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The moonlight was not the highlight of the Moonlight Classic Bike Ride

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Everybody knows that, in this town, if you're riding your bike around during the day and you're not decked out in blaring, full-body lycra, you are doing it wrong. At night, though, all bets are off. This weekend, the Kaiser Permanente Moonlight Classic once again took off from the state Capitol along a 10-mile closed course -- and though it was, as always, non-competitive, there was at least one way that people tried to one-up each other: with ridiculous costumes. Man, if only more people would consider clown wigs as a viable riding wardrobe choice, the Cherry Creek Bike Path might be way less boring.

We sent photographer Stephen Cummings to check out the scene. He brings back these photos.

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