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An adventure cycling documentary coming to Bellingham on Jan. 29


“Reveal The Path,” a visually stunning adventure documentary that will ignite the dreamer in everyone, will be coming to the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. The event is a benefit for the WMBC.

“Reveal The Path” is the follow-up film from the creators of the wildly popular and award-winning film “Ride The Divide.” The film is an inspirational story of adventure, taking viewers on a 36-day vagabond bike trip to some of the world’s most visually stunning destinations.

Filmed on four continents, “Reveal The Path” features world-class mountain bikers, including Tour Divide founder Matthew Lee the star of “Ride The Divide,” and Kurt Refsnider, 2011 Tour Divide winner.

Sponsored by Salsa Cycles, the full-length feature film explores Europe’s snow-capped mountains, Scotland’s lush valleys, Alaska’s rugged coastal beaches, Nepal’s elevated wonders and Morocco’s high desert landscapes.

Along the way the riders connect with locals who are living modest yet seemingly fulfilling lives, leading the filmmakers to question what it means to live an inspired life – however humble or extravagant.

“This adventure will leave you with an eager desire to chart your own course to faraway lands,” said director Mike Dion, who also co-stars in “Reveal The Path,” as he did in “Ride The Divide.” “Or, simply, you may just want to discover with eyes wide open what is around the next bend.”

Advance tickets to the screening are $13 and are available at www.pickfordcinema.org. The Pickford Film Center is located at 1318 Bay St. in Bellingham. Tickets the day of the show will also be $13 while they last; tickets for Pickford Film Center members are $10.

2012 Shoot the Trails Awards Winners

1st Place Video: Dakota Huntley, Reilly Kintzele, and Trevor Parson http://www.pinkbike.com/video/280660/

2nd Place Video: Chris Grundberg http://www.pinkbike.com/video/280502/

3rd Place Video: Daniel Cichowski, Bill Hawk & Matt Durand http://www.pinkbike.com/video/281433/CONTOUR  Most Creative POV Video: Eli Selch http://www.pinkbike.com/video/280281/
1st Place Photo: by Brad Walton Rider: Ricardo Broberg

2nd Place Photo: by Kevin Menard Rider: Lars Sternberg

3rd Place Photo: by David Waugh

WMBC presents the 2nd Annual SHOOT THE TRAILS AWARDS 2012

Mountain Bike Video and Photography Contest

Saturday, October 13th, 7pm

Depot Market Square, Downtown Bellingham

Huge Prize Raffle, Kulshan Brewery and Boundary Bay Brewery Beer on tap!

$15 entry, includes commemorative event pint glass

Prizes awarded to top 3 Videos and Photographs

and most creative POV (point of view) Video, this category is sponsored by Contour Inc.

Tickets are available starting  September 28th at: Kulshan Cycles, Fanatik Bike Company, Fairhaven Bike and Ski, Jack’s Bicycle Center and Earl’s Bike Shop.

Email video submission and photographs to:  wmbcstt@gmail.com

Video Contest rules

  • Filmed on any whatcom/skagit Trail
  • 3 minutes maximum length
  • Must be submitted by Oct 6th

Photo Contest rules

  • min 4×6, max 11×17
  • digital copies submitted for preview by 10/6
  •  framed submissions due by 10/12

BOWLING FUNDRAISER

Every year the WMBC takes over the entire Century Bowling Alley in downtown Bellingham for a night of bowling, prizes and good times. You can participate by renting a lane for your company or friends or just come by to hang out. The 2013 date has not been announced so stay tuned.