Bike Lane Liberation Clown Ride

Come ride with the Bicycle Clown Brigade as we clear the bike lane for the morning cyclists’ commuters so they can enjoy a safer ride in car-free bike lanes.

Put on a red nose and join the Bicycle Clown Brigade as we ride the bike lanes ticketing cars illegally parked in our lane.

Don’t have a clown outfit? Clown makeup and props will be available at the start of the ride.

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