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April 2016 Club Meeting - Tech & Safety Upgrades for Road Bikes

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 6:00pm

featuring Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour (new!)

2016 Tech & Safety Upgrades for Road Bikes

A presentation by Shawn Powell

Sponsored by SPCARBON Bicycles

Tuesday April 12 from 6:00-9:00PM
Connolly's Pub & Restaurant, 121 West 45 St. (6th & Broadway), 3rd floor


Meeting Schedule:
6:00 Dinner, drinks and schmooze
7:00 Program
8:15 Raffle

Join SPCARBON Bicycles president, Shawn Powell, for an interesting and informative discussion on modern advances in road cycling.  Shawn will talk about electronic shifting, disc brake systems, the aerodynamic advantages found in carbon fiber wheels and the new SRAM 1x11 chainring set-up.

Shawn Powell is the president of SPCARBON Bicycles. Since its inception in 2009, SPCARBON has produced hundreds of bikes with two core principles in mind: rider comfort and rider efficiency.  With decades of experience building, fixing, and modifying bicycles, Shawn has an intimate knowledge of bike mechanics and technology.  Shawn has traveled to Asia six times to oversee factories developing carbon bike components.  Shawn has been an avid racer since childhood; career highlights include racing at the 1992 World Championship, and more recently the 2015 Italian Gran Fondo. He works closely with triathletes and road cyclists to improve their performance.

The following raffle prizes have been donated by SPCARBON Bicycles, our April meeting’s sponsor:

3 complimentary high performance tune ups (retail value - $159 each)

3 carbon fiber water bottle cages (retail value - $35 each)

3 Genuine Innovations Compact CO2 Inflators (retail value - $20 each)

1 set of Pedro's Tire Heavy Duty levers (retail value - $10)


Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour

Connolly’s/NYCC Beer Happy Hour will continue through the entire length of our meetings, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. The following beers will be available for purchase during the Beer Happy Hour at the discounted price of $6:

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

Note: A huge thank you from NYCC to Connolly’s for their generosity and also to Karen Burman for conceiving of the special Happy Hour and finalizing the deal for our members!



April 2016 Club Meeting - Tech & Safety Upgrades for Road Bikes
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