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NYC bike show. Who's going?(5 posts)

NYC bike show. Who's going?Sintesi
May 2, 2002 10:41 AM
Sneak preview tonight. Only $5 w/ the coupon.

Check it out.

http://www.nycbicycleshow.com

C U there.
Did anyone go on previous years? Will it be crowded?tz
May 2, 2002 10:48 AM
Last year's NYC motorcycle show was packed. If I hadn't purchaced tickets in advance online, I'd been turned away by the huge lines.
How's bicycle show? I hate waiting in lines. I have already spent way too much time in them... I plan to go on Friday, after work (4:30-ish), btw.
Tonight's the sneak preview.Sintesi
May 2, 2002 11:08 AM
I went last year on thurs.(at the WTC, sniff), and the crowds were very manageable. I think it took like ten to fifteen min.to get in. Weekends might be different.

The show was pretty humble by NY standards but a lot of cool bikes and demos. Jusging by the website this one looks a little bigger than last year. Nice people, really dug talking to the Serotta folks. The part I'm looking forward to is the bike clothes free-for-all set up by Long-cycles. Some incredible bargains if you're willing to dig. I'll probably walk out with 10 pair of Defeet socks and some bib shorts for less than $50. I had a nice pair of vario thick castellis for $30 bucks but had to let them go because they were a size too big. ):
Tonight's the sneak preview.Lowend
May 2, 2002 12:11 PM
Went Friday afternoon, last year. There was no crowds. I too got three pairs of Defeet socks for $10. Had to do a little digging, but well worth it. It appears to be a bigger happening this year. There will be an auction at some point. Wish I could make it this year.
might goohmk1
May 3, 2002 5:48 AM
I work a couple of blocks away, I just might go down there at lunch time