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Old 07-12-12, 01:39 PM   #1
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Your favorite cycling video clips from the movies or television

There has been some great ones, here are a couple of my favorites.


From the movies.






And from television. Who knew rock Hudson had such bike handling skills.



So show us your favorites.
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Old 07-12-12, 02:51 PM   #2
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I liked the part in American Flyers where Alexandra Paul trades T-shirts with David Marshall Grant.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dERMcrZN_UQ
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Ha ha! I laughed out loud at that. Thanks.
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I always liked the drafting scene in 'Breaking Away' where Dave is drafting, at 50 mph, behind the semi truck in the small front chainring.
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I liked when they were racing on a treadmill with a film screen showing the road ahead in front of them in the Triplets of Belleville.

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Pee Wee Herman winning the Tour de France in the opening dream sequence in Pee Wee's Big Adventure. I dig the eucalyptus trees along the Champs Elysee.
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Pee Wee Herman winning the Tour de France in the opening dream sequence in Pee Wee's Big Adventure. I dig the eucalyptus trees along the Champs Elysee.
Couldn't find a clip of that, but came across this. Bike security 101

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I like the scene of the woman commuting home in the rain in Vittorio De Sica's A Brief Vacation. It shows bicycle use as perfectly ordinary and routine.
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The entire 1948 movie The Bicycle Thief, especially the ending...
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"Don't ever hit your mother with a shovel. It leaves a dull impression on her mind." Those of you who have seen the movie know what I am talking about! If you don't, check my signature.
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I can imagine Cary Grant saying that line!
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I always liked the drafting scene in 'Breaking Away' where Dave is drafting, at 50 mph, behind the semi truck in the small front chainring.
Beat me to it. Liked the part about the trucker making hand signs telling Dave how fast he was going.
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Check the "Breaking Away" clip on the drafting scene. Dave Stoller hit 60 according to the truck driver's hand signals (five fingers extended, then one finger extended.) He was over 55 and when the movie was made that was the national speed limit on Interstate highways, that is why the Highway patrolman pulled the truck over and Dave went around them.

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