Memorial Day-Tour of Somerville

The 66th Annual Tour of Somerville Cycling Series

One of the races line up.

One of the races line up.

The first in line are past winners

The first in line are past winners

"Go, Laura,Go"
“Go, Laura,Go”

 

The Tour of Somerville was started in 1940 by a local bike owner and racer named  Fred “Pop” Kugler. 

It is the oldest bicyle race in the United States and is considered “the Kentucky Derby of Cycling.”

This year I was privileged to have the day off from work and decided to enjoy the day in Somerville.  It’s been many years since I’ve been here for the race.

The following photos are a collage of memories.

After the race

After the race


 
The events tents

The events tents

Kids enjoy the petting zoo "kid" goat.

Kids enjoy the petting zoo "kid" goat.

Spin Art creations

Spin Art creations

A sister and brother show me their Spin Art creations.

A sister and brother show me their Spin Art creations.

Pause at the Moonwalk

Pause at the Moonwalk

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