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BIKE MONTH with CURBSIDE and MARKHAM HOUSE

Posted on 09 June 2016

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BIKE MONTH

JUNE 2016

 

Thursday June 23, 2016

FREE Tune-Up Workshop & Film

 

5:00 PM TUNE-UP WORKSHOP 
MARKHAM HOUSE PATIO

An hour long, hands-on demonstration in the basics of bicycle maintenance. A great help to city cyclist interested in learning more about chains, brakes, and fitting. This workshop will be especially interesting for anyone asking new vs. used in their acquisition of a bike.

 

6:30 PM FILM | BREAKING AWAY (1979)
MARKHAM HOUSE, 1st FLOOR

Dave (Dennis Christopher) and his working-class friends Cyril (Daniel Stern), Moocher (Jackie Earle Haley) and Mike (Dennis Quaid) spend their post-high school days in Bloomington, Indiana, sparring with snooty students from the local university, chasing girls and--in Dave's case--dreaming of competitive bicycle racing. The four friends face opposition from all corners as they decide to make Dave's dreams come true in the university's annual bicycle endurance race.

 

Thursday June 30, 2016

FREE Workshop & Film

 

5:00 p.m. Workshop | Urban Cycling Solutions
Markham House, Patio

 

An hour long Q&A with Curbside rep Levi Cassidy and including test rides. Learn how cycling can be specific to your city, even your neighbourhood. The workshop includes the opportunity to try Brompton folding bikes,Baboe cargo bikes, Simcoe city bikes and some prototype electric bikes.

 

6:30 p.m. Film | American Flyer (1985)

Markham House, 1st Floor

 

When Dr. Marcus Sommers (Kevin Costner) realizes that he and his troubled, estranged brother David (David Grant) may be prone a fatal brain disease that runs in their family, he decides to make peace with his sibling, and invites him on a trip to the Rockies. There, the brothers bond over their shared enthusiasm for cycling and decide to enter a grueling bike race through the mountains. However, Marcus' health soon begins to fail, and David must compete without his brother at his side.

 

 

Markham House 

610 Markham Street 

Toronto, ON

 

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