Bike!Bike! 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

September 27 – 30, 2018
Bike!Bike! 2018 poster

Bike!Bike! 2018

Bike!Bike! is an international, annual gathering organized by and for community bicycle projects. The conference is a space for participants from shops and related advocacy groups to converge in a different city each year over a 4 day period to have workshops and strengthen our social network.

This year, we will have special access to Los Angeles State Historic Park (LASHP) in Chinatown, at the edge of Downtown. Our conference will start there with check-ins and be the site in which many workshops and recreational activities will take place. With support from Los Angeles River State Parks Partners, tents, sleeping bags with liners, and sleeping mats will be provided for 33 out-of-town registrants who choose to tent/camp in the park as the housing option.* Camping at LASHP will be a unique and memorable experience even for L.A. natives, but solidarity housing is still a viable option, and we will accommodate everyone as much as we can.

*We previously stated that 30 large tents will be provided by the park, but the park is providing 12 tents with capacities ranging from two to six people. More tents will be provided by others. If there are not enough tent spaces for campers, we will contact you with other housing options.

Whether you will register or not, please consider helping us out if you will be in town. A separate volunteer sign up sheet is available here.

Workshops and Discussions

Do you want to facilitate a workshop? A new B!B! guide to organizing workshops can be found here.

We welcome workshops in English, Spanish, or other languages. Please contact us at bikebikeLA@gmail.com if you can offer translation services. Any assistance would be appreciated.

Check out this list of past workshop topics: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012

Some workshops we would like to see are:

  • 100% biodegradable bike shop?
  • When it starts to feel like a job
  • Exploring bike solutions for urban issues
  • Cyclocross x Women
  • Bike polo for beginners
  • Bike workshop advocacy in small v. large cities
  • Help wanted: shops with few volunteers
  • Gearing toward low-income cyclists

Submit workshop proposals by September 14.

For questions or special requests, please email bikebikeLA@gmail.com

Schedule

Friday

Gateway to Nature (FR-4) LASHP - Aqueduct (FR-3) LASHP - Outdoor Canopy (FR-2) LASHP Welcome Center (FR-1)
8 00 am
Continental Breakfast
LASHP Welcome Center (FR-1)
8 15 am
8 30 am
8 45 am
9 00 am
9 15 am
9 30 am
9 45 am
10 00 am
10 15 am
10 30 am
10 45 am
11 00 am
11 15 am
11 30 am
11 45 am
12 00 pm
12 15 pm
12 30 pm
Lunch - Vegan Chili + Toppings & Sides
LASHP Welcome Center (FR-1)
12 45 pm
1 00 pm
1 15 pm
1 30 pm
1 45 pm
2 00 pm
2 15 pm
2 30 pm
2 45 pm
3 00 pm
3 15 pm
3 30 pm
3 45 pm
4 00 pm
4 15 pm
4 30 pm
4 45 pm
5 00 pm
5 15 pm
5 30 pm
5 45 pm
6 00 pm
Midnight Ridazz Ride
LASHP Welcome Center (FR-1)
6 15 pm
6 30 pm
6 45 pm
7 00 pm
7 15 pm
7 30 pm
Movie at the Park
LASHP - Outdoor Canopy (FR-2)
7 45 pm
8 00 pm
8 15 pm
8 30 pm
8 45 pm
9 00 pm
9 15 pm
9 30 pm
9 45 pm

Saturday

Beverly Vermont Learning Garden (SA-4) Bresee (SA-5) Eco-Village Community Room (SA-2) Relámpago Wheelery (SA-3) Song's (formerly an auto shop) [SA-1]
8 30 am
Continental Breakfast
Song's (formerly an auto shop) [SA-1]
8 45 am
9 00 am
9 15 am
9 30 am
9 45 am
10 00 am
10 15 am
10 30 am
10 45 am
11 00 am
11 15 am
11 30 am
11 45 am
12 00 pm
12 15 pm
12 30 pm
Lunch - Tamales y enchiladas de Guatemala & Sides
Song's (formerly an auto shop) [SA-1]
12 45 pm
1 00 pm
1 15 pm
1 30 pm
1 45 pm
2 00 pm
2 15 pm
2 30 pm
2 45 pm
3 00 pm
3 15 pm
3 30 pm
"Next Year's Host" Pre-Meeting
Bellevue Park
3 45 pm
4 00 pm
4 15 pm
4 30 pm
4 45 pm
5 00 pm
5 15 pm
5 30 pm
5 45 pm
6 00 pm
Biciparranda - Keynote Address + Q&A - Adonia Lugo
Song's (formerly an auto shop) [SA-1]
6 15 pm
6 30 pm
6 45 pm
7 00 pm
7 15 pm
7 30 pm
7 45 pm
8 00 pm
8 15 pm
8 30 pm
8 45 pm
9 00 pm
9 15 pm
9 30 pm
9 45 pm
10 00 pm
Biciparranda - The Pink Pony Show
Song's (formerly an auto shop) [SA-1]