Long Beach, California will hold its annual Long Beach Bicycle Festival on May 7, 8 and 9, 2010. The city has a vision to enhance its Bicycle Master Plan with the help of more than 25 organizations, volunteers and vendors who would like to see Long Beach City become the friendliest urban biking city in the United States.
The Long Beach Bicycle Festival will feature several mini-events in the three-day celebration. The roster of events include bicycle polo matches, cyclestyle fashion show, bicycle film festival, bike photo contest, fixed gear fest and more. There will be a charity race called the Tour of Long Beach
The Fixed Gear Fest will start off the festival with a slew of freestyle riding , skid, track stand and trick contests, live music, DJs, roller racing and vendor booths displaying their wares. At 6pm, the City Council officials will have a competition on tricycles.
What began in April 2009 continues to flourish, promoting an environment and culture where cycling is the preferred choice of transportation. The attendance for this year is estimated at 7,500 to 9,000.