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Redbull Hill Chasers 2012

Published March 2nd, 2012

Bristol main road is closed to run a cycle race up a hill under the gaze of thousands of people.



We supplied the start gate for the race.
The gate uses an hydraulic ram that fires to the ground to make the start even for both riders.

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Lewis Lacey

Lewis getting is snap on

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/320 sec
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View to the top

Two riders start to dual it out to the top of the hill, you can just see the finish under the Red Bull arch in the distance

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/60 sec
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Chain Snap!

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/160 sec
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Riders Ready Go!!!!!

The gate goes down and two riders start the race to the top of the hill

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/160 sec
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View from the Start

The track is lined with spectators

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/60 sec
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Start gate leg

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Lewis Lacey

Racer keeping warm before the race start

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/160 sec
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Micheal Prokop

Hot tip for the win but his chain broke half way up the hill. Race over

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/2.8 / 1/60 sec
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The End!

Racer waiting in the start gate for the green light

  • February 18th, 2012
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/60 sec

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gladwin
Gladwin Johnson  about 3 years ago
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nice story