trophybiking agenda for April 2012:
BROOKS SADDLE NOOK OPENING RECEPTION • April 14
Typewriter Weekend (no bike content, do skip if you like!) April 27-28
PARK TOOL SCHOOL • April 25 & May 2
Let’s review the details in order:
SATURDAY, 14 April. Help us christen the new Brooks Saddle Nook (above) at Trophy Bikes University City–the biggest selection of Brooks England saddles, bags and accessories in the region. Refreshments will be flowing from precisely 3pm to 5 pm, give or take! Stop by and get a complimentary application of Proofide on your Brooks saddle, and sign up to win Brooks swag.
TWO WEDNESDAYS, 25 April and 5 May. Trophy’s PARK TOOL School will teach you everything needed to tune up a modern deraileur bicycle. These small, hands-on classes run 6:30-9 on two consecutive Wednesdays. Call to reserve your place–215.222.2020.
WELL OFF-TOPIC, BUT MAY-BE OF INTEREST Trophy is a bemused sponsor of the Typewriter Weekend. FRIDAY&SATURDAY 27-28 APRIL
Drinkin n Typing. FRI., Pen & Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer St, Philadelphia 7-10 pm. Join Daily News Beer Reporter Joe Sixpack as we match typewriters from the US, Italy and Germany with craft beers from same, then commence typing–what? Beer reviews, limericks, letters–your call. We’ll have nice vintage typewriters, or bring your own. $15 or $10 with working manual typewriter. Spring Type-IN. SAT. Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., 2-5pm. Take part in a speed typing competition with chintzy prizes, swap or sell your typer, bang our a letter on nice stationery (provided) …FREE, with manual typewriter or stamped envelope. Bit more info here.