Tour De Fat Brings in Big Bucks in Boise

by

Once again, Boise's bike community did the city proud, bringing in more than $21,000 during last summer's Tour De Fat event. Proceeds will be split between three area bike groups: Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association, Treasure Valley Cycling Association and the Boise Bicycle Project.

The national touring event—sponsored by New Belgium Brewing—racked up a total of $331,428 in 2010, all of which will go back into community bike-oriented groups.

Here's how the city-by-city breakdown ended up:

Tempe, Ariz.: $59,375 raised, 13,000 in attendance

Ft. Collins, Co.: $52,260 raised, 15,000 in attendance

San Francisco: $38,505 raised, 7,000 in attendance

Denver: $33,000 raised, 8,000 in attendance

Boise: $21,641 raised, 6,000 in attendance

Chicago: $14,000 raised, 4,000 in attendance

Seattle: $11,500 raised, 4,000 in attendance

Minneapolis: $11,351 raised, 3,250 in attendance

Milwaukee, Wisc.: $10,000 raised, 1,750 in attendance

San Diego: $9,965 raised, 2,500 in attendance

Portland, Ore.: $7,595 raised, 1,750 in attendance

Los Angeles: $6,555 raised, 2,000 in attendance

Austin, Texas: $3,970 raised, 2,000 in attendance