Archive for January, 2011

Well If They’re Good Enough For The Pope

Posted: 31/01/2011 by Eric L in Celebrity
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Seen via 806-Fixed.

When Street Photography And Bike Ride Meet

Posted: 30/01/2011 by Eric L in Art
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“We all get dressed for Bill,” says Vogue editrix Anna Wintour.

The “Bill” in question is 80+ New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham (born 1928/9), known for his candid street photography. For decades, this Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist has been obsessively and inventively chronicling fashion trends and high society charity soirées for the Times Style section in his columns “On the Street” and “Evening Hours.” Bill photographs people and the passing scene in the streets of Manhattan every day. Most of his pictures, he has said, are never published. Designer Oscar de la Renta has said, “More than anyone else in the city, he has the whole visual history of the last 40 or 50 years of New York. It’s the total scope of fashion in the life of New York.” Though he has made a career out of unexpected photographs of celebrities, socialites, and fashion personalities, many in those categories value his company.

Bill Cunningham New York is a delicate, funny and often poignant portrait of a dedicated artist whose only wealth is his own humanity and unassuming grace.

Bill Cunningham New York opens at New York’s Film Forum on March 16, 2011. The website.

A bunch of us had an afternoon meeting with Jan Kole, founder of Colossi Cycling, and Ben Law from BJ Fixed Gear of Shenzhen about the Asia Fixed Gear Championships 2011 to be held in May, as previously reported at Flwrider. Jan was so kind to invite us to meet in his much cozy home in Shenzhen while his workers started to return home for the Chinese new year holiday. In the warm afternoon sun shining through the plants outside his windows, we listed a number of races and prizes to be held and presented on the big date. More details will be announced later. Stay tuned.

I Love My Bike

Posted: 29/01/2011 by Eric L in Art
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Seen via Before We Start To Vaporize.

Ruudie Busschers – short edit

Posted: 29/01/2011 by Eric L in Video
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Ruudie on a track bike, not trick bike.

Jillian

Posted: 28/01/2011 by Eric L in Art
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Halfanese has moved his blog to Tumblr. I love those shadows on this.

Seen via Halfanese.

VM Project Short Film 2011 Winter #01

Posted: 28/01/2011 by Eric L in Video
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Selle Royal Origins 2011

Posted: 28/01/2011 by Eric L in Saddle
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See 2011 product line-up HERE.

In action:

And I like these images:

[FRAME] Chapter Twenty

Posted: 27/01/2011 by Eric L in Video
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Interview of Mr Tsang Chi Kong, Aka Kong Chai, from The Bicycle World in Wanchai, Hong Kong. Great job by Flwrider TV.

 

True Unique

Posted: 26/01/2011 by Eric L in Bike Shop
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True Unique, check them out.