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Good thing he never got a flat.
February 9, 2012 10:28 AM   Subscribe

The Man Who Lived on his Bike is a 3 minute short by Canadian filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet, who spent 382 days riding his bicycle through the streets of Montreal in order to explore what life would be like if he actually lived on a bicycle.
posted by Obscure Reference (10 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite

 
i so completely enjoyed that! i want to leave work now and get on my bike. thank you for posting.
posted by anya32 at 10:36 AM on February 9, 2012


That was probably the greatest thing I could have watched upon first waking up! thanks
posted by mannequito at 10:52 AM on February 9, 2012


Of course, he left his bike there when he walked off into the sunset. And someone stole it and it eventually ended up chained to a post in NYC for 365 days.
posted by Chaussette and the Pussy Cats at 10:53 AM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


And, of course, when he had to do bathroom type stuff, the people behind him were showered with, um......bathroom type stuff.
posted by TDavis at 10:57 AM on February 9, 2012


Every time I feel like the weather in Chicago is too shitty to bike to work, I remember those poutine munching tabarnacs in Montreal are riding year round in whatever we're having, but more of it.

(Today was glorious, though.)
posted by theodolite at 11:00 AM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


please winter go away
posted by 12bits at 11:51 AM on February 9, 2012


Speaking of living on your bike:

http://tinyhouseblog.com/tag/brian-campbell/

http://daviswiki.org/Human_Powered_Housing_Project

posted by foonly at 5:20 PM on February 9, 2012


My house (ok, well, my neighbor's) at 0:33!

He didn't venture much out of the Plateau during his 382 days it seems.
posted by Pazzovizza at 6:33 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


Yeh Velorutionaries!
posted by chapps at 8:47 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


That was not what I was expecting, but thoroughly enjoyable nonetheless.

Winter would have to first arrive before it could go away...
posted by inparticularity at 9:01 PM on February 9, 2012


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