Boulder, CO (June 20, 2012) – Colorado Multisport/Superfly Cycles is pleased to announce Bash for Bikes II in benefit of World Bicycle Relief on Friday, August 3, from 7 to 10 p.m. Coach to professional triathletes, Mat Steinmetz will host the event and moderate an evening of stories with World Champion triathletes and Tour de France contenders. Craig Alexander, Mirinda Carfrae, Tim O’Donnell, and Tom Danielson will participate in the athlete panel discussion. Delicious local food and dessert will be prepared and served by Chef Biju of The Feedzone Cookbook. West End Wine Merchant will serve wine, Boulder Beer will provide micro-brews and Skratch Labs will provide electrolyte refreshments.
Alongside gourmet dinner and World Champion athlete stories, Bash for Bikes II will offer a silent/live auction which features high-performance and one-of-a-kind items for cyclists and triathletes. Items at the auction include carbon road frames, Zipp wheels and signed pro-athlete memorabilia. Event tickets are $100 and limited to 150 people.
About World Bicycle Relief
Proceeds from the event will benefit World Bicycle Relief, a non-profit organization committed to providing access to independence and livelihood through the Power of Bicycles. The specifically designed, culturally appropriate bicycles improve the living conditions of students, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, and other NGOs in rural Africa. With these robust bicycles, costing only $134 to distribute, World Bicycle Relief has been able to provide over 105,000 bicycles in nine countries, since the organization’s inception in 2005.
World Bicycle Relief is currently funding a 50,000-bicycle distribution to students (70 percent to girls) in rural Zambia and Zimbabwe through its Bicycles for Educational Empowerment Program (BEEP), in an effort to break the transportation barriers that keep children from attending school and hinder progress in the developing world.
For more information and how to register for the Bash for Bikes II, please visit www.worldbicyclerelief.org/bash-for-bikes or contact:
World Bicycle Relief Grassroots Coordinator
1224 Washington Ave, Suite 155
Golden, CO 80401
Colorado Multisport/Superfly Cycles Co-Owner
2480 Canyon Blvd, M-2
Boulder, CO 80302