Share “Moonlight bike ride”

Alternate Crop

NewsOK | BLOGS

Moonlight bike ride

by Nate Billings Published: July 24, 2013
A ride leader gives instructions to cyclists gathered at the Myriad Gardens for the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. The next moonlight ride will be Tuesday, August 20, at 9pm starting at the Myriad Gardens' bandshell. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
A ride leader gives instructions to cyclists gathered at the Myriad Gardens for the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. The next moonlight ride will be Tuesday, August 20, at 9pm starting at the Myriad Gardens' bandshell. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

When our director of photography, Doug Hoke, suggested that I check out the Full Moon Bicycle Ride on my shift Monday night, I tried to tell him that I was now taking off early just to ride it. Then he reminded me that I could ride it next month and needed to get down to the Myriad Gardens. Here’s some photos I took while not riding. Maybe I’ll see you there next month.

 

Mike O'Meara, of Edmond, Okla., right, talks with other cyclists before the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Mike O'Meara, of Edmond, Okla., right, talks with other cyclists before the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

Mike O'Meara, front left, of Edmond, Okla., and other cyclists begin the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Mike O'Meara, front left, of Edmond, Okla., and other cyclists begin the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

Cyclists pass over the SkyDance bridge during the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Cyclists pass over the SkyDance bridge during the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

Cyclists pass over the SkyDance bridge during a Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Cyclists pass over the SkyDance bridge during a Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

Cyclists ride over the Lincoln bridge during the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Cyclists ride over the Lincoln bridge during the Full Moon Bicycle Ride organized by the Myriad Gardens and Schlegel Bicycles in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

-Nate Billings

 

 

 

 

by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
+ show more



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    DeMarco Murray still practicing, Weeden misses for personal reasons
  2. 2
    OU football: Sooners take awesome Christmas card photo
  3. 3
    'Duck Dynasty' Star: 'I'm Trying To Figure Out' Whether Being Gay Is A Choice
  4. 4
    Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Hacking
  5. 5
    Breathing in Pollution While Pregnant Linked to Autism
+ show more