Before you strap on your helmet you better have your head on straight. Bike messenger Phil Nash has always dreamed of competitive cycle racing but he's on a fast track to nowhere after he loses both his job and his apartment. Now with the help of his best friend Nash gets back on his bike and attempts to grow up and put his life back together but will a tragic turn of events stop him in his tracks? Set against the spectacular backdrop of Moab Utah this inspirational story captures all the exhilaration - and danger - of competitive bike racing. Packed with excitement humor romance and redemption THE CYCLIST breaks away from the pack and leaves you breathless!