Bring your freak bikes, your kids, and a fly outfit or costume. The Tour de Fat looks to be a lot of fun, and we'll arrive in time for their 10am bike parade, which is "a costumed celebration of human-powered transportation". Quoth their 3rd Commandment:
3. May every generation come forth:This is a family friendly event. Costumes, bikes and a parade? We were thinking like kids when we created Tour de Fat.
Last year we LOVED the Tour de Fat, and are looking forward to the parade, art bike demo corral, and the vaudevillian performances. The parade last year was a slow fun ride down the Burke Gilman, looping back to Gasworks, with plenty of freak bikes and mobile sound-systems. Update: This year's parade route is shorter - only 3 miles, just in Fremont. and will involve a dance party at the Troll!
As for August ... SAVE THE DATE of AUGUST 15th! Fiets of Parenthood details to follow (here they are!), but that's the weekend you don't want to miss. Seriously. Cancel those flights. Respondez "Non" to RSVP (sorry Cascade distance ride people ... there was no other weekend that worked, and it seems like you're riding somewhere in the gol-dang PNW every weekend this summer). You won't need high viscosity chamois cream on our ride. But then again, a different kind of paste may come in handy on the diaper change challenge.