The Gnome, The Monsignor, and other delights of Albuquerque's Halloween Bike Ride


Bicycling 11 miles with a wig and face paint is far better if you're not alone. Last night, at least 50 cyclists gathered like a freak show at Triangle Park for a Halloween joy ride through Albuquerque. From Nob Hill to downtown and Old Town, we cruised with only minimal incident -- a lost pink wing, a showdown with a muscle truck. Final stop: Marble Brewery where we met up with A Gnome, A Monsignor, and a few other freaks chillin' in the glow of downtown.

Here are a few photos from the adventure.

Halloween Bike Ride Halloween Bike Ride
Face paint for the halloween bike ride Halloween Bike Ride
"Scraping on my Scraper Bike" Halloween Bike Ride
Halloween Bike Ride Post-Ride Sustenance @ Marble Street Brewery downtown
The Gnome and The Monsignor Lonely Gnome

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Tags: Albuquerque, Halloween, bike, ride

Comment by Coco on November 1, 2008 at 11:58am
Saw you guys eastbound outside Nob Hill Grill - an impressive parade and truly fine halloween spectacle! Annual I hope?
Comment by Benny the Icepick on November 1, 2008 at 5:03pm
Remind me never to dress up as a mime ever again. For someone as loquacious as myself, spending the better part of the day not being able to say a word was a torture worse than waterboarding.
Comment by theJuder on November 1, 2008 at 5:11pm
Thanks everyone for a great ride this year, (minus my pink beehive incident).
Comment by chantal on November 1, 2008 at 5:30pm
But what a beehive it was, Juder! And Benny, believe me, your silence was just as much torture for everyone else ;-0

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