Tour de Fat Festival Ride


The Tour de Fat Festival was held in Palmer Square in the Logan Square neighborhood. We arrived a half hour late to the beginning of the neighborhood bicycle parade. Later we caught up with Jerry Lee a friend from the old Wisconsin-Illinois Recumbent Bicycle Club. He was riding his newest electric bicycle which he says gets him some 8-10 miles per battery pack. He is able to reach speeds approaching 20 MPH.

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A short video of some aspects of the festival can be seen below:

When the parade group had returned the festival stage struck up the band music and folks enjoyed a great time rocking to the music and drinking Fat Tire Ale from the sponsor New Belgium Beer. The festival was in benefit of West Town Bikes.

Cyclometer Info

Distance: 12.4 miles
Time: 1h 29m 41s