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Video: Toddler takes on Fort William downhill course - with help from dad

Footage of DIY virtual reality ride shows tot having whale of a time on mountain bike course

Virtual reality is the latest thing in cycling - even Team Sky are at it these days - but as this footage posted to Facebook shows, you don't need necessarily need to invest in expensive headsets and other hardware to recreate the experience at home.

With a video of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Downhill course in Fort William, Scotland playing on TV, this toddler - complete with full face helmet for added authenticity - is having a whale of a time as every bump and jump of the course is replicated for her.





Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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