Monday, September 24, 2012

DIY Bikefest 2012 - Program

The program is finally full!
See you all there!
28.-30. of September
@ Maarsenbroeksedijk 9 , Utrecht



15.00 Bikefest opens! Here we go!We are loaded with bike parts hope you are with enthusiasm!

18.30 Food – Vegan snack bar – a bit of deep fried but delicious food to start the weekend! + bar opens

19.30 Alleycat – TBC

22.00 Info about "Battle against the Bike ban"-fight that occurred 25 years ago on the streets of New York and started a long term initiative to make the city more safe for cyclists

-Pyjama party with movies and popcorn!

01.00 bar closed


10.00 Breakfast – you'll need a good one for what comes after :)

12.00 Workspace opens

wheel spoking
silk screen printing
(the exact times times and schedule will be announced)

-Pimp your bike (for the critical mass)

15.00 Lunch


Talbikejousting ...or for some people – at least dare to go up on one of these :)

Slowrace – Got you there!It's not about the speed,it's about the skills!Oooor let's be honest,it's about fun and laughing your ass off when you realise that this time it is your bike that wants to go further,not you!

Bikepolo – So...hope that you paid attention during the workshop!

19.00 Food! Bar opens

20.00 Bakfiets/cargo bike race!!!!Lets see what nice little tricky and annoying obstacles are prepared for this time!

21.00 Evening program

Pub quiz – it's all mixed up!Quite interesting though! You can be a smart ass but you can learn new things as well!
Games...Anyone up for trying to disassemble and assemble the bike as fast as possible? One important thing – It does have to be drivable at the end :)

02.00 bar closed


10.00 Pancakes! It's always nice to feel like a little kid again anxiously waiting in line for your plate."Can i please have one more?I promise i won't ask for sweets for the whole week!" :)

13.00 Infotalk critical mass

-make your own lunch package

14.00 Get together and leave to starting point of critical mass

15.00 Start of critical mass on Majellaplein, Utrecht – Yes,comparing to other countries,here the bikes are widely accepted.But,there are still too many cars on the street! Lets show how it is to take over the whole street...Only pedal power!

19.00 Critical mass is done and dinner is served

20.00 BIKEWARS! Oh yes,it's time! Prepare for a spectacle of insanely brilliant positive destruction! Stripes on your cheeks and one focus – Be the last one,I mean pedaling

22.00 Bike related movies + bar

01.00 Bar closed

If you enjoyed the weekend,it is even more fun to stay a bit,share impressions and help with
cleaning up :)

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