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Bike Winter Swap/Expo- presentation schedule


Bike Winter Swap/Expo- presentation schedule

Time: February 6, 2010 from 11:15am to 4pm
Location: Jaks Tap, Brewery Room
Street: 901 West Jackson Boulevard
City/Town: Chicago
Website or Map:…
Phone: 773/710-4143
Event Type: adjunct, listing
Organized By: h' Zerocats
Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2010

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Here's the presentation schedule for the first annual Bike Winter Swap Meet and Urban Bicycle Expo on Feb. 6th 2010 at Jaks Tap. Thanks to all involved!
Watch this space as there may still be minor changes.

11:15 AM: Urban Bicycle Design: Student Projects
Carl Boyd, Instructor, Columbia College
Tao Huang, Instructor, Columbia College
Kevin Henry, Instructor, Columbia College
Carl, Kevin, and Henry present the results of their class in which student teams develop urban-bicycle-specific concepts.

12:00 PM: Bike Winter Basics

Martin Hazard and Lauren Sailor, Chicago Bike Winter Co-Chairs
Martin and Lauren will discuss and demonstrate techniques for extending your biking through the winter.

12:45 PM: Local Frame builders: Hand Built Bicycle Frames

Jason Kim, Psycle Werks
Michael Catano, Humble Frameworks
Owen Lloyd, Lloyd Cycles
Local frame builders will showcase hand built bicycle frames and to talk about several topics specific to frame building.

1:15 PM: A Presentation on the Painting of Bicycles: Preparation,Paint, and Technique

Yuval “UV” Awazu, UV Metal Arts and Powder Coating
UV is a local professional bicycle powder coating specialist. This discussion will include: how to properly strip your bike, how to prepare your bike for painting, and the benefits and disadvantages of various paint products.

1:45 PM: Bike Boulevards Now!

Sarah Kaplan, Founder
What would our streets look if they were designed for comfort and safety? Come Join our campaign for great cycling streets!

2:15 PM: D-I-Y Bicycle Sound Systems!

Alex Wilson, West Town Bikes & Ciclo Urbano
Todd Allen, electro-geek, Break the Gridlock
Tunes on a bike? It's easier than you think. See, touch and listen to two sound systems. Learn how to select, connect and mount the basic components: sound source, power source, amplifier and speakers.

3:00 PM: Advocacy Update from Active Transportation Alliance
Rob Sadowsky, Active Transportation Alliance
, E.D.
Rob will bring us up to date on the latest developments in Chicago bike planning and infrastructure.

3:30 PM: Folding Bikes
Garry Low, Folding Bike Commuter
Kathy Schubert, Chicago Cycling Club co-founder
Garry and Kathy will demonstrate various folding bicycles and discuss the advantages and trade-offs for each type.

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