One of the funkiest looking floats was a massively over sized Harley Davidson motorcycle, on which the rider was perched nine feet above the ground.
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"It only took about an hour and a half to get here," said Tutt, one of about half dozen members of the Okanagan Antique Power Club to ride their vintage farm machinery in the parade.
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Thousands of people lined the parade route to watch the 50 odd, some very odd, floats trundle past. As ever in the event's 52 year history, the quality of entrants varied considerably.
"Most of our performances are inside places like senior homes, so we don't get a lot of public exposure through the year," club vice president John Tribe said. The Winfield man drove his 1959 John Deere diesel tractor, with its top speed of 12 mph, down side roads to Rutland early Saturday.
Some were just vehicles with a company name attached, though people riding in these cars and trucks at least tossed candies and other treats to kids on the sidewalks.
"It's the largest bike in the world with only two wheels," said Marvin Anderson of Western RV Country, which owns the monstrous motorcycle. "There are bigger ones, but they all have training wheels Under Armour Clutchfit 3.0 Red
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Members of the Olde Time Fiddlers played some spirited tunes from their float, specially built for the one and only parade it is entered in each Under Armour Micro Basketball Shoes
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Parades are designed, of course, to bring out the good humour in participants and spectators alike, and by that measure Saturday's 45 minute long processional was a big hit.
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