A small group of vintage cyclists in Michigan are proud to announce the 1st
Annual Americane' Vintage Track & Road Bike Festival, scheduled
The event is listed on the Classic Rendezvous events calendar page
Here's a rough summary of the weekend of events:
The International Velodrome at Bloomer Park, Rochester, Michigan, is proud to announce the
1st Annual Americane' Vintage Track & Road Bike Festival on July 4th and 5th, 2009
This two-day event celebrating vintage track and road
bicycling coincides with three days of the highest level, most exciting
track racing in the nation, the NAS-TRACK INTERNATIONAL 3 DAY
Both days will feature a swap meet open to individuals and vendors, and vintage bike exhibition riding. Saturday (4th) will highlight vintage track racing heritage with many exciting on-track racing events throughout the day interspersed with the NAS-TRACK INTERNATIONAL action. Sunday (5th) will highlight vintage road racing history thru a leisurely tour as well as some real racing (time-trials). For those who haven't ridden the track before (or in many years) classes will be offered Saturday morning to familiarize riders with the Bloomer Park velodrome which was designed by world-class track designer Dale Hughes, after his Atlanta Olympic Velodrome.
Multiple categories of vintage bikes will be invited covering a full century from high wheelers of the 1880's into the mid-1980s. Award categories will also include most authentic bike, clothing; best race heritage; longest distance ridden to the event; loveliest bike(s) and so on.
Saturday night will feature a special outdoor screening of
the new documentary movie, "Catch the Wind
Special guests expected to attend include some of the great American track and road racers from days gone by (TBA) who will be invited to join everyone in the track and road events. Displays of historically significant and collectible bikes are expected to be everywhere.
Donations of old bikes collecting dust in garages/ basements will be much appreciated with a portion of proceeds going to community bike programs.
Please visit our event page
The event volunteers would appreciate any feedback/ suggestions as we develop the events especially the various award categories.
Thank you all for considering attending this event. Tim
******************** Tim Potter Coordinator MSU Bikes Service Center B10 Bessey Hall/ Michigan St. University Along the N. River Trail, 300 ft. west of Farm Ln. Bridge E. Lansing, MI 48824-1033
Ph: 517/432-3400 Fax: 517/432-2743 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.bikes.msu.edu