July 9th, 2010 – Space Party! (Bike Party Route & Info)

“Space.  The final frontier.  These are the voyages of the East Bay Bike Party.  It’s second-Friday mission: to explore strange new roads, to see out new bikes and new danceable locations, to slowly go where no caravan has gone before.”

Grab your Dippin’ Dots and Tang and gear up for an out-of-this-world Bike Party!  The theme: SPACE PARTY! Put whatever (planetary) spin on it you want.  Come as an alien or an astronaut, sci fi character or planetary body, constellation or Tribble infestation… it’s all up to you.

As you’ve guessed by now, Bike Party has moved to a new night, the month’s second Friday.  And the meeting time this Friday is 7:30pm – we’ll be gathering at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station on Shattuck.  The route we’ve mapped out is stellar: we’ll be heading north this time (all the way to El Cerrito), riding through some beautiful neighborhoods in Berkeley, roaring down College Ave and ending in Mosswood park. (I know Hayward/San Leandro, you want us to come ride there. I promise it’s in the works.)

To see the route map, either click here or click on the map below:

July EBBP Ride - Route Map

Space Party - Route Map

Just a reminder of the rules that keep it fun and make it a Bike Party ride:

  • STAY IN THE RIGHT LANE!!!
  • Leave nothing and no one behind
  • Stop at Red Lights
  • Ride Straight, Ride Predictably
  • Roll Past Conflict
  • Ride Sober!
  • Make some NOISE!!!!

Can’t wait to see you guys! This ride is going to blow your minds!

(NOTE: We strongly recommend you wear a helmet, and bring blinkies and locks. The pack does get spread out and it’s good if everyone has lights so cars can see us.)

Here is the TURN BY TURN

Turn by Turn July Ride

Start: Downtown Berkeley Bart

South on Shattuck

Right at Channing

Right on San Pablo

Break at Hotsy Totsy OR El Cerrito Plaza (Ice Cream!) 15 Minutes

1. Right back on to San Pablo from Hotsy Totsy

OR

2. Right on Fairmount from the plaza

Right on Ashbury

Right on Solano

Imiediate left on to Masonic

Slight right on Santa fe

Left on Gilman

Left on Hopkins

Right on Sacramento

Left on Virginia

Right on Oxford

Merge Left on Dwight

Break at People’s Park OR Willard Park

Right on Hillegass

Left on Woolsey

Right on Claremont

Left on College

Break at Rockridge BART (10 Minutes)

Right on College

Right on Lawton

Right on 49th

Left on Webster

End at Mosswood Recreation Center


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One Response to July 9th, 2010 – Space Party! (Bike Party Route & Info)

  1. Billy the Kid says:

    Great ride!

    That was beautiful. Cool people. Well organized. Positive vibe from start to finish.

    Good job, organizers!

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