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This is Blue Peter, but mini.
Expect epic adventures, bakes, makes, badges, pets,
presenters and your post.
We've only got five minutes, so get ready for your Blue Peter adventure.
Ah, riding my bike - the wind in my beard
and the sun on my face.
Call that a bike? This is a bike.
Danny, wait for me.
Ladies and gentlemen,
I give you Danny MacAskill.
Put simply, he is cycling royalty
and one of my all-time bike heroes.
He's become world-famous for his films,
racking up millions upon millions of views online
as he takes his bike to places you and I would never dream of.
He is one of the world's greatest street trial bikers
and I am lucky enough to spend the afternoon with him,
which makes me so very happy!
This is one of those moments where I say,
"Don't try this at home" - he's a professional!
-Danny, so good to meet you, mate.
-Awesome to be here.
Let's talk about how this started for you.
You were, I guess, very young.
Yeah, I only really started on the Isle of Skye.
There wasn't a lot of things to do in my village,
so I just used to ride my bike as much as I could.
And what he does is called trial biking -
that's trying to take a bike over obstacles
without putting your feet on the ground,
and Danny has taken it to the next level.
It would be ridiculous for me to be here with you today
-and not have some sort of lesson.
-Perfect. I've got a spare bike,
so if you take my bike and I'll jump on my mountain bike and...
Yeah. I'll show you a few... Give you a few tips.
Amazing, let's do it.
'I'm spending the day with Danny on the streets of Glasgow
'and first, he's going to show me some local spots.'
It is one big playground for you, so where we are now, for example,
are you looking at these rails and steps and this grass as
-possible jumps, or...?
-Yeah, of course.
-There's this thing up here I can show you, if you like.
'Please do NOT try this at home!
'For our filming, we've had permission from the local council
'and Danny is a world-renowned professional.'
Stuff like that, for example, yeah, sure.
'Who am I kidding? That was awesome!
'Play it cool, Barney, play it cool.
'We head to some flat ground so I can learn the basics.'
OK, the first thing you'd want to learn is a track stand.
That's basically learning how to balance on your bike without
putting your feet down.
It's all about becoming one with your bike in order to have
complete control, just like Danny.
You want to start rolling and pull your brakes
so you're getting slower and slower and that way,
you'll start to, sort of, feel how to balance.
Let me try that. I'll need to take a run-up, first.
'Steady, steady... This is a great trick to try and learn at home.'
Very good. There you go!
The next thing you'd want to learn is a bunny hop.
'This right here is the bunny hop.
'For trial bikers, it's one of the best ways of climbing an obstacle.'
-You almost press the bike into the ground...
..and spring your body into the air.
Then you're also going to hook your feet
and try to lift the front wheel at the same time.
'He makes it look so easy!
'OK, my turn.'
'Yeah, it's not that easy.'
-Perfect! Well done.
'Wow, he said it - perfect!
'But Danny is just being kind, and let's be honest,
-'we're not here to see what
'I want to see how this master of two wheels can turn
'a normal location into his own obstacle course.
'So, we've set him a Blue Peter challenge.
'Danny will have to navigate across these steps using only one wheel.
'From there, he'll have to jump onto this wall, ride around the edge,
'avoiding the three-metre drop and then jump the gap to finish.
'And if he does it,
'there'll be something very special waiting for him at the end.'
And here it is in all of its glory - you want it, don't you?
I do! I've been waiting 23 years.
Well, those 23 years, mate,
will take you just the next two minutes
of your life to achieve it.
You know what you're doing, there's the start line,
I'll see you at the finish. Good luck.
Perfect. See you in a bit.
'I am so glad we got permission to do this.
'OK, and Danny is straight into his wheelie -
'just look at his control of the bike.
'Next up, the bunny hop.
'He makes it look like a walk in the park.
'That is some serious air!
'He uses his incredible balance to move round the wall and finally...
'..he flies across that gap as if it isn't there. THAT is how you do it.
'Danny MacAskill - international superstar,
'cycling idol and Blue Peter badge holder.'
Awesome! I've been waiting 23 years for this!
Danny, it's all yours!
What a legend. HE CHUCKLES
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Barney travels to Glasgow to meet cycling legend Danny MacAskill to learn some two-wheeled tricks and set him a special challenge.