Sacramento’s Second Saturday art walk continues to draw crowds, and bicycles continue to be an integral part of the festivities. Not only are bicycles the only viable option for many to navigate the packed midtown streets, bicycles themselves continue to be an attraction.
Readers may recall a previous post regarding bicycles and Second Saturday where I talked to Doug at the Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen. This time around, I was fortunate enough to reconnect with my former neighbor and friend, Chris Dougherty, at an event that took place Rex Cycles.
This event featured some good pizza courtesy of Hot Italian, tasty beer and wine, and some heated GoldSprints racing. The idea was to raise both awareness – and some early funds – for the Sacramento Valley Velodrome project. Just Another Cyclist is currently looking into the details of this effort, and will be writing about this soon. As the name implies, though, this is indeed an effort to get a velodrome built in the Sacramento area.
Rex cycles is a custom frame and bike builder. According to their own website:
Rex Cycles specializes in custom frames, mechanical and frame repairs, parts and our complete bikes. We specialize in road racing, touring, and tandem bicycles, and the unique S and S Bicycle Torque Coupling travel system.
Rex frames are designed around your body and riding needs.
Steve’s years of experience produce some truly great looking bikes, and the shop proved to be a fantastic venue for the Velodrome project event.