Singletrack presents: Life Cycles in Leeds

December 10, 2010

If you’re dithering over what to do this evening then let us give you a little suggestion. Get yourself to the Hyde Park Picturehouse in Leeds to see Life Cycles, one of the most eagerly anticipated mountain bike films ever. Having taken years to plan and shoot, the beautiful High Definition film gets inside the skin of mountain biking in a way never seen before. We’ve just had a sneaky look at the DVD and you’re in for a treat. Here are all the details you need – tickets are almost sold out, so you’d best get a wriggle on…

Where: Hyde Park Picturehouse, 73 Brudenell Road, Leeds
When: Friday 10th December
Box Office: 0113 275 2045

It’s not just Life Cycles you’ll get to see, as we’ll be treating you to a screening of VAST, the latest European freeride film from Ionate Films, courtesy of Franck at X-treme Video.

The Magic Box of raffle things

You could also win yourself some nice things courtesy of Singletrack magazine and our generous sponsors, with the Singletrack crew on hand to give out some freebies. We’ve also got subscriptions, T-shirts, Life Cycles DVDs and a magic box full of good things (and some booby prizes) that have been donated to help raise money for the Mountain Rescue Service in an extra large raffle.

Here’s a quick taster of what’s in store…

If you can’t make the Leeds date, there are a number of dates left on the tour. Of these, the Penrith one is extra special as this will be the first screening ever of a HD mountain bike film in an IMAX cinema in the UK. This will comprise a double bill of Lifecyles followed by the other big film of the year, Follow Me, from Anthill Films. All the other screenings are of Lifecycles and VAST.

We’ve also got Life Cycles DVDs in the Singletrack Shop now, so you can have your own home cinema experience – or just put your face really close to the telly.

At several of the screenings, Red Bull will be on hand with some great promos on the night, underlining their much appreciated commitment and support to getting mountain bike films on the bike screen throughout the UK.

WALES Revised date – Saturday 11th December 2010 7.45pm Nant y Arian Visitor Centre See for ticket details and information on the pre show night ride / free beer and hot dogs for every rider who comes to the show. (Please note: This date has been changed from the 20th of November in order to secure a drinks licence for the screening – now you’ll be able to enjoy the film with a cold one in your hand!)

EDINBURGH Sunday 12th December 2010 Evening show 8.15pm Filmhouse Cinema, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh 0131 228 2688

INVERNESS Thursday 3rd February 2011 Evening Show Time TBC Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Road, Inverness 01463 234 234

The tour has only been made possible thanks to the generosity and support of the following businesses and people within the bike trade.

Franck, Benjamin and Helena at
Claire and the team at for the London screening
Robbie and Ben and the team at

Trailer for Lifecycles, VAST and Follow Me can be found at:

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