One of my favourite cycling events of the year, Halloween Critical Mass, is quickly approaching (26 October). Before it gets too late, I wanted to start thinking about bicycle-related costume ideas.
Last year I was inspired by this bike-riding cowgirl from a Montreal critical mass years ago to decorate my bike like a horse and dress up as a horse-back riding circus performer like one of these fabulous ladies:
Though I wouldn’t dare attempting such tricks on my bike.
While I like the “bike-as-horse” idea, there are so many more options. At last year’s ride we had an awesome Harry Potter Quidditch duo on bicycle-broom-sticks, a bee on a bike, and Bananas in Pyjamas on a tandem!
(Among other great costumes)
But, what to do for this year?
Rather than actually doing any work on my thesis I have been scouring the internet and my brain for ideas. Here are a few I have come up with.
I must stop for a moment and brag about the fact that once I met David Byrne.
I am hatching an idea that I do not intend to give away here lest some one steal it, but if you have any other suggestions please contribute!