Bike Touring Festival
posted April 18, 2014 10:26 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Sat April 26 at 12:00 PM, Bike Farm
1810 Northeast 1st Avenue, Portland, OR, USA (Map & Directions)
Bike Farm's Free DIY Bike Touring Festival will feature 3 workshops in our educational cooperative workshop. Learn everything you need to know about going on overnight bicycle adventures!
From 12-2, Intro to DIY Bike Touring will explain touring bike mechanics, how road or mountain bikes can be converted to tour, and carrying gear. Bring your own bike for a touring assessment. Free camping, cooking, trip planning and safety will also be covered.

From 2-3:30, a the Build A Bike Bucket workshop will lead folks through construction of a bike bucket pannier. Bring square 5 gallon bucket and purchase hardware from us for $10/kit.

From 3:30-5, the Build A Soda Can Stove will teach you how to convert an aluminum soda can into a lite-weight, portable camping stove that runs on alcohol. Loaded touring bikes will be on-site.

Event is free but donations to the space are welcome. Free Oregon state touring maps while we have them!
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