Category Archives: bikes in film

Kid on a bike beats World Champion rider!

A young bike rider holds off a chasing Tom Boonen, a Belgian professional road bicycle racer, in this 30-second spot made for TV.

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Top Five Bicycle movies

Bicycles overrun the Champs-Élysées in Paris as the world’s most prestigious and grueling road race concludes its three week journey. For many, the Tour De France is as foreign a subject as Francois Truffaut, but the two have something in … Continue reading

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Kramer gets doored!

Doors and bikes are a hot topic in Melbourne right now and rightly so! Here’s a lighthearted spin on the same theme.

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How to get safe cycle paths

Fight. Well, not fight, but ask, persuade, suggest, advocate, write letters and emails and be active. Above all, ride your bike.  More cyclists mean an increased awareness. The video shows some of what cyclists in the Netherlands did.

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THE MAN WHO LIVED ON HIS BIKE

By Guillaume Blanchet. After 382 days spent riding through the streets of Montreal, being sometimes quite cold, sometimes quite hot –  and sometimes quite scared, he dedicates this movie to Yves Blanchet 🙂

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Steve Jobs and a man on a bicycle

In 1980, the late Steve Jobs drew an analogy between Apple products and a man on a bicycle. Take aminute to watch this outtake from 1980!! Watch the full 22 minute version at the Computer History Museum.

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A very pleasant commute by bicycle

Two Mornings by Sierra Club National, with original music created for the video.

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Alien takes control of a bicycle, endangering a child!

Across the Moon – E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (7/10) Movie CLIP (1982). E.T. elevates the bicycle and takes Elliott (Henry Thomas) on a ride through the nighttime sky on a bicycle.

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Mazes – Summer Hits, summer bicycles.

Another video depicting just how cool it is to ride a bike! Mazes second single of the album A Thousand Heys. Director/Editor – Richard Hunter

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Cancellara’s Descent in the 2009 TDF

Well lycra is banned on this blog, so is sport cycling. Why? Because I said.  And because this blog is about lifestyle, utilty cycling and food.  But who said you can’t admire something beautiful and this ride was indeed, beautiful!

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