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03/04/2011: "San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Coming in April"
From the press release:
Bina Bilenky
(c) 215-740-7068

Countdown to San Diego

2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show just weeks away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (San Diego, CA) Anticipation and excitement is growing as April 8, 9, 10 races into view on the calendar. That's when Brian Baylis and Bina Bilenky will present the 2011 San Diego Bicycle Show at storied Golden Hall on the San Diego Concourse, 202 C Street, San Diego, CA.

Sharing the weekend with the thousands of riders participating in the Colnago Gran Fondo just blocks away, the 2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show promises to be bigger and better than ever.

A third of the exhibitor space filled up in the first month following the announcement, and the latest additions can be viewed on the show website.
In addition to the tall-bike jousting, kinetic sculpture parade, and bicycle rodeo, activities include a vintage parts swap with framebuilder's only swap before the swap opens to the public.

Nan Eastep and Sherry Koyama of B. Spoke Tailor will present the Bicycle Fashion Show proving that today's bike wear is indeed runway worthy.
There will be parties with live music by the Offbeats (a British invasion tribute band) and a unique performance by the yet-to-be formed MotherFluxers: Brian Baylis (Baylis Cycles) on drums, Stephen Bilenky (Bilenky Cycle Works, the Notekillers) on bass, Eddi on saxophone, and Paul Sadoff (Rock Lobster Custom Cycles) on guitar.

A special Women's Panel convenes to discuss the topic of "Empowering Women Cyclists". Featured panelists are: Samantha Ollinger, Editor of, and co-organizer of San Diego Streets for People (, Diane Lees, Co-owner HubBub Custom Bicycles, Mia Kohout, Co-Publisher, Marketing Advertising Director Momentum Magazine, Megan Dean, framebuilder and owner Moth Attack, Sarai Snyder of GirlBikeLove and Andrea Garland, Bicycle and Pedestrian Professional at Alta Planning & Design.

Dave Bohm of Bohemian Bicycles will demonstrate framebuilding skills in "Brazing Illustrated" a live brazing demo.

Interesting and informative seminars continue to be added to the schedule. Bill McCready, of Santana Cycle will deliver "Tandem Frame Design & Materials Technology. Richard Schwinn, (Waterford Precision Cycles) together with Ted Ernst will present "Paramount - 70 Years of Handbuilt Glory". There will also be a Schwinn Paramount Concours d'Elegance showcasing an impressive array of historic and collectible Paramounts.

With something for everyone, the 2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show is a fun-filled celebration promoting all aspects of bicycle culture.

San Diego Custom Bicycle Show
April 8, 9, and 10, 2011
Golden Hall at the San Diego Concourse
202 C. St
San Diego, CA 92101

Press passes available upon request.

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