Here is my latest roundup of bicycle videos:
also on Urban Velo:
A trailer for Deep Custom, an 8 minute short documentary by Art Director Tony Franklin (of Publicconvoy.com) and Photographer T.C. Worley, featuring the passionate bike builder Erik Noren, owner of Peacock Groove Custom Cycles.
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,
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 allhailtheblackmarket.com
How about these new mini fender from ass-savers.com (rumor has it they’re giving away the design fro a DIY template.)
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 bikerumor.com)
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)
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 Urbancyclistworldwide.com
and a BMX trip in Perth, Australia, from the Set.
And for the FGFS (fixed gear freestylers) from Grime Bikes, Ed Wonka: