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Trek | Point Reyes

"You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a bicycle and that’s pretty close.” - Anon

Production – An homage to summer and time in the saddle with Trek Bicycles.

Location – Point Reyes and the iconic landscapes of Marin County, CA.

Backdrop – Fields of waving grasses, tree-lined, two lane highways, and the mighty Pacific Ocean.

Styling Highlights – Road gear for a race inspired ride.    

Talent – A rider and resident of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Gear – As minimal as possible to allow for maximum flexibility. There may have been a drone involved.

Lighting – Helios - the big round source rising in the East and setting in the West.

Camera – (2) Canon 1DX MKII

The Unexpected – The unrelenting stamina and enthusiasm of our cyclist.

Prop Love – A beautiful Trek road bike.

Set Surprise – A friendly visit from a National Park Ranger.

Quote of the day – “I could do this all day…”

Spontaneous Inspiration – Stumbling on and incorporating a vintage Ford, Mustang.  

Weather – Northern California – cool mornings and warm days.

Parting Creative – 1 final :60 video showcasing a Trek road bike through the spokes of an avid racer with a selection of supporting still photos.

Music: “Conversion (Instrumental)” by Kevin Matley – Marmoset

Production Credits – Ryan Yust, Patrick Meehan, Brian Raphael, Erik Elstran, Craig Christiansen, and John Fontana.