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June 6

June 6: Bicycle Film Festival benefitting OAS

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The 24th annual Bicycle Film Festival is returning to Bend, Oregon for its 3rd edition on June 6 at the Tower Theater.

This year, Bicycle Film Festival Bend presents a short film program curated for Oregon, an in-person conversation with America’s only Tour de France winner, Greg Lemond, and the Bend premiere of the film, Flandrien.

Greg LeMond:

Join the BFF in conversation with Greg LeMond, one of the greatest professional cyclists of all time. Lemond is universally revered around the world as an ambassador of cycling. In his career, he won the Tour de France 3x and won the World Road Race Championship 2x. Lemond, from the US, is a pioneer for introducing several technological advancements in cycling. He has been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor awarded in the United States.

All proceeds from BFF Bend of these tickets sales will support Oregon Adaptive Sports.

BFF Bend Select Shorts

BFF has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music over the last 24 years. BFF spans the world in over 100 cities worldwide to an audience of over one million people. BFF Bend presents films curated for Bend that celebrate the change makers, the legends, and the bicycle itself:

Legendary downhill racer, Greg Minnaar’s bad crash was frightening – but more frightening: the idea of being airlifted to the hospital by helicopter.

Seven years after an oak tree came crashing down on top of 65 year old David Lawrence while on a bike ride, he embarks on his first-ever bikepacking trip.

Paracyclist Meg Fisher set out to be the first paracyclist to complete in two of the world’s toughest bike courses back-to-back: Leadville Trail 100 MTB and SBT GRVL’s Black Course.

Seattle cyclist, Izzy Sederbaum navigates aftermath of surviving a rare cougar attack.

Flandrien:
Director Paul Willerton | USA, Belgium 2023
Set in the Flanders region of Belgium, Flandrien explores the past, present, and future of cycling and local culture. The Tour of Flanders itself plays a starring role, as well as some of the riders who have been awarded the esteemed title of being a true “Flandrien.” Flandrien director, Paul Willerton will be in attendance and moderate a Q&A about the film
and the in-person conversation with Greg Lemond.

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Location

Tower Theater

Date

Thursday, June 6, 2024

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Related Event: Dinner with Greg LeMond

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**Join Greg LeMond for an Exclusive Dinner Supporting Oregon Adaptive Sports**

BFF Bend is thrilled to announce a unique opportunity to dine with cycling legend Greg LeMond, three-time Tour de France winner, at an exclusive fundraising event for OAS. This intimate dinner will be held on Friday June 7th at the wonderful Flights Wine Bar and Resturant in Bend, OR, starting at 6pm.

Your participation will not only offer you a rare chance to share a meal and engaging conversation with one of cycling’s greatest, but it will also directly benefit OAS. Every dollar raised from this event will help support adaptive sports programs that empower individuals with disabilities to participate in outdoor activities, enhancing their quality of life and promoting inclusivity in sports.

Tickets are limited (only 15 total) to ensure a personal experience, and all contributions are tax-deductible. Don’t miss out on this exceptional evening of fine dining, inspiring stories, and the chance to make a meaningful difference.

We look forward to welcoming you to an unforgettable night with Greg LeMond!

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June 6
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Venue

The Tower Theatre
835 NW Wall St
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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