Blood, Sweat + Gears: Racing Clean to the Tour de France

Overview

Underdog stories are common in the world of sports films, but Blood, Sweat + Gears takes a different angle on the tradition. This documentary follows the only American ProTour cycling team, who must not only battle their way to the top, they must also do it without the benefits of any illegal performance enhancers. Their efforts take them from their home country all the way to France, where they compete in the renowned Tour de France. ~ Kimber Myers
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Overview

Underdog stories are common in the world of sports films, but Blood, Sweat + Gears takes a different angle on the tradition. This documentary follows the only American ProTour cycling team, who must not only battle their way to the top, they must also do it without the benefits of any illegal performance enhancers. Their efforts take them from their home country all the way to France, where they compete in the renowned Tour de France. ~ Kimber Myers
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Special Features

Short Film: Millar's Tale; Short Film: Adventures With ; Har-V & Geraldine; Photo Gallery; Director Statement & Biography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/20/2009
  • UPC: 720229914024
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,937

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Millar Participant
Mike Friedman Participant
Magnus Backstedt Participant
Christian Vande Velde Participant
Jonathan Vaughters Participant
Matt White Participant
Doug Ellis Participant
Lara Pate Participant
Danny Pate
Will Frischkorn Participant
Allen Lim Participant
Team Garmin - Chipotle/Slipstream Participant
Technical Credits
Nick Davis Director, Producer
Nigel Dick Cinematographer, Co-producer
Erik Dugger Editor
Penelope Falk Editor
Joel Goodman Score Composer
Music Box Score Composer
Matthew Sausmer Co-producer
Minor Strachan Cinematographer, Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Blood Sweat + Gears: Racing Clean to the Tour de France
1. The Clean Team [2:57]
2. Can We Do It? [7:16]
3. Qatar [6:10]
4. Meatball's Challenge [9:32]
5. California [11:06]
6. Paris - Roubaix [8:14]
7. Highs and Lows [12:31]
8. Preparing for the Tour [4:45]
9. Unexpected Results [11:28]
10. Reversal of Roles [7:46]
11. Finishing Strong [9:16]
12. Credits [1:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Blood Sweat + Gears: Racing Clean to the Tour de France
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Adventures with Har-V & Geraldine
      Millar's Tale
      Photo Gallery
      Director's Statement
      Director's Biography
      Trailer Gallery
         Hell On Wheels
         To The Limit
         Monumental
   First Run Features
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