Tour de Gastown
Yesterday evening was the Tour de Gastown. Lots of guys in outfits with crazy speed-enhancing colours, a bunch of kids doing stunts on thier bmx bikes, and more than a few bewildered tourists. This is the kind of thing Gastown needs more of: events that give people a reason to come down and just hang out; events that put people in the resaurants, in the shops, on the street eat ice cream cones and donairs (well, perhaps not in that particular combination).
They called it the world’s smallest bike race. I don’t know much about bike racing, but it did seem pretty small. Here’s a map of the route: