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Shop volunteer day and then an awsome band!!

Hello to all of you velocidets out there new and old!! As promissed this is round 2 of our newletter/velocinews!!!

Don't forget to show up for our shop organizing day this Saturday at noon until we can't clean no more!!! Remember!! Eat Pizza, earn Co-op hours, and get to know your biking bretheren and sisteren.

Then we'll all head over to the Load of Fun Studios (north ave between howard and maryland) to watch the Rude Mechanical Orchestra break it down with some radical marhing band tunes. The doors open at 6 and they are planning 2 full sets, bring some money to donate (proceeds will be split between us and red emmas), but if you come to Shop Organizing day you can get in for free!!!!

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MBAC meeting Tuesday 11/21/06

The Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday November 21 at 6 PM at Park Headquarters, 2600 Madison Ave. (Across from Druid Hill Park at Druid Lake Park Drive: auto parking on the street, bike parking indoors, brown-bagging welcome.)


Politics! City and state transitions and our participation therein.

Bike Master Plan Implementation

Bike Safety Video (State Bike/Ped coordinator Michael Jackson is planning to attend to discuss his grant for a safety video)

Federal Transportation Enhancements funding opportunity

Bike to Shop (Safe Routes to the Mall?)

Whatever else you think of

As you can see we have a lot on the plate. This will be an important meeting.
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Description of stolen bike:

A 2006 Specialized Tarmac, size 56, carbon fiber/gloss in color with white graphics. It had an Ultegra 10spd groupo, pink bar tape and a pink fizik arione saddle. Also had red Look Keo Sprint pedals, and FSA Wing Pro Bar. Along with my Mavic Kysrium ES wheelset on it as well.

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Charm City Cyclocross Rocks the Reservoir

<img width="160" height="104" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20061016074241882_1.jpg" alt="">The Mid-Atlantic Bicycle Racing Association cycle- cross series opened its 2006 season on September 24 at the Charm City Cyclocross in Baltimore. And by the end of the day, there had been more statements made than at a Hollywood charity function. The biggest statement of the day came from the series itself, which lived up to its billing as the

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Tour du Port 2006

Explore Baltimore by Bicycle at Tour du Port!

Join hundreds of other cyclists in discovering Baltimore's waterfront by bicycle.

October 22, 2006

This Sunday morning autumn ride through the Inner Harbor and historic neighborhoods surrounding Baltimore's famous port is a major event on the city's calendar.

8-mile, 15-mile, and 22-mile routes are available.

Tour du Port includes:

Fun supported tour
Map and SAG/repair vehicle service during the ride
Refreshments at rest stops
Lunch at Tour end
Colorful Tour du Port t-shirt

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Real Ale Festival at the Wharf Rat

Not biking related but highly recommended.

The Society for the Preservation of Beers From the Wood


The 3rd Annual Chesapeake Real Ale Festival

October 21, 2006 1-6pm @ The Wharf Rat at Camden Yards

206 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Tickets are $25 in advance &amp; $30 at the door

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Share the road

London is stepping up a campaign to eductate cyclists that they should share the road. Here is a commentry on the Issue

Do you think we need something similar in baltimore?

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