Ice Bike to the South Pole

Photo: BBC

Now that’s cold. Helen Skelton is riding a Fortune Hanebrink snow bike to the South Pole.

Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton is hoping to become the first person to use a bike to reach the South Pole. She is attempting to travel 500 miles (805km) across Antarctica and will cycle for large parts of it, as well as snowkiting and walking. She hopes to complete the trek for Sport Relief in 20 days.

And she looks fantastic in that snowsuit! Read about her adventure on the BBC and follow her trip.


Also see how this one time Mark V made the epic journey from his house to mine in the snow, on a bike.


that video doesn’t look too impressive, but i rode about 7-8 miles through unplowed roads and paths and then Byron lives at the top of a steep (and a the time, icy) hill.

Four words: Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro

If spiked tires were guitar amps, this one goes to 11.

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