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FLASHBACK Friday ~ Tube to Work Day: a Friday Commute

August 26th, 2022

Last Friday, for the 9th year in a row, Boulderites from businesses all over town ditched their wheels, picked up their inner tubes, and hopped into Boulder Creek to ride the waves to work. Dressed in everything from a full suit and tie to tight flashy spandex and wacky wigs, tubers gathered along Boulder Creek all morning and plunged into cold water with high spirits and a big smile. It was a sunny day with rushing ice-cold creek water and over 500 people tubing to work … a quintessential Friday in Boulder, Colorado. Tube to Work Day has quickly established itself as a tradition in this town.... Read More

Tube to Work Day 2019 Has Record Number of Commuters

July 20th, 2019

2019 was the 12th year that founders Andy Gruel and Jeff Kagan have put on the yearly tube to work day–a zany event that only Boulderites could think of where people hop in a tube (or public transportation, or a bike, or walk) for an unconventional and fun way to get to work. Friday was a great day to host it this year as Boulder has been hitting some high temperatures, so commuters were able to cool off in the water of Boulder Creek. Just in case the idea of tubing to work wasn’t crazy enough, commuters go all out with decked out outfits and tubes. Many commuters choose to dress up... Read More