NELA bikes! presents a benefit screening for BORP, following our regular
Friday Critical Mass Ride, Friday January 20th
Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) had a devastating robbery
month. Dozens of disabled kids lost an exhilarating link to freedom when
thieves stole about 30 of their specially-crafted bicycles from a locked
storage room in Berkeley (complete story: http://tinyurl.com/9lk47
After the NELA Critical Mass ride, there will be a screening of an
informational video on BORP followed by the bike messenger cult film,
"Quicksilver". Donations are requested. Pacific Gas and Electric will
your contribution, so a $10 gift will result in $20 going to replace the
disabled kid's bikes.
Critical Mass ride
Friday, January 20th
meet at the Highland Park Goldline Station
151 N. Ave. 57
gather 6:30, leave by 7:00 pm
BORP Benefit: 8:30 pm, Friday January 20th
3706 N. Figueroa, near Heritage Square MetroRail station
About the film:
Quicksilver (1986, 105 minutes)
Jack Casey (Kevin Bacon) used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid.
a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He
loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles
avoid traffic jams of New York City. He soon is attracted to a fellow
bicycler, Terri, and befriends Hector, a budding entrepreneur. Can Jack
regain his nerve and his self-respect, and rebuild his life on a more
For my complete review of Quicksilver, see http://tinyurl.com/b7p3t
Big thanks to Hector at Sandpaper Books for hosting!
More info on this and other local bike events at www.NELAbikes.com
Also check out www.cicle.org for bike related news and blogs.
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