Oh yeah, It’s video time.
Seems like there is a lot of footage of Cyclocross around this time. Maybe cause, tis the season for getting down and dirty in the mud!
Like for instance, the UCI world Championships in Belgium. Videographer, Laurent Charras of Petitesreines has really captured some stunning footage. Here are a couple of great mini docs.
Did you miss that? Here is some more forward and reverse action.
Forget Cyclocross, too competitive? the Bike Jerks, out of Minneapolis, want you to know about Bandit Cross. Taking the sport back to it’s roots, less aggressive, more fun and more about community building. Here is a trailer form a documentary their working on:
Then Squid added this jem on Urban Cyclist Worldwide. Here is a great history lesson on Alleycats.
Here is a little year in review by our pals over at ZlogBlog.com out of Seattle. A little video scrapbook of 2011, freestyle fixed gear cuts.
And from Grime Bikes:
Wanna make your own Zoetrope? Just add a little strategic paper to a bike wheel and Presto!
as seen on Urban Cyclist Worldwide.
Ok, this one is just too cute for words…kids on a cargo bike…love it!
The latest from streetfilms.org on street bicycle parking in Brooklyn.
A real classic, Colnago Mexico circa 1985…ah, drool.
Soon all the videos are going to turn into snow footage, right? Here is a little promo video from swallow bicycle works, a new bike shop coming to Loveland, Ohio, for the last days of good riding. (seen on AHTBM)
Here are a couple of short films:
(Seen on Urban Velo)
How bike clubs get started…
I found a bike today.
Amolador is the portuguese word for grinder, or knife sharpener. These skilled knife sharpeners push their bikes through the streets, playing a distinctive tune on pan flutes to signal their presence.
Their bikes serve as a mobile workshop, with a sharpening stone mounted on the top tube, a tool box strapped to the back, and umbrellas draped over the handlebars.
Life in a Velodrome, some insight with the Wilayah Persekutuan Track Team.
The rising popularity of track bike criteriums. Here is one in Barcelona.
“JAKARTARCK”, a semi-documentary film about the story behind the early scene of fixed gear community and culture in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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and a few for the BMX crowd,
Jimmy Rushmore, Clint Reynolds, Robbo & Louie ‘Bambi’ Mire pack up and head out with Coxie and Dye from Santander in the North of Spain and trek all the way down to Malaga in the far South.
Clint Reynolds managed to smash his hip into bits real early on the trip, but still hobbled around like a trooper with some crutches salvaged by Coxie.
Brief cameo by Ruben Alcantara on his huge dirt quarter in Malaga.