Tuesday, February 27, 2024

PEZ Is going to the Films: Flandrien—Advance Screening in New York


On this fascinating declaration of affection to Belgian (in particular Flemish) biking tradition, it’s famous that there are handiest 3 puts the place cyclesport is THE recreation. Oddly sufficient, like “bicycle” all of them start with the letter B: the Basque Nation, Brittany and Belgium however that appears to be their sole not unusual part. Flanders has made essentially the most out of its biking popularity, with someplace within the order of 200,000 overseas guests coming to spectate at races or trip their very own demanding situations. There are novice occasions aplenty and two primary museums dedicated to biking. And there’s beer…ah, such beer.


With improve from North Carolina’s athletic sock maker DeFeet, Director Paul Willerton, a former mountain motorbike racer in addition to teammate of Greg Lemond, has controlled on this 49 minute movie to in all probability resolution the query: “What’s a Flandrien?” There are retired execs and staff managers, together with present racers (each female and male, at the street and the monitor); there are boisterous lovers (and sure, even beer), visitors of the bike-themed Flandrien Lodge, in addition to the chance to seem throughout the KOERS Museum in Roeselare. There are black-and-white clips of How It Used To Be and whilst they had been indisputably difficult again then they nonetheless should be to take care of the cobbles and the unforgiving hellingen.

Fanatics will have the option on Thursday, February 4th, to wait an advance screening of the movie in New York Town from 7-9 pm. This shall be in cooperation with Rapha at their clubhouse at 159 Prince Side road, on the intersection with West Broadway within the Soho house of Ny. No longer reasonably the Bar Gidon in Geraardsbergen nevertheless it will have to be amusing anyway!


After the movie is gifted there shall be an open dialogue with Director Willerton, and as smartly celebrated framebuilder Ben Serotta shall be provide.

  • For more info: www.rapha.cc.
  • Can’t make it to Ny for this? Smartly, no worries as “Flandrien,” which we can evaluate right here in additional intensity subsequent week, is to be had to look at during the Bicycle Movie Pageant (BFF) till February 29, 2024. You are going to in finding it in Program 9 of the Pageant right here: btt.boldtypetickets.com.

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