Awards earned by the Human Powered Vehicle Operators of Ottawa
We won our first award at The Irish Society St. Patrick Day Parade: March 15 2003. Here's a pic of Mike's butt high up on a tallbike, on the Irish Society web page.
Here's a description of
what happenned and what led up to it
July 11th, 2004, noon: We won first prize in this year's Ottawa Pride parade! That's the second award we have earned. Here is the parade route map.
Richard took a few photos before and after the parade, but was too busy managing chain mail on a chopper to take any during... Trevyn's friend Andrew also took photos (His full set are here.) Jenn Farr took some awesome pics too! Set 1, Set 2. There was also an appearance by the city of Gatineau's VeloBus.
November 13, 2004, 11:00: We won the Best Novelty prize in the Ottawa Help Sanda Toy Parade organized by the Ottawa Firefighers. HPVOoO has had entries in 2002 and 2003 as well.
Brian Wheeler took a few photos
Vic took pics
Brent from Waterloo also took some photos
...and here are Mark's pics!
Hey, check this out, so did Jenn
March 12 2005, 11:00:
We won another award, this time for Best of All Other Entries at
The Irish Society St. Patrick Day Parade.
At least 2 dozen people came and joined us on their weird human powered
contraptions decked out in green. The parade started at
Elgin/Laurier and finished at Lansdowne Park.
Richard also took photos of some of the preparations. There is a mirror of the CBC radio interview here in OGG and MP3 formats.
November 27, 2005: Rockland christmas "Parade of Lights"
We won "3rd prize", a $50 cheque, which was donated to the Rockland Help Centre. As usual, Richard took
2007-11-17: Ottawa Santa Claus Parade: We again won "Best Novelty".
Juergen Weichert took photos.
Blackburn Pete took photos.
Richard Guy Briggs took photos.
2008-11-29: Orleans Santa's Parade of Lights 2008: We won "Best Novelty"! Richard took photos. Matt got to keep the trophy for the year.
2009-11-28: Orleans Santa's Parade of Lights 2009: We won "Best Novelty"! Richard took photos. Brian also posted on the catrike forum, his blog and took photos. Brian received the trophy and plaque and Matt will keep the trophy again this year.
Santa's Parade of Lights 2010: We won "Best
Novelty"! Brian and Richard were in attendance to
receive the award. BikeBoy999's
Richard received the trophy and plaque.
Richard took photos and video at the parade.
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Richard Guy Briggs
Mon Feb 7 08:34:20 EST 2011