Due to a long standing US embargo, Cuba has been unable to import an assortment of products since the 60s. The result is that a culture of DIY repairs has emerged, so that many items which would have ended up in a land fill years ago here in the states are still in use. The most famous example would be the legendary classic cars and trucks which populate the city streets, but another less widely known is the vast cycling network.
In this short film, Diego Vivanco interviews cyclists in Cuba to learn more about how they keep their bikes running.
Read what the film maker has to say about the project after the break: READ MORE ->