SFBP #74 Keanu for President LookBook

He’s been The One, the Buddha and the lead guitarist for Wyld Stallyns, the greatest band of all time! He’s been saving the world since day one.  We, the members of the ‘San Francisco Bike’ party, endorse Keanu Reeves for President and want to give him a star on the SFBP walk of fame.  Come dressed as your favorite Keanu character and show your support for the best candidate ever! He needs your vote!

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Keanu will save us. Just take the blue pill.

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A president and his dog.

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Heart Throb

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Bullet Proof

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He knows Kung Fu.

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Cabinet picks?

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Yes we can.

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Who needs Air Force One?

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Long day at the Oval Office

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He’s excited because he’s the president.

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Yeah, he has our vote.

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Did you know Keanu was a founding father?

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If you like pina coladas…

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And getting caught in the rain

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Thinking hard about how to better serve the American people.

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So Presidential

Wow, can you handle all this Keanu?! If so, make sure you don’t miss bike party on Friday, April 7th.  Meet up at 7:30, we roll through The Matrix at 8:00!  Location TBD. Ding Ding!

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SFBP #73: Alt SFBP

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The resistance is not some distant point in the future, it is happening now and is led by Teen Vogue, Merriam-Webster Dictionary and a bunch of rogue National Park employees.

SFBP knows the resistance isn’t futile, and it WILL be led by bicycle.

Come join us as we round up fellow resistance members along the streets of San Francisco, home of the West Coast Resistance League. We ride our bikes while continuing to fight for justice for everyone!

We meet at 7:30 at AT&T Park on March 3rd. See you soon!

UPDATE: Route here >>>>>>

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SFBP #71 Birthday Ride: First Day of School

WOW YOU GUYS!  We are turning six!  Can you believe it? We’re old enough to be in the first grade.  So we thought it would be fun dress for the occasion.  Please come in  your best first grade attire.  You’re a big kid now, so you pick out your own clothes!  Whether you feel like dressing  your best for your first day debut, or you want to impress your friends on picture day, we know you’ll look the part.  And since it’s our birthday, festive attire is never frowned upon.  Whatever you do, remember to BIKE PARTY!

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Biking to school is always more fun with friends!

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Yay!  New Year, New Bike!

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Laser Background!

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First day of school outfits at their finest!

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Be cool at school!

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Don’t forget that it’s our birthday!

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Best school picture ever?

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All in the family!

Meet us on Friday, January 6th in Civic Center Plaza at 7:30pm.  We will be ready for our close up at 8:00.  Happy New Year, y’all!  We are so excited to celebrate our sixth birthday with you! Ding Ding!

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SFBP #69: Tweed After Dark LookBook

This month SFBP and SF Tweed Ride are happening within days of each other, with one during the daylight hours and one at night. What better way to test out your outfit for SF Tweed or get inspiration than coming to our ride Tweed After Dark! Channel your inner goth, Victorian, steampunk, Eduardian or mix and match! Break out the lace, ruffles, corsets, hats, pinstripes and tweed jackets. If you’re ready to up your Tweed game, we’re here to help.  Check out some of these great looks.  We can’t wait to see you on Friday!

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Definitely bring your most beautiful bike.

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A vest improves any outfit.

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Steampunk party!

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Who doesn’t love a nice pair of bike bloomers?

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Bike decoration encouraged!

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Just because it’s after dark doesn’t mean you don’t need a parasol.

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MORE VESTS!

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Tweed Lolita after dark.

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Tall Bikes!

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Don’t forget your pocket square.

Meet us on Friday November 4th in Dolores Park at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00!

HOW WE RIDE: – Stay in the right lane – Stop at red lights – Leave no trace – Ride predictably and in control – Roll past conflict – -Ride prepared -When in doubt, “bike party!!”

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SFBP #67 Biking Man Lookbook

Did you know Burning Man had its humble but wild beginnings at San Francisco’s own Baker Beach? Did you also know that bikes play a huge part of life on the Playa? In honor of Burning Man taking place during Bike Party, and maybe because some of us wish we could be part of the festivities, we will revisit the birthplace of Burning Man on our bikes!

Light up your bikes, Radically Self-express and don’t be a Darkwad. Actively engage with this event that is a Gift from your Community. Participate as a volunteer, ride Responsibly, be Radically Self-Reliant, and Leave No Trace!

This theme is geared towards bikes and lights, so make sure to come lit up like a disco ball!

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Meet us at the Panhandle basketball courts at 7:30 pm on Friday, September 2nd.  We roll into the ether at 8:00! Baker Beach will be one of the stops on our route though we’re not sure which one yet…stay tuned!

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SFBP #66: White Wedding LookBook

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What’s the one thing usually missing from all the weddings you’ll attend this summer? Bikes! It’s wedding season and we’re busting out the white lace, tulle, and ruffles for a Bike Party you won’t soon forget! Unlike Billy Idol’s classic, we’ll be bringing bikes to this wedding! Billy Idol rocked last year’s Outside Lands and this Bike Party will coincide with the first day of the festival.

We are working on a route that allows folks to attend both Bike Party and Outside Lands…more to come on that!

In the meantime, get yourself gussied up and take inspiration from some of our favorite wedding looks from Madonna to Princess Kate! You can take this theme in any direction…punk, goth, 80’s, traditional, Victorian, thrift store chic, zombie, etc… If you’re looking for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!  Check out these bad ass brides, grooms and bikers.  See you on Friday, August 5th at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00.  Ding Ding!

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Always be yourself, unless you can be Billy Idol. Then always be Billy Idol.

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Dapper AF

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Look who caught the bouquet!

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Comfortable shoes are key!

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Or not!

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Now that’s a pants suit!

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Shorter skirts are easier to ride in.

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Okay ladies now let’s get in formation!

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But you can rock a gown if you like.

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Pops of red are appropriate

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And we’re always down for a bit of rainbow

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Meal option: BRAINS

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Princesses welcome!

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Your look is on fire, Girl!

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We really hope to see this Bride and Groom at Bike Party!

HOW WE RIDE:
+Stay in the Right Lane
+Stop at Red Lights
+Leave No Trace
+Ride Predictably and in Control
+Roll Past Conflict
+Ride Prepared
+When in Doubt, “Bike Party!!”

Friendly reminder that SF Bike Party is a volunteer run, community based event. We ask our participants to be radically self reliant and come prepared. This means that your bike should be in good working order, equipped with brakes, lights and fully inflated wheels. Extra tubes and bike tools are always a plus, as you never know when you might get a flat. While Bike Party aims to leave no rider behind, we are not always able to provide bicycle maintenance, supplies or tools in the event of a mechanical failure.

Starting location and route map to follow. Stay tuned!

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SFBP Community Vigil Ride 6/28/16

Three cyclists lost their lives in SF and Pleasanton within a few hours of each other due to serious car collisions these past couple days.

We will hold a community ride to pay our respects to our fallen SF community members, Heather Miller and Kate Slattery.

At 7pm, we will start at the statue at Baker and Fell, then ride to Golden Gate Park around 30th. Then we will head to SOMA and 7th and Howard. We plan to reach 7th and Howard around 8:00PM where there will be a small group of non-bikers waiting for the bikers.

Join if you can. Please leave your music bikes at home. Candles and art strongly encouraged.

Note: we are still holding our normal ride, Zoomania, on Friday 7/1. See you there.

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