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Beer n’ Loathing in Denver: Tour de Fat

Photography by Peter Storbridge I stood in the hot Colorado sun, surrounded by thousands of costumed people, as a young woman on stage divorced her car and married a bicycle. I wasn’t on drugs, I wasn’t hammered and I certainly wasn’t dreaming. This was real life in the middle of what I can only best describe as a steam punk carnival. This was New Belgium’s own traveling celebration of the bicycle: the Tour de Fat. Take a stroll around Denver and you will quickly see that bicycles are an immensely popular way to get around. Hell, they’re popular in general…