The beauty of a woman riding a bike

I always liked the songs, movies and music videos about bikes, or those using bicycles as visual materials. Folon (meaning “in the past”) is a beautiful song from Malian artist Salif Keita. According to Wikipedia Keita is unique not only because of his reputation as the “Golden Voice of Africa” but because he has albinism […]

Jean Metzinger’s “At the Cycle-Race Track (Au Vélodrome)”, 1912

Jean Metzinger (June 24, 1883 – November 3, 1956) was a major 20th-century French painter, writer, critic, poet, and a sensitive and intelligent theoretician. Along with Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Albert Gleizes, developed the art style known as Cubism. “Au Vélodrome”, also known as “At the Cycle-Race Track” and “Le cycliste”, is a painting […]

The Last Kilometer, a cycling documentary

The Last Kilometer (L’Ultimo Chilometro) is a documentary film featuring Davide Rebellin and Ignazio Moser (son of legendary Italian cyclist Francesco Moser). Gianni Mura (a famous Italian journalist) and Didi Senft (Tour de France devil) are the other main characters in the movie.