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Suggest a movie for the trainer today

Old 03-01-10, 06:30 AM
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Suggest a movie for the trainer today

Have a 1.5 hour easy trainer session planned for this evening and I'm in desperate need of a movie to watch for that time. Preferably cycling themed, but with a plot, and not something that's going to be a pain to watch on the 1.8" screen of my Zune either. I live within 5K of at least six LBSs that carry movies, so should be able to get my hands on just about anything

Have already seen:
The Flying Scotsman
Legends of the Tour de France
2009 Giro D'Italia
Post Danmark Rundt 2009
Tour Down Under 2010
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Old 03-01-10, 07:12 AM
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Time for cheesy but enjoyable American Flyers.
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Le vlo de Ghislain Lambert
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Old 03-01-10, 07:22 AM
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Build mental toughness by putting the trainer in front of a brick wall.
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Build mental toughness by putting the trainer in front of a brick wall.
Here you'll need this

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Download a free Spinervals DVD for a 24 hr rental (free coupon code in this link). Try the 3 hour "Tough Love" one (can even do it over 2 days).

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For me, movies are almost a waste of time compared to what I gain from a structured Spinervals or CTS workout DVD. The time also goes much faster for me.

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Beijing Bicycle. Not quite "cycling themed", but it's a good movie that does feature a bicycle.
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Originally Posted by teterider View Post
Time for cheesy but enjoyable American Flyers.
Or Breaking Away.
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Old 03-01-10, 08:32 AM
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The Tour Baby! is another good one.
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Frankly, I'm finding network TV better than movies. The commercials serve as sprint intervals. Only problem is you can't fool yourself into losing track of time. That said, if you want to lend me your film collection, I can send you my address.

*Just saw the Zune thing... so much for commercials...*
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https://www.prothemovie.com/
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