August East Bay Bike Party: Superhero Ride!

"A mobile party put together for bike riders of all ages, experience
levels, and types to meet, ride, and play together in the streets!

The theme for this month’s ride is SUPERHEROES! Do with it what you
will, but remember to keep your Superhero capes short so they don’t get
caught in wheels or brakes!"

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