Hungry Cyclists Line Up for Tour De Taco

Two wheels, six trucks, countless tasty tacos

By Jessica Greene
|  Saturday, Feb 20, 2010  |  Updated 2:25 PM PDT
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Taco lovers took to two wheels for Tour De Taco. The trip's organizer, Cyrus Farivar snapped tis shot with his iPhone during the Feb. 20 event.

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Bay Area taco lovers are taking to two wheels this weekend for a unique tasting tour.

Oaklandish Tour De Taco combines a love of the handheld meal with bicycling for a tasty day of taste testing at some Oakland's best taco trucks.

Cyrus Farivar of californiatacotrucks.com is hosting the event, which takes hungry cyclists to half a dozen taco trucks in the Oakland.

The taco tour took off from the Fruitvale BART station at 11 a.m. The trip is free but cyclists were advised to take about $10-$20 for the eats. The group has a Facebook page to sign up for the tour.

Here's a list of the trucks on the Tour De Taco:

  1. El Ojo  De Agua - 12th St. & Fruitvale Ave.
  2. Tamales Mi Lupita - 34th Ave. & Foothill Blvd.
  3. El Gordo - International & 42nd Ave.
  4. Tacos Guadalajara - 10th St. & Fruitvale Ave.
  5. (Bonus) Cinco de Mayo Ice Cream - 3340 E 12th St & 33rd Ave.
  6. (Bonus) The Trappist - 460 8th St (& Broadway)

Photo from Cyrus Farivar's Flickr photostream.

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