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Friday and Saturday Seminars and Lunch

On both Friday and Saturday, a light lunch is provided.  For each meal, there is a vegetarian option.  Soft drinks are included.  Alcohol is available from the museum’s cash bar which is located in the main seminar room.

Schedule (subject to change)


11:45 to 12:45    Lunch

12:45 to 1:15     Fun “warm up” – learn about the world of collectible bicycle racing trading cards.  Presented by Ron Alexander

1:30 to 2:30       History of early Campagnolo derailleurs from Combio Corsa to early parallelogram.  Presented by David Beck

2:45 to 3:45       Resto-mod bicycles – making vintage bicycles “user friendly”.  Show and tell and discussion of original vs mod

4:00 to 5:00      Rich Gangl presents his Eddy Merckx Tribute bike collection.  Discussion of the bike specifics and Merckx History


11:15 to 11:45    SILCA Heritage presents “100 Years of Pumping You Up” presented by Keith Larson

11:45 to 12:45   Lunch

12:45 to 1:15   Aligning bicycle forks – discussion and the process presented by Larry Black

1:30 to 2:30   A comparison of Italian, British, and French bicycles through the lens of history and parallels to the automotive world.   Presented by David Cooper, internationally regarded automobile restorer, historian, and bicycle collector

2:45 to 3:45    Unsung Bicycle builders.  A show and tell with notable presenters such as Doug Fattic

4:00 to 5:00    The American framebuilding renaissance and preservation of it’s legacy.  A panel discussion and working session


Saturday Night Banquet

Introductions and acknowledgements

Keynote talk by Bob Williams – personal stories and recollections including post-war racing in Europe

An update from Doug Fattic on his work in Ukraine

A few words about the passion and the pursuit of performance by the Duesenberg brothers