Empire is a movie about having fun riding your bike New York City. In the tradition of BMX and skate movies, Empire follows New York’s best fixed gear riders and a few special out-of-town guests in and out of traffic all over New York City. Inspired by MASH and Lucas Brunelle, Empire is the first full-length fixed gear action sports feature shot entirely with New York City.Featured riders include Tom Lamarche, WONKA, Dwaine, Yatika Starr Fields, Dagga, John Prolly, Kai Perez and surprise guests.
In 2010 Empire traveled with the Bicycle Film Festival and screened in New York, San Francisco,Sydney, Toronto, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Athens, Tokyo. Seoul, Austin, Seattle, Paris,, Milan, andMunich. Many cities sold out, including San Francisco, New York, Toronto and Austin.
The DVD includes new, never-before-seen footage with new riders.