Spring means busy season in the bike business, and not just because we’ve got more customers coming through the doors. We’ve got a few fun events coming up, so mark your calendars!
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Team LUNA Chix
Women’s Tire Changing Clinic – April 18
We’re excited to be hosting Team LUNA Chix again this year for a tire changing clinic just for women, this time at our Fremont shop. One of our expert mechanics will go over quick release operation, v-brake, and caliper release operations, as well as the tools and techniques needed to properly replace your tube while on the road or at home! We’ll also cover tools riders should have with them on their ride, a demo on changing a flat, practice changing a flat with assistance from LUNAChix Team. We’ll wrap up with a fun competition for prize(s). Space is limited, so please register in advance by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012, 6:00-8:00pm.
Where: Recycled Cycles, new FREMONT location 1109 North 35th Street, Seattle, WA 98103
What to bring: Your bike wheel, spare tube, and a set of levers
Cost: $20 donation-100% benefits the Breast Cancer Fund, Team LUNA Chix non-profit partner.
Fremont Earth Day Festival
Nectar Lounge – April 21
Join us Saturday, April 21 at Nectar Lounge for a day of bikes, bands and sustainability! There will be 20+ bands, performers and DJs plus speakers and sponsor booths dedicated to a message of bicycle commuting and sustainability, a raffle, and a silent auction. Ride your bike to save $2 off admission. We will be onsite to accept bicycle donations, which we will then refurbish and donate to an organization that helps provide bicycles for communities and families in Africa. Donate a bike for FREE festival admission, or just stop by our booth to say hello! For tickets or to learn more: http://fremontearthday.com/Home_Page.php
1.4 Billion Reasons
Global Poverty Project Presentation – May 1
Global Poverty Project ambassador d’Arcy Lunn has been riding his bike 1000 miles and living below the poverty line – less than $1.50 a day. He’ll join us at Boat Street at 7:30pm to share stories from his journey, and tell us about the Global Poverty Project and how you can take action locally to help the 1.4 billion people on our planet that are living in extreme poverty. Learn more or RSVP: http://www.globalpovertyproject.com/