PRESS RELEASE: Hincapie Sportswear will release Ã¢â‚¬Å“35 Years, 677,000 Kilometers, 81 Minutes: A Ride with George Hincapie,Ã¢â‚¬Â a documentary film on the life of one of AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s greatest cyclists. The official movie trailer for this feature-length documentary can be viewed at www.aridewithgeorge.com.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are super excited about this new film,Ã¢â‚¬Â said George Hincapie, Tour de France Stage Winner and co-owner of Hincapie Sportswear. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I think it will give people a really unique look at what my life is like racing and training all over the world. ChusyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s really talented and this is not like any documentary youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve seen before.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Directed by Anthony Ã¢â‚¬Å“ChusyÃ¢â‚¬Â Haney-Jardine, whose last film Ã¢â‚¬Å“Anywhere, USAÃ¢â‚¬Â won a Special Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, Ã¢â‚¬Å“35 Years, 677,000 Kilometers, 81 Minutes: A Ride With George HincapieÃ¢â‚¬Â features a unique look into the private life of professional cyclist George Hincapie. The film captures the emotion behind the athlete and explores what motivates one of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s greatest cyclists. Lance Armstrong, Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, Phil Liggett, Paul Sherwin and many other top level professionals and cycling personalities share candid stories and insights about Hincapie and his incredible journey to the highest level of the sport.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In this era of me-me-me, George’s message of teamwork and selflessness is truly inspirational,Ã¢â‚¬Â says Chusy. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I hope other people will find inspiration from his example.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Å“35 Years, 677,000 Kilometers, 81 Minutes: A Ride with George HincapieÃ¢â‚¬Â is available now on DVD. Hincapie will distribute the DVD through Hincapie Bicycle Dealers and sell it directly on the website, www.Hincapie.com. Additional public screenings of the movie may be scheduled in major cities across the country this summer.
For more than 50 years, the Hincapies have dedicated themselves to excellence in the sport of cycling. Through Hincapie Sportswear, they are combining the lessons they have learned on the road with excellence in customer service, quality craftsmanship and stylish designs, to create the most comfortable, functional and stylish cycling apparel in the world.