Photos by Anne-Marije Rook
Bikes, music, fashion, and sunshine. There was plenty to see and do at Ballard's Bergen Place on friday, May 18. CLICK ON IMAGE TO START SLIDESHOW.

Bikes, music, and fashion: scenes from the 2012 Bike to Work Day and the KEXP Hood to Hood Challange


May 18th was Bike to Work Day and while the chilly morning weather drew fewer bikers than past years, still thousands of people biked to work all over the city and stopped at commuter stations along the way for free food and drink, swag, and bike maintenance.

At Ballard's Bergen Place, the annual Ballard Street Party carried the momentum of Bike to Work Day into the evening. The city partnered with Cascade Bicycle Club and KEXP to transform the heart of Ballard into a bike block party.

There was live music, bike art, conference bikes, free samples, contests, free bike assistance from Bike Sport and Second Ascent. bike vendors, and even a "Share Your Style" Bike Fashion Show.

Because Ballard won KEXP Radio's Hood to Hood Challenge last year, KEXP was onsite all day, airing live from Bergen Place and hosting live bands.


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