germany set a mission to discover and reveal those stunning natural creations of Serbia. On a bicycle. In just five days, they traversed 450 kilometers across six mountains of Western Serbia, and climbed around 11,000 meters to film and produce what you are about to experience.

2. Soul of a Cyclist
Directed by Nuno Tavares, The Soul of a Cyclist revolves around the subject of classic bicycles. Shot in Portugal and in England, the film captures personal experiences of individuals who own and ride classic bicycles and their deep connection with them. A film full of curiosity, joy and adventure.

3. The Other French Race
Rupert Guinness entered the Haute Route Alps in France looking for a new challenge to test his physical and mental strength. But after 800km of cycling through the Alps from Nice to Megève, the cycling journalist and author realized that the experience had delivered to him and the 400-plus starters something far greater. It had provided them with the adventure of a lifetime; from a sense of what it would be like to ride in the fabled Tour de France that he has reported on more than 30 times, to the creation of friendships with fellow riders forged by their shared suffering and encouragement for one another as they cycled through some of the toughest and most spectacular mountains that cycling has to offer.

4. Georgia Upside Down
After two years of travel restrictions due to the pandemic, cyclist Michele Sanna resumes traveling the world riding his bike. The destination of is Georgia (the state located on the line of demarcation between Europe and Asia) which, due to its size and variety of landscapes, is well suited to a trip on two wheels. This country still little known will reveal incredible places to visit. A great experience in a rather unknown country with a final surprise.

5. From The Ground Up Season 1
Part 1: Professional Cyclists Alexey Vermeulen and Ryan Petry have documented the journey of 3 new riders, Roberta, Shawna and Enzo as they prepare to take on the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Focusing on education and inclusivity, the series aims to make the sport of cycling less intimidating and more approachable while inspiring riders of all abilities to take on a challenge of their own!
PArt 2: Roberta, Shawna and Enzo have been training hard for the past 6 months. Share their journey as they arrive in Leadville and take on the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Focusing on education and inclusivity, the series aims to make the sport of cycling less intimidating and more approachable while inspiring riders of all abilities to take on a challenge of their own!

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I recently seen an episode of “From the Ground Up” and that’s truly inspirational stuff. Glad to have Season 1 in here too.

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#3 The Other French Race sounds like a good one to me, looking forward to bring introduce to that.

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Perfect videos for autumn/winter mood. And get inspired for the next summer bike trip. Well done

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From The Ground Up is a brilliant concept, and the inspiration videos captured it well (OK, part 2 was rather similar to part 1, but still - entertaining).

I was looking forward to seeing The Other French Race but found it disappointing. It needed more face-to-face ‘real’ interviews to break it up and bring it to life, ideally with riders of a range of abilities. I would have been interested to learn more about the practicalities of entering the Haute Route, maybe things like training, age ranges, tiers, distances covered, nutrition, back-up vehicles, timings etc.

The video began by focussing on the experience of one older cycle journalist guy, who was more or less prepared but obviously at the ‘challenge’ end of things. We had disembodied female voices - who were these people? We had Richie Porte in it floating around - was he even riding the event? Literally everything was filmed in slow-motion with a dreary orchestral soundtrack. It’s a shame because clearly there’s plenty of stunning footage, lots of it from drones.

These inspiration videos are perfect for light sessions, and it’s great that Wahoo is actively refreshing the catalogue. I also applaud the drive for inclusivity with some of these new films. But then again, Haute Route is a challenge for even the best riders - so let’s hear a bit from the racers as well the ‘completers’.

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