Arts District

Functional art: crafting a wood mountain bicycle

Season 6 Episode 11 | 26m 40s

The special beauty of wood and the high-performance of locally-sourced mechanical parts come together in the custom cycles of Chris Connor, a Colorado craftsman whose pieces are praised for a supple, smooth ride. Connor likes to say his motto is, “Hug a bike. Ride a tree.” Plus, painter Laura Nugent; musician Bela Fleck; a dedicated group of slam poetry competitors.

Aired: 01/19/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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