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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...


Like, OMG, Pink Bike!


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


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


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.