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SFBP #43: Americana LookBook

Since our next bike party is on the 4th of July, we’re going patriotic!  Join us for an Americana themed event, and we’ll lead you to the perfect spot to catch the fireworks. Bring your American flags, your red white and blue, your sailors and pin ups or whatever else makes you think of Independence day.  This is a special ride, with a surprise twist, so make sure to bring extra layers and bike locks.  Gears, brakes and lights are also strongly encouraged for this ride. We can’t wait.

If you need some inspiration for your perfect BP look, we’ve got you covered in Red, White and Blue!

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Ding Ding!

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Pin Up Style

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American Flag Kit!

American Flag helmet

Your brain will thank you for wearing this patriotic helmet.

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Decorate your bike to match your shoes.

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These shoes, to be specific!

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When it comes to your bike, just put a flag on it.

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Or a lot of flags!

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Or this amazing piece of firework craft realness.

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Make your bike look like a rolling firework with extra lights.

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These ladies know how to celebrate independence day in style!

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We are so excited to roll with you on the 4th of July!

Meet us in the Presidio in this parking lot, at the corner of Storey Ave, and Stone St. Just off of Lincoln Blvd.

Meet us in the Presidio in the Fort Scott Field parking lot, at the corner of Storey Ave, and Stone St. Just off of Lincoln Blvd.

Meet up on July 4th at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00!  Don’t forget to bring extra layers to keep warm, bright lights (headlamps encouraged) and locks for your bike.  This is a more technical ride with hills up and down.  Gears and brakes are strongly encouraged for all riders.

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SFBP #42: Intergalatic Odyssey Lookbook

3, 2, 1, Blast off! SFBP is going to space! Join us for an Intergalatic Odyssey. Aliens, Asteroids and Artificial Intelligence, Oh My! Whether you like Star Trek or Star Wars, Sputnik or Apollo, black holes or supernovas, be prepared to boldly go where no Bike Party has gone before! And be sure to be prepared!  You’ll need an extra special space suit for this ride.  If you need some inspiration, we’ve got you covered!

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Storm Troopers who ride together squash the Jedi rebellion together.

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This might be the cutest Elliott and ET costume we have ever seen!

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Alien Bike Party!

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This is a Star Trek kit, and it’s out of this world!

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Space Leggings!

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These crazy kids know how to Bike Party!

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Chewy is such a bad ass!

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She’s far out!

Buzz Lightyear

To infinity and beyond (on a bike)!

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All the cool aliens travel by space tryke

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Cycles of the moon

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A bike is really the best way to get around on the moon.

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STAR WARS FIGHTER BIKE!

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Doctor Who rides a bike? Such great news! Now, will it fit in the Tardis?

 

We can’t wait to see what you come up with for our Intergalactic Odyssey!  Meet us at 7:30pm on Friday, June 6th at the William McKinley statue in the Panhandle.  We blast off at 8:00. Ding Ding

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SFBP #41 Lookbook: What’s Your Sign?

Star signs, street signs, signs of the times, sign language, sign us up! 

This month’s Bike Party is going to be all about signs – and however you want to interpret them. Dress as your fabulous Leo self, pair up for a Gemini costume, or get creative with some (legally scavenged) street signs. Whatever you decide, the question on everyone’s mind this bike party will be “What’s your sign?” If you need some help coming up with the perfect signage, never fear, the lookbook is here!

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Check out these awesome Zodiac Sign pendants on Etsy here.

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Taurus Kit! Check out all the kits of the Zodiac here!

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Pisces by Mustafa Soydan. Click here to check out beautiful illustrations of the entire Zodiac.

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Belle Helmets are amazing. The solar system helmet is definitely our favorite!

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That’s right, the bike lane is only for bikes!

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This is a a really good sign.

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This is a star chart.

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This is a chart of the stars.

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This is the dawning of the age of Aquarius!

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We definitely saw the sign!

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This might be our favorite sign! Share The Road with Bike Party!

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This is a bike sign t-shirt. Done and Done!

Whatever your sign, we sure hope you’ll sign up for Bike Party on Friday, May 2nd!  Meet us at Civic Center at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00!

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SFBP #36 Three for Three LookBook

Hey Bike Partiers! Happy New Year!  Are you excited for the very first SFBP of 2014? Well, we’re going three for three! Join us January 3rd for our 3rd birthday!

For 3 years now, we’ve powered through the streets of San Francisco with your help, pulling music bikes and dancing hard to celebrate the pedal-powered revolution. Join us for our biggest birthday yet, as we trace our inaugural SFBP route and celebrate life on two wheels (or one, or three, or more, whatever fits your fancy). Wear your best and brightest birthday gear, because it’s our party and we’ll ride if we want to! We are so thrilled to be turning 3 and can’t wait to celebrate with you! Ding Ding!

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PARTY”S HERE!

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Bring some balloons, why don’t you?

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And make some noise!

Make sure to wrap our presents in festive bicycle wrapping paper,

Make sure to wrap our presents in festive bicycle wrapping paper,

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Party hats are encouraged.

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And of course, don’t forget your bike!

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If you bring cupcakes, we will eat them.

Meet us on Friday, January 3rd, at Civic Center at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00!  We wouldn’t be celebrating our third birthday if you didn’t keep coming back each month, bringing friends and music and so much fun to our party every time, so thank you, thank you, thank you! The best present you can give us this year is your company, so dust off your dancing shoes and let’s make it great!

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SFBP #35 Winter in Wonderland LookBook

RAIN UPDATE: Hi Bike Partiers! The weather is looking frightful for our trip down the rabbit hole on Friday. For the sake of safety (SAFETY FIRST) we will let you know if we have to  raincheck our December BP. Look out for an update on this space by 5:00pm on Friday. But don’t worry folks, you can still donate your toy to any fire station. Keep your eyes peeled and your fingers crossed for a Winter miracle and clear skies!

Don’t be late for high tea by the fire! It’s winter in wonderland, and the red queen is after your head. We are going down the rabbit hole, and we are bringing our bikes! Pyschedlic snowflakes, mad santa hats and cozy Cheshire cats are all welcome, it is Bike Party, after all! Here are some ideas to get your costume gears turning.  We can’t wait to see what you come up with.  Ding Ding!

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Alice is all grown up! Original Image here.

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I’m in love with being queen! Original Image here.

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This mad hatter is rather dapper, if you ask me. Original image here.

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She’s so mad at Alice, she’s seeing red! Original Image here.

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Cheshire Cat Costume? Done and Done! Original Image here.

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It’s certainly winter in this Wonderland! Make sure your costume is warm enough for an enchanted December evening! Original Image here.

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This Cheshire Cat hat will keep you warm! Original Image here.

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This Mad Hatter rides with stilts at his own risk! Original image here.

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Thanks for the lift, boys! Original Image here.

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Ride hard, Alice! The queen is after your head! Original image here.

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Don’t be late to Bike Party! This White Rabbit T-Shirt will help you keep time! Original image here.

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Don’t forget about the Doormouse. He’s too cute! Original image here.

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Did someone say Meow? Original image here.

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OFF WITH HER HEAD!!! Original image here.

We hope we’ve inspired you to finish your costume and come out with us on Friday, December 6th. Meet us at 7:30 at Potrero del Sol Park.  We roll at 8:00!

And in the spirit of the holidays, we’ll once again be hosting a toy drive! Bring new, unwrapped stuffed animals, whoopie cushions, legos and hot wheels, and we’ll drop them off at a fire station at the end of the party. Please bring a toy and help us warm some hearts this season.

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SFBP #34 Haunted House Hangover LookBook

You grab a costume

I’ll grab a bike

this is the end of the rest of your life!

This bike party is a Haunted House!

(Lyrics adapted from Sharon Needles’ hit single This Club is a Haunted House)

YOU CAN WATCH THE VIDEO HERE!!

Just in case Halloween isn’t enough inspiration for you, we’ve got some ideas for how you can help make our haunted bike ride even more terrifying than All Hallows Eve. Join us on November 1st for a ‘Haunted House Hangover’ Bike Party. Halloween is more fun on 2 wheels! Bring your Jason mask, it’s fright night!

It's the headless bike rider! AAAAHHHHHHH! Original Image here.

It’s the headless bike rider! AAAAHHHHHHH!
Original Image here.

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Every haunted house needs at least 2 Calacas.
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Freddy Kruger is certainly terrifying.
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Hey Jason! Don’t forget your machete. So Scary!
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This guy says ‘run screaming’, which is perfect for a haunted bike ride!
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Watch Children! This is the Haus of Haunt!
Original Image by Caldwell Linker here.

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Sharon Needles: Beautiful, Spooky and Stupid. Happy Halloween!
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These are club kids. When in doubt, freak ‘em out at Bike Party!
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Bring your little buddy in your bike basket.
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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a bat bike!
Original Image here.

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Whatever you do, don’t let your Halloween Hangover stop you from getting your bike party on!
Original Image here.

Meet us this Friday, November 1st, at the Dolores Park Playground at 7:30pm.  We take fear to the streets at 8:00!  We have some very special guests joining us at the final party stop at the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park, so make sure to stick around for the show.  Lady Napalm will be spinning fire just for Bike Party! You can check her out here. Don’t miss it! We can’t wait to scare your pants off!

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SFBP #31 Summer Camp: No Parents Allowed LookBook

Pack your bags, blow up your water wings and don’t forget your bug spray because San Francisco Bike Party is going to Summer Camp! Whether you went to science camp, sports camp or were team captain in color war, it’s time to relive the glory days. No parents allowed! Meet your counselors at 7:30pm on August 2nd. Your ride to camp rolls out at 8:00 sharp! If you need help with your campy look, we’re here for you! Check out some options below, use your imagination, and don’t forget to dance!

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Graphic by Logo Larry. Thanks Again!

You can’t go wrong with Mountain BIke Camp! Original image here.

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Because Mountain Bike Camp is way fun! Original Image here

Always be prepared! Image still from the Film Moonrise Kingdom

Always be prepared! Image still from the Film Moonrise Kingdom

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Camp is all about matching t-shirts! Get some friends together and represent your Cabin team with pride! Original image here

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Be a camp counselor. All the cool kids are doing it! Original image here

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Grab your white water rafting gear for an adventure camp look. Don’t forget your paddle! Original image here

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Fashion Designers and Theatre kids represent! Get chic if you went to a creative indoor summer camp. Original image here.

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This one time at band camp. Original image here

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Did you go to science camp, because I’m jealous! Grab your goggles and a lab coat and let your geek flag fly! Original image here

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If you went to sleep away camp you might know a thing or two about color war. Face paint and bike decorations that match your outfit are encouraged! SFBP’s official color is green, just FYI. Come with a group and prepare to throw down (on the dance floor)! Original image here

We hope this helps you pull your look together.  We can’t wait to see you at Camp on August 2nd.  Ding Ding!

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SFBP #30 Robot Revolution LookBook

Are you ready Robot Riders? It’s time to suit up for the revolution. Whether you are a member of the robot army, a human resistance fighter, a robot-human hybrid, or just a tekkie, make sure you come ready to roll! Here are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing!

ROBOT REVOLUTION

Yes, let’s!

HOW RUDE!

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Bike Party will not be televised.

It's T-Shirt time! Image via www.apesnort.com

It’s T-Shirt time!
Image via http://www.apesnort.com

Light up the night with a robot inspired helmet. Image via www.adafruit.com

Light up the night with a robot inspired helmet.
Image via http://www.adafruit.com

For serious.  It's time to get crafty!

For serious. It’s time to get crafty!

You can follow the easy instructions to make yourself a robot costume here.

This robot just wants to make you a banana smoothie.  So Sweet! photo via http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/10/29/cute-bipedal-robot-rides-a-bike-all-by-itself/

This robot just wants to make you a banana smoothie. So Sweet! photo via http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/10/29/cute-bipedal-robot-rides-a-bike-all-by-itself/

You can watch this adorable robot above ride this bike all by itself here.  There is, sadly, no footage of it making me a smoothie.

If you want to get really advanced with your costuming, build a robot to help pedal your tandem bicycle and show that humans and robots can coexist!

That’s all folks.  We can’t wait for you to join the revolution on Friday, July 5th! Meet us at the James A. Garfield Statue at the Conservatory of Flowers at 7:30pm.  We roll promptly at 8:00! Ding Ding!

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SFBP #29 Musical Icons LookBook

Do you need some last minute costume inspiration? If you haven’t come up with the perfect outfit to make your favorite musical icon come to life, here are some of our favorites to point you down the right bike path.  We can’t wait to see you all on Friday, June 7th.  Meet us at Civic Center at 7:30, we roll at 8:00!

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Prince, the purple man himself, was born on June 7th, 1958. Happy Birthday to the artist that never fails to put together a look.

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Happy Birthday, Dave Navarro! Dave was born on June 7th, 1967.

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The King. Dress like this guy and you’ll be rolling pretty.

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Graceland was opened to the pubic on June 7th, 1982

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The Beatles were icons of music and fashion.

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Break on through to the other side with a Jim Morrison look.

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Amy Winehouse said no to rehab, but you can say yes to her retro look.

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Katy Perry knows a thing or two about product placement. She’s a firework, that’s for sure!

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Jerry is certainly an icon, and all you need is some tie-dye!

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We will always love you, Whitney,

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Love would be easy if your colors were like my dream, Boy George wore red, gold and green!

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JOAN JETT!

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The Material Girl. All of her looks are iconic.

We can’t wait to see what you all come up with!  Ding Ding!

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SFBP #21 Summer of Love Lookbook

It’s the summer of love in San Francisco! Are you ready to put some flowers in your hair? Be sure to look the part for our long strange trip on Friday, September 7th. Come as you are, but make sure to show everyone what Summer of Love means to you. If you need some inspiration, Go ask Alice!


Let your hair down!


Flower child Westfalia music bike trailer anyone?

Show your fringe.


Peace Man, that’s where it’s at!

Tie-Dye paint job? Yes please!


Safety is trippy.


Peace Kit


Peace Love Ride!


Ding Ding!

CTX here: don’t forget to test your music bike knowledge by using this morbid circus mag cover a fan sent to us to share for this ride.


via the strut

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