‘Handy MacAskill’ Slays MTB. Don’t Believe It? Try Us.

Not many MTB riders are more sick or better-rounded than Danny MacAskill. A main rival? Himself, as five fingers and a tiny bike.

I’ll admit, I expected to hard-pass within 10 seconds of watching “Handy MacAskill.” But then the subtle humor and somewhat astounding production value set in and I found myself hooked.

I’m not sure which rider I like better: Handy or Danny, and that’s saying something because there are some really, really good reasons to love Danny.

But his metacarpal alter-ego is pretty sick. Watch Handy nail American bunny hops on the picket tips of a wrought iron fence, log-roll a beer bottle for a few full revolutions, do a loop-the-loop in a culvert, and more.

He can even build his own ramps — call it handiwork.

Runtime: 2.5 minutes

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Sam has roamed the American continent to follow adventures, explore natural wonders, and find good stories. After going to college to be a writer, he got distracted (or saved) by rock climbing and spent most of the next decade on the road, supporting himself with trade work. He's had addresses in the Adirondack Mountains, Las Vegas, and somehow Kansas, but his heart belongs in the Texas hill country.

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