Claire Sambrook teaches at The University of Portsmouth and is helping organise the Love Your Bike event in Portsmouth tomorrow. They’ve made a newspaper for the event and we asked her to write a little bit about it for the blog.
The weather is supposed to be nice tomorrow, you should pop down to Portsmouth. It sounds like a great day.
As part of Love Your Bike Portsmouth a goodie pack has been produced which includes a cyclist bag, bike charm necklace, spoke cards and a newspaper. This 1st edition newspaper features 50 cyclists from around the city telling their stories of their bikes and why they love them.
Love Your Bike Portsmouth aims to encourage participants to fully embrace the possibilities of connecting with their bikes and explore the many ways that they can improve it’s appearance and design. Bike culture is an important part of cycling and regaining the streets. With this in mind, the event also aims to get more and more people using their bikes around the city. It’s a celebration of all the innovators who design and create wonders on two wheels. If you love your bike then you will use it more often. The event will feature workshops, bike demo’s, bike polo, marketstalls, bike artwork, bike safety and a showcase bike arena.
Ben Wilson, Death Spray Custom, Tokyo Fixed Gear, Raw Bamboo Bikes and Gocycle are amongst some of the participants and I Love Dust have designed the branding and newspaper.
Follow the event at loveyourbikeportsmouth.co.uk
(A footnote from the Art Dept. Claire tells me that I Love Dust used our InDesign template to help them design this newspaper.)