Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:00 to 4:00 pm
This season’s theme focuses on literature, assembling on the front lawn of the Hawaii State Library (an Andrew Carnegie library, by the way) at one o’clock in the afternoon. The ride will progress through Honolulu by means of Kakaako, Ala Moana, and McCully, culminating at The Lounge in the Ala Wai Community Park.
- 1:00 o’clock – Assembly at the Hawaii State Library (478 South King Street)
- 1:30 o’clock – Depart
- Route stop at the Lester McCoy Pavilion to view the Art Deco Robert Lee Eskridge murals
- 2:30 o’clock – Arrive at The Lounge (Ala Wai Community Park, 2015 Kapiolani Boulevard)
- 4:00 o’clock – Fin
At The Lounge in the Ala Wai Community Park, indoor bicycle parking will be available. Tea will be provided by the Ride; please bring your own tea cup, saucer, and spoon should you require one. A drawing of prizes will also occur.
Honors will be presented in the following categories as selected by your fellow riders:
- The Miss Phryne Fisher Fabulously Fashionable Femme Honor will be presented to a well-dressed lady
- The Mister Bertram “Bertie” Wilberforce Wooster Wearable Woolen Wardrobe Honor will be presented to a well-dressed gentleman
- The Monsieur Hercule Poirot Parfait Porcelain Prize will be presented to a participant in recognition of their drinking vessel
- The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle “Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist” Brilliant Bicyclist Honor will be presented to a participant in recognition of their velocipedic conveyance
- The Andrew Carnegie Philanthropic Antiquaria Award shall be awarded to a participant for use of olde tyme materials
This is a casual gathering and unsupported bicycle ride (riding at your own risk) with a route distance of approximately four miles primarily following established bicycle routes, lanes, and paths including the Lei of Parks bikeway. Please ride responsibly; obey traffic laws; respect pedestrians and authorities. There is no fee to participate, just a willingness and effort to recreate the spirit of a bygone era, which is greatly appreciated.