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Sea Otter 2008
Day Two
Genghis Kahn Video
Intro Day One
Choose Life Video

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Tara Llanes:
Determined to Recover
Finding your Green Self


New Feature:
Map your Rides!


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Cross Nationals
45 Minutes
Win or Lose
Gale Force Cross
Elements of Cross


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Got Pink?
Speaking With:
Magnus Bäckstedt
Wounded Warrior Project:
Phoenix to Vegas
Grow Your Own Bike?
Young Mechanics
Speaking with:
Shonny Vanlandingham
Stories From the Road:
The Spinning Stars


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Interbike
Faces on the Mountain
Cross Vegas
The Showroom Floor
A Cycling Shambhala
BMC FourStroke 03
Rock & Roll Lives at Defeet
Demo Days
WTB MX Prowler Review
Interbike 2007 Intro


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Junior Development
Voices:
Benny and Christian Zenga

Green Choices
On the Soldier Ride
The Jury is Still out...



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Pedros
Faces of Pedros
Lea Davison Teaches
Kids to MTB

Women's Skills by
Alison Dunlap

Coming alive
Going Green



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Voices: Reginald Harkema
Bike The World: New York
Team Trips For Kids
The Ironclad Triathlon
The Ride of Silence
Ladies Night at R-A-B
Bike the World
Bike Polo
Get Your Friends to Ride!



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Sea Otter
Grand Theft Velo
In the Heart and Mind
of the Beast

It's All About the Wheels
A sense of Paradox
Sea Otter: Super D
What is Sea Otter?



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Which Holiday Treat
Are You?

Raisin a Comeback
Marilyn Price:
Making Trips for Kids




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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
2006 CX Nationals Day 2
2006 CX Nationals Day I
2006 CX Nationals Intro



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Warmth Recaptured
The Road Ahead
On The Well Worn Path
Fireflies in the
Garden of Gray

A Ride With the Cannibal
Hoop Talk



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Interbike '06
Grande Finale
Innocence Lost
Outdoor Demo
and Hangover Ride

Interbike 2006 Intro



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24 Hours of Willamette
Twilight at the Velodrome



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Pedros Fest '06
The Faces of Pedros
Not-so Still of the Night
The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
Stickers, Glue, Ribbons,
Markers

Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Heart Rate Monitor
Mt. Hamilton
Critical Mass
The Mountain of the Devil
Fighting for the Finish
Hey Watch Your Feet!
Special Film Pull-out
Bicycle Film Festival
Tour du Parc
The Five Boro Bike Tour
VOICES: Peter Sutherland
VOICES: Brendt Barbur
VOICES: Jacob Septimus
Stillwell Interpretive Trail
Resurrecting the Vanderbilt
Motor Parkway

Kicking it up a Notch
Bicycle Film Festival Intro
The Fat Tire Classic
The Road to Zamora
Edison, NJ Show
Carlisle, PA Show
Bike Show Intro
SLIME Torture Test
Step Away from the Lube
Energy Crisis
CX Camp for Juniors
Gear Guide: 2006
Inside the CX Nationals
Road to Nowhere
Take it Hard, Take it Easy
Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day Three

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day Two

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Day One

Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
Nationals Intro

Holiday GIFT GUIDE
The Unbearable Art
of Wrenching

Tasting the Brew
A Crewman's journey
275 Miles for Youth
Letters from the Road
Patterson Pass Insurgence
The Power of Critical Mass



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Interbike '05/ Las Vegas
IB '05: Red Rocks Canyon
IB '05: Indoor Expo
IB '05: Lake Mead
IB '05: Outdoor Demo II
IB '05: Outdoor Demo I
IB '05: Intro



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Pedros Fest '05
Night Moves
Roughin' It!
Words With Tinker Juarez
Pedros' Faces
Jiminy Peak Free Ride
Womens' Skills Clinic
Pedros: Day One
Pedros Intro



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Chicago
Bicyclist Haven?
What's Not to Bike?
Sites @ Night



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West Coast
Cali Travel Intro
Hitting the Wall
Lake Chabot
Tour de Truckee
Ride to Skyline



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Tarmac Tacos
The New York Bike Show
The Deluge Ride
New Jersey Bike Show
Stinging the Rio
Roaring Mouse Race Series
(Spring 2005)

The Agony and Ecstacy
of Icy Rain...

Visions in Saffron
Margo Conover Speaks Out
Repurposing
The Blizzard Ride
PBBC 2005 Season Opener
26 Degrees of Separation
The Abondoned Bike
Bite My Style:
Messenger Fashion




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Death Valley:
Two Cyclists Enter

Car-Free: Kara
Car-Free: Max
And the Winner is...
Halloween in Gotham
Battling El Diablo
Interbike: The Event
Interbike: Intro
Cape May,
A Cyclist's Dream

A d'Liteful Adventure
Catching up with
the Catskill Wheelmen

BTC Daily 2004
Crashpads:
Crash and Burn?

IBEX MTB Trail [Series]
Prelude to a Champion
Rudy Project: Part Deux
Take Time to Appreciate
Stretching for a Fit Body
A Soggy 5 Island Tour
Incident Report
The Pump Showdown
Manhattan Greenway
Burley D'Lite Pre-Review
Bike Rodeo
When Polar Bears Attack
Almighty Leap Ride
Essential Cycling Toolkit
Training up! [The Series]
Selle Italia/Cannondale Ride
Wanna do a charity ride?
PBBC 2003 Season Opener
Rudy Project Eval Ride
Fixing Flats On the Go!
The Ride Dine 9.13.03
Road Riding Safety
Winter Riding Safety
Cycles Le Femme Jerseys
Helmets and Safety

Supplying a rare, yet incisive look into a cross-section of American culture that we don't normally see, the Bicycle Film Festival dissects the Urban Cycling Culture through the camera's eye view on the screen and through life, simply by observing the festival attendees. There exists there a feeling of a counter-culture that reiterates the "punk" anti-class present in the era of the Sex Pistols.

The rude mechanical orchestra puts on a lively show on stage before the opening of the screenings

Approaching the evening's counter-culture Mecca, The Anthology Film Archives on 2nd Avenue, there was an aura of infectious energy. A line for tickets wound around the corner and part way down the adjoining block. On Second street, in front of the Archives, the Rude Mechanical Orchestra played rousing music while dancers interpreted the music with boundless energy. The normally still side street was charged with human energy.

an eager crowd develops inside the Anthology Film Archives

Valet bike parking was available next to the red carpet, courtesy of New York Transportation Alternatives. Every festival goer that arrived on their bicycle, was greeted by a volunteer ready to safely stow their ride. The line of eager film viewers was surprisingly traditional albeit it casual for a city premiere performance. But, casual is today's hallmark. There were a few spiked hair denizens displaying the patented messenger snarl but if you were to typify the crowd, it would be a young cross section of New York urbanites. The one thread running through most of the crowd was dedication to a life on two human powered wheels... the love of the bicycle.

Valet Bike parking at the Film Festival is another nice touch to let cyclists know that this is their event

Throughout the Festival there was a buzz of activity along 2nd Street. Times Up was there to promote green living and their rides in support of environmentally sound lifestyles. The Trackstar bike shop held the Longest Skid Contest. In an awesome display of balance, dexterity and skid-skills several messengers vied for the skid title.

Feat of Balance: Solving a Rubic's Cube while holding a track stand

One messenger skidded half-way down the block, past the barriers, parted the audience and nearly made it into 2nd avenue traffic with his victorious skid. All the while another messenger illustrated his incredible balance by setting up a track stand while solving a Rubic's Cube. A youthful tattoo'd fixie riding crowd clogged the closed-off street. Friends gather for a social event and to watch art films.

Fixed gear riding festival goers discuss the afterparty.

Inside the darkened chamber of the Film Archive, a slide show of New York cycling beauty looped. Frame after frame of healthy youthful women on bicycles succeeded each other, one more beautiful than the next. It was eye-candy but, with a point, active = healthy = beautiful.

After another rousing indoor band/dance performance Brendt Barbur, the festival director gave his opening remarks to welcome everyone to the show...
::See the Film Screening Pull Out::

Film, Art, politics, racing, fun, and semiotics are all topics that could be heard in conversations taking place at the crowded festival

In a larger sense perhaps, this is the Bicycle Film Festival, an escape from maturity, an escape from tedium, an abandonded dance in the street free of preconceived notions or labels.


Supplying a rare, yet incisive look into a cross-section of American culture that we don't normally see, the Bicycle Film Festival dissects the Urban Cycling Culture through the camera's eye view on the screen and through life, simply by observing the festival attendees. There exists there a feeling of a counter-culture that reiterates the "punk" anti-class present in the era of the Sex Pistols.

The rude mechanical orchestra puts on a lively show on stage before the opening of the screenings

Approaching the evening's counter-culture Mecca, The Anthology Film Archives on 2nd Avenue, there was an aura of infectious energy. A line for tickets wound around the corner and part way down the adjoining block. On Second street, in front of the Archives, the Rude Mechanical Orchestra played rousing music while dancers interpreted the music with boundless energy. The normally still side street was charged with human energy.

an eager crowd develops inside the Anthology Film Archives

Valet bike parking was available next to the red carpet, courtesy of New York Transportation Alternatives. Every festival goer that arrived on their bicycle, was greeted by a volunteer ready to safely stow their ride. The line of eager film viewers was surprisingly traditional albeit it casual for a city premiere performance. But, casual is today's hallmark. There were a few spiked hair denizens displaying the patented messenger snarl but if you were to typify the crowd, it would be a young cross section of New York urbanites. The one thread running through most of the crowd was dedication to a life on two human powered wheels... the love of the bicycle.

Valet Bike parking at the Film Festival is another nice touch to let cyclists know that this is their event

Throughout the Festival there was a buzz of activity along 2nd Street. Times Up was there to promote green living and their rides in support of environmentally sound lifestyles. The Trackstar bike shop held the Longest Skid Contest. In an awesome display of balance, dexterity and skid-skills several messengers vied for the skid title.

Feat of Balance: Solving a Rubic's Cube while holding a track stand

One messenger skidded half-way down the block, past the barriers, parted the audience and nearly made it into 2nd avenue traffic with his victorious skid. All the while another messenger illustrated his incredible balance by setting up a track stand while solving a Rubic's Cube. A youthful tattoo'd fixie riding crowd clogged the closed-off street. Friends gather for a social event and to watch art films.

Fixed gear riding festival goers discuss the afterparty.

Inside the darkened chamber of the Film Archive, a slide show of New York cycling beauty looped. Frame after frame of healthy youthful women on bicycles succeeded each other, one more beautiful than the next. It was eye-candy but, with a point, active = healthy = beautiful.

After another rousing indoor band/dance performance Brendt Barbur, the festival director gave his opening remarks to welcome everyone to the show...
::See the Film Screening Pull Out::

Film, Art, politics, racing, fun, and semiotics are all topics that could be heard in conversations taking place at the crowded festival

In a larger sense perhaps, this is the Bicycle Film Festival, an escape from maturity, an escape from tedium, an abandonded dance in the street free of preconceived notions or labels.


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