Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on October 28th, 2009 at 1:15 pm
Cyclocross racers from around the Northwest are buzzing this week about the upcoming Halloween edition of the Cross Crusade this weekend in Astoria. Besides the usual racing, the event promises two full days of fun, including Sunday’s official costume day.
Crusade racers are known for some amazingly funny and creative costumes, and organizers warn that if you don’t show up in one you should “be prepared to suffer the wrath”. On that note, I thought I’d provide some visual inspiration via photos of costumes from years past.
Check out what ex-pro road racer Doug Ollerenshaw wore in 2007:
Continuing on the vintage pop culture them, I think this guy is supposed to be from KISS:
And then there’s this…
Which the same woman followed up nicely with the next year:
Animals are always popular:
And some folks — despite usually cold temps — can’t resist a chance to show some skin:
But in the end, it doesn’t matter what you wear, as long as you have a good time: