the dan milner photography blog: tales of an adventuring photo chimp

July 25, 2012

Heinous for 15 minutes (and another 23 hours, 45 minutes)

Filed under: bike, The Mangina chronicles — Tags: , , , , , — danmilner @ 8:00 am

Followers of this invaluable interjection of wit and satire will recall me shooting a 2 day MTB epic, with 24 hours of riding, in the Dolomites last autumn for an MBUK magazine feature. Well aside from the story shoot, I also multi-tasked and recorded this whole heinous affair for prosperity on my trusted GoPro HD2 for The North Face, the people that had initially sent me to that steep and mountain bike challenging area a couple of months previously to shoot their Lavaredo Ultra Trail running event. This time of course, I was accompanied by TNF endurance mountain bikers Rob Dean and Josh Ibbett, who, as no strangers to pain, at first seemed oddly at ease with the whole challenge, but did, I suspect, share in my jubilation at finally reaching our overnight alpine hut at 11.15pm (at least we would have if we’d had the collective energy remaining to do so.)

Anyway, this is all by-the-by now. The dust has settled, the pain receded, but my short film from our “adventure” is now pride and place on the TNF expedition journal website where you can find the film, images and a link to Rob’s blog of further mountain biking insanity.

the film is also below…

Riding the TNF Lavaredo Ultra Trail: welcome to Hell. from danmilner on Vimeo.



  1. Howdy would you mind stating which blog platform you’re using? I’m planning to start
    my own blog soon but I’m having a hard time making a decision between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something
    completely unique. P.S My apologies for getting off-topic but I had to ask!

    Comment by ugg — January 16, 2013 @ 7:37 pm

    • Well Ugg, this blog is on wordpress. Seems to work pretty well…

      Comment by danmilner — January 22, 2013 @ 7:15 pm

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