Take a Wild Ride with Velopalooza Bike Fest, June 15-July 2

Velopalooza Bike Rave on the seawall. Photo credit: Flickr user Blue Mollusc

Velopalooza, Vancouver’s wacky pedal festival, is back June 15- July 2. If Bike to Work Week is the meat and potatoes of cycling events, Velopalooza is the ice cream sundae.

Tricked out night bike raves. Bicycle water gun wars. Bike polo. Vancouver Farmers’ Market rides. A Vintage Bike Swap.

Inspired by Portland’s Pedalpalooza, Velopalooza launched in 2010 bringing community-driven, creative bike fun to Vancouverites who commute on the city’s 400,000 kilometres (248,000 miles) of bike routes.

With over 127 Velopalooza events taking place over two weeks, it can be tricky choosing what to attend. Here’s a shortlist of Velopalooza 2012 favourites to help you narrow it down. Continue reading:
Take a Wild Ride with Velopalooza Bike Fest, June 15-July 2