PHOTO GALLERY: Costumed riders participate in the Monster Bike Bash

Saturday, October 29, 2011 | 8:17 p.m. CDT; updated 11:41 a.m. CDT, Sunday, October 30, 2011
Shanon Nichols, left, and Matt Hobratschk ride their bikes on the Katy Trail during the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday. They dressed up as the Sesame Street characters Ernie and Bert for the Halloween party ride

ROCHEPORT — Riders wore costumes during Saturday's Monster Bike Bash on the Katy Trail. Some featured personalities included the Smurfs, Bert and Ernie and a Keystone Light bottle.

Josh Hulen, center, registers Barby Wulff, left, and Bob Eis for the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday at Shiloh Bar and Grill. Wullf and Eis dressed up as beer bottles with 11 other friends, each one of them representing a different beer. Wulff made the beer tag prints on custom made costumes. Wulff dressed up as St. Pauli Girl while Eis was Keystone Light.
Sherry Gallant, left, Jessica Corwin and Becky Hennsey dance during the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday in Rocheport. Thirty-two members of Columbia Multisport Club dressed up as Smurfs for the event
Annie Fennewald cleans the blue paint off her face after the costume contest of the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday at the entrance of Katy Trail in Rocheport. She was one of a group of 32 Smurfs and dressed up as "Safety Smurf."
Katie Stuckenschneider, left, and her friend Christine Kiefer watch the other costumed bikers during a break from the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday at the Katfish Katy Campground in Huntsdale. The pair dressed up as members of a zombie family for the event.
Josh Hulen, left, serves a vodka-soaked gummy bear to Aubrey Nichols during the Monster Bike Bash. Hulen, the event coordinator for the bash, soaked gummy bears in vodka overnight before serving them at the party.
Beth Hastings poses for a portrait during the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday on Katy Trail in Rocheport. Hastings dressed up as a character from one of pop art artist Roy Lichtenstein's paintings.
Mike Denehy tosses a pumpkin in the air and busts some moves during the dance party at the Monster Bike Bash on Saturday at the Katy Trail in Rocheport. Denehy organized the 34-mile Halloween bicycle ride.

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