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Louisiana Bicycle Festival draws bicyclists from all over the country

Take a stroll through Abita Springs on any given day and you will surely experience its charm, beauty, and peace. But over the weekend, things turned up a notch thanks to a yearly town favorite fest.

This is the Louisiana Bicycle Festival, dubbed as one of the biggest in the U.S.!

“Absolutely love it,” says Kevin Dinwiddie. “I’m in heaven out here with all these bikes. As a kid I always liked bikes, and I’d always build goofy bikes and when my kids brought me here for Father’s Day, it was like, ‘Wow!’ “

Creative wheels were literally everywhere for everyone to enjoy.

This festival has been going on since the year 2000, and every single year people come from all over the country to show off their rad rides just like this.

Tim Hicks built an ice cream bike: “So the way it works is I peddle the bike and the bike peddles the ice cream churn, and the reason I did it was because I’ve been to this festival before and its always really hot, so I wanted to make something refreshing.”

Certainly a fan favorite among the crowd.

For Ken Dinwiddie, this whole experience is like a dream come true. He’s been coming for 10 years: “You will see me here every year as long as I’m walking the earth.”

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