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Walsh Biking and Rocking For World Bicycle Relief


Walsh Biking and Rocking For World Bicycle Relief

Time: December 10, 2011 from 9pm to 11:45pm
Location: Cal's Bar
Street: Wells and Van Buren
City/Town: Chicago
Website or Map:…
Event Type: fundraiser, benefit, sendoff party, raffle
Latest Activity: Dec 9, 2011

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"Chicago Ultra Endurance Athlete to Conquer Two Continents and Ten Thousand Miles. And Cal's Bar."

Bryce Walsh, a Chicago-based endurance athlete and coach, is set to compete in the world's longest bicycle race - Cairo to Cape Town in the Tour d'Afrique - then follow it with the Tour Divide: the world's longest mountain bike race, self-supported from Canada to the Mexican border along the Continental Divide.

2 continents, 10,000 miles, and a great night of music at Cal's in support of World Bicycle Relief, a 501c-3 organization bringing the power of bicycles to students, healthcare workers, and entrepreneurs in rural Africa.

Along with surprise special guests, the evening's entertainment includes:

  • LOINS - Collaboration of members of Penthouse
    Sweets and Dodge City Getouts
  • Tea and Sympathy - The band
    Bryce played with for 10+ years
  • "Tea and Sympathy is one of the
    best live bands to come out of Minneapolis,"beautifully messed up and
    mesmerizing". Jim Meyer, Star Tribune

$10 donation at the door earns you admission plus 10 tickets for the evening's raffle. Every additional dollar you donate at the door earns you another raffle ticket.

Raffle prizes generously sponsored by Cal's Bar, Infinit Nutrition, and Vision Quest Coaching include (among others):

  • 1 taste of VQ class (value $165) - more info ...
  • 1 performance test with Robbie Ventura (value $300) - more info ...
  • Set of cycling training DVDs by former US Postal Service pro rider, Tour de France commentator and professional coach Robbie Ventura (value $250) - more info...
  • Infinit Nutrition more info ...
  • and more

If you can't make it on 12/10 but still want to get in on the raffle and support WBR, please Donate Here

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