I got a suit after all! Hooray!
Aeolian ride was cool. For some reason, we skipped Hollywood Boulevard and just went east on Sunset all the way to Vine. From then on we more or less followed the mapped route. Lots of fun interactions with motorists, people waiting in line for clubs, people hanging out in front of art galleries, people crossing the street, etc. There was no violence from car drivers, or even any hint of it (that I saw).
Although I personally would have liked to go along Hollywood Blvd as the original plan called for, just because there are tons of tourists and cruisers up there on Saturday nights, overall there was a nice mix of heavily-trafficked streets where we got a lot of attention and quieter parts of town where we had the streets essentially to ourselves (and could see the lighted suits better for lack of street/ambient lighting). Pan Pacific Park was maybe the coolest part of the ride in that regard--a nice sweeping trail in a dark park with fifty lighted suits on bikes swooping through.
Most common calls from onlookers:
"What are you doing?" (Answers: "Having fun!" "Making art!" "Going on a bike ride!")
"What is this for?" (Answers: "The Aeolian Ride!" "The hell of it!" "It's a public art project!")
And, I swear to god:
"I don't get it!" (Answers: "Someday you will!" "Me neither!")
Also, somebody asked us if we were the Klan, and some chick coming out of a parking lot on Sunset kept shouting something about sperm--we looked like sperm, or we had good sperm, or something sperm-related.