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The Valley Gets Devirginized by Midnight Ridazz

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It was just a year ago that a small group of Valley kids started a Valley Midnight Ridazz contingent. Ten bicyclists met up and rode through the night. Now a year later, the Valley has its fair share... in one way at least.

Last night proved the Valley is hardcore, or maybe just a little more crazy. More cops, more helicopters, more scents of weed, more beer, more angry drivers, more near fist fights and more chaotic disorganization. A recipe for disaster and tons of fun, and at least one "no riding with a headlight" ticket.

Unlike the LAPD divisions in Metro and Hollywood, the North Hollywood division and the Burbank Police Department used more force than their over-the-hill counterparts, who usually take a step back proving the best tactic is no tactic when it comes to LA's largest nerd gang of bicyclists.

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Pictures following the jump...

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Like, OMG, Pink Bike!

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He probably didn't realize that he was hugging Amelia Earhart.

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Lighting provided by the LAPD Helicopter. Earlier lighting in the evening compliments of the Burbank Police Department.

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Subterranean grocery store parking lot style.

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There's one thing that the Parking Enforcement Officers in the Department of Transportation have over LAPD patrol (not traffic cops). That is they know how to write a ticket fast and efficiently. These guys were definitely not used to writing traffic violations as it took forever.