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October 2015

Aqus Cafe Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion”–Oct 12, Petaluma, CA

October 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aqus Cafe,
189 H Street
Petaluma, CA 94952 United States
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Join us Monday, October 12th at Aqus Cafe in Petaluma, CA 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! 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…

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Ol’ Republic Brewery & Tour of Nevada City Bicycles Present “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” 10/16, 7PM

October 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ol’ Republic Brewery,
124 Argall Way
Nevada City, CA 95959 United States
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Join us Friday, October 16th at Ol' Republic Brewery in Nevada City, CA 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.  Cold beer, rad bikes, great food, friendly people and…

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Lúpulo Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” Homecoming & Launch Party, 10/20, Santa Cruz

October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lúpulo Craft Beer House,
233 Cathcart St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Join us Tuesday, October 20th at Lupolo Craft Beer House in Santa Cruz for a truly captivating multimedia slideshow by local 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 great tapas, delicous beer,…

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Velo Vino Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” 10/22 in St. Helena, CA

October 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Velo Vino,
709 Main St
Saint Helena, CA 94574 United States
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Join us Thursday, October 22th at Velo Vino in St. Helena, CA 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! 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…

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San Jose City College Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion”, Oct. 27, 6.15PM

October 27, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
San Jose City College Technology Auditorium,
2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, CA 95128 United States
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Join us Tuesday, October 27th at San Jose City College's Technology Auditorium 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! 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…

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December 2015

REI San Francisco presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” on December 1 @ 7PM

December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
REI San Francisco,
840 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Join us at REI San Francisco 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! 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…

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REI Berkeley Presents a Bicycle Built for Two Billion, Dec 2nd at 7PM

December 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
REI Berkeley,
1338 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Join us at REI San Francisco 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! 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…

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REI Mountain View Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” on December 3 @ 7PM

December 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
REI Mountain View,
2450 Charleston Rd
Mountain View, CA 94043 United States
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Join us at REI Mountain View 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! 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…

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REI Saratoga Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” on December 8th @ 7PM

December 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
REI Saratoga,
400 El Paseo de Saratoga
San Jose,, CA 95130 United States
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Join us at REI Saratoga 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! 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…

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REI Corte Madera Presents “A Bicycle Built for Two Billion” on December 9th @ 7PM

December 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
REI Corte Madera,
213 Corte Madera Town Center
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Join us at REI Corte Madera 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! 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…

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“Bianchini’s A Bicycle Built for Two Billion is not about the bike. It’s a life odyssey of epic proportions. Few of us live from the heart. Jamie reminds us how.”   –– Les Stroud (Survivorman)

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An exhilarating debut memoir that chronicles a fallen entrepreneur’s eight-year world tour on a tandem bike. Bianchini’s extraordinary chronicle begins with his often tumultuous childhood and showcases his enduring love of bicycle-riding. He sometimes felt overshadowed by his large extended Northern California family, which fractured when his parents divorced, but his outings on his bike

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5/5

Once I started reading I just couldn’t put it down. The story ended up being so much more than I had expected…more engaging, more unpredictable, more emotional. Jamie shares his own life journey even as he shares a perspective of the world few of us get to see in any country let alone many across

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5/5

As the World Turns “A great ride and finding time to stop and smell the flowers along the way… cultural exposures, meeting people…ups and down of daily life… Ran into these adventurers in Paraguay on the “long bike . Nice to read about their entire exploits… easy reading…”

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5/5

Total Adventure “Even though I already had a connection to this book because I had met Jaimie and Garryck in Japan, I was pleasantly surprised at how well the writing and story layout was. I read 100 pages the first day, simply because I couldn’t put it down! Both then and now, Jaimie has reminded

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5/5

Inspirational Indeed! “Live Big. Give Big.” Stuck in a rut? Read this book! Enough said!

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5/5

Very pleasantly surprised with this book! Bianchini takes a big bite outta life in this adventure (and sometimes pays the price). His honesty is well, honest and his heart seems to be fixed in just the right place. This is definitely ‘feel good’ terrain but with a goal in mind. I highly recommend “A Bicycle

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