In the simpler times of 2016, 17 frame builders got together, with bikes they’d made for less than £300 for a weekend of racing, camping and great times.
From Alex Rankin:
17 frame builders racing home hacked Klunkers over a rain & fire filled weekend in Somerset.
The Hack Bike Derby is an annual event held over 2 days with a different type of bike and series of races proposed for each year.
This year, the first year, the theme is klunkers; the original Mountain Bikes as raced from around 1976 in California, USA.
All builders were given the same brief; builders must race the bike they have built, stock car rules apply (if another builder thinks you have an unfair advantage you have to be prepared to swap bikes for a race), all bikes must conform to the event rules:
Created by The Bicycle Academy, sponsored by Bell Helmets, Bontrager and Break Fluid Coffee.
Short film Directed + Edited by Alex Rankin
FOUNDER-DIRECTOR: James McKnight
CO-DIRECTOR: Ben Winder
CHAIRMAN: Mike Rose
SOUND SCIENTIST: Victor Lucas
CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Chris Jones
DOOD OF DOODLES: Jon Gregory
Anna Buick, Chris Hall, Pete Scullion, Ric McLaughlin, Paul Aston, Chris Kilmurray, John Parkin, Chris Jackson, Pedro Ballin, Alan
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