Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment - Breaking Away
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06-20-05, 05:34 PM
Next on my Netflix queue. That is all. Bwuahahahahaha!!!
06-25-05, 10:07 PM
Great movie. I picked mine up at a local CD/DVD chain. It was surprisingly easy to find. ESPN sometime plays it on their movie night too. I can't figure out one thing though: What kind of bikes do they ride in the Little 500? Are they single or fixed or even coaster? It boggles my mind.
06-26-05, 12:02 PM
The IMDB message board for the movie has some great stuff on it. Highly recommended.
06-26-05, 04:14 PM
When we watched it, the movie was as good (and "Campy", of course I love that pun) as ever. The DVD transfer was of superior quality, too.
07-04-05, 04:05 PM
How about American Flyers? Ever check out that one? I only mention this because I've only recently seen it.
07-04-05, 04:52 PM
I own both movies (American Flyers and Breaking Away) and I feel like Breaking away is a much better movie.
and IchibanJay I think that they ride track bikes but I'll have to watch it again. I don't recall seeing brakes on the bike sthe first couple times I watched it.
I got it and american flyers and quicksilver for christmas.
they are fixed gear bikes.coaster brakes and all.
I prefferd american flyers.dunno why really just do.I guess I like to watch them ride in the mountains.
they all have good stories to them,and good riding in them.
07-29-05, 09:52 AM
I've got Breaking Away which I recorded from t. v. and I watch it occasionally even though I sometimes think its message is one that makes me sad: not all "pro's" are necessarily good guys. Or, is he in the wrong sport and doesn't know what it takes to be a racer? I've never seen American Flyer, but would like to. Is it on video?
07-29-05, 10:07 AM
Doh! American Flyers is in fact out on DVD (http://www.netflix.com/MovieDisplay?movieid=251049).
(<--- furiously clicks to put it in queue)
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