Come join the Cycle-bration....
150 years of Bicycling in America
27th annual International Cycling History Conference (ICHC)
and sesquicentennial of bicycling
June 25th- 29th 2016
Hosted at the Best Western Hotel, 201 Washington Ave North Haven, Ct
Phone:(203) 239-6700 mention ICHC for special rates
Saturday and Sunday June 25th and 26th free events open to all, bring your antique, old, modern bicycle and celebrate with us .
Man walked for hundreds of thousands of years, then he jumped on a bicycle and was able to get somewhere.
Free Public event June 25th Saturday
9am New Haven, Ct Green College and Chapel Sts: short ride around New Haven
10am New Haven ,Ct Green College and Chapel : The Wheelmen give an oral history of bicycles 1818-1930 with demonstrations of antique bicycles .
1pm New Haven ,Ct Yale Lecture TBA
3pm Derby, Ct Green Join Derby days festival The Wheelmen give an oral history of bicycles 1818-1930 with demonstrations of antique bicycles.
4pm Derby, Ct Green Retracing Pierre Lallement’s original ride Derby to Ansonia and return about 5miles
Free Public Event June 26th Sunday
9:00 am- 11:30 am Tour of New Haven start from Green (optional ride from Best Western down to green) . Plan about a 10 mile ride around New Haven seeing the highlights and historic locations , ( James Earl office building , Yale , Lallement plaque , ride in and around Green, cemetery under center Church in green, etc) Encourage all to join the ride , it is hoped that many Wheelmen and other with antique bicycles will participate.
1:00pm Exhibit 150 years of bicycling in America opens (conference room Best Western Hotel, New Haven CT)
2:00 -5:00pm Guest lectures giving talks covering bicycling in America: Hobby Horse era, Velocipede era, High Wheel era, early safeties, contemporary.
International Cycling History Conference (ICHC) registration required attendees only
Please see www.ichc.biz look under past conferences to get a better idea of the wide variety of topics and subjects of cycling history that have been covered.
June 27th Monday
Lectures 8:30 -5:30 conference rooms Best Western North Haven Ct
International Cycling History Conference attendees only June 28th Tuesday
Lectures 8:30- 5:30 conference rooms Best Western North Haven Ct
Banquet closing ceremony 7-9 Best Western
International Cycling History Conference attendees only June 29th Wednesday
8am -9pm Bus tour of Bicycles and historic bicycling related locations
End of ICHC
Best Western Plus in North Haven CT
201 Washington Ave, North Haven, CT 06473 Phone:(203) 239-6700
$ 99.00 nightly for a room with two beds.
When making room reservation you must state you are with ICHC ( International Cycling History Conference ) to be able to receive the "special rate".
Hot breakfast is included with the room.
Cheers Carey Williams