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A Paris Love Affair, No Bikes Aboard.

Catching the Paris Metro is like being herded to the slaughter in a cattle car. So why don’t the Parisians break free and get a bike?

This video is part of a global series of films documenting the stories of the world’s One Billion Bicycles, filmed and edited by independent filmmakers Bojun Bjorkman-Chiswell and Sarah Cowhey.

Created by the filmmakers to unearth the stories of the world’s bicycles and its importance to humanity, the film series journeys across 5 continents, 20 countries and over 140 interviews with high-powered ambassadors in Bejing through to a man in a bicycle wheelchair in the dusty streets of Mozambique.

The films reveal the never seen before stories of people, around the world, who use the bicycle for work, transport and health, and their fight for their right to road space.

The project continues to give voice to the bicycle users of the world and the injustice, sabotage and corruption they face simply because they choose to get about freely.

Donations to the One Billon Bicycle global film project go directly toward the filming, editing and broadcast of the films. Donations can be made via PayPal: INFO@THEBIKEINMYLIFE.COM or via the DONATE button on the website.

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4 Responses to “A Paris Love Affair, No Bikes Aboard.”

  1. Why not report on the positive changes in Paris? Paris has been drastically reducing on-street car parking in the last decade. More and more streets are limited to 30 km/h, including big streets. And Paris is closing car lanes and whole streets for cars, such as the river Seine embarkment.

    Why not report on that?

  2. Because clearly that is something that you’re impressed by, so I left it for you to report on. Just a hint you’ll need a $50K budget and 10 years of experience. Oh, you don’t have any of that? Well, I guess you can always go back to being a spectator sportsman.

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