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March 2020 Monthly Meeting

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:00pm

Dylan Varekamp, NYC Velo's East Village Service Manager on How to field service the latest gear



Event: Monthly Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Location: Connolly’s Bar & Restaurant, 121 West 45th St. (3rd fl.) (bet. 6th Ave. & Broadway)
6:00PM - dine, drink and schmooze
7:00PM – program
8:00PM - raffle
How to Field Service the Latest Gear will entail an overview of the latest cycling technology - tubeless tires, electronic shifters, hydraulic breaks - and make roadside fixes.  This program is recommended for anyone who owns a modern bike; is considering acquiring one; and leaders who will have to deal with this during a ride.
Dylan Varekamp is the service manager at NYC Velo's East Village location.  he has worked as a mechanic since 2010 in Baltimore, New York City, and Portland. Even before working in the industry, Dylan has been a lifelong tinkerer and cyclist, and especially enjoys loing distance self supported touring both on and off road.

He has ridden and fixed bikes on the Baja Divide, Oregon Stampede, D2R2 and any number of trips up and down the east and west coasts of the US. Most recently, he road from Burlington, VT to Bar Harbos, ME.  Dylan is familiar with most current drivetrains,  brakes, and wheel systems and has taught severl repair and maintenance courses.

Sponsor: NYC Velo
Founded in NYC's East Village by Andrew Crooks withg the help of family and friends, NYC Velo has developed into several of the most unique bike shops in Manhattan.
Have a gratis espresso at the East Village location while you persue selections or watch mechanics at work. Or stop by the Hell's Kitchen shop and have your bike serviced while your grab a bite at Gotham West Market.
Going to the bike shop should be an enjoyable experience, and at NYC Velo we understand what that experience entails. Every discipline is welcome; from commuters to weekend enthusiasts to racers and tourers, we can help you with any of your biking needs.

Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour

Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour will include the following beers for the entire duration of our meeting (6:00 - 9:00 PM) and will be available for purchase at the discounted price of $6.00 :

Bass Ale  ·  Sam Adams  ·  Connolly’s Red or Wheat  ·  Yuengling


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March 2020 Monthly Meeting
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