Denver Direct: Moonlight Ride

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Moonlight Ride

I’m not sure what it is about this event that so captivates me, but because it goes by my house on York, I can’t resist the urge to videotape it. The riders glide by in the cool evening air, occasionally letting out a hoot or a holler, sometimes accompanied by boom-box music, but usually just the sound of conversation and laughter. Maybe it’s the contrast to the usual scene: either traffic-choked standstill or speeding. At any rate, Saturday’s event was no exception, so here’s the video:

Notable this year: More riders and more waving at the camera. Three skateboarders, one jogger, and one bicycle walker. The number of light-show riders was about the same. I want to see something more like this:

The Pro version costs $2000, but what a great advertising medium!

More about the event here.