|Me, a few minutes after we arrived.|
|City Bike Czar, Joe Perez, in the safety green t, explains the route and the rules of engagement before we head out. Mayor Stanton is to the right of the shot holding a helmet.|
|The Lycra clad and people in street clothes proved we can all get along.|
|John is one of the owners of Tempe's Bicycle Cellar, and hopes to bring a facility to downtown|
Phoenix. I see a really cool post on this subject sometime in the future.
|One of two journalism types interviewing participants. I don't think they went along for the ride.|
|Guys, talking bike gear. I've learned to stay out of these guy bonding moments.|
|High visibility footwear!|
|Some chic cyclists.|
|I just love Marines!|
|Lining up to hit the streets.|
|Just what is he thinking about?|
|Catherine, aka "The Cookie Bitch" delives daily baked items to |
the Royal Coffee Bar, which I will visit very soon.
|A guy on a bamboo bike! More on him later.|
|Bob and I were near the end of the pack. A bike cop was just to the left of us. You |
can see a cop on a motorcycle several feet ahead of us.
|Clever positioning of the headlight, too.|
Speaking of safety, one of our fellow riders attached video camera to the front and rear of his bike. His cameras seem to be equal part safety measure and creative endeavor. I've been reading a lot about frustrated cyclists arming their bikes with camera to record potential bad driver behavior but I'd never met anyone who did it.
|Besides, the cameras, isn't this bike so pretty?|