And We’re Off!!


I fly to the USA tomorrow, on my travelling fellowship to visit bicycle framebuilders with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

My itinerary looks like this so far.  I’m sure it will grow and/or change.

April 29 Owen Lloyd (Framebuilding cooperative, Chicago, IL)

May 1 – 7 Doug Fattic, Niles MI

May 8 – 15 Squarebuilt Cycles, Brooklyn NYC, Johnny Coast, Brooklyn NYC, more TBC in NYC
May 15 Amtrak to Boston, MA. 

May 16 Boston MA.  Hire car. 

May 17 Drive to Jeff Bucholz @ Sputnik Tool, Sedgewick ME (jig & frame building equipment manufacturer)

May 19 Richard Sachs, Warwick MA
May 20 Serotta Competition Cycles, Saratoga Springs NY

May 23 Geekhouse Bikes, Boston MA (TBC)
May 25 Peter Weigle, Lyme CT
May 28 – June 4 Strawberry Cycles, Terra Nova & several others TBC. Portland OR

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US trip details..

photo by Miles Dell

I leave London for the USA on 28th April 2011.

During my WCMT trip, I will be visiting:

Doug Fattic, Niles MI
Squarebuilt Cycles, Brooklyn NYC
Johnny Coast, Brooklyn NYC
Richard Sachs, Warwick MA
Geekhouse Bikes, Boston MA
Peter Weigle, Lyme CT
Strawberry Cycles, Portland OR

Several others are yet to be confirmed.

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