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PRESS RELEASE – VeloSwap moves to San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center

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VeloSwap moves to San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center for October29 event
For Immediate Release
October 18, 2005
San Francisco — VeloSwap, the world’s largest consumer bicycleshow and swap, will move to the acclaimed San Francisco Concourse ExhibitionCenter in downtown San Francisco for its October 29 event. The 3rd annualSan Francisco VeloSwap and Sports Expo will fill 100,000 square feet andhost some 250 vendors and exhibitors, and attract an estimated 8,000 cyclingenthusiasts.The SF Concourse Exhibition Center is a striking contemporary glassand steel pavilion highlighted with sand blasted wood, wall-to-wall carpetingand sparkling glass. Natural light pours through retractable skylightsand clerestory windows.VeloSwap San Francisco will feature new and used bicycles and equipment,national and regional suppliers, retailers, sales reps and individual vendors,cycling and sports clinics, family events, cycling celebrities, new productintroductions, and more. It is THE place to see, swap, buy, and sell everyimaginable bike, part, and accessory. New for 2005 is the addition of bothtriathlon and snowsports expo areas.Proceeds from VeloSwap benefit cycling advocacy organizations includingthe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, NORCAMBA, and Trips For Kids. VeloSwaphas donated over $200,000 cash to cycling advocacy since 1989.Expo booths are still available for sale at 3rd Annual San Francisco VeloSwap and Sports Expo
Where: SF Concourse Exhibition Center, 7th and Brannan (Southof Market area of SF) –  The facility is accessible via BART (CivicCenter Station stop) and public bus  lines. Secure bike parking willbe offered as well.
When: Saturday, October 29, 2005, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
How::Admission at the door: $8, or save $2 by buying ticketsin advance online at  http://www.veloswap.comor at participating retailers.Why: The world’s largest selection of bicycles and equipment, plus newthis year,  triathlon and snowsports equipment .About VeloSwap
Founded in 1989 with a Denver event, VeloSwap has grown into the world’slargest consumer cycling show and swap. Featuring every imaginable bicycleand bicycle accessory for sale, VeloSwap is now a national institution,with events previously held in Boston, Hartford, Chicago and San Francisco.New this year for those who want to sell bicycle stuff online is its 17-year history VeloSwap has made possible over $200,000 in cashdonations to worthy bicycle organizations such as the San Francisco BicycleCoalition, IMBA, NORCAMBA and Bicycle Colorado. VeloSwap is owned and operatedby Inside Communications, Inc., a multi-title sports magazine, book, eventand web-producer based in Boulder, Colorado.For more information, please contact:
Amy Walker, VeloSwap Director, awalker@insideinc.comor 303-245-2113. Or go to

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