When it comes to modifying race bikes to save grams, there’s no event quite like the British hill-climb championship.
The 2017 edition took place on a one-mile course at Hedley on the Hill in Northumberland, with Dan Evans and Joscelin Lowden taking the titles.
But it was the competitors’ bikes with their lightweight builds and makeshift weight savings that North East based photographer Chris Auld turned his lens too.
Breathe and stop
Too much red tape
The drill thing
Big disc, little ring
Keep it tight
Old school principles
Something to get to grips with
When four out of five suffices
A little leverage
Take a brake
A real hole model
Get rid of the tape
Black and white and red all over
Just a couple of sticking points
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