[YarraBUG-list] 2011 State of Design - bicycle themed events

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Thu Jul 21 00:36:44 AEST 2011

  Hi all,

Here's a listing of cycling/bicycle themed events in this years State of 
Design Festival. Also, you can listen to a recent interview we did with 
Faith & Scotty about the Made to Measure Handmade Bike Show
YarraBUG Radio Show#146 -- Monday 11th July 2011*
This week we interview Faith Hunter from Treadlie magazine & Scott Symes 
from Symes Cycles about the upcoming Made to Measure -- Handmade Bike 
Show as part of State of Design Festival. Plus Tour de France chatter, 
changes to Tram route 86 along High St in Northcote & Thornbury for the 
next week, City of Yarra: Yarra Easy Riders -- Leisure Cycling Network + 
local news & events.

*State of Design Festival - 20 - 31 July 2011*
Don't miss this year's opening night event as we launch into twelve 
thrilling days of design thinking and activity. Get yourself ready and 
fill up your calendar with design talks, walks, workshops, meals, 
interviews, bike rides, making events and exhibitions. Join us at the 
exquisite Royal Exhibition Building for a night of celebration and 
locally-produced entertainment. The Festival theme will be warmly 
welcomed in as everyone gets moving!
Email:info at stateofdesign.com  Location: Royal Exhibition Building, 9 
Nicholson St, Carlton
More at: http://www.stateofdesign.com.au/

*Made to Measure - TREADLIE Handmade Bike Show July 21 - July 24 - Royal 
Exhibition Buildings*
Presented by TREADLIE Magazine/State of Design
Craftsmanship and design are combined in an exhibition of especially 
commissioned custom-built bicycles from around the country. The final 
selection of bikes will be based on their aesthetics, artistry and 
creativity. Accompanying each exhibit will be stories about the bikes 
and their builders. The bicycle presents the ultimate example of design 
in motion.
Date: 21 -- 24 July, Time: 10am -- 5pm, Cost: Included in $10 entry to 
Contact: Tamsin O'Neill, Email:design at treadlie.com.au
Location: Design:Made:Trade, Royal Exhibition Building Carlton Gardens, 
More at: http://www.stateofdesign.com.au/Festival/Search/Green-Press

*RACV -- Bike Share. Do you want a free ride? *
Visit Melbourne Central, during the State of Design Festival to receive 
a free Bike Share voucher valued at $ 8.00. From 20 -- 31 July. 
Location: Level 2, Melbourne Central. Cost = Free
More at: 

Vintage bicycles Melbourne*
We are having a pop up shop in Melbourne Central level 1 as part of the 
State of Design Festival from 20th-31st July. Some great old black and 
white shots which highlight the intrinsic and undeniable link between 
vintage bicycles and manner in which they are able to make their riders 
more attractive!!! Everyone is welcome to drop by Melbourne Central 
level 1 to check out some bikes and say hello, starting from Wednesday 
20th and finishing on the 31st July (State of Design Festival).
More at: http://vintagebikesmelbourne.wordpress.com/

*Roll Up Bicycle Valet Parking. Presented by The Squeaky Wheel*
Roll Up is a mobile Bicycle Valet Parking service that encourages active 
and sustainable transport to festivals and events by providing fast, fun 
and free bike parking.Melbourne has an incredible offering of festivals, 
events and cultural activities that regularly draw people into the city 
and surrounds, but there remains a major shortage of safe, secure and 
convenient places to park your bike.
Cost: Free, Phone: 0428 993 779, Email:pip at melbournebikefest.com.au. 
Website: roll-up.com.au
More at: 

*Mapping the 'Burbs Presented by the Australian Institute of Architects, 
Victorian Chapter*
Architecturally-led itineraries through a metropolis are well documented 
but a guided itinerary through suburban Melbourne is less common. 
Mapping the 'Burbs is an opportunity to explore architectural sites of 
interest by bicycle. This is a mapping project in inner, outer and 
regional suburbia. Nine architectural firms either located or with a 
close affinity to suburban Melbourne and regional Victoria have designed 
a cycling tour of significant architectural sites within their 
Opening Event: The Reading Room, Fitzroy Town Hall, Napier Street, 
Fitzroy, Saturday 23 July, 2pm
Registration essential. please RSVP to vic at raia.com.au
Cost: Free,
Contact: Australian Institute of Architects, Victorian Chapter. Phone: 
(03) 8620 3803
Website: mappingtheburbs.com, Location: Fitzroy, Docklands, Kew, South 
Yarra/Prahran, Beaumaris, St.Kilda, Hawthorn, Bendigo, Mornington.
More at: http://www.stateofdesign.com.au/Festival/Search/Mapping-the-Burbs

Moving the Design - Projector Bike Geelong*
Over 90 minutes, across numerous sites, the Projector Bike will take a 
tour, illuminating and revealing the design that surrounds us. Joins us 
for the tour or meet us enroute as we attempt to re-imagine some of 
Geelong's little known design gems. Date: Saturday 30 July, Time: 7pm -- 
9.30pm, Cost: Free
Phone: 0422 221 072, Email:joseph at theprojects.com.au
Website: www.theprojects.com.au. Location: Numerous locations, starting 
from Geelong Art Gallery. Corner Gheringhap and Little Malop St, Geelong
More at: 

*Moving the Design -- Projector Bike Melbourne*
Date: Friday 22 July, Time: 8pm -- 9.30pm, Cost: Free
Phone: 0422 221 072, Email:joseph at theprojects.com.au
Website: www.theprojects.com.au
Location: Numerous locations, starting from Melbourne Exhibition Centre, 
2 Clarendon St South Wharf, Melbourne.
More at: 

*Fashion Design Mobility Presented by Mick Peel*
Expressing ideas and issues of personal mobility in an urban setting 
through fashion design.Mick Peel, Academic and PhD candidate, together 
with a group of fashion design students from RMIT University, explore 
and express notions of movement and mobility in an urban setting. The 
exhibition presents varied responses from practical utility to creative 
poetics in the mediums of drawing, film and clothing.
Date: Friday 15 July -- Saturday 14 August, Open Tuesday -- Saturday. 
Closed Monday and Sunday. Time: 10am -- 5pm, Cost: Free.
Email:mick.peel at rmit.edu.au, Location: Endless Gallery,  6a Wilson 
Street, South Yarra
More at: 


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