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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Brooks England Dashing Bicycle Show

In North America over the coming months, Brooks will be hosting the Dashing Bicycle Show, a travelling display of fine bicycles and accessories for fans of style in the saddle.
The Opening Exhibition will take place on the 8th of December in San Francisco at Huckleberry Bicycles, where Hendrick’s Gin will be on hand to lubricate the cogs of human interaction.
“The Dashing Bicycle Show 2012-2013 Tour”
08 Dec 2012 Huckleberry Bicycles San Francisco, CA
23 Feb 2013 Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop, Denver, CO
20 April 2013 Bicycle Space Washington, DC
08 June 2013 Bikes on Wheels, Toronto, ON
25 July 2013 Bicycle Habitat, New York, NY
Each event will begin with an opening party, and the display will remain for a fortnight thereafter.
The bikes on display will be given away at the end of the tour in a very special contest, so read below for more details!
A wooden box designed by Ben Wilson, such as this, will be travelling around the continent, its contents awaiting the appreciation and wonder of an admiring public
The exhibition will visit five Brooks Dealers of Excellence and draws from among the world’s finest bicycles and accessories- specifically those lesser-spotted on the North American continent.
The first is Pelago Bicycles from Finland. Pelago is one of the newer manufacturers on the European scene, producing classic, well-considered bicycles in a traditional vein. “Pelago produces strong and practical products for the needs of urban transport, alternative travelling and other pedal powered activities.” sayeth Pelago on their website.
The classically-tailored Pelago head badge
Also on display will be a full selection of the new line of Brooks Cycle Bags including the Brick Lane panniers shown above
The mini bike market has become an increasingly crowded one in recent years. Relative newcomerB_ant from Japan is among the more well thought of among the New Wave, and will be joining us on the road. They produce attractive steel designs considerate of the constraints living in an urban environment is wont to impose.

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