EBBP OCTOBER – Zombie Rights: Zombies Were People Too!

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WHAT DO WE WANT!?

BRAIIINNNNNNNNSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!

WHEN DO WE WANT IT!?

BRRRRAAAAAIIIIINNNNNNSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is a fact that zombies were people too (or sometimes dogs, or other living things). It is also a fact that zombies do not have voting rights, access to healthcare, or even the right to marry.

Starting in the great city of Oakland, we will continue our movement to take back zombie rights!

TAKE BACK THE FRIGHT! ZOMBIES UNITE!

The masses assemble at 7:30, Friday October the 11th, 2013 at the Lake Merritt bart station! The ride will end near the same BART station.

WE SHAMBLE INTO THE NIGHT AT 8:00

BRING YOUR LIGHTS

BRING YOUR HELMETS!

HOW WE ROLL:

Ride straight!
Don’t Hate!
PACK YOUR TRASH!
Don’t get smashed!
Stay to the right!
Stop at lights!

When in doubt – BIKE PARTY!

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EBBP September: Twisted Carnival

COME ONE AND COME ALL!! …. under the Big Top of the EAST BAY, it is FRIDAY THE 13th and we want to show the community a Caaarnivaaaal!!!

ImageThere are so many more wonders than you can imagine and we share some of the best places you have probably never been to, and in good ole #eastbaybikeparty fashion we are going to take the most twisted route.

… oh, its going to be lovely to see strange lands at home… oh.. and games, so come right in… step this way, kind pedaler.. we have many of you in here and we would many games to play … perhaps.. kind sir would enjoy a game of ulockshoes? ahh.. and sir.. yes.. and  ma’am and ma’am and sir,  … yes.. we have a couple discs…but at night… they twist with brilliant light.. oh what fun… . oh.. we have many fun things around us, with us, in you, and we are a fanciful bunch of merrimakers and smile creators, so please.. yes.. right this way, that’s the dance tent and its always booming … shaking. pulsing, writhing and twisting about … the East Bay Bike Party tent is always off the hook!

We are all jugglers of wonderful tales of East Bay love so let’s show the rest of the community what a Twisted Carvinal of bikes looks like! All you dwellers of the thirteenth, the darkers, the shadowy smile makers, freddies, jugglers, clowns, freaks, geeks, fortune tellers, tight ropers, gamers, players, fun havers, dancers, spinners, … the spirited and curious seekers we want you……to .. BIKE PARTYYYYYYY!

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WHAT YOU CAN DO:

REMEMBER 3 Ls: LOCKS, LIGHTS, LAYERS

LOCK YOUR BIKES UP.  Bikes get stolen.

LIGHTS – Two lights every day keeps you safe and at the very least, the cops away.

LAYERS – This is the EAST BAY and our weather is crazy, like us.

-INVITE WISELY: If you’re inviting friends, make sure that they think that safety is sexy & know the Bike Party code.

-PICK UP YOUR TRASH: This one’s simple – if you brought it in or ate/drank it, you pack out the can/wrapper/trash with you.

-VOLUNTEER: Volunteer to take a corner and lead the Bike Party through a turn. Make new friends and help make Bike Party awesome.

-COME PREPARED: This is an unsupported ride, so bring whatever you’d bring if you went on a long solo ride. A patch kit, tools, lights, snacks & layers are a good start.

-KNOW THE CODE: If you come out this Friday, this is what the people around you will expect. And you’ll make more friends if you ride safely. Making friends and meeting new people is what this ride is about, after all:
Stay Right
Stop At Lights
Ride Straight
Don’t Hate
Pack Your Trash
Don’t Get Smashed

As always, East Bay Bike Party is the second Friday of every month, meet at 7:30, roll at 8pm. That means this months Bike Party will be on Friday the 13th! Meet at Coliseum BART station. ending near Union Point Park in Oakland.

See you Friday! BIKE PARRRTTYYYY!!!

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EBBP August: Light at the End of the Tunnel

16587_10151783947390681_1722363195_nI lost my job but there was still bike party.

My lover left me for another but there was still bike party.

The sun went down but there was still bike party.

BART can go on strike but there will still be BIKE PAR-TAAAY!!!

“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

East Bay Bike Party presents LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL. We want YOU to be the light … light up those bikes.. light up those bodies…glowsticks, LEDs, spokelights. Lights are safe and fun and look super ultra cool in a dark tunnel, so let’s make this bike party the most lit one yet!

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Forget your troubles and hop on your bike. The lights shine for you August 9th.

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

-INVITE WISELY: If you’re inviting friends, make sure that they think that safety is sexy & know the Bike Party code.

-PICK UP YOUR TRASH: This one’s simple – if you brought it in or ate/drank it, you pack out the can/wrapper/trash with you.

-VOLUNTEER: Volunteer to take a corner and lead the Bike Party through a turn. Make new friends and help make Bike Party awesome.

-COME PREPARED: This is an unsupported ride, so bring whatever you’d bring if you went on a long solo ride. A patch kit, tools, lights, snacks & layers are a good start.

-KNOW THE CODE: If you come out this Friday, this is what the people around you will expect. And you’ll make more friends if you ride safely. Making friends and meeting new people is what this ride is about, after all:

  • Stay Right
  • Stop At Lights
  • Ride Straight
  • Don’t Hate
  • Pack Your Trash
  • Don’t Get Smashed

See you Friday! BIKE PARRRTTYYYY!!!

Like every month, this ride is on the second Friday, meaning August the 9th.

This month we are starting at Fruitvale BART and ending near Lake Merritt BART Station.

As always, meet at @7:30pm, roll at 8pm!

Route sheets (with regroups & directions to BART) will be available at the beginning of the ride

Glympse users can follow the ride by subscribing to !EBBP

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East Bay Bike Party – July Ride

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Whatchu talkin’ about Willis? Second Friday is coming up, and I pity the fool that chooses to skip out on bike party this month – we’re going Back to the Future!  Uh, well actually back to the 1980s!

Break out the legwarmers, parachute pants, amazing headbands, bodacious muscle tear away and rock band shirts, your punk outfits, your bright colors, and winning attitudes and let’s party like its 1985!

This month’s meetup is 7:30pm at the El Cerrito Plaza BART station (6699 Fairmount Avenue). We roll at 8, so get there ON TIME. Our night will end at Lake Merritt, and we’ll have a couple of awesome stops along the way to get down and party. Route sheets will be available at the start.

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East Bay Bike Party June Ride

Can I get a… BIKE PARTY!?!

Last month during Bike Party, a group of riders ran a red light, and one got hit by a car. Fortunately for him, the rider was able to walk away from the incident. Was this avoidable? Yes. Is this how true Bike Partiers ride? No.

When you ride safely, you help keep yourself and other Bike Partiers safe. When you ride dangerously, you make Bike Party less safe. It’s not large numbers of people, or even sticking with your friends that helps you avoid accidents, IT’S YOU.

The principles behind Bike Party are very simple – a ‘Golden Rule’ for the road. If a car, bike or pedestrian shouldn’t do it to you, you shouldn’t do it to them. It’s what keeps you and your fellow riders safe. It’s how we ride. When YOU ride safely, YOU make Bike Party Safe.

If you think safety is sexy, and plan to bring that kind of sexy back this Friday, read on!

This month’s Bike Party invites you to let your inner child out to play, with…

Schools Out for Summer!!!!!

WHAT YOU CAN DO:

-INVITE WISELY: If you’re inviting friends, make sure that they think that safety is sexy & know the Bike Party code.

-PICK UP YOUR TRASH: This one’s simple – if you brought it in or ate/drank it, you pack out the can/wrapper/trash with you.

-VOLUNTEER: Volunteer to take a corner and lead the Bike Party through a turn. Make new friends and help make Bike Party awesome.

-COME PREPARED: This is an unsupported ride, so bring whatever you’d bring if you went on a long solo ride. A patch kit, tools, lights, snacks & layers are a good start.

-KNOW THE CODE: If you come out this Friday, this is what the people around you will expect. And you’ll make more friends if you ride safely. Making friends and meeting new people is what this ride is about, after all:

  • Stay Right
  • Stop At Lights
  • Ride Straight
  • Don’t Hate
  • Pack Your Trash
  • Don’t Get Smashed

See you Friday! BIKE PARRRTTYYYY!!!

TLDR: East Bay Bike Party is ALWAYS the second Friday of every month. Meet at 7:30pm, roll at 8pm. Meaning, will meet on June 14th @ 7:30pm. This month, we will meet at Union City BART station, rolling at 8pm. Theme: Schools Out for Summer!! Route sheets will be handed out at the start.

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East Bay Bike Party: 3rd Anniversary Ride!

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Hello all you Bike Party Peeps!

This month we are starting at Richmond BART station and making our way back to Oakland, or more specifically Lake Merritt. As always, meet at 7:30pm, roll at 8! Every second Friday of the month – so May 10th! The ride this month is 16 miles, so be prepared to ride. Water bottles, lights, snacks, locks, layers for warmth & helmets  are highly recommended items to bring to any Bike Party.

rubik's+cubeThis month’s ride theme is “Rubik’s Cube Rave!” Your assignment is to wear multiple colors — of the rubik’s cube variety (i.e., red, orange, yellow, green blue, white) — and then exchange clothing with other EBBPers so that, by the end of the night, you’re wearing a single color. Plan accordingly! And don’t forget to practice safe clothing exchanges.

Route sheets will be handed out at the start point.

Bike lock, lights, and a helmet, are highly recommended.

Bike Party is ENTIRELY volunteer organized. Help out and make this ride as awesome as it can be. We need volunteers to take corners. Volunteer roll call!
Volunteers at intersections should call out “clear, rolling!” or “stop, car!”
The rear sweep of the ride is the rider with the magic broom. She will have turn sheets if you get stuck and fall off the ride but cannot provide assistance with mechanicals.

Let’s please remember the Bike Party rules and respect them! This is a fun community ride & we want to keep it that way. If you see something – say something. The better we behave, the cooler the spots we get to go!

How We Ride:
– Stop at Lights
– Stay to the Right
– Pack your Trash
– Don’t get Smashed
– Ride Straight
– Don’t Hate!
– When in doubt, BIKE PARTY!

See you all Friday!!

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East Bay Bike Party May theme Announcement

Did you know this will be Bike Parties 3rd Year Anniversary!? Well if not – now you do!

Lets do it right and do it tight.

The theme for this months ride is… *drum roll please* RUBIK’S CUBE RAVE.

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What does that mean you may ask? It means come dressed in a bunch of different Rubik’s Cube colors: Red, White, Green, Blue, Orange or Yellow. Once you get to Bike Party – the fun begins. The goal is to trade articles of clothing with other cyclists until your entire outfit is one color! Gone Red and want to switch to mellow Yellow? Trade pants with a volunteer! Feeling Green with envy and want be cool Blue or ravaging in Red? Mix and match shirts, capes, wrist bands, shoes or whatever you can think of to trade!

ImageLet’s please remember the Bike Party rules and respect them! This is a fun community ride & we want to keep it that way. The better we behave, the cooler the spots we get to go!

How We Ride:
– Stop at Lights
– Stay to the Right
– Pack your Trash
– Don’t get Smashed
– Ride Straight
– Don’t Hate!
– When in doubt, BIKE PARTY!

We will be in need of volunteers this month to help spread the bike party vibe and take corners – help make this 3rd year anniversary one of the best yet! Volunteer sign up sheet will be coming soon or comment on this post – take a corner, make friends and help make bike party the reason you always have an awesome bike ride on your calendar for the second Friday of every month.

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