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Two Degrees: Cycle Sunday

photo by Toby Smith

Two Degrees 2011 started with Cycle Sunday – a collaboration with Arcola Green Sundays featuring a host of artist-led bicycle events, including bike bingo, a graffiti tour of East London, a game of Capture the Flag and a mass community Tour de Dalston.

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Projects included:

Benham’s Top Goes Green
personalized wheel covers created by Mamoru Iriguchi expressing your personal degree of concern over climate change.

The Strolling Streamers
An interactive customized service for your bike and outfit using recycled materials provided by Carlos Cortes.

Post-Capitalist Battle Bike
Sophie Nathan offered a lift on her Battle Bike for a post-capitalist journey sharing utopian visions and her upcoming mayoral campaign plans.

Alice Lobb and Ruby Baker presented a revealing cycle trail of East London’s wildlife. |

Bike Maintenance
Free bike checks, adjustments and advice from Hackney anarchist bike gang Donut Kids.

Legs Eleven: A Rolling Observational Bingo
The House of Hot Breath’s pedal powered observational bingo game.

Capture the Flag
Brave bikers Captured the Flag in a temporary bicycle playground.

Transport Planning in Hackney
Representatives from London Borough of Hackney and London Cycling Campaign in Hackney (LCC in Hackney) discussed campaigns to improve Hackney’s cycling borough.

Crafty accessorising with the Hydro Fairy
Personalised bike accessories created using recycled inner tubes, bike chains, broken jewellery, beads and scraps of material.

Zoetropes constructed from recycled bicycle wheels: optical toys on green and cycling themes producing an illusion of animated movement.

Writing’s On The Wall
A journey through street art in London’s changing East End created by Pamela Parker.

Wild Food Cycle
Otesha Project UK created a communally prepared meal after identifying and picking wild shoots on a cycle tour of East London.

Hammer and Tongue Live Poetry
Performances by ‘Angry’ Sam Berkson, Hackney Hammer and Tongue host and founder.

Tour de Dalston
A tour celebrating cycling, camaraderie and communities hosted by Climate Rush.

Rollapaluza Party
Cyclists battled it out on fixed roller bikes while the People’s Kitchen served food and participants shared stories of the day. |

Date and time

12 June 2011

Please note
This is now a past event.


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