Participants take part in a giant New Year's Christmas Tree bonfire at Golden Gardens Park in early January.

Every year, a mysterious group of bicyclists participate in a ritual Christmas

Every year, a mysterious group of bicyclists participate in a ritual Christmas tree burning at Golden Gardens Park.Shrouded in secrecy on account of the unsanctioned nature of the fire, photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren was allowed to tag along on a recent evening to photograph the festivities. Here is what he saw.

​Bicyclists depart from downtown en route to Golden Gardens.

​A tree is heaved on to the fire.

Ignition

Playing with fire.

Playing with fire, Part II


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