The tour is back on August 23, 2008 at a new venue, Ann Morrison Park! We have a great new bike parade route and expect even more costumed riders this year. If you haven't attended this free event, it is the event of the summer with lots of unique entertainment, music and bike events. The bike parade starts at 10:00 a.m. and the beer starts flowing as the riders return. See below for a schedule of events.

SWIMBA needs lots of volunteers to make this event a big success again. Please contact Margie Rosenberg, [email protected], to volunteer.

Please remember that this is our major fundraiser of the year. These are the funds that SWIMBA uses for matching funds when applying for grants. Most recently SWIMBA successfully requested a grant for a new East Side Trail Head that will be constructed this fall. SWIMBA also donated matching funds to Ridge to Rivers successful grant request for the Watchman Trail that will be constructed this fall to connect 5 mile and 3-bears. We need your help to make this event work.

Boise Tour de Fat Agenda**
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Sub Venue at the Fountain

9:00am BIKE CRUISE-ADE REGISTRATION BEGINS

10:00am BIKE PARADE DEPARTS

11:00am-11:30am RIDERS RETURN FROM BIKE PARADE, HUNKER DOWN, TAP THE KEGS AND LET THE FESTIVUS BEGIN

11:00am-11:30am (Revival Stage) WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENTS, HOUSE RULES, and INTRODUCTIONS

11:30am-12:00pm (Revival Stage) ACT #1 - SLOW DOWN or THROW DOWN, Annual Slow Ride Competition

12:00pm-12:20pm NANDA – Acrobaticalists followed by circus tricks and amazing feats WORKSHOP

12:20pm-1:30pm (Music Stage) 1st BAND: PAPERBIRD

1:30pm-2:00pm (Revival Stage) ACT 2: - Carpocalypse Now : Funeral Procession and Interpretive Dance Exorcism and Contest

2:00pm-2:30pm THE SPROCKETTTES – PORTLAND’S ORIGINAL MINIBIKE DANCE TROUPE

2:40pm-3:25pm (Revival Stage) 2nd BAND: March Fourth Marching Band

3:30pm-4:00pm ACT 3: Would you Trade Your Car for a Bike? (Revival Stage)

4:00pm - THANKS FOR COMING TO20TOUR DE FAT!

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