The Rapha Continental: Assynt

Gritty, poetic short shot on location in Scotland.


Running time

6 minutes

Our Judges say:

An ode to Scottish roads, beautiful, rhythmic cinematography.

Claire Carter Writer, Film Officer for Kendal Mountain Festival, 'Creative Consultant'.

A fabulous cinematic meditation on road cycling and the relationship between the rider and landscape. A wonderful and enjoyable movie.

Paul Hodgson Music Judge

horrible looking for bike ride from Scotland but yet I want to do it. great cinematography.

Ed Birch Director of Salt-Street productions

Assynt is a film telling the story of the inaugural UK Rapha Continental ride in north-west Scotland, one of the most sparsely populated places in Western Europe. Spectacular scenery, rolling roads, hardly any cars. Cycling heaven if you can cope with the cold.