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Designated Driver

Bars that roll.


There are only a certain number of bars you can roll to by bicycle before your two-wheeled ride gets the swerves. Rather than dampening your cruise, arrange a pedal-powered chauffeur to tool you around—and wait for you at each stop. Try these mobile “bars”—the Pedal Hopper and the Denver Patio Ride. Grab a dozen cycling compatriots and hit the pavement from bar to bar. The crew pedals the rig, and a sober driver makes sure you’re steered toward the right destination. No beer allowed on board (yet), but cruise the LoDo route for plenty of spots to imbibe. Pedal Hopper, 2920 Larimer St., 303-753-3569,; Denver Patio Ride, 720-626-1715,

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