Meet the inspiring young Italians refusing to let beautiful vintage bikes remain abandoned and abused.
Unhappy wrecks can be found everywhere in Padova, from dumpsters to the bottom of the canal. The city has a big student population and a thriving black market in cheap bikes. Sometimes it can be easier and cheaper just to dump your steed when she gets sick. This is the story of a few young Italians that couldn’t bear to see beautiful vintage bikes be left abandoned.
This is the first of seven mini-films on circular economy heroes we produced with Legambiente and Tessa Gelisio.