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Tonight it's the turn of Nick Hand, John Stevenson, and James Fairbank to tell us cycling stories.

Talks kick off around 7pm and doors open around 6:30pm. Online ticket sales have stopped now so entry is by donations on the door.

The auction in aid of Save The Children continues for A Beautiful Machine exhibition art work. Also, the bike on display is up for auction in aid of The Bristol Bike Project, so tell us your secret bids.

John Stevenson is a career cycling journalist and a bike enthusiast from Future Publishing. www.futureplc.com

James Fairbank is a huge biking obsessive, with experience in BMX, mountain biking and road cycling. www.carhartt-streetwear.com

Our very own Nick Hand is talking about his adventures cycling around the coast of the UK and the artisans and cyclists he met along the way. http://www.slowcoast.co.uk

Better By Bike

  • Posted by howies
  • 5 April 2010

'An Evening with A Beautiful Machine' on Friday was kicked off by Ben from Cycling City who spoke about what the project has been spending time and money on and answering lots of questions from the audience.

It was refreshing to see everyone pitching in with ideas about how to make cycling in Bristol city safer and easier for more people. Ben wants to hear everyone's views and was keen to get emails http://www.betterbybike.info/contact-us

The guys from Road CC spoke about how they came to run their own website about road cycling and how they enjoy road testing products.

Ladies Night

  • Posted by howies
  • 30 March 2010

Tonight, It's Ladies Night.

As part of A Beautiful Machine we bring you 3 leading ladies in the world of cycling, to prove that it's not always about the boys, but men are welcome too of course.

Laura Fletcher, head producer for the London Bicycle Film Festival, Poppy Smith from Cooler Magazine and Dr Lowenna Smith, rider and writer for Cycling Plus, who teaches a bit of Physics on the side.

Talks start at 7pm with plenty of free beverages for everyone.

Tickets £5 available on the door (in aid of Save The Children).

If you would like to reserve a ticket, give us a ring on 0117 929 8928 or email bristolshop@howies.co.uk, or comment on this blog.

Your Beautiful Machine

  • Posted by howies
  • 23 March 2010

We want your pictures of your very own beautiful machines.

This is a picture of Laurie's new bike. It is her dream bike that she got for her birthday, so it is no longer her dream.

A Beautiful Machine exhibition is on for 2 weeks above the howies Bristol store starting 26th March. We want to fill one of our blank exhibition walls with pictures of your dream bike or the bike you actually own that has been on many adventures with you.

Send us a pic and we will pin it up on the wall, we want to document all those well loved beautiful machines out there, so do share yours with us and all those who attend the exhibition. The finished wall of bicycle wonderment will be blogged too.

Snail mail to howies, 62 Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1RE.

Any questions, give us a bell on 01179298928

We can't print off emailed images so please snail mail them to us. You have 2 weeks, so don't panic!

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