Induction Weekend Info
November 16th, 2013 - Davis, California
The 27th Annual U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame's Induction Ceremony, Dinner, and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday November 16th in Davis California at Freeborn Hall (U.C. Davis Campus). Please join us along with past Hall of Famers, Olympians, World Champions, and other Elite Cyclists to honor several of America's greatest cyclists & supporters.
Induction Weekend - Schedule of Events
(subject to change)
Friday, Nov 15th
5:30 - 7:00 pm: Inductee Reunion & VIP Reception
Saturday, Nov 16th
9:00 am - 12:00 pm: History Symposium
Peter Rich will host a panel discussion with several of America's greatest cyclists from the 1960's. The group will relate what it was like to train and compete as an American, both here and abroad during this critical era of American cycling history. Doors open at 8:30am! Panel will include: "Alex" Jane Lynch & Patrick Lynch (daughter and son of Ed Lynch), Dave Waco, Nik Farac-Ban,Joe Cironi, Ted Ernst, Jack Disney, Gary Fisher, and more! (City Council Chambers - Free Event)
9:30am - 12pm: "Establishing Equity in Women's Professional Cycling" Hosted by The US Bicycling Hall of Fame and the Women’s Cycling Association (WCA)
9:30-10:00am Light Refreshments & View the US Bicycling Hall of Fame
10:00-11:00am Presentations by WCA Professional Cyclists
11:30-12:00pm Meet WCA Pro Women Cyclists & Membership Campaign Kick-off
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Club Ride with Hall of Famers
Join Hall of Fame inductee George Mount (and other inductees) with local club riders for a comfortable afternoon ride to Winters before the evening activities begin. The rides will begin and end at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame - meet at the north entrance facing the park. Ride options will be determined by the group that shows up, and it's anticipated that there will be 2 options: A long, fast-paced workout and a shorter more casual group ride. This is an unsupported group training ride so come prepared and remember that "rules of the road" apply. (USBHOF - Free Event)
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Induction Ceremony & Dinner *
Induction Weekend will conclude with the 26th Annual Induction Ceremony & Dinner to honor our 4 latest inductees: Doris Travani-Mulligan, Mike King, Beth Heiden, and Vince Menci. Dinner will feature live and silent auctions! Featured items include a ride along seat in the Amgen Tour of California! Click Here to Reserve your Induction Ceremony & Dinner Tickets today! Seating is limited to 400 and is expected to sell out. (Freeborn Hall, U.C. Davis Campus - Tickets Required)
The Main Event!
Induction Dinner & Ceremony
November 16th - Freeborn Hall, U.C. Davis Campus - Doors open at 5:30 pm
* Evening Schedule of Activities:
5:30 - Reception & Silent Auction Preview
6:30 - Induction Ceremony Opening
6:45 - Dinner Service Begins
8:00 - Intermission for Silent Auction
9:30 - Induction Ceremony Closes
9:30 - Autograph & Photo Session
9:30 - Auction Item Pickup
A Fantastic Evening Awaits!
About 400 people will attend the Induction Weekend Ceremony and Dinner. Attendees will include dozens of America's greatest cycling legends, both past and present. In addition to this year's Class of 2013 Inductees, many current Hall of Fame Inductees, Olympians, World & National Champions, and Elite Cyclists will also attend.
A world-class silent auction will be held during the event as well, stocked with one-of-a-kind memorabilia, incredible cycling products, and a wide variety of special items. We guarantee you'll want to bid on something!
All proceeds go to support the ongoing mission of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.
Did we forget to mention the great gourmet dinner and beverages that will be served that evening? Like you needed another reason to attend!
Hope to see you here in Davis on November 16th!