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Archived Articles: 2011 Kalamazoo Gazette(WebPDF)2010 Kalamazoo Gazette(WebPDF)

Archived Audio Interviews: 2013 WMUK

Films shown at the 2012 Kalamazoo Bicycle Film Festival program "Bike Shorts"

10 Things I Have Learned About Mountainbiking

10 Things I Have Learned About Mountainbiking
Director: Tom Malecha
Time 3:35 / Switzerland

Insights and inspiration gained through mountain biking.

Blackstone Bicycle Works

Blackstone Bicycle Works
Director: Matt Ogens
Time 3:34 / USA

Blackstone becomes the first to receive Seattleā€™s Best Coffee Brew-lanthropy award. This community bike shop teaches Chicago youth how to refurbish bicycles.

Roll The Dynamo

Roll the Dynamo
Director: Mike Lark
Time 3:25 / Spain

In this music video from the band Dynamo TEAM a woman rides her bicycle around Barcelona as an admirer follows and takes pictures.

The Bike Race

Bike Race
Director: Tom Schroeder
Time 12:38 / USA

An animated documentary telling the story of a bicycle race that turns into a love triangle.

Erik Elstran Welcome to the Team

Erik Elstran Welcome to the Team
Director: Erik Elstran
Time 3:40 / USA

Erik Elstran shows off his unique bag of BMX skills.

Bike-Curious

Bike-Curious
Director: Victor Lord
Time 5:35 / USA

A young man explores feelings he has for his bike. The hardest part of falling in love with a bicycle is hitting the pavement.

Bicycle Revolutionary

Bicycle Revolutionary
Director: Dylan Howitt
Time 3:20 / United Kingdom

Reflections on finding your way in life, on a bicycle.

Böikzmöind

Böikzmöind
Director: Gavin Strange
Time 30:00 / United Kingdom

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A film about riding fixed gear bikes in beautiful Bristol. The film shows the diverse cross section of riders and asks why ride bikes with no gears in a city full of hills? It also shines a light on the community and camaraderie that comes with the simple joy of riding bicycles.

No Handed Bike Moves

No Handed Bike Moves
Director: Ninian Doff
Time 3:05 / USA

A professional display of 50 No Handed Bike Moves performed to “Golden Tree” by Martin Brooks.

Root

Root
Director: Mike McKinlay
Time 3:00 / USA

Travis Collier touches on his street bmx influences, as well as where his inspiration came for much of his flatland riding.

Confessions of a Pedalphile

Confessions of a Pedalphile
Director: Valibus
Time 6:03 / USA

An adult who likes little kid bikes is exposed. Is it wrong? Is it sick? How does he sit on those little bike seats comfortably?

The Man Who Lived On His Bike

The Man Who Lived On His Bike
Director: Guillaume Blanchet
Time 3:02 / Canada

A man rides through Montreal doing everything on his bicycle 24/7.

Burning Bikes

Burning Bikes
Director: Martin Rockwell
Time 7:20 / USA

Burning Man is annual art event and temporary community based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. This piece highlights the bicycle as a key part of the culture.

Unstoppables

Unstoppables
Director: Daniel Jariod
Time 3:08 / Spain

Profiles of athletes preparing for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

The Inverted Bike Shop

The Inverted Bike Shop
Director: Peter Crosby & Chauncey Zalkin
Time 5:06 / USA

718 Cyclery is a bike shop in Brooklyn that does things a little different.

LIFECYCLE

LIFECYCLE: 365 days in the life of a bike in NYC
Director: Stewart Devlin & Suzanne Macaulay
Time 0:50 / USA

A fully loaded bicycle is chained to a post in New York and photographed for 365 days.

Switch

Switch
Director: Bill Warburton & Lev Stryker
Time 1:12 / USA

The changing season brings the switch from snowboarding to mountain biking.

Finding Your Fix

Finding Your Fix
Director: Kyle Norton
Time 2:45 / USA

A young man from the 1940’s substitutes a futuristic fix gear for a broken down truck.

Red Bull - Mini Drome - Glasgow 2011

Red Bull - Mini Drome - Glasgow 2011
Director: Somhairle MacDonald
Time 1:57 / United Kingdom

All the competition, excitement and drama of the velodrome compressed into a much smaller space.

(R)Evolutions per Minute

(R)Evolutions per Minute
Director: Liz Canning & crowd source contributors
Time 10:08 / USA

This crowd source project celebrates the Cargo bike in the United States.

Bandit Cross - Ruining it for Everybody

Bandit Cross: Ruining it for Everybody
Director: Joel Swenson
Time 13:50 / USA

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The story of a grass roots effort to bring Cycle Cross to the people. The obstacles of sponsors, permission and red tape are avoided by simply just doing it.

 
 
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