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The documentary provides an insight into Cuban bike tradition and the mechanics who help keep the hundreds of Habaneros who still rely on bicycles on the road.
A bicycle revolution took place in Cuba in the 1990s during the five-year "Special Period" of austerity, when Cubans embraced them as an alternative mode of transport. Once cars returned to the island, the country’s bicycle culture took a hit. Now, new bikes are difficult to come by and parts are not readily available, yet many Cubans still use bicycles daily and, despite the limited resources, a handful of mechanics provide a service to those who rely on their bikes in their everyday lives.