Weekend Picks

Beautiful weather for all things on two wheels, including the final stages of The Tour de France, and these moving Weekend Picks.

Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

One man had no limits. This is the epic story of the rise and fall of Marco Pantani, sporting hero. Less than five years after winning the Tour De France ‘clean,’ he was found dead in mysterious circumstances. This is the tragic tale of how a young cyclist became trapped in the organized crime of professional sport gone bad.

“You can’t win the Tour de France on mineral water”. Ah, what would sport be without controversy?

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The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner

After a car accident leaves his parents dead, a man suffering from amnesia is taken by his grandfather on a bicycle trip from Germany to Bulgaria in hopes of regaining his memories.

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Honorable Mention for Bicycles and Film: Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon: Wow. Where did you get such a nice bike?
Pedro: Well, yesterday I was walking home, minding my own business, when a beautiful woman rode up to me on this bike. She threw the bike to the ground, took off all her clothes and said, ‘Take what you want.

Napoleon: Good choice. The clothes probably wouldn’t have fit.

Weekend Picks

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