SPONSORED BY BICYCLING MAGAZINE AND SRAM
All talks, readings and events will take place on the 2nd Floor of Center 548
11 A.M. COMMUTING ESSENTIALS Lara Lebeiko of Bicycle Habitats speaks about what you need for city riding—fenders, panniers, bell, lights, spare tube—as well as other accessories you may need.
11:45 A.M. THE BRAISED BICYCLE Wade Barocsi, from Cycle Design USA, speaks about braising and the variety of modern bicycle materials and construction techniques. Find out what works and why.
12:15 P.M. CARJACKED Anne Lutz Fernandez, the author of Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on Our Lives, reads from her book—which offers a critique of Americans’ infatuation with cars—and will take questions and answers.
1 P.M. NEW YORK RIDESTYLE, A BICYCLE FASHION SHOW Check out clothing and accessories from Brooklyn Industries, Chrome, Helly Hansen, Leila Rose, Osloh, Outlier, Sheila Moon, Nona Varnado and more. The fashion show will take place on the Second Floor in the demo area.
1:30 P.M. CYCLING COOPERATION
Roelof Wittink, the quartermaster of the Dutch Cycling Embassy, speaks about the way the Netherlands is creating opportunities for international cooperation on cycling, from exchange to business cooperation.
2 P.M. BICYCLING MAGAZINE Q&A WITH THE CADENCE CYCLING FOUNDATION Bicycling editor-at-large and author Bill Strickland will host a compelling conversation with Ryan Oelkers of the Cadence Cycling Foundation, a non-profit group based in Philadelphia, that is literally changing the lives of inner-city youth by introducing them to bike racing. Oelkers will be joined by one of his student athletes. Oelkers and the Cadence Foundation are featured in a detailed feature story in the newly redesigned June issue of Bicycling—on newsstands Tues., May 3. 3 P.M. CHRIS SPEYER
The vice president of product and marketing at Raleigh America will speak about industry initiatives to improve safety and networking and educational efforts.
3:30 P.M. BIKE NYC A presentation by Ed Glazar, photographer and co-writer of the forthcoming book, BIKE NYC, an insider’s guide to biking and bike culture in the city.
4 P.M. BUILDING A BETTER CITY FOR BIKING THROUGH BIKE-CENTRIC BLOGS Caroline Samponaro, director of bicycle advocacy at Transportation Alternatives, will lead a panel discussion with the editor of Streetsblog, Ben Fried, Brooklyn Spoke’s Doug Gordon, Marc “Amsterdamize” van Woudenberg and other bicycle bloggers.
5 P.M. JOSHUA M. BERNSTEIN New York Press’ “Gut Instinct” columnist is known for his cycling and eating adventures. He’ll discuss responsible drinking and riding protocol.
At 3 p.m. Paul Steely
White will announce the winner of a free Vanmoof bike at the
Transportation Alternatives booth on the Fourth Floor
RACES! Our friends at Bike Works NYC are bringing roller racing to the
show, so spread the word to those with a need for speed. All funds from
the $5 races will go to the T.A. A grand prize will be awarded to the
fastest roller of the day.
ALL DAY – Cassandra Holbrook, aka “Bossy Boots,” DJs, along with DJs
from Daptone Records—including Rose Bothomley, Cathy Bauer, Alex
Hestoft, Michael Sansone, Mikey Post—with Bill French and Nick Cope
closing the show.
HOURLY HELMET GIVEAWAYS AT THE NUTCASE BOOTH