Tykes on bikes bring sea of red, white, and blue to Menlo Park’s annual 4th of July parade

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on July 4, 2013

determined tyke on bike_verticalThey swarmed out from Chestnut Street onto Santa Cruz Avenue pedaling tricycles and bicycles and being pulled in wagons in what looked more like a pint-sized version of the Bay to Breakers — given its six or so abreast configuration — than an actual parade. But the annual march through downtown Menlo Park in route to more activities awaiting at Burgess Park remains a perennial favorite with younger locals and their parents. The spirit of red, white and blue prevailed with nary another color spotted!

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Photo top, right by Dennis Nugent; bottom photo by Scott Loftesness

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