Bike!Bike! 2011

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Bike!Bike! 2011 was held in San Marcos, Texas; hosted by The Bike Cave and The San Marcos Community Bike Project. It took place from June 23-26th, 2011.Bikebikebike2a.jpg

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Wednesday June 22

1:00-6:00pm Pick up a loaner bike (if you're staying the night in Austin) at Austin's Yellow Bike Project
2:00pm - 6:00pm Open house at UT's Orange Bike Project
6:00 -10:00pm Open house at Austin's Yellow Bike Project
11:00pm Open house at Movemint Bike Cab Co. Shop (1301 east 4th street)

Thursday June 23

11:00am - 1:00pm Pick up your loaner bike (if you've just arrived in Austin) at Austin's Yellow Bike Project
1:00pm Group ride from Austin's Yellow Bike Project to San Marcos (there will be a truck to take your things to San Marcos)
12:00 - 8:00pm Check-In at San Marcos Public Library ($25 - $45, pay what you can, nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. Pick up your loaner bike and housing arraignments)
2:00 - 8:00pm Fix up your bike at The Bike Cave
7:00 - 8:00pm Welcome / Speak up & speak out!
8:00pm - 10:00pm Casual welcome dinner at City / Plaza Park with music by Mariachi Nueva Generacion
9:30pm A screening of "Dudey Free Zone: Women's and Transgender Bike Spaces" plus other short bike-related films. At The Bike Project

Friday June 24

8:00am - 1:00pm Check-In continued for those who get here late at The Bike Project
8:00 - 9:00am Yoga (including a light breakfast)
8:30 - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am - 11:00am
11:15am - 12:45pm Workshops
1:00 - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 - 4:00pm Workshops
4:15pm - 5:45pm Workshops
8:00pm - 9:00pm The future of Bike! Bike! - a discussion to figure out where we're heading, and how we're getting there. A preview of which project(s) are interested in hosting in 2012.
7:00pm - 10:30pm Bike polo on top of Speck Street Parking Garage (there will be a group ride leaving from Rio Vista at 6:00pm)
8:00 -11:00pm Concert at The Bike Project

Saturday June 25

8:00 - 9:00am Yoga (including a light breakfast)
8:30 - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am - 11:00am Workshops
11:15am - 12:45pm Workshops
1:00 - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 - 4:00pm Workshops
4:15pm - 5:45pm Workshops
9:00pm - 12:00am BIKE! RIDE! BIKE! RIDE!
12:00am - ??? Dance party

Sunday June 26

8:00 - 9:00am Yoga (including a light breakfast)
8:30 - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30 - 11:00am Workshops / final brainstorm
11:15am - 1:00pm Closing meeting, Bike! Bike! 2012 discussion

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A bike tour of San Marcos green spaces

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Acquiring a permanent space (instead of renting, working with the city for land or a building, fund-raising and micro-loans.

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Acro yoga: skillshare

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Analyzing work flows within a bike project: setting up committees and more effective follow-up. How to reduce "ball droppage"

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Bike touring! What to take, how to pack, where to sleep and eat, and of course, where to go.

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Classes, Workshops, Space: Doing Meaningful Outreach with Communities in Your Neighborhood

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Confronting ""car culture""; dealing with dominant culture on a personal level and effecting cultural shift.

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Decision making - the good, the bad, and the ugly. A reprise of 2010's Battlefield: Consensus.

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How the City of San Marcos, Texas bicycle map was created

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How to manage expectations and orient new people quickly to the cooperative shop environment

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Integrating bikes into the university fabric via student and staff collaboration

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Managing social rides to promote bicycling

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Operating a mobile on-the-go repair clinic through the city and community organizations

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Recycled bike art - Turning garbage into gold

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Software developers exchange: projects being worked on, have worked on, or areas they (you) are interested / skilled in

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Teaching & learning styles in community bike shops; a discussion about different approaches, what works and what doesn't work as well

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The future of Bike! Bike!. Where are we going and how are we going to get there? Also, a quick (but no-decisions-made) discussion about where Bike! Bike! will be held in 2012 (that will be decided during the final meeting on Sunday, June 26).

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Utilizing free open-source software (operating systems and work documents) to benefit your project.

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Volunteer orientation: Addressing safe space concerns, and a conversation about empowering and maintaining a committed volunteer base

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Weather? What weather? How you and your bike can survive the heat and the cold (two workshops).

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Women and Transgender shop hours: Policies, Politics, Allies

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Working in under-privileged communities: challenges and opportunities

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Working Together: Increasing Inter-Organization Collaboration

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