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Old 01-13-2014, 06:35 PM   #1
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Motorcycle film channel on Roku

I don't know where else to post this.

There is a Roku channel you can get that plays nothing but motorcycle films continuously. It's called FTW. Go to the channel store and look in "internet tv", it's there.

You can't search videos, or skip. It plays a film as soon as you start the channel up and there is a commercial every several minutes. It's free except for making you watch commercials.

The films are independent documentaries, old biker movies, whatever.

I don't know if it's available on smart tv's, I only use roku.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:37 PM   #2
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Really?!?! Ill have to check that out! Are they good quality or is it like just a bunch of go pro-ed footage from someone's YouTube page.


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Old 01-13-2014, 06:53 PM   #3
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No, these are actual films. The one I'm watching now is an old, grainy film of a English cafe in the early 70's, judging by the clothing. The one before was a modern chopper builder's summer barbecue.

I've watched movies on here too. They played "The Black 6", with Carl Eller and Joe Greene from the mid-70's. That was a good one, btw.

It's mostly choppers and cafe racers, but that's to be expected, I think. That's what most of the films get made about.
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Old 01-14-2014, 04:24 AM   #4
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"FTW"??? WTF???
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Old 01-14-2014, 04:39 AM   #5
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Turned it on late last night. Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 01-16-2014, 08:49 PM   #6
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Cool, thanks for the tip. I'll be adding it to my channel line-up.
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Old 01-17-2014, 07:19 AM   #7
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That sounds awesome for the garage!
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:03 PM   #8
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Awesome info - thanks!

EDIT: Er... it was awesome... until flattrack became some show about the tattoo language of the Russian prison gang.

Krasniewski screwed with this post 01-19-2014 at 08:43 PM
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Old 01-20-2014, 12:07 AM   #9
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http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/26884/ftw-tv

"Motorcycle and Chopper Culture. Adventure motorcycling, Harley Davidsons, travel videos, motorcycle build videos."
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:37 AM   #10
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Awesome info - thanks!

EDIT: Er... it was awesome... until flattrack became some show about the tattoo language of the Russian prison gang.
lol. There is some weird shit on there.

On a positive note, I saw a long video about an adventure bike ride through South America the other day.
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:42 AM   #11
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Gregs garage

Greg White from the old "Two wheel Tuesday" has his own motorcycle show on Roku also. Called Gregs garage on the Popcorn channel.
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Old 03-07-2014, 04:30 AM   #12
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Greg White from the old "Two wheel Tuesday" has his own motorcycle show on Roku also. Called Gregs garage on the Popcorn channel.
Damn, I miss the old SpeedVision.
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Old 03-07-2014, 03:58 PM   #13
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Damn, I miss the old SpeedVision.
You mean before it became the NASCAR channel?
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Old 03-09-2014, 03:25 AM   #14
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Watched the John Britten documentary last night on FTW. It was fantastic!

Although most times I've tuned in, I've seen low-quality ride videos that I wouldn't have posted on an internet forum.

They need to screen their submissions more carefully and be better curators of their channel.
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:48 AM   #15
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Thanks for the heads up. I added the channel. Turned it on and watched about 5 minutes of ads then some punk rock something came on. Will try again later as I am more of a Country Music type person.

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