Tamale Fest guests at the raffle prize table.
BC organizers Derrick McCray and Hourig Ayanyan McCray check in at the ticketing table.
Tall “Frankenbike” (in background with rainbow flag) belonging to Ginger Jui of Bike East Bay, who came out to Concord with two of her colleagues to join us at Tamale Fest. The orange Yuba cargo bike in the foreground is a donation to Bike Concord by member Sarah Allen, and is now in service as a loaner to families.
BC organizer David Schomaker supervises the bike valet tent while Concord Planning Commissioner Ray Barbour checks in his bicycle.
The staff and promotoras of Monument Impact worked hard to make tamales, hot chocolate, and champurrado for everyone.
BC organizer Hourig Ayanyan McCray speaks about what Bike Concord means to her.
Jennifer Donlon Wyant, formerly of Alta Planning + Design, talks about the importance of community engagement.
Rhea Laughlin, First Five Contra Costa liaison to the Central County Regional Group, addresses the crowd.
BC organizer Aaron McHugh works on a bicycle donated by Adopt-A-Family Bikes for a child recipient.
Inside the food tent, with rice and beans donated by Los Rancheros Taquería.
Santa Claus makes his dramatic arrival by cargo bicycle from over the hill in Ellis Lake Park.
Ford is a Bike Concord member and photographer. Advertisements