Thursday, September 12, 2013

Author Presentation on Bicycle History at Noon on Thursday Sept. 19

How did Wisconsin become such a great bicycling state?  Join McIntyre Library on Thursday, September 19th for a noon hour event with the authors of the book, Wheel Fever: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State.

Jesse Gant and Nicholas Hoffman, co-authors of Wheel Fever from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, will share how they unearthed the fascinating story behind bicycling in Wisconsin.  Bob Eierman, chair of the City of Eau Claire Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Commission will introduce the authors. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and engage with the authors.

This event is free and open to the public.  The presentation will be held on the library’s second floor breezeway (L2022) at noon; coffee and cookies will be available.  This event is co-sponsored by UW-Eau Claire’s McIntyre Library and History Department. The authors will also appear at The Volume One Gallery for an evening presentation at 6:30pm on Thursday, September 19th. 

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