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Handmade Bikes: The Buyer, The Builder, the Bling (Movie and Story)

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THE MOVIE (15 mins): http://www.galfromdownunder.com/movies/handmadebikes

On Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=491446521589

Shot with Galfromdownunder CrayolaCam
(8 mp point & shoot camera, iMovie, no really)
THE STORY in MOMENTUM MAGAZINE (Jan/Feb 2011, begins page 29):
http://momentumplanet.com/magazine specifically:  http://momentum-digitalmag.com/JanFeb2011

Thanks to Babbling Brook Productions for this very nice comment on YouTube:  This is a great video that really captures the experience of appreciating handmade bicycles. From describing the artistic details of handmade bikes such as the head tube badge, lug work and paint, to the experience of having a bike built for a specific riding purpose, this tells the story. The time spent with the builders in their shop really lets you in to the work of hand building bike frames. If you're interested in hand built bikes, this video nails it!!!
TO ACCOMPANY a piece called "Handmade Bikes" for Momentum Mag…

Downward Dog Days: Yoga/Pilates for Cyclists Sampler Workshop

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SIGN UP for this workshop here or if you can't abide Facebook, here.



By cyclists, for cyclists ... I'm going to be doing a workshop in January in collaboration with Pilates teacher and cyclist Karin Fantus. For the yogaphobic and pilates-curious, it's a little back-to-back intro for newbies that demonstrates flexibility techniques (yoga), resistence techniques (pilates) and core strength (both).

Details below. It's sponsored by the New York Cycle Club, which is always coming up with fun and interesting ideas for its members - the last one was a group visit to the Bespoke Handmade Bicycles Show at MAD.

You can sign up on my Facebook Event page, which will simply help organize responses and let you post questions and comments

... or, if you can't access that for some reason, there's a PayPal button at the end of the blurb below ...


NYCC January Special Event Two Mondays: January 10 & 17, 2011. 6:30-8:30pm
[limited space available]

Location: The Breathing Proj…