Friday, September 19, 2008

Shipped Out

Volunteers John and Jason load em up.

P2P shipped out the Village Bike Project bikes today. This is a big huge deal for the organization and there'll be more on the P2P blog in the next day or two.

Today we had about 10 volunteers show up at the Mountain Gear HQ in the Valley. We loaded exactly 200 bikes and a bunch of parts into a 26 foot Penske rental truck. The bikes are headed to Ghana along with a pile of bikes from Moscow, ID.

2 Events this Week

There are a couple potentially interesting events going on this week that are bikey.

#1 Willie Weir
Weds, Sept 24th, 7PM
South Campus Facility, Riverpoint Campus

From the press-release ...

Seattle-based Willie Weir has bicycled off-the-beaten-track to the mountains of India, war-ravaged Bosnia, the deserts of Turkey and the jungles of Southeast Asia. He recently returned from pedaling in Venezuela and Colombia.His human-powered travels allow him to smell the local scents and mix with villagers from Laos to South Africa.

Weir has put together a montage of a number of different performances and named the presentation, Scooters in the Bike Lane. The show is a benefit performance to support the Bicycle Alliance of Washington's mission to open an office in Spokane.

Tickets are $10 in advance (or $12 at the door) from North Division Bicycle Shop, 10503 N. Division St., Spokane, 467-2453

#2 Downtown Alternative Transportation Trade Show
Thursday, Sept 25th, noon-6pm
River Park Square Atrium

From the website...
If you get to work in a single occupant vehicle and and have been considering alternatives, check out your options at the Downtown Alternative Transportation Trade Show! The show will not only exhibit how to get around Spokane at lower cost and impact right now, it will also showcase future alternative transportation technology being developed right here in the Inland Northwest. From scooters and Segways, and bicycles, to bus and vanpool information, even microcars like the Tango will all be at this event.

1 comment:

michael said...

Wow, that's awesome. Way to go P2P.