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The Tour De Fat Hits Tempe This Saturday

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In Phoenix, there are two ways to know when it's officially fall: ASU girls start pairing heavy winter boots with tiny booty shorts, and cyclists and beer fanatics start gearing up for the Tour De Fat. And this Saturday, you can expect a whole lot of both at Tempe Beach Park.


The New Belgium hoopla benefits the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona, Bike Saviours, and the Tempe Bicycle Action Group.  

Our advice: Show up on a bike (don't even think about driving), and lock up your ride with the mob of cruisers, fixies and roadies before taking in the spectacle of steampunks and often-costumed New Belgium enthusiasts while sipping down an icy cold Fat Tire. 

Besides a bunch of crazy bikes and New Belgium beer, the event features scheduled performances, activities and rides throughout the day starting with an extravagant bicycle parade through the streets of Tempe and ending with a car for bike trade and a performance by Pimps of Joytime


The festival comes equipped with three decked-out stages for performances and plenty of oddly adorned participants and performers for a healthy dose of gawking.

The Schedule:  
9:45 - 10:00 Bike Parade Launch with the Rhymanese Twins
11:00 - 11:20 Stunt Pepper
11:20 - 11:25 Musical Intro: Our Town
11:25 - 12:15 Yo-Yo People
12:15 -12:30 Slow Ride
12:30 -1:15 Dovekins
12:40 - 1:20 Scott Nery
1:20 -1:35 The Bicycle Dating Game
1:40 - 2:30 Honeymoon Cabaret
2:40 - 2:50 Car for bike Trade
2:55 - 3:45 Pimps of Joytime
3:50 - 4:00 Waste Diversion, NPO $ Raised then Finale!

For more information visit The Tour De Fat Tempe or their Facebook


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