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Bike Snob NYC

Bike Snob NYC (a.k.a. Eben Weiss) started the Bike Snob NYC blog in 2007. A former bike messenger and frequent bicycle commuter and racer, he both celebrated and skewered the world of cycling with an acerbic wit that soon made him one of the most popular bloggers in cycling. In 2010, he published his first book, Bike Snob, which was followed by The Enlightened Cyclist in 2012 and Bike Snob Abroad in 2013. He is a columnist for Bicycling, the world's leading cycling magazine, and he has been published and profiled in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Outside. He lives in New York City with his wife and son.


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Thursday 29 Aug 2013 at 07.00 pm

Have Bike, Will Travel

Cycling enthusiasts and writers Bike Snob NYC, Tom Doig and Bridie O'Donnell present amusing and informative slide shows from their bike adventures across the globe. Join host Andy White and share their stories of the good, the bad and the ugly of two-wheel travelling. Doors open at 6.30pm.

Tom Doig, Bike Snob NYC, Bridie O'Donnell, Andy White

Venue: Bella Union
Code: 9804
Price: $25

Friday 30 Aug 2013 at 09.00 pm

Friday Night Live

The best way to start your second Festival weekend is with Friday Night Live. Grab a wine from the Yering Station pop-up bar and join comic icon Wendy Harmer, for our Letterman meets Jon Stewart late-night talk show, with Festival guests Andrew O’Hagan, Shereen El Feki, Michelle Diconiski and Bike Snob NYC, plus comedian Sammy J and live music from The Blackeyed Susans.

Andrew O'Hagan, Shereen El Feki, Bike Snob NYC, Michelle Dicinoski, Sammy J, The Blackeyed Susans, Wendy Hamer

Venue: Deakin Edge, Fed Square
Code: 1907
Price: $25

Saturday 31 Aug 2013 at 10.00 am

Bike City

What makes a great bike city? Cyclists Bike Snob NYC and Melbourne Bikefest director Pip Carroll join transport and urban development consultant and Crikey blogger Alan Davies to discuss how Melbourne rates as a bike city on a global scale, what we do well, and how we could do better. Chaired by Greg Foyster.

Bike Snob NYC, Alan Davies, Pip Carroll, Greg Foyster

Venue: ACMI Cinema 1
Code: 3101
Price: $21.50/19.50

Saturday 31 Aug 2013 at 12.30 pm

Ride: Bike Snob NYC

Bike Snob NYC loves his life on two wheels and has chronicled the trials and tribulations of cycle commuting in NYC for many years, both on his blog and in his books. Join him for a meander around Melbourne's streets, stopping along the way to ponder the question Bike Snob NYC poses for himself every day: if we become better commuters, will that make us better people? BYO BIKE.

 Bike Snob NYC

Venue: MWF Box Office, Fed Square
Code: 9914
Price: $40




Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000
Box Office: +61 (0)3 9999 1199, T: +61 (0)3 9094 7859, F: +61 (0)3 9650 6467

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