2009, Tour De Fat Festival

The festival took place in Speedway Meadow
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The festival took place in Speedway Meadow


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The main stage was located at the western edge
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The main stage was located at the western edge


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Guayaki organic vitality drinks were for sale
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Guayaki organic vitality drinks were for sale


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Trash was manually sorted at the "Compost Office"
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Trash was manually sorted at the "Compost Office"


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Unusual bikes were available for the public to try
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Unusual bikes were available for the public to try


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Her cape tangled while riding a backward bicycle
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Her cape tangled while riding a backward bicycle


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The wheelchair bicycle barely avoided a collision
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The wheelchair bicycle barely avoided a collision


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A true fat tire bicycle was also present
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A true fat tire bicycle was also present


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Circus goods were for sale by the other stage
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Circus goods were for sale by the other stage


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Talking helmets were connected by striped pipes
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Talking helmets were connected by striped pipes


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Detail view of the striped pipes
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Detail view of the striped pipes


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Sign on the back of the puppet wagon
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Sign on the back of the puppet wagon


Sign read: "The time is nigh to spell things out   •  It's over -- Now, begin.   •  Tap your fingers, shut your mouth   •  Enter your tale of the end."   •  2009 Tour De Fat Festival   •  Sponsored by The New Belgium Brewing Company   •  Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco   •  (Photo posted Saturday 3 October 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:24:34 Saturday 26 September 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #142434_9380BCX
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A parking lot was available for bicycles
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A parking lot was available for bicycles


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The Apocalypse puppet show stagecoach
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The Apocalypse puppet show stagecoach


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A squid was part of the underwater scene
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A squid was part of the underwater scene


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Tire inflation was free
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Tire inflation was free


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Carnival mirrors could amuse
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Carnival mirrors could amuse


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A funeral procession for the death of a car
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A funeral procession for the death of a car


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Sculpted horses pulled the car
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Sculpted horses pulled the car


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The dead car was on a bier of honor
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The dead car was on a bier of honor


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A band led the way
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A band led the way


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At that very moment the cymbals clashed
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At that very moment the cymbals clashed


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The horses got spooked and hesitated
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The horses got spooked and hesitated


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The dead car split in two within a cloud of smoke
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The dead car split in two within a cloud of smoke


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A brand new bicycle rose from the dead car's ashes
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A brand new bicycle rose from the dead car's ashes


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The brand new bicycle was raffled off
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The brand new bicycle was raffled off


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Team Wonderbike was offered by New Belgium Brewing
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Team Wonderbike was offered by New Belgium Brewing


Sign read in part: "I pledge allegiance to my bike   •  As a patriotic cure for America, and to the public   •  with whom we stand. One...."   •  2009 Tour De Fat Festival   •  Sponsored by The New Belgium Brewing Company   •  Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco   •  (Photo posted Saturday 3 October 2009)   •  (Photo taken 14:38:18 Saturday 26 September 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #143818_9440BCX
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Handsome Little Devils
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Handsome Little Devils


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Handsome juggled three balls under seated legs
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Handsome juggled three balls under seated legs


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Handsome juggled six balls to the amazement of all
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Handsome juggled six balls to the amazement of all


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The villain accidently popped his evil balloon
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The villain accidently popped his evil balloon


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He snapped flowers with a bull whip from a balanced ladder
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He snapped flowers with a bull whip from a balanced ladder


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They juggled running chainsaws, bowling balls and eggs
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They juggled running chainsaws, bowling balls and eggs


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A balloon flew over the event all afternoon
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A balloon flew over the event all afternoon


2009 Tour De Fat Festival   •  Sponsored by The New Belgium Brewing Company   •  Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco   •  (Photo posted Saturday 3 October 2009)   •  (Photo taken 15:43:48 Saturday 26 September 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #154348_9556BCX
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