For anyone interested in bicycling, the Winter Bike Shop Expo at AtlantiCare Life Center in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., on Sunday, Feb. 17, is the place where they should go. There will be bikes on display and industry experts available for guidance.
The Expo, sponsored by the Shore Bicycle Club, will have representatives from manufacturers and local bike shops. The reps will be available during the entire show and will be showing their latest products.
In addition, there will be two main speakers. David Hale Sylvester, author of “Travelling At The Speed Of Life”, will speak at 12:30 p.m. about his biking around the world. At 2 p.m., Karen Brooks, an editor at Bicycle Times, will speak about women in cycling. Invitations have also been issued to local bike trail advocates to speak, but none have been scheduled yet.
According to Lou Reichert, president of the Shore Bicycle Club, the vendor representatives will be from Bianchi, Fuji, Jamis and Trek. The local bike shops that will be present are Beacon Cycling and Fitness, Hale Bicycle and Moped, Tandems East, Tuckahoe Bike Shop, Village Bicycles, Caffeinated Cyclist, Wheelies Bike Shop and Keswick Cycle. Other local shops have been invited, but have not yet committed to attend.
Admission to the show is free. The show hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The address of the AtlantiCare Life Center is 2500 English Creek Ave, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234.