Manx Enduro: A Crusty Duo Tackle the Isle of Man by Mountain Bike

Ride a time warp back to the glory days of Handycam adventure footie, courtesy of Hazzard Racing and two latter-day pop icons.

The Manx MTB Enduro is reserved for hard people — it’s a traverse of the 32-mile-long Isle of Man.

Watch two crusty veterans negotiate the task, from traveling to the tiny islet to gloomy-weather “prackie” sessions to race day.

Joe Barnes and his buddy Ferg have been around the block a few times, and their production style reflects it. Get ready for wide-angle lens shots, candid moments, and general lo-fi fun.

Oh, yeah — Daryl Hall & John Oates handle parts of the soundtrack and help drive home the nostalgia.

Tally ho!

Runtime: 10 minutes

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Sam Anderson

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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