KaiVelo and Berkeley Bicycle Club Proudly Present

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Get Kids on Bikes

Let’s increase youth participation in organized cycling.

A charity dinner to support youth cycling featuring honorary guest speaker Chris Horner, American Grand Tour Winner, and NBC Tour de France Commentator.

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Help us raise $25,000 to support five East Bay Mountain Bike teams with equipment and funds to help get kids to races and experience the joy of cycling.

 

The Mission and Cause

The Berkeley Bicycle Club, the KaiVelo Foundation, and Shimano have raised over $50,000 to support the Berkeley High School Mt. Bike Team with equipment for the past three years. We now want to expand our support to to provide cycling equipment to the following East Bay youth mountain bike teams:

Berkeley High School Mt. Bike Team

El Cerrito High Mt. Bike Team

Richmond Composite

Albany High School Mt. Bike Team

Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team


The Program and Raffle

We’ve put together an amazing evening of food and drinks at Clif Bar’s headquarters in Emeryville. The raffle is a unique format. Participants can add tickets to a pool specific to the item that they want. The more tickets you buy and add to that pool, the greater your chance is of winning the item.

6:00 PM Drinks, Arrival and Raffle Item Review

6:15 PM Buffet Dinner is Served

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6:45 PM Intro with Special Guest Bob Muzzy, a Founding Member of the BBC

Bob Muzzy is a founding member of the Berkeley Bicycle Club, who won numerous district and national titles on the road and track. He also spent one season racing in Belgium.

7:00 PM Panel discussion with Nate English, Sandy Floren and others

Nate English is a former professional cyclist, who placed 5th at the US Pro TT, top 5 and top 10 at national level events, won dozens of P1/2 local races, and finished 14th in the Amgen Tour of CA.

Sandy Floren is a Berkeley native and the current U.S. U23 National Champion for XC Mountain Biking.

7:45 PM Six Questions with Special Guest TBD

8:00 PM Fireside Chat with American Grand Tour Winner, Chris Horner

Christ Horner is a former American professional cyclist with a long resume of achievements in the U.S. and in Europe. He is most well known for winning the Vuelta a España in 2013, and becoming the oldest winner of any of cycling's grand tours.

8:30 PM Raffle Drawing (You must be present to win)

9:00 PM End of Program


Catering provided by The Arlington

Assorted Crostini and Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Chicken Parmesan/Eggplant Parmesan

Pasta-w/ assorted sauces red(meat), pesto, alfredo

Caesar Salad and Garlic Bread

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Beer provide by Canyon Club Brewery

Wine provided by Beaune Imports


To make this event accessible too as many as possible ticket prices start at $100.00.

Limited to 100 tickets. On sale July 24th.

Location: Clif Bar Headquarters, Emeryville

Date: Saturday, October 19th

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM


Raffle Prizes Include

Gift certificates to Chez Panisse

A case of wine from Beaune Imports Wines

And more…