The top six cycling videos of the week: Boardman in Denmark, Bec pain faces and more

Here's the latest selection of our top picked cycling videos of the week

For the latest round-up of our favourite cycling videos from the last week we’ve covered subjects from everyday cycling infrastructure to behind the scenes with a professional WorldTour team, and pain faces to some rapid mountain biking.

We’ve also got top tips of what to pack for your next sportive or event and five great ways to maintain fitness during the working day.

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Boardman shows minister how the Danes do it

He may be one of Britain’s best ever professional and Olympic cyclists, but these days Chris Boardman‘s focus is set firmly on getting more of us using bicycles as transport.

Following his trip to Copenhagen back in the summer, Boardman was able to get cycling minister Robert Goodwill to join him on a return visit to see how a truly cycling city functions.

The minister said he was ‘blown away’ by what he’d seen in the Danish capital and admits that the UK is at least three decades behind in terms of safe cycling provision.

Check out the facial expressions

The Bec Hill Climb took place on Sunday October 11, and by the looks of the faces in this video it was no easy ride.

The ascent of White Lane, which goes over 20% gradient in places, took the winner 1-51.5 to complete, seeing off second place by just 0.6 seconds.

What to pack for every sportive

The racing and sportive season is coming to an end for most, but there are still events to do and plenty of people will be heading off on cycling trips of their own planning.

This Cycling Weekly video shows riders everything they need to take with them to ensure the event goes as smoothly as possible.

Behind the scenes with Orica-GreenEdge in Abu Dhabi

Known for their team videos, including a high octane team announcement for this year’s Giro d’Italia, this clip goes behind the scenes at Orica-GreenEdge at the final stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour.

Orica rider Esteban Chaves took the overall win after moving into the lead on the summit finish of stage three.

Watch out for the young Colombian being given some extra assistance by teammate Sam Bewley during sign on.

Five ways to keep fit at work

For those of us who work in an office or other roles that sees us sitting down for most of the day, the inclination to sit still – and worse sit still whilst reaching for a sweet treat – can lead to fitness loss and weight gain.

In this video we’ve found five ways that you can boost your fitness throughout the working day, without resorting to replacing your desk chair with a turbo trainer.

Gee’s Foxhunt

In our video round-up a couple of weeks back we included downhill MTB champ Rachel Atherton conducting her own version of her brother Gee’s fox hunt.

Now Gee’s back on the scene for this year’s edition of his event where he chases a load of amateur downhill riders all dressed in hunters’ red jackets.

See if you can count how many crashes he’s involved in during the frenetic descent in Northern Ireland.