Happy indeed! Stinky Spoke was so ridiculously fun.
Here is a short photo essay a local blogger wrote about it.
(I linked the photo above from the essay)
This year the ride ended with a few friends in a fast paceline riding into a steadily increasing headwind and hailstorm. I was shielding my face with one hand to avoid the painful ice pellets whooping and hollering till we reached the beer tent at the end of the ride.