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Carts of Darkness

8 October 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Rad-ness comes in all forms and takes all types!  Murray Siple's feature-length documentary follows a group of homeless men who have combined bottle picking with the extreme sport of racing shopping carts down the steep hills of North Vancouver. This subculture depicts street life as much more than the stereotypes…
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Hey all...

8 October 2010 / Posted by David McMahon

I am new to the boards. Until a few days ago I had never heard of gravity bikes. I have been messing around with bikes my whole life. I make custom art and motorized bikes generally. I am pretty stoked that I have stumbled across this site and the whole…
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11 days to go!

21 September 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Image: Courtesy of Canada, Collingrove. Circa 2010 Ok gravity junkies, the moment you've all been waiting for is almost here. The inaugural Collingrove Cup organised by the South Australian Gravity Riders Association is only 11 days away!! If you haven't registered then you need to pull your finger out and…
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Bicycle Swap Meet

21 September 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Image: Courtesy of Andy, Fyxomatosis. Circa 2010 The Melburn Bicycle Swap Meet is on! Saturday 2 October 20109am for sellers / 10am-12pm for buyers. $5 to sell / free to buy and haggleNew and Old, Used and Abused. BMX, Road, Track, Fixed, Vintage, Classic, Retro.Bike parts, frames, clothing, coffee and…
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Humble & Vintage

9 September 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Image: Courtesy of the Humble Vintage Bike Hire Co. Circa 2010. EVERY now and then it is nice to read some good news about Melbourne and cycling enthusiast Matthew Hurst is happy to provide it. Mr Hurst rents out restored bikes with detailed city cycling routes in his quarterly newsletter…
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Alb the invincible!

6 September 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Images: Courtesy of Rocío Manceras, Malaga Spain. Circa 2010. When it comes to our Gravity Bike friends in Spain, there's no shortage of passion or energy that's for sure! They have equal measures of both. Combine this with some of the craziest hills in the world and you have a recipe…
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Alexander the great!

31 August 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

Image: Courtesy of Alexander Frischauf Since 2002, the IGSA has designated one event per year as the official IGSA World Championship. The athlete who wins their respective class at this event earns the title of IGSA World Champion for the year. GBHQ took the time to catch up with the…
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Line of Sight

26 August 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

We love Lucas Brunelle's film title 'Line of Sight' and what it represents for the fixy world. In the trailer, one of the riders describes the Line of Sight as 'a place in between cars, in between trucks and buses...taking a certain line through a curve or corner that people…
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SCISR: Hells Gate

25 August 2010 / Posted by Ed Santana

SCISR: Turnbull canyon code name: Hells Gate.
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More Mat!

25 August 2010 / Posted by Brett Phillips

This is the second trailer I have seen and it just gets better! It's about time Mat Hoffman's story was told and now it has been done by just the right people. Directed by longtime friend Jeff Tremaine and produced by Priya Swaminathan, Spike Jonze, and Mark Lewman, the film…
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