The Best of Cycling Videos

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It’s time for another video round up! This time we’re mimicking the Austin Chronicle with “best of” cycling videos submitted by readers and staff. While these videos provide a good amount of information they also make us laugh, open our eyes to a new point of view, or just leave us to wonder what the creative minds behind the scenes were thinking. Check them out!

Best Use of Breaking Your Own Bones to Make a Point: Casey Neistat fights “the law”… 

This hilarious video chronicles Casey of NYC, who was ticketed FOR NOT RIDING IN A BIKE LANE. That of course is not only crazy, but not an illegal offense. This video captures his reaction.

Best Commentary on US by a Foreigner since de Tocqueville: What the Dutch think of cycling in the U.S…

This Dutch commentator points out the strengths and struggles in American cycling infrastructure as he sees it. Are we crazy to think a little paint makes a bike lane safe? He thinks we might be.

Most Enthusiastic Reaction to More Bikes in NYC: Bill Cunningham…

New York Times fashion reporter and lifelong urban cyclist Bill Cunningham’s reaction to NYC’s newest addition to bike culture on the island: bike share, as well as commentary on why New Yorkers love biking so much.

Best Pump You Up video for newbie cyclists: How to bike in the city (tips for the bicycle curious)…

The folks at Grist.com put together a biking basics city guide that is as visually appealing and head-bop worthy as it is helpful! Take notes!

Most Likely to Change The Way You See Cyclists: HELLO! I’m a Cyclist…

Hello I’m A Cyclist is an Austin-based organization working to raise awareness through public art, to humanize cyclists in order to create a healthy relationship between motor vehicles and the bike community. This video is a great reminder of just that.

Weirdest Use of Ninjas in a Tutorial: The Adventures of iRide Man: How to Use the Bike Racks

We’re not sure who thought it was a good idea to put a man in a cape and a troupe of ninjas in this instructional video about how to put your bike onto a Capital Metro bus’ bike rack, but it is an interesting vision to see brought to life. Maybe it’ll help you remember to PPPP?

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