What bike does Danny MacAskill use?
The bike that Danny rode in the stunning Isle of Skye video is at the other end of the spectrum–a 27.5″ wheel, carbon-frame, full-suspension mountain bike.
What inspired Danny MacAskill’s bike?
The Story. The story behind Danny’s carbon trials frame dates back to the time he first rode a carbon mountain bike. In early 2014, Danny asked if he could borrow one of our carbon Bronsons for a little project he had cooking on Skye that summer. He said he might be a little rough on it.
How heavy is Danny MacAskill’s bike?
MacAskill’s finalized frame is 1,600 grams, not bad considering just the front triangle of his alloy bike weighed 2,300 grams.
How much does Danny MacAskill earn a year?
The stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill boosted the value of his fortune to more than £2.3 million last year. The street-bike rider’s income has soared as he travels the world performing daredevil stunts for adverts and videos.
How old was Danny MacAskill when he started riding?
“I got my first bike when I was four-years-old. By the time I was five or six I was cycling just under a mile to primary school in Dunvegan, on the Isle of Skye.
Where did Danny MacAskill ride his bike to school?
Riding to school on the Isle of Skye, and practicing the odd trick, he then discovered street trials (non-competitive freestyle bike tricks) as a teenager. In April 2009 his Inspired Bicycles video showed him practicing, and ‘improving’ at bike stunts in Edinburgh.
Who is Danny MacAskill from the Isle of Skye?
Danny MacAskill is a professional street trials mountain bike rider from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. His incredible biking skills have amassed hundreds of millions of views on YouTube. While learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for most children, for Danny it was just the beginning of a love-affair with cycling.
Where does Danny MacAskill Wee day out take place?
Another Red Bull project, Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out sees impressive stunts take place in the Scottish countryside, with the Glenfinnan Viaduct and Jacobite Steam Train playing a starring role.
How many times has Danny MacAskill’s video been viewed?
The video quickly notched up thousands, and then millions of views, and has resulted in Danny becoming recognised as a top sportsman in his field. That video alone has now been viewed over 38 million times. More videos followed, and they continued to astound not only bike enthusiasts, but an increasingly wider audience too.