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[POSTPONED due to rain] SFBP #62: She-Roes LookBook

*We are postponing this ride due to rain. While we desperately need it, rain + Bike Party isn’t fun for anyone. We’ll be back in April to celebrate the She-roes with this route, so check back 4/1!*

March is Women’s History Month. A month where we celebrate the power, intelligence and colorful history of the She-roes in our world. Let’s recognize the achievements of women in all facets of life – science, community, government, literature, art, sports, medicine – and Bike Party while we do it! Here are a few women we admire or creative costumers rocking the RBG!

7:30PM meet up, 8PM roll out!

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bell hooks

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Come on ladies now let’s get in formation

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If you are not reading Bitch Planet you’re doing it wrong!

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Dolores Huerta Si se puede!

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Dr. Mae Jemison – First African American Woman in space!

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Erykah

YAH for birth control and women's right to choose! (foto credit Planned Parenthood boom!)

YAH for birth control and women’s right to choose!

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Harriet Tubman

Kathleen Cleaver

Kathleen Cleaver: prominent member of the Black Panther Party. Actual Badass

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Madam Marie Curie sacrificed her life for Science. #Baller

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Rosa Parks

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Notorious RBG

In opinionated baby form.

In opinionated baby form.

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She-Ra Princess of Power

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Simone de Beauvoir

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Xena: Warrior Princess

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SFBP #61: Ziggy Stardust and the Ace of Spades Lookbook

Meet us on Friday, February 5th at the Panhandle basketball courts for a tribute to Lemmy Kilmister and David Bowie, two rock stars who gave us so much, and then have left this planet for another realm. Costumes, music and face paint strongly encouraged.

Meet at 7:30

Blast off at 8:00

Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do.

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Look up here, I’m in heaven

I’ve got scars that can’t be seen

I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen

Everybody knows me now.

This way or no way

You know, I’ll be free

Just like that bluebird

Now ain’t that just like me.

~David Bowie

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have a fucking weekend

Fuck this ‘don’t speak ill of the dead’ shit!

People don’t become better when they are dead;

you just talk about them as if they are.

But it’s not true!

People are still assholes.  They are just dead assholes.

~Lemmy Kilmister

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SFBP #52 – The Coven LookBook

Well my pretties, something witchy this way comes…

It’s a coven of Bike Partiers! That’s right, we’ll be casting a spell on the streets of San Francisco on Friday, May 1st, and you’re invited.  Dust off your broom, pull out your cape and fill up your cauldron, it’s the witching hour! If you live under some rock and have never seen a real witch before (are you from Kansas or something?) then we’ve got you covered in black right here!  Meet us at Cupid’s Span at 7:30pm, we go brooms up at 8:00, sharp! Bwahahahahaha!

High fashion witch (via vogue.com)

Summon the coven….it’s tea time!

A coven gets an early start with the younglings (via buzzfeed.com)

This priestess knows

 

You are! (via giphy.com)

All black (via n-nyx.polyvore.com)

 

Every witch needs a crown (image via strangelycompelling.tumblr.com)

It's not easy being green!

It’s not easy being green!

This young witch is on point (via skimbacolifestyle.com)

Your bike is your magic broom! (via caa.org.nz)

Even all you good witches!

 

Every witch way (image via fromasia-withlove.tumblr.com)

Every witch needs a bike for those extra windy days (via Bikepretty.com)

Don't let the house go down on me!

Don’t let the house go down on me!

The coven will gather under the moonlight (via W Magazine)

Gandalf’s outfit is on point

Make your own wizard hat (via http://www.sallypointer.com/gandalfhat.htm)

Create your own spiderweb cape (via deliacreates.com)

nuff said (via gifhy.com)

 

 

 

 

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SFBP #51: Bunny Hop LookBook

Not sure about you, but we definitely think the best thing about Easter is fuzzy, wuzzy, little bunnies! Hence, we’re having a Bunny Hop! Pull out your ears and dust off your tail, it’s time to join the herd. If you need some inspiration for a perfectly furry bunny suit, look no further.  We’ve got you covered (in Mohair!) right here!  Meet us at Justin Herman Plaza at 7:30pm on Friday, April 3rd.  We roll at 8:00. You can find our route map here and our turn guide here.  Until tonight, we’ll be keeping the warren warm for ya! Ding Ding!

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Is that you, Peter Rabbit?

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Tres chic, petit lapin.

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Be my bike bunny?

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A bicycle built for two bunnies!

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Hipster Rabbit

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Hippity, hippity hop!

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Did you know that baby rabbits are called ‘kittens’? We always love to see kids at Bike Party!

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BMX Bunny

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That’s not a bunny, that’s Beyonce!

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Puppies dressed like bunnies (or not) are always welcome at Bike Party!

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[UPDATED] SFBP #47 Malice in Wonderland LookBook

We’re going back to Wonderland, but it’s a different and darker world than yesterday! Ride with us as we visit the land of undead White Rabbits, ghost like Cheshire cats, and truly Mad Hatters. The land of Malice in Wonderland is filled with dark and creepy creatures, skeletons, ghosts and goblins, and all things that go bump in the night! Here are some ideas to get your costume gears turning.  We can’t wait to see what you come up with.  Ding Ding!

UPDATE: Meet at Potrero del Sol Park on Utah St, just south of 25th St. Gather at 7:30PM, roll out at 8PM! 

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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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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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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.

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Zombies in Wonderland!

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Looks like Alice and the Madd Hatter ran out of food for their tea party…

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A bike is a great way to outrun zombies!

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Watch out! The Cheshire Cat is going to get you.

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Don’t be late for Bike Party!

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Is this creepy, or what?

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This fuzzy widdle bunny rabbit… (shudder)

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Be careful, Alice will cut you!

 

We hope we’ve inspired you to finish your costume and come out with us on Friday, November 7th. Meet at Potrero del Sol Park on Utah St, just south of 25th St. Gather at 7:30PM, roll out at 8PM!

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SFBP #45: Remembering Robin Williams LookBook

This month San Francisco Bike Party is celebrating the life and work of noted cycling enthusiast and Bay Area resident Robin Williams. His presence, grace and humor touched our lives, and left an indelible legacy. Now SFBP has chosen to honor this bike riding funny man with a Bike Party! Let’s send Mork home to Ork in true Bay Area fashion. Please come representing your favorite Robin Williams character or movie, from Jumanji to Patch Adams, from Happy Feet to Mrs. Doubtfire and beyond. Robin loved this city, and he loved bikes, what better way to celebrate his life than a ride in his honor? If you can’t remember his incredible body of work, here’s a look back with our LookBook.

Robin with mustache

❤❤❤

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Patch Adams

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Night at the Museum

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GOOOOOOOOOD MOOOORNING VIETNAAAAAM!

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Peter Pan

Mrs. Doubtfire look alike on a bike

Believe it or not, this is not the original Mrs. Doubtfire

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She sure did know how to ride a bike like a pro, though, didn’t she?

Don't for get about the Genie!

Don’t for get about the Genie!

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Mork and Mindy!

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Jack

Robin bikes with Ellen

Robin and Ellen

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Happy Feet!

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Meet us at the Basketball courts in the Panhandle on Friday, September 5th at 7:30pm.  We roll at 8:00!

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SFBP #44: California Gold Rush LookBook

It’s that time again, Bike Partiers!  We’re rolling deep through this boom town on Friday, August 1st, and we sure do hope you can join us!  If you need help with your costume, then you’ve struck gold, we’ve got your lookbook right here! Whether you’re a prospector, cowboy, saloon girl or Gold Rush millionaire, you’ve got this!

For those of you who like a very literal interpretation.  This is a gold helmet!

For those of you who like a very literal interpretation, this is a gold helmet! Safety first!

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Annie, get your bike!

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You know you want to wear your chaps with fringe. It’s a party, after all!

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Dapper Dudes, Gold Rush style.

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Dance hall dolls! Get your sexy on!

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Pre 1900 was really the peak time for good fringe in America.

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Single speed > Horse? We think so!

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He’s got a mustache to match his handlebars!

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Who needs the train? Not this guy!

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Something is not quite pre-industrial revolution about this picture…

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Now this is how you bike camp in style!

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Can you say “Gold Rush”? Repiten: “Gold Rush”!

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4 bike power!

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This is what Bush and Kearny looked like in 1877, right in the middle of San Francisco’s historic Barbary Coast. We’ll be checking out the neighborhood on our Bike Party Route. Hope to see you there!

Meet us in the parking lot at the corner of Front and Union streets at 7:30pm.  We head west to find our fortunes at 8:00.  Ding Ding!

 

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