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    Favorite Cycling Movie

    Mine would probably have to be American Flyers. Some very famous cycling related people in that one.

    I also enjoyed Ride the Divide.

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    Breaking Away...and Pee Wee's Big Adventure.
    We Can't Stop Here...This Is Bat Country.
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    I saw a few minutes of American Flyers on TV last night. While it looks and feels very dated, it did a good job of being real (I've watched the whole movie several times over the years).

    I give nods to Race Across the Sky and Without Limits, too. While Without Limits is a running movie, it just makes me want to get off my butt sometimes.

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    On Any Sunday
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    Ride The Divide
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    +1 for On Any Sunday. Maybe not bicycles, but a
    great cycling movie anyway.

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    I liked Ride the Divide. It's also on the instant play thing on Netflix right now I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperSlow35th View Post
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    I have to agree with this. "Rad" was a pretty rad movie. Why is that word not used any longer? It is a great word. I think I'll start a trend and make it cool again....you know, retro!

    Also, I have to give props to "BMX Bandits". You know, the classic Australian hit starring a young Nicole Kidman? Great flick there. Every time they jumped, their bikes made this cool wooshing sound! I keep trying, but I can't get mine to do that. Of course, I am not as cool as those kids were, eluding the bad guys.

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    props for Rad and Bmx Bandits! no love here for quicksilver, eh?

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    LOL, BMX BANDITS, an old very early 80s Australian movie, which was Nicole Kidmans first ever movie (im not a fan of hers) but i think she rode a mongoose in it, n diamond backs were also in it, after seeing it, i was about 5 at the time, me n 2 other mates made a BMX bandit club in our street (yes only the 3 of us ) we had shitty bikes as mongooses n diamond backs where out of the question, but we used to tear up the neighbourhood, n go down the local bush n hurt ourselves doin stupid stuff way beyond our non existant skill level, happy days, i thought that movie was so cool when i was 5.........

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    A Sunday in Hell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tone's L'axeman View Post
    LOL, BMX BANDITS, an old very early 80s Australian movie, which was Nicole Kidmans first ever movie (im not a fan of hers) but i think she rode a mongoose in it, n diamond backs were also in it, after seeing it, i was about 5 at the time, me n 2 other mates made a BMX bandit club in our street (yes only the 3 of us ) we had shitty bikes as mongooses n diamond backs where out of the question, but we used to tear up the neighbourhood, n go down the local bush n hurt ourselves doin stupid stuff way beyond our non existant skill level, happy days, i thought that movie was so cool when i was 5.........
    I always get hurt myself when I'm around some local bush.

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    "The Cut"

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    All the movies I grew up watching over and over and over on triple copied VHS tapes. Our tapes were so bad, one of them had 12 seconds of Ron Jeremy pounding away on some poor girl before the BMX came on.

    We would watch these and get so amped to ride.

    Of course, the standard RAD...

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    This thread led me to rent Ride the Divide from Amazon the other day. Pretty cool film. Definitely inspirational and made me want to get out and ride the second it ended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    All the movies I grew up watching over and over and over on triple copied VHS tapes. Our tapes were so bad, one of them had 12 seconds of Ron Jeremy pounding away on some poor girl before the BMX came on.

    We would watch these and get so amped to ride.

    Of course, the standard RAD...

    Aggro Riding and Kung Fu Fighting

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    all the Dorkin' in York Videos

    LOL, dion, i bet that 12 seconds of the tape got a good workout, but then again if it was a Ron Jeremy arse shot maybe not, cheers

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    I always hated that I never could get the real hang of flatland. I spent HOURS daily in middle and high school trying to figure it out. Never could get most of it down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperSlow35th View Post
    Rad
    I agree. I don't know if they ever put it on DVD but every once in awhile I look through the discount bins just in case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zakman View Post
    I agree. I don't know if they ever put it on DVD but every once in awhile I look through the discount bins just in case.
    Here's one that you'll find in the discount bins... I've been looking for it because I love quirky films!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperSlow35th View Post
    I always hated that I never could get the real hang of flatland. I spent HOURS daily in middle and high school trying to figure it out. Never could get most of it down.
    I can still do all the tricks I was doing when I was 15 yrs. old (22 years ago).

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    Breaking Away is solid, and probably my favorite thus far.

    The "Bicycle Thief" is a classic, but subtitled and depressing.

    No one has mentioned "Quicksilver" oh man, classic 80's Kevin Bacon, the ballet fixie scene is amazing:
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    I also liked many of the others mentioned earlier. I guess we are not including bike "p@rn", Like stuff from Anthill "The Collective" "Seasons" "Follow Me" and the new "Strength in Numbers" or New World Disorder, etc....
    "Any wheel size is better than sitting at a computer all day." -Myself

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    Life Cycles.

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    In no particular order: American Flyers, Quicksilver, Breaking Away, and one I'll bet nobody here has seen, "2 Seconds" - 2 Seconds (1998) - IMDb

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