Video Friday, 12/9/11

Here is my latest roundup of bicycle videos:

Nabiis a track bike collective straight outta Taipei City, present a ride from Taipei to Tainan. (seen on Urban Velo)

nabiis_TAIPEI_TO_TAINAN from nabiis on Vimeo.

also on Urban Velo:

A trailer for Deep Custom, an 8 minute short documentary by Art Director Tony Franklin (of and Photographer T.C. Worley, featuring the passionate bike builder Erik Noren, owner of Peacock Groove Custom Cycles.

DEEP CUSTOM, the teaser from RoyalAntler on Vimeo.

So what are you going to do in a 24 hour bike race? Why not shoot a short film. That’s what Kara Mulrooney did during the Riverwest 24 hour race and she used 100 riders from the Milwaukee cycling community. The Le Tour de Tami.

Zugspitze, it’s not a chic new seltzer from Bavaria, it’s Germany’s highest mountain 2962m above sea level. Here is technical rider Max Schumann, tackling the decent,

Zugspitze-X from Big Col on Vimeo.

And now for some cool products and concepts:

When the economy sucks, time to make your own job. Lauren Junker of Totally Tubular Design is making cool and vibrant bags out of used bicycle tubes. Here is a short film by Keith Wells in a series called, “Labor of Love.” Seen on

LABOR OF LOVE • Totally Tubular Design from Keith Wells on Vimeo.

How about these new mini fender from (rumor has it they’re giving away the design fro a DIY template.)

Ass Saving Techniques from Ass Savers

Check out this amazing concept bike from Parlee cycles, and Toyota Prius. Shifting with brainwaves…duh.

Oh My Gawd, I couldn’t help including this one…What appears to be a great, large and full funtional diaper bag for the on-the-go cyclist parent. Timbuk2’s stork messenger diaper bag…where have you been all my life?!?!
(seen on

You’ve heard of cyclocross, the steeplechase niche sport, part mountain biking, part road, part lunacy. Every year Pennsylvania’s own Bilenky bikes holds one in a junkyard. Coming up December 18th (seen on JohnProlly)

Bilenky Junkyard Cross from In The Crosshairs on Vimeo.

TCB courier out of San Francisco wants you to get the community to know it’s riders. They’ve put together short video profiles, which is an excellent insight into the bike messenger life and the business. Here is one on former NYer Alex Farioletti-Ah so that’s where you’ve been.

and for the ladies here’s Brie:

And for the BMX crowd, represent.
Here is Ralphy Ramos

and a plug for New Era and Animal, from New York’s Nigel Sylvester:

A few seen

Season Edit 2011 from DirtparkNeubeuern on Vimeo.

and a BMX trip in Perth, Australia, from the Set.

The Set – Perth Trip from The Set on Vimeo.

And for the FGFS (fixed gear freestylers) from Grime Bikes, Ed Wonka:

the Death of Barcelona from GRIME BIKES on Vimeo.

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