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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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[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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[RECAP] SFBC #45: Remembering Robin

 What a beautiful and touching way to remember a SF local. Robin you were hilarious, raunchy, generous, and loving. SF Bike Party and about 370 of our closest friends rode out on the first Friday of the month to celebrate the life of Robin Williams. Here are a few photos from our ride. Please share your photos on Twitter, IG, Flickr, or FB and tag them using #sfbikeparty…

Next Bike Party will be on October 3rd. Meet up at 7:30PM, roll out 8PM, start location TBA. And a huge thanks to all our wonderful organizers and volunteers. Remember that Bike Party can’t happen without your help, so if you’ve been before please help us by taking a turn! Ding Ding!

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Mork & Seymour enjoying the twilight (foto by chinstrap)

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Friends and Family (foto by chinstrap)

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Popeye, Patch and friend making sure to fuel up on spinach before the ride! (foto by chinstrap)

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Gotta get that fuel for our ride! Now the real question is, WHO MAKES THE BEST BURRITO IN SF?!?!!! (foto by chinstrap)

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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

<3 <3 <3

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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

Mrs. Doubtfire

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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[RECAP] SFBP #44 Gold Rush

Thanks all our prospectors, saloon girls, miners and just Bike Partiers for rolling out with us to boomtown! We had about 250 of our closest friends join us through the gold lined streets of San Francisco. What a blast! Here are a few of our favorite photos. Don’t forget to tag us in yours and use #sfbikeparty #sfbp #bikeparty on Twitter, IG, Flickr, or FB

Join us at our next Bike Party where we’ll be remembering SF’s own Robin Williams. Friday, September 5th, meet up 7:30PM, roll out 8PM. Location TBA

 

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These 49ers are ready to roll! (foto by chinstrap)

 

SF Bike Party

Foto by bright.fog

 

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Two lovely miners ready to ride! (foto by chinstrap)

 

California Gold Rush #sfbikeparty #ebbikeparty #summeroffun #bikehistory

A photo posted by San Jose Bike Party (@sanjosebikeparty) on

Foto by sanjosebikeparty

 

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Chopper Dave and his Iron Horse (foto by chinstrap)

 

#sfbikeparty !!

A photo posted by Natalie Hopner (@natlerbratler) on

Foto by natlerbratler

 

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Gah them teeth! (foto by chinstrap)

 

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The family that rides together….(foto by chinstrap)

 

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….stays together!! (foto by chinstrap)

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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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SFBP #43 Americana Recap

Wow, Bike Partiers!  If you weren’t with us on the 4th of July, you missed one of the most epic events we’ve had to date.  For the first time EVER, we left San Francisco city limits to take you across the Golden Gate Bridge.  It was beautiful, it was fun, it was FOGGY! But still, we bombed through one of our favorite tunnels (check out a video here. Thanks, Tracy Jacks!) and even caught the fireworks!  If you missed it, you missed out! Thanks you to all the folks who came out, helped out and rocked out with us. You are what make Bike Party so special.

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Our Faithful Tandem Sweep! Many thanks to Mark and Melinda for bringing up the rear in style!

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Yep, we went there!

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And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air…

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Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there!

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Stars and stripes forever!

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Break on through to the other side!

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Atop Battery Spencer, visibility, about 10 feet. Thanks Karl the Fog!

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Edwige came all the way from France to celebrate with us. We look forward to hearing about Bike Party Paris sometime soon!

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Bike Party was here! Photo Credit: Mark K. Sanfilippo

What fun! We’ll be at it again next month, so mark your calendars for our California Gold Rush ride on Friday, August1st.  Meet us at the Exploratorium Pier at 7:30 PM.  We head west in search of Gold at 8:00!

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