MILL VALLEY, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- July 4(th) 2014 will mark the first time that a man will ride a bike under
the Golden Gate Bridge
Schiller Sports Inc., founded by Judah Schiller in Mill Valley, will soon begin selling the Schiller Bike, an exquisitely designed carbon fiber water bike with twin props, inflatable pontoons built with state-of-the-art technology and design. This is the next evolution in biking - road, mountain, and now, water!
Judah will ride under the Golden Gate with an American flag flying high behind him -- Schiller Bike serial #1 will debut today
WHEN: Friday July 4(th)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9:00: Judah will depart from the Presidio Yacht Club/Travis Marina in Sausalito, then lap around the Bay, which includes a ride under the bridge, commencing at the media event (a charter boat will ride alongside).
11:00am - 11:45 PRESS CONFERENCE
Judah available for Q&A
Location: 99 Yacht Road (adjacent to the Golden Gate Yacht Club)
200 - 4:00: Judah will ride along the San Francisco waterfront in the general vicinity of Aquatic Park, Pier 39, and Fisherman's Wharf during the San Francisco Waterfront Festival happening all day from noon - fireworks)
5:00 - 630: Judah will again ride along the waterfront
NOTE: The Schiller Bike will be equipped with a GoPro camera to capture the ride
You may remember Judah from October when he made the first ever bike ride across the San Francisco Bay using a Bianchi road bike on an older Italian floatation system. He got so excited about water biking, and received so much interest from people around the world, that in December he decided to design and manufacture the most technologically advanced water bike ever created, an endeavor that took just 180 days from idea to product. Judah wants to get people around the globe excited about this new frontier in cycling and water sports. He founded the company on the belief that people should be able to bike across the water that covers 2/3 of our amazing blue planet.
Built using state-of-the-art engineering and design, Schiller hopes to revolutionize the water sports and cycling industries and kick off a new cultural trend. Constructed out of advanced composite materials, a proprietary propulsion system, and inflatable pontoons that allow for easy transport and storability, the Schiller bike will enable riders around the world to have an exhilarating and dynamic cycling experience on the water. The Schiller team's commitment to design, technology, safety and engineering, matched with a passion for all things aquatic, is what guides them each and every day.
-- Iconic design language -- Maximum conversion of energy to propulsion -- Pure rotary motion, no friction -- Fast, 8-10+ KNOTS -- Safe and stable -- No lessons required -- Easy assembly & knock down -- 3 foot cubic footprint - fits in in car ?trunk or apartment closet -- Intuitive UX -- Rugged, 2-chamber pontoons -- Modular architecture -- LED lighting -- Variety of color options -- Half the price of a WaveRunner, no trailer, no emissions. -- Weight is approximately 45 pounds
Schiller Bikes are made in Northern California
Website: www.schillerbikes.com - website not live until week of July 7 with formal launch on July 9
FB: / Schiller Bikes
Amy Bonetti Price, 415-407-9008, email@example.com
Day of event: Kandice Cota, Schiller Sports, Inc., 323-350-2098, firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Contact: Amy Bonetti, Big Mouth PR, 4154079008, email@example.com
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SOURCE Schiller Sports Inc.