New Belgium Brewing: Tour De Fat

Tour de Fat is a cycling festival that raises money for local nonprofits while spreading the good word about the bicycle, with entertainment throughout the day.  New Belgium has a passion for sustainability and hosts the event to encourage cycling, recycling and philanthropy.  The event includes a costumed bike parade and the Car-for-Bike trade program, where a volunteer in each city trades in his or her car for a bike. We’re still looking for a swapper to represent L.A.! The money raised at the L.A. stop will benefit C.I.C.L.E., Bicycle Kitchen and Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.  Last year the stop raised nearly $16,000, thanks to about 2,500 people who attended.

Please let me know if you would like any pictures or if you have any questions.  Additional details are below.

Date:
Saturday, September 15

Parade Registration:
10:00 a.m.

Ride Times:
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Entertainment:
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location:
L.A. State Historic Park

Benefitting:
C.I.C.L.E. – http://www.cicle.org
Bicycle Kitchen – http://www.bicyclekitchen.com
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition – http://la-bike.org

Sustainability Support By:
Sustain LA – http://www.sustainla.com/

Performances By:
Los Amigos Invisibles – http://beta.amigosinvisibles.com/english/
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds – http://www.sistersparrow.com/
Yo-Yo People – http://www.yoyoshow.com
Sssnakenstein – http://www.snakenstein.com

Price:
Admission – Free
Parade – Suggested donation of $5 or more
Beer – $5 for a 16 oz. pour

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