Virtual Film Festival

Virtual Film Festival

Local cycling

Stevenage Cycleways

This video from 1979 shows Stevenage the way it was and how useful

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Running time 0:56

Emitremmus Desrever

Emitremmus Desrever is the local CyclingUK Stevenage groups celebration of the end of summertime and the route is essentially the reverse of the middle-distance Start of summertime route. In addition to this, from 2011 they also offer a shorter "Lite" version of the Emitremmus.

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Running time 7:09

Tour of the Cornfields

Tour of the Cornfields an off-road sportive, run since 2006. The event covers around 100km of byways, bridleways and lanes from the National Trust’s Wimpole Hall. The ride is now a classic with a low-key approach appreciated by the select few who ride it.

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Running time 4:04

Chicksands Bike Park

A local bike park with a variety of off road trails and coaching in the forest near Old Warden.

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Running time 10:03

 

Practical information

Tips to get your bike in shape

A video created by CyclingUK

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Running time 3:40

Cycle safety (junctions)

A safety video created by CyclingUK

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Running time 4:15

Fix that pothole

Find out where to report those pesky potholes

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Running time 0:44

Yoga for cyclists

Good relaxation and stretches for cyclists from CyclingUK

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Running time 57:22

 

 

Classics

Cyclists Special

Cycling nostalgia from British Transport Films

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Running time 15:27

The Flying Scotsman

A feature film based on world record holder Graham Obree

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Running time 2:52:00

A boy, a girl and a bike

A Boy, a Girl and a Bike is a 1949 British romantic comedy film. Young couple Sue (Honor Blackman) and Sam (Patrick Holt) are members of a Yorkshire cycling club, the ‘Wakeford Wheelers’. Romantic complications ensue when wealthy David (John McCallum) becomes smitten with Sue, and joins the club to pursue her, much to Sam's dismay.

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Running time 1:27:24

 

Fun stuff

Martyn Ashton – Roadbike Party

The things you can do with a road bike

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Running time 5:20

Jet bicycle

Creative craziness

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Running time 2:30

Penny farthing racers

British cyclist Mark Beaumont broke the British record for the longest distance ridden on a Penny Farthing in one hour but missed out on the world record.

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Running time 8:42

 

Inspiration

The Tour de France explained

An animated history and explanation of all you need to know about the Tour de France. One of the greatest sporting spectacles in the world.

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Running time 10:21

The Transcontinental Race

 

The Transcontinental Race is in its 6th year, the event is a gruelling, unsupported race designed for the ultra-endurance specialists.

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Running time 6:33

The oldest racer

The title gives you a hint! Mick Ives became the first pensioner to complete the Tour de France route in 2005. 

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Running time 5:10

Cycling UK continues to support the UK to cycle
This remains true during this difficult period with the ongoing threat of coronavirus Covid-19