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Fat Tire Festival kicks off on Baker Street

Young competitors get ready for the slowest rider event. The winner is the cyclist that finishes last, without letting their feet touch the ground. - Kevin Mills Photo
Young competitors get ready for the slowest rider event. The winner is the cyclist that finishes last, without letting their feet touch the ground.
— image credit: Kevin Mills Photo

The 19th Annual Nelson Fat Tire Festival is on now and runs until August 24.

This event takes place every year in memory of Cam Alexander, a friend and avid cyclist. He lost his life tragically while riding his bike 19 years ago.

The festival features fun and exciting events for anyone who enjoys cycling.

The Fat Tire Fest is now an annual event for kids from age two to 72.

For details about the event and a schedule of events, visit nelsonfattire.com.

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