Saturday, May 6, 8:00pm
Bicycles are freedom, allowing us to go further and faster than we ever dreamed possible. Now more than ever people are taking their bicycles to unique and scenic locations for wild adventures. Join us on a journey to the far reaching edges of the planet as we watch intrepid cyclists explore the rugged open road, trails and hidden worlds, plus all the trials, tribulations and triumphs that seem to always come along for the ride.
- Festival Lounge [ info ]
- Awards Ceremony – Following the 8:00pm show [ info ]
- ABUS Bike Parking Arena [ info ]
The Rise of Doom | 2:40
Louis Lhomel – Montreal, Canada
Stuck in a typical mountain bike movie intro, our character suddenly falls into the depth of Hell.
Third Wheel | 3:00
Outdoor Gear Exchange – Burlington, Vermont
Adam Morse and his dog, Flow, revel in the solitude of Vermont’s Green Mountains as they transform the green tunnel into a private playground for the afternoon.
Gathering Storm: The Bikes & Wilderness Story | 11:20
Union Production Co. – Vancouver, Canada
“Gathering Storm” tells the story of mountain biking in designated areas of wilderness, in particular the recent events in the Boulder-White Clouds region of Idaho.
Beulah | 8:00
Luke Francis, Brother Cycles & Pannier – Bristol, England
This film follows a group of friends on an unsupported cycle trip to explore the Cape Wrath track; a journey inspired by a 1970s OS Map Sheet of the most north-westerly part of Scotland. Expect fully loaded bikes, empty roads & wilderness, campfires, bothies, tents, and a steady flow of single malt…
Hunters Get Deer From the Woods on a Bicycle | :36
Michael Hehner and Chris Johnson – Little Canada, Minnesota
Two men have been hunting by bike for 20+ years.
Light Cycles | 2:47
Mike Gamble – Whistler, Canada
Like Tron on a mountain bike.
Los Andes en bici. Paso Socompa | 2:33
Nacion Salvaje – Buenos Aires, Argentina
A portrait of two riders exploring El Paso Socompa.
Scratching the Earth | 3:16
Aaron Peterson – Chatham, Michigan
An iron mining community turns industrial ruins into gritty hand built mountain bike trails in Northern Michigan.
Wild Trails | 2:21
EWIA Production – Nitra, Slovakia
Is it you or your inner wild self that is pushing you forward into the unknown? It might be dark and scary, but that’s the only way to find those wild trails.
A Granite State Ride | 2:24
Sean Collins – Brighton, Massachusetts
Don’t overlook your own backyard, especially when it happens to be the majestic mountains of the Granite State. The loaded van was pointed north for an awesome, wild day of roots, loam and granite… lots and lots of granite.
The Bikes of Wrath | 5:00
Cameron Ford, Charlie Turnbull and Lizzette Atkins – Brunswick, Australia
2,600 kilometres, 420 dollars, 30 days, 5 bikes, 3 cameras, 2 guitars, 1 voice, and one of the most influential novels of the 20th century. The Bikes of Wrath is a story of adventure, physical struggle, human interaction, cultural commentary and the American Dream.
5:00 AM | 3:05
Sam Needham – Barnoldswick, England
Sometimes getting up before sunrise is worth it. The Hopetech Women show you why.
Dust Lust | 3:09
Tina Lagler and Blaž Miklič / OSM films – Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dust Lust is a bicycle race through the outskirts of Slovenian capital city Ljubljana. You don’t know what you’re gonna get – a bad weather, a sunny day, muddy roads or a perfect gravel getaway with your bike. One thing is for sure – it will be an amazing a day-long bike adventure.
Flashes of the Altai | 4:56
Joey Schusler – Boulder, CO
Three childhood friends set out for the far western corner of Mongolia to combine mountain biking and packrafting in a self-supported adventure into the unknown. The only inhabitants of the region are Kazakh nomads, the last people on earth who continue the tradition of hunting with golden eagles. Ancient standing stones carved over the millennia stand guard over the landscape.Join along on this twelve-day wilderness adventure of riding over high passes loaded with gear, surviving raging whitewater, drinking fermented mare’s milk and battling the elements. All in the name of exploration of the biking variety.