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Youth Bike Summit February 14-16: Free for New School Students, Faculty and Staff

Harlem-born Nelson Vails, first African American to win an Olympic medal in cycling, will be Keynote Speaker at the Youth Bike Summit.

Harlem-born Nelson Vails, first African American to win an Olympic medal in cycling, will be Keynote Speaker at the Youth Bike Summit.

If you’re a bike enthusiast, supporter, artist, activist, zinester, maker, or all of the above, the 2014 Youth Bike Summit at The New School is the place to bring your sweethearts and buddies this Valentine’s/Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14-16 at the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street.

Also, if you are a New School student, faculty or staff member, lucky you, the entire summit is free with registration, either at the event or through this google form.

The Summit features workshops, crafts, a Capoeira-led musical procession, a bike fashion show, and plenty of forums and discussions on bike culture, policies and politics.  And if all that isn’t enticing enough for you, our keynote speaker is cycling Olympian Nelson Vails.

You can also Get Credit for participating in the Youth Bike Summit by signing up for this 1-3 credit studio.

Check out all of the cool events lined up so far! For the most up-to-date schedule, visit the website.

 

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