2014 Tour de France

The 2014 Tour de France was our 9th consecutive Tour.  This year, as with 2012 & 2013, we were on assignment with Bicycling.com.  We produced daily video interviews, features, product overviews and Tour Talk, a daily stage recap with James Startt and Frankie Andreu.  Here are some of our favorite videos from our coverage of the 2014 Tour de France.

How do teams tell riders they’re racing the Tour?

Tour Talk: Stage 2

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Sportful Water Bottle Vest

How Does Stage 5 Compare to Paris-Roubaix?

Shimano’s On-Bike Cameras

Specialized’s 2015 Tarmac Race Bike

Remembering WWI: The Tour in Verdun

What’s in a Pro’s Jersey Pockets?

Creating Custom Bikes at the Tour

Should You Use a Power Washer to Clean Your Bike?

Race Timing at the Tour de France

Retired Racers at the Tour

Jack Bauer’s World Comes Crashing Down

SRM Power Meters at the Tour de France

Voice of the Tour: Daniel Mangeas

Jens Voigt’s Final Tour Stage

SRAM Hydraulic Road Brakes

We produced this technical video for SRAM’s New Model Year 2015 Hydraulic Road Brakes.  This video was on the heels of SRAM’s initial hydraulic road brake launch which went through a recall.  After the recall we produced a couple of updates including two featuring Stan Day, President of SRAM.  The videos were published on SRAM’s popular YouTube channel – SRAM Road Diaries.

2014 Sea Otter Classic

We returned to the Sea Otter Classic after a few years hiatus on assignment for Bicycling.com.  Here are the videos we produced for their channel:

Juliana Roubion Enduro Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/juliana-roubion-enduro-bike

Cannondale Synapse Hi Mod Disc Road Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/cannondale-synapse-hi-mod-disc-road-bike

Norco Sight Carbon 7.1 Trail Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/norco-sight-carbon-71-trail-bike

Pivot’s Phoenix 27.5 Carbon Downhill Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/pivots-phoenix-275-carbon-downhill-bikes

New 11-Speed Shimano XTR
http://www.bicycling.com/video/new-11-speed-shimano-xtr

Niner RLT 9 Gravel Road Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/niner-rlt-9-gravel-road-bike

Biknd Jetpack Travel Case
http://www.bicycling.com/video/biknd-jetpack-travel-case

Felt IA FRD LTD Triathlon Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/felt-ia-frd-ltd-triathlon-bike

Why Wider Rims Are Better for Mountain Biking [With Ibis]
http://www.bicycling.com/video/why-wider-rims-are-better-mountain-biking

Shinola Runwell City Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/shinola-runwell-city-bike

Marianne Vos Edition Liv/giant Envie Advanced
http://www.bicycling.com/video/marianne-vos-edition-livgiant-envie-advanced

How Cyclocross Bikes Have Changed [With Redline]
http://www.bicycling.com/video/how-cyclocross-bikes-have-changed

Diamondback Mission 27.5 Enduro Bike
http://www.bicycling.com/video/diamondback-mission-275-enduro-bike

Here is a fun bonus video we put together with world champion Marianne Vos

2014 Boston Marathon Content

Competitor.com had a strong media campaign leading up to and during the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Much of our footage from 2013 was used in the creation of the following videos celebrating the event, people and city of Boston.

D3 Multisport Video Series

Over the past 6-months we have been working with D3 Multisport, a top triathlon and endurance sports training & coaching company in Boulder, CO.  The project consisted of beginner and advanced coaching videos taking on a variety of topics from what and how to eat during training to proper swimming techniques and much more.  We also created a few individual videos introducing the coaches, history in endurance sports and their expertise. The beginner videos are completed and we are currently working through the final edits of the advance series.  Check out their website to see how they are integrating the videos into the content on the page – D3 Multisport  Strength Training While Traveling Nutrition on Race Day Learn to Smile

Voices of Experience Keynote

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We were involved in the post production of DU’s “Voices of Experience” keynote featuring Zayo’s CEO Dan Caruso.  The event was held at Daniels College of Business on February 24, 2014.  Dan’s speech discusses the rise, fall, & resurgence of the fiber industry. He shares battle stories and lessons learned from his career and the growth of Zayo Group.  We were able to turn this project around within a day of receiving the source video files.

Kilian Jornet UROC

Kilian Jornet was in Boulder, Colorado in the days leading up to the 2013 UROC in Vail.  He was promoting his book at the Boulder Running Company and doing a Q&A with Competitor Running.  Here are a few videos from the evening:

No Oxygen, Fixed Ropes or Sherpas on Everest

Beginnings in Running

Matterhorn Speed Record

Zayo Corporate Video Production

We work with businesses and corporations to produce a variety of video marketing projects.  This project combined an interview with Zayo’s CEO, Dan Caruso, and a screencast walk-through of their Tranzact / Quote’s online tools.

2013 USA Pro Challenge

Colorado continues to deliver an awesome and exciting stage race.  We worked this race with the Bicycling.com team and produced all video media for their website.  Producing the daily Race Radio segment is always an opportunity to add a little humor:

It’s not often that you interview Jens Voigt and get such a serious response:

This video with Christian Vande Velde on his retirement is probably my favorite of the week:

2013 Interbike

We returned to cover Interbike after a two year hiatus.  In years past we have covered CrossVegas, but that was not on our schedule this year, which allowed for fun spectating instead of scrambling around the course looking for the best camera angle.  In addition to the usual Bicycling.com tech and product videos, we produced a few interesting interviews Fausto Pinerello, Mike Sinyard and Greg LeMond:

The videos we produced during Interbike can be found here - http://www.bicycling.com/video#/search/interbike

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