It’s Bike Week on BTR!
First, we sit down with Morrigan McCarthy of Restless Collective, a two-person multimedia project that aims to explore the world, figuratively and literally, by bike. Along with her partner, Alan Winslow, McCarthy completed an 11,000-mile bike tour of the United States. Along the way, they photographed and interviewed everyday Americans for their take on one of today’s most “burning” political questions — how do you feel about global warming, gas guzzling, waste … you know, the environment? Currently, Restless Collective has its sights set on a bike tour around the world. The goal: investigate the differences and commonalities between twenty-somethings in over 50 countries.
And later, we head to the Motor City for an interview with Zak Pashak, a young Canadian politician and music entrepreneur that’s breaking into the bike business in a big way. Despite the city’s bad rap, Pashak fell in love with Detroit and opened his own bicycle manufacturing plant, Detroit Bikes. Check out Matt’s article on Pashak for more!
Photo courtesy of Zak Pashak.
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Without further ado …
(Official Seek Magic cover art)
(Official Runners Four cover art)
September 5 – Black Cat – Washington DC
September 6 – Memorial Auditorium – Raleigh, NC
September 15 – Hi-Dive – Denver, CO
September 17 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
September 18 – The Middle East Downstairs – Cambridge, MA
(Official The Sparrow cover art)
August 31 – Larmer Tree Gardens – Salisbury, United Kingdom
September 3 – Cafe Video – Ghent, Belgium
September 5 – Le Divan du Monde – Paris, France
September 7 – Paradiso Kleine Zaal – Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 9 – Studio 672, Stadtgarten – Cologne, Germany
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