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Berkeley Bicycle Club and KaiVelo 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.


Location: Clif Bar Headquarters, Emeryville

Date: Saturday, October 19th

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM


Tickets sale now!


 

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 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, Nick Hoeper-Tomich and Allison Marten

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.

Nick Hoeper-Tomich is the head coach for the BHS MTB.

Allison Marten is going to be a senior at Albany and is the Captain of the Albany Mt. Bike Team.

7:45 PM Q/A with Helen Gilbert-Snyder El Cerrito graduate who placed 6th at U23 Nationals.

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

Chris 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 provided by Canyon Club Brewery

Wine provided by Beaune Imports

Dessert provided Mr. Dewie’s Cashew Creamery

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


Incredible Raffle Prizes Generously Donated Include!

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A brand new Public V7 bicycle from Mike’s Bike ($499.99 value). All sizes available. Pick your color.

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A brand new Public C7 bicycle from Mike’s Bike ($499.99 value). All sizes available. Pick your color.

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Courtesy of the local Trek Store, a brand new Bontrager Specter WaveCel Helmet (149.99 value).

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A signed Peter Sagan Jersey ($350 value).

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A gift certificate to Berkeley’s famous Chez Panisse for lunch for 2 in the Café w/ house wine ($100 value).

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3 nights at a rustic Tahoe cabin in Tahoe Donner / Truckee ($450 value).

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Tour de France selection of 12 wines (one case) direct from France by Beaune Imports ($600 value).

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Bianchi Gitane City Link Frameset - Single-Speed - Black ($200.00 value)

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Bike East Bay membership and sweatshirt (100.00 value).

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Brand new Capo 2019 cycling kit includes SC bib shorts, SC jersey and matching socks ($400 value) choice of size for the winner.

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5 entries to any single day Grasshopper Adventure Series in 2019 ($100.00 value per pass).

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$100.00 Clif shopping spree. Get a selection Clif Products of your choice ($100.00 value).

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3 nights at Casa de Campo a Sonoma luxury wine retreat ($3,750 value).

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A gift certificate to Mr. Dewie’s Cashew Creamery ($50 value).

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Pair of 100% SpeedCraft sport performance sunglasses in soft tact graphite ($155 value).

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Chrome Cardiel Shank a no-nonsense hip bag/crossbody sling in black ($45 Value).

And more…

Download the flyer here.