The bike party started at Dicks, a big
shopping center parking long not far from the Bascom light rail
station. The theme this month was to come dressed like a clown, so I
decided to take pictures of every clown that would let me.
After a while the guy in the green
jacket announced the route, and reminded us to be cool. He said there
would be a hill with a 12% grade, and that doing it was optional. Then
we set out for the ride.
The first stop was this tennis court,
where the better balanced among us showed off trick riding skills.
Click the above to see the best of my pictures of that.
The woman in the black tutu had a
rainbow on her left cheek that's hard to see in the picture. The
guy in the pork hat was really enjoying the fact he was surrounded by
We cruised along in the right lane for
a long time on a variety of roads. Every now and then somebody would
start enthusiastically honking for us. That Honda truck driver was one
There were quite a few Christmas
lights, but most of them were on streets where stopping to take
pictures didn't seem like the thing to do. I had to wait for the light
at this intersection, so it was easy to get this display.