Woman at home working on her laptop and using headphones Does art imitate life or life imitate art? Either way, capturing life events to share with the masses is the magic of films. This year, several cycling films that delve into everything from animal attacks to attacking preconceived notions debuted across the country. Here is a round up of four of our favorites and details about where you can watch them.
See Us Heal , a short film that debuted January 2023, features Black Fox Jalen Bazile and Evan Green and Eric Arce.
Watch on Video player poster image The film centers on the trio bikepacking through Elk Mountain Range in Colorado as they discuss the connection of masculinity, vulnerability, and the joys of biking. In sharing their struggles, Arce confesses “I’m always someone who’s really struggled with mental health …particularly anxiety and depression so for me to even be able to talk about it openly and publicly it’s actually a really big deal because where I grew up you don’t talk about stuff like that.” With a running time just shy of seven minutes, the film is available now on YouTube. Video player poster image The Right To Joy , an REI Co-Op Studios film, tells the fateful story of Izzy Sederbaum and his near fatal encounter with a mountain lion while cycling in Washington state. The 20-minute short film touches on the challenges Sederbaum faced in the wake of the attack and how pedaling his bike helped […]