Firecracker 5k

As you all know, I do love to bling out my bike. One of the things I love about Ride The Rockies is that I get to see how 2,000 other people decorate themselves and their bikes. Here are just a few things that made my day so far this year.

Sometimes, simple is best. Keep it classic and classy.

Sometimes, simple is best. Keep it classic and classy.

A simple way to add some crazy to a simple paint job is to jazz it up with handlebar tape!

A simple way to add some crazy to a simple paint job is to jazz it up with handlebar tape!

Nothing says RTR like the bikes at the rest stop.

Nothing says RTR like the bikes at the rest stop.

This lady really knows how to have fun with streamers and pink flamingos!

This lady really knows how to have fun with streamers and pink flamingos!

How the Pros Roll.

How the Pros roll.

Why mess up display tires with spokes and hubs?

Why mess up display tires with spokes and hubs?

Beer and bikes just go together.

Beer and bikes just go together.

If they make it to the end of the ride, they have another tag that says "STILL Married."

If they make it to the end of the ride, they have another tag that says “STILL Married.”

Real men rock pink bikes! As I was shooting, the proud owner confessed the bike's name is "Heidi"

Real men rock pink bikes! As I was shooting, the proud owner confessed the bike’s name is “Heidi”

Music on the go!

Music on the go!

Speakers on bike.

Mobile entertainment! Headphones are a no-no on RTR, but speakers are A-OK.