Your time is typically better spent on the bike, but during your rest time, recover with a few cycling films on Netflix. Pop the popcorn. Sit back and enjoy.
You're probably getting tired of this story, so I wouldn't blame you for skipping it. Still, the director does a great job of painting a picture of the incredible lengths that Lance and others went to in order to keep his secret safe.
Talk about a doping scandal. This documentary follows filmmaker and amateur cycling racer, Bryan Fogel, as he explores the doping options in cycling. As he goes deeper, he happens to meet a certain Russian scientist and discovers an international doping scandal like the world has never seen. Take some time to watch this Oscar-winning film.
Then put on your reading helmet.
One of the few touring films we've seen on Netflix, Pedal the World is the story of Felix Starck's adventure-filled year of cycling across 22 countries. If this doesn't get your wheels turning on the next adventure you'll take, well, you can watch a myriad of other great touring films streamable on Youtube and Vimeo.
Record-setting triathlete James Lawrence takes on a daunting task to test his limits both physically and mentally: fifty Iron Man distance triathlons in fifty days in fifty states. That's an Iron Man a day! Can he do it?
With plenty of slow-motion shots and beautiful scenery, Deathgrip showcases the skills and techniques of legendary mountain bikers as they travel across continents with the goal of showing the world their vision of the sport.
This article was last updated on October 15, 2019.