Annual National Meet 2022

55th Annual Meet
Goshen, Indiana
July 20-24, 2022

We have a wonderful, exciting meet planned for 2022.  Goshen College is looking forward to hosting our 55th meet on their beautiful campus.  We will have all the traditional events taking place such as our century ride, OHWT, swap meet, bicycle games and of course, ice cream social.  This year we are planning on presentations from some of the speakers who are presenting at the International Cycling History Conference being held July 16-20 in Indianapolis.  Also, we are adding a memorabilia and bike show and tell, with the hope that all of you will bring out some of those treasures and bikes you have collected to share with the group.  There will be a repeat of the very popular antique bike photo fashion show this year coordinated by Cathy Smith and a friendly bicycle fabric sewing competition coordinated by Susan McKenzie and Alison Torpey.  Registration for the meet is included in the Winter 2022 newsletter and available online here  http://vark.us/wheelmen/meet.php.  We are very close to Shipshewana, and are attempting to offer transportation there for non-riders on century day to explore and shop.   Updated information will be posted on our website as plans become finalized.  Anyone with questions or ideas, please contact Randy Oleynik at robike@sbcglobal.net

Please come and see old friends, make new friends and ride in the quiet Amish countryside.

Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, July 20th

3pm-7pm   Wheelmen arrive and check in

5:30-6:30pm  Dinner

7pm-8pm  Welcome meeting and program

8pm-8:30pm  Century and riders meeting

8:30pm-?   Executive Board meeting

Thursday, July 21st

6am  All riders may begin Century Ride

7:30-8:30am  Breakfast

Non riders visit Goshen or Shipshewana area

12-1pm    Lunch

5:30-6:30 Dinner

7:30-9:30  Group movie

8:30  Ice cream social during movie break

Friday, July 22nd

7:30-8:30am  Breakfast

8:30-10am  Swap meet

10am- noon  Bicycle games

12-1pm  Lunch

1:30-4pm   Memorabilia meet-show and tell

1:30-2:30pm  Seminars and/or speakers- Session 1

3-4pm   Seminars and/or speakers-  Session 2

5:30-6:30  Dinner

7pm-   Possible Bike demons

8pm-10pm   Bicycle photo fashion show and guest speakers

Saturday, July 23rd

7:30-8:30   Breakfast

9am  Group photo

9:30-?am   Group OHWT OSWT 10 mile ride

12-1pm  Lunch

1:30-3:30  Wheelmen business meeting

5:30-6:30   Banquet meal and children’s banquet

6:30-?  Closing program and awards

Sunday, July 24th

7:30-8:30  Breakfast

8:30-11   Check out

All of this is subject to change as we get closer to the meet, but this should give everyone an idea as to what will be happening.  We have some exciting speakers coming from the IVCH conference to present.  Look forward to seeing everyone in July .

 

Questions? Please contact: Randy Oleynik, robike@sbcglobal.net