Mark your calendars for Wisconsin's biggest bicycle bash of the year. November 12th, 2011 is the 8th annual Saris Gala benefiting the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin. The event includes live and silent auction items, food and beverages (including complementary wine and New Belgium beer).
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: $40 online before Nov. 1, $50 online on/after Nov. 1, or $60 for purchase
at the door
Register Online for the Main Celebration
There is also a special VIP reception event before the main celebration, honoring Jim Ochowicz and members of the 1986 7-Eleven Cycling Team. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the team's being the first U.S. cycling team to participate in the Tour de France. The 7-Eleven Team made history that summer and started a new chapter in American pro cycling and cycling culture.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
$150 per person (includes Main Celebration ticket, limited tickets available). With the purchase of a VIP ticket you will receive the book Team 7-Eleven, the amazing story of how two cycling fans found one exceptional sponsor and created the greatest American cycling team of its era. This is a rare opportunity to have your book signed by co-author Jim Ochowicz and members of the team.
Register Online for the VIP Reception
Hope to see you there. (Sandie)