I had hoped to start riding my bike again this week but we still have snow & ice here in Berlin. I’m not that adventurous. These Bicycle Paintings by Taliah Lempert are the closest to the real thing I’ll get to for now.
This is some badass bike, it’s from an 80’s Rossin calendar. Fast.
found at cycling weapons of mass destruction
Macaframa is the name of a crew of track bike riders but also the name of a film about them. In this first clip you can see a quite impressive skid by Nate Gogol. But actually all their clips on Vimeo are worth watching, some of them were shot with a high speed camera and the image quality is just lush.
And this is the trailer:
‘Made In Queens‘ is a short documentary directed by Nicolas Randall and Joe Stevens. It’s about a small crew of 6 Trinidaidian teenagers in Queens, New York, who customize their BMX bikes with huge soundsystems. They gave their bikes even names:
Basszilla, which looks definitely louder than in that November 2007 The New York Times article.
This is the official trailer.
found at CR Blog