60 seconds on Earth: Parisian hipsters on bikes (VIDEO)


People ride bicycles on the place de la Concorde on April 14, 2013 in Paris.



Editor's note: 60 Seconds on Earth is a regular GlobalPost series where our correspondents in the field produce video snapshots of the places and people that we find important, impressive, crazy or just unmistakably cool. This is the first installment.

In this video, Parisian hipsters get all retro and ride old-timey bikes to recall an idyllic time, which they admit — zut alors! — never really existed.