All posts tagged cycling documentaries

  • Ability Bikes Cooperative – Koforidua, Ghana Mini Documentary

    My good friend Derek McIntire shot this mini documentary on Ability Bikes, a worker-owned cooperative in Koforidua, Ghana which is run by physically challenged people. Derek shot this while  visiting Koforidua back in November 2013 while teaching a mechanics workshop. With rising fuel prices in Ghana and the increased need for affordable transportation, many are turning to bicycles to help save money and stay mobile. Great job on this, Derek!

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  • A Bike Shop for the Whole World

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    Our good friend Derek McIntire recently returned from a bicycle tour through Rwanda where he worked at the Ekailo Kiona Bicycle shop located on Mfangano Island. He’s also had an article published in the latest Urban Velo that hit shelves on the 1st. Be sure to pick that up at your local shop or you can always read it online, too. He’s also working on releasing a 25-minute documentary on the community of Mfangano Island in Lake Victoria – don’t forget to check out the trailer above! If you missed my previous posts about his journey, you should catch up on those here or check out his blog from the trip at Horizons Oblivious.

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  • The Bicycle City Trailer

    The Bicycle City. Trailer from Greg Sucharew on Vimeo.

    A film showing just how useful bicycles can be for personal mobility in an impoverished and developing nation; personal mobility is key for growth!

    “What happens to an impoverished developing nation town when you flood it with 20,000 bicycles? You lift three times that number of people out of poverty. Pedals for Progress and founder David Schweidenback have been shipping used American bicycles to Rivas, Nicaragua for the last two decades and the transformation has been incredible.”

    Help fund the film here.

    The Bicycle City Film

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  • BÖIKZMÖIND Trailer


     

    Here’s a little teaser from , a documentary coming out in August about riding fixed gear bicycles in Bristrol. These dudes seem like they’re having a great time on their bikes! It’d be nice to put a little something together in Burlington this summer right? Just wait and see.

    Check out their website here.

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