Time-lapse photography turns 24-hour mountain bike race into a thing of beauty

24-hour racing's not something we'd usually cover on ChopMTB – all pain, no gravity gain – but this time-lapse footage from Australia's MONT is a bit special. Who'd have thought masochists in Lycra sweating around an XC loop in the dark could look so darn pretty?

Source: Bikes in the forest by Rowen GrantSixth Row Productions