1. You've spent countless hours scouring the web, visiting shops, and dreaming about it in your sleep. You finally have all the components for your dream bike, now you have just got to put the pieces together. While it's not rocket science, it takes finesse, skill and practice to do it right. The thrill and excitement of taking that first ride is worth the effort.

    [Part 2 of 2 in the Bike Build Series. See part 1 here: vimeo.com/41089078]

    Music credits: Explosions in the Sky - Postcard from 1952

    Thanks to Josh Gieni & Clément Tremblay for the build, Velo iBike for the late hours and PBR, and Vincent Malo for the camera work while I was enjoying my new ride.

    FOR THE LOVE OF RIDING: http://facebook.com/StarleyRoverSociety

    © 2012 Scott Meleskie

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  2. From calculating spoke length, to cutting, to lacing, to truing - a detailed look at what goes in to building a wheel for your fixed gear bike.

    [Part 1 of 2 in the Bike Build Series]
    Part 2 here: Building a Bike | vimeo.com/53972408

    Music credits: Starfucker - Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second [http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/rawnald-gregory-erickson-second/id290359552?i=290359609]

    Thanks to Clement Tremblay & Josh Gieni for the build, Velo iBike for the late hours and PBR


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  3. The iBike Wall of Death, as it came to be known, claimed a few riders. Some serious crashes forced the cancellation of the event at this year's Jackalope Festival in Montreal. The Starley Rover Society was there with Velo iBike throughout the weekend, riding the Wall and having a great time nonetheless.

    For the Love of Riding

    Filmed by: Scott Meleskie, Gophrette Power
    Music: "Off To The Races" - Lana Del Rey M.I.A. Mos Def Remix
    Thanks to: http://jackalopefest.ca, Freedom by WTB, http://simons.ca, Brick Lane Bikes, Aerospoke, RDBL, Velo iBike

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  4. The 2nd Edition of the Starley Rover Society Wings Ride Montreal... With over 60 bikers taking the streets, we call it MURDAH!


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  5. The infamous RedBull Mini Drome made its first Canadian stop in Montreal, Qc on September 22, 2011. The Starley Rover Society was there in full force to tackle the beast... And while it got the best of most of us, everyone got back up and finished the race.

    Shout out to our brothers in arms, the Red Dress Bike League and Team iBike.

    1st - Addison Zawada
    2nd - Hugo Lapierre
    3rd - Josh Gieni

    See you in Toronto (Oct 8)

    Edited by Scott Meleskie
    Shot by Scott Meleskie, Richard Yu-Tim, Cedric Bonel, Pascal Moisan
    Shot with Canon 7D, GoPro, ContourHD


    Music Credits:
    What Does Look Like Your Soul (Benjamin One Mix) - DJ Shadow
    Over the Top - Mr. Flash

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