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Video Friday-6/22/12

Title: Light Wolf-Portrait
By: Ertzui Film
Seen on: Prolly
A portrait of the bicycle’s unsung heroes, wheel builders. Germany’s best, Light Wolf.

LIGHT WOLF | Portrait from e r t z u i ° film on Vimeo.

Title: Ynot: Hell Track V
By: Ynot Cycles
Seen on: Prolly
Toronto’s Ynot cycles host a backyard course freestyle jam every year. Here is a recap from the June 2nd event.

HELLTRACK V from YNOT Cycle on Vimeo.

Title: Fixed Fest Teaser
By: Ishmail Ashland
Seen on: Prolly
FixedFest is an annual event held by Rocket Company. It serves the purpose of providing a platform for the fixed gear community to socialize, interact, coach, learn, perform and unite through good spirits and vibes.
The third Fixed Fest, is really happening. Mark your calendar, it’s July 15th. Consider Fixed Fest 2012 as the last fixed gear event before we hit Ramadhan. Meet friends, deals on pop up stores, munchies at food stalls, and join the competitions and races. Register now!

FixedFest 2012: Teaser (Practice) from Ismail Ashland on Vimeo.

Title: Hit ‘Em in the Mouth-Bike Polo Documentary-Trailer
By: Matthew
Seen on: Prolly
“Hit ‘Em In The Mouth”, a documentary exploring the culture of Seattle Bike Polo, the birthplace of the current polo craze, will enjoy a World Premiere, June 30, 2pm in NYC at Anthology Film Archives. We need your help to get as many people in the NYC area to come see our film.
The movie centers around the dominant figures of the scene, including the father of hardcourt bike polo Matt Messenger, the world champions Team Smile, and the up-and-coming players of the city. Their stories intertwine as we follow the drama through the National Championships and a battle with the city of Seattle for a permanent space to play.

“Hit ‘Em In The Mouth” Trailer from Matthew on Vimeo.

Title: Mishka D.A.R.T. Taiwan 2012 Summer Lookbook
By: SDG Lucas
Seen on: Prolly
Hola Taiwan

MISHKA D.A.R.T. TAIWAN 2012 SUMMER LOOKBOOK from SDG LUCAS on Vimeo.

For Danny MacAskill from Jack
By: Aneriek Favelle
Seen on: Urban Velo
You know that Danny MacAskill guy, who can ride his trails bike on anything…I mean anything. Here is his biggest fan starting to learn some moves, oh yeah and he’s only five.

Title: New York Bike Wars
By: 8 Ave Medium
Seen on: Urban Velo
I’ve always viewed New York as being quite progressive when it comes to urban cycling and bicycle infrastructure, probably due to the heavy messenger influence, but recently I’ve come to realize they have had the same fights to establish that infrastructure every other fledgling city has. I didn’t realize a great deal of their infrastructure (200 miles worth) was put in place between 2007 and 2009, making the urban cycling boost quite new, which means they are also dealing with the same transportation battles the rest of the country engages in. This video gives a quick history of that bike infrastructure development and perspectives of urban cyclists from a variety of sources, some not favorable.

New York Bike Wars from 8avenuemedium on Vimeo.

Title: Denver Cruiser Ride
By: Johnnywetuber
Seen on: Urban Velo
Denver Cruiser Ride meets every Wednesday from May through September for sometimes large, informal riders around town. This isn’t Critical Mass, no conflict desired, just fun. See more at www.denvercruisers.com

Title: Danny Brown-Grown Up -Music Video
By: Scion Av
Seen on: Urban Velo

Title: Made in England
By: Push Projects
Seen on: Tracko
Made in England is a book by frame builders, about frame builders. It takes a unique look at the world of bespoke frame building by showcasing the artisans in England who craft these bicycle frames.

The authors, Matthew Sowter and Ricky Feather, travelled around the country along with talented photographer Kayti Peschke, to interview the people who are leading this industry. Each artisan shares their methods, their passion, their skills and their quirks. Through these intimate conversations they express what makes them unique in this international art. The book showcases exquisite photography of the frame builders and their working environment, contrasting the raw, rough workshops with sleek images of the beautifully finished final products.

Kayti Peschke, is responsible for putting this film together .

More info…Here!

If I was Mathew Sowter or Ricky Feather, I would have stopped in at Brompton.

Title: Winter Chills at Croydon
By: Daniel Johnson
Seen on: Boom BMX

Title: Flybikes: Welcome to
Matt Roe
Seen on: Boom BMX

Title:Throwbacks Thursdays: Aitken Fit for Life
Seen on: Boom BMX

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