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Solo tandem rider will share stories of his worldwide adventures

Jamie Bianchini, who is in the midst of an eight-year, 81-country journey on a tandem bicycle, will share his stories, photos and videos in a presentation at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, at Flywheel Bicycle Solutions, 550 S. Pacific Highway, Talent. Bianchini leaves the rear seat empty on his tandem to invite strangers to participate in his journey.

The event will be preceded by appetizers and drinks from 5 to 6 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing, tandem rides and other activities. For more information, see abicyclebuiltfortwobillion.com.

 Sunday, September 20th at Flywheel Bicycle Solutions in Talent, Oregon for a truly captivating multimedia slideshow by author and intercultural adventure cyclist Jamie Bianchini. Jamie will share stunning photos, videos, music and inspirational stories captured on his 8-year, 81-country expedition around the world piloting a tandem bicycle solo while leaving the rear seat empty to invite total strangers to join the journey!

Come early for a special “Mediterranean Happy Hour” with complementary homemade appetizers by Jamie’s Spanish wife, Cristina.   Flywheel will offer happy hour beer specials with proceeds benefiting local cycling groups.  Cold drinks, bikes, great food and epic stories.  A great way to add plenty smiles and inspiration to your weekend plans.  Join us!

This is a free, family-friendly event so forward this invitation to anyone who may enjoy an intimate, exhilarating trip around the world by tandem bike with the rear seat filled by a rich cast of colorful characters. Kids are welcome!  Signed copies of Jamie’s book will be available after the presentation with a portion of sales going to local cycling causes.

Event Schedule:

5:00pm to 6:00pm: Mediterranean Happy Hour Meet and Greet.  Come meet Jamie, his family and the Flywheel crew. Come before 5:45PM to be entered into a raffle for Ortlieb panniers, Rockymount Racks and more!

6:00pm to 7:00pm: A stunning multimedia presentation of A Bicycle Built for Two Billion you don’t want to miss!

7:00pm onwards: Book signing, tandem rides, drinking beer and having fun!