Saturday, August 18, 2012

Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

Hundreds of people turned out to cheer on the high wheel bike races in downtown Frederick today. The weather was perfect and the race was novel and exciting!

Close up of some of the riders. Note the blending of old and new,
helmets and tattoos vs. period costume and antique bikes.
Waiting for the race to begin  corner of Market and Second Street.
Waiting for the race to begin along Second Street.
The first lap.
View from the back.

A short video clip.