Bacon on the brook: Scenes from Boulder’s annual Tube to Work Day (Photos)

By July 11, 2018 News

About 1,000 commuters clogged Boulder Creek for Boulder’s annual Tube to Work Day event.

A local outdoor camping and hiking gear company “fished” for participants off the 9th Street Bridge using strips of bacon as bait — about 500 slices went down the tubes.

Billed as “Colorado’s one and only aquatic commute,” the adventure marked the event’s 11th year. Participants signed waivers and brought their own tubes and helmets, and were encouraged to wear life jackets and wetsuits — “beneath business…