Monthly Archive for August, 2012

New Belgium Brewing’s Davis Clips of Faith Stop Raised More than $8,500 for Davis Bicycles!

More than 300 people came out on their bikes to enjoy this year’s Clips of Faith event

Ft. Collins, Colo. (August 16, 2012) – Clips of Faith, New Belgium Brewing’s traveling beer and film festival, raised $8,519 at its Davis stop on August 10, up more than $3,000 from last year. The hot day closed on a beautiful night with about 1,300 coming out to enjoy the films. All proceeds from the stop will go to Davis Bicycles!, which encourages and promotes bicycling while addressing the issues of advocacy, safety, transportation and education.

This was the 11th stop for the 2012 national tour, now in its third year. The tour will travel to 18 cities this year, showcasing amateur films while pouring beer from the hard-to-find Lips of Faith series, as well as a few popular New Belgium classics. Each stop along the tour features an outdoor screening of the collected films, a tasting of New Belgium’s beers and food from local vendors.
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Woodland Bike Clinic, Sept. 8, 10am – 2pm

Bar Mitzvah and The Beast at Sacramento REI

Hear Davis bike author Matt Biers-Ariel give his hilarious and poignant book reading/slide show at the Sacramento REI on Wednesday, August 29 at 7:00 PM. The Bar Mitzvah and The Beast: One Family’s Cross-Country Ride of Passage by Bike documents his family’s 3,804 mile ride from San Francisco to Washington DC that they undertook when his atheist son refused to have a traditional Jewish rite of passage. Matt’s insights into family dynamics, bicycling, and global climate change is continuing to entertain readers all over America.