New York City is packed with cycling related awesomeness this weekend. The Youth Bike Summit starts on Friday, and you should definitely check out the premier of "Cheetah - The Nelson Vails Story" this Saturday night. If you don't already know about Nelson Vails, he was a NYC bike messenger from Harlem who became a track racing legend. He won a Silver medal at the '84 Olympics in the match sprints, won multiple US National Track Champions and was a World Champion in the Tandem. Mr. Vails was inducted into the US Bicycle Hall of Fame in 2009 and is one of the most important US track racers in history, breaking the color barrier and making a career from riding his bicycle.
Nelson also has a cameo role in the 80's cult film Quicksilver and was a consultant in the movie. Come support a true legend in cycling this Saturday, for tickets click here and also check out NelsonVails.com for more info. See you Saturday!