April Bike P-AAAAARRR-ty: Pirates!

Hey Bike Partiers! Come out for our first-ever bike party where YOU decided the theme! Last month’s after-party voting overwhelmingly was in favor of, you guessed it, PIRATES! So grab that eye patch, bolt a cleat into that peg leg, and come out and join us!

Meet at St Mary’s Park at 6:30, roll out at 7pm!piratebike

This month’s after-party will be hosted by Little Havana Restaurante y Cantina in their adjacent lot, right on the HAAAAAAAAARRRBOR!

We need a motley crew of volunteers for this ride… let us know if you can help!

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Lions n Tigers n Bikes, Oh My! – March Bike Party

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Hey Bike Partiers!

Strap on your best fur, scales, feathers, & fins for this month’s animal themed Bike Party!

1) Here’s the route for this month!
Here’s the cue sheet!

2) We will be riding under WEST COAST RULES, stopping at red lights. What does that mean? Read THIS please.

3) START: Meet as usual at 6:30 at St Mary’s Park in Seton Hill and roll out at 7pm SHARP. Every month Seton Hill Community Association provides bathrooms for us in the building in the park. During the winter they are also selling hot cider and other goodies!

4) Check out what you need to bring here!

5) We will be ending this month at Mother’s Grille in Fed Hill this month! All ages are welcome but be sure to bring your ID to get in on all the fun!

6) We will have BIKE RACKS on the street BEHIND the bar, so be sure to follow those last 2 little turns on the cue sheet!

7) At the after party we will be selling Bike Party hoodies! $20 each! We’ll also have the donation canisters ready to vote for your favorite bike partier-nominated theme for next month!

8) Also… bring your cash so you can help Bike Party keep doing what we’re doing and to help choose next month’s theme! Look for the theme jars at the merch table. Whichever jar has the most money at the end of the night will be our theme for next month! The three themes up for vote are:

Pirates – Listen up ye Scallywag’s and Hornswaggler’s, it’s time to strap on your finest peg leg and eye patch, for the Bike Party is setting sail for the streets of Baltimore! Aaaarrrrgggghhhh!

Celebrities – Ever want to ride through the streets of Baltimore with Oprah? John Waters? Kim Kardashian? Now’s your chance!

Mediocre Heroes – Superheroes get all the credit… but what about those decent, hard-working heroes? So cape up and bike with us (you are saving the world of all those nasty car emissions after all).

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Februray 27th Ride: Box o’ Crayons

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Pick a color and deck yourself out head to toe to bike to face paint! Are you ready to rock out to some sweet local gypsy jazz?!

Join our February ride ending at the Ottobar where Bike Partiers get in FOR FREE to see Ultrafaux, Highland Hill Boys, and 99 1/2 Blues Band!!

1) Here’s the route for this month!
Here’s the cue sheet!

2) We will be riding under WEST COAST RULES, stopping at red lights. What does that mean? Read THIS please.

3) START: Meet as usual at 6:30 at St Mary’s Park in Seton Hill and roll out at 7pm SHARP. Every month Seton Hill Community Association provides bathrooms for us in the building in the park. During the winter they are also selling hot cider and other goodies!

4) Check out what you need to bring here!

5) We will be ending this month at the Ottobar with gypsy jazz bands downstairs and DJs upstairs! Also the photo booth will be up and we’ll have food trucks parked outside, just for you! There are a few SPECIAL things you need to know: a) you need a ticket to get in. b) Bike Party got you a FREE ticket. c) get your ticket from one of our volunteers before or during the ride. d) downstairs is ALL AGES but upstairs is 21+ only.

6) The best place to lock up is to the fence around the parking lot next door! Remember a good lock as there will be no bike security guards! After locking up, you have to enter (with your ticket) at the SIDE DOOR.

7) We have checked out the route and all the roads are clear in the center, but as you know there is ice and snow all over the parking lanes, and occasionally patches in the street (especially in Hampden, go figure) so be careful! Fat tires, helmets, and color-matching elbow pads are encouraged!

If you can help us out and volunteer sign up here.

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January 30th Ride Info – Hipsters v. Lumberjacks

Grab your warmest flannel and your thickest beard for our January ride!

This month we will be ending at Anastasia’s in Fells Point! Brand new location for us and we couldn’t be more excited to bring all the normal bike party revelry there!  Here’s everything you need to know for this month’s ride:

1) Here’s the route for this month!
Here’s the cue sheet!

2) We will be riding under WEST COAST RULES, stopping at red lights. What does that mean? Read THIS please!

3) START: Meet as usual at 6:30 at St Mary’s Park in Seton Hill and roll out at 7pm SHARP. Every month Seton Hill Community Association provides bathrooms for us in the building in the park. During the winter they are also selling hot cider and other goodies!

4) Check out what you need to bring here!

5) We will be ending this month at a brand new place for us called Anastasia’s in Fells Point! When you walk in the front door, make a left and head down the stairs to the basement for our own private space! There are many bars in Fells, but Anastasia’s will be where the party is with music, dancing, food and drink specials, and of course a portion of all the sales will come back to help Bike Party roll on!

6) As we arrive at the after party, there will be a lot of potentially slick and difficult cobble stones. Use caution and feel free to walk your bike the last block if necessary! Nothing ruins a great party like falling at the finish line!

7) The best place to lock up will be to the fence along the waterfront. Remember, for the winter months there will be no security guards, so bring a good lock and know how to use it.

8) As with last month, we will have our new hoodies (and some t-shirts) for sale at the after party!

We still need volunteers to help with the selling sweatshirts and next day clean-up! Check out this link to see all the opportunities!

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December Ride Info! Ugly Sweaters and Horrible Holiday Hats!

1) Here’s the route for this month! Here’s the cue sheet!

2) We will be riding under WEST COAST RULES, stopping at red lights. What does that mean? Read THIS please

3) START: Meet as usual at 6:30 at St Mary’s Park in Seton Hill and roll out at 7pm SHARP.  Did you know that every month Seton Hill Community Association provides BATHROOMS for us? Head to the backside of the small building in the park.

4) Check out what you need to bring here! *IMPORTANT*

5) We will be going down 34th street with all the holiday lights!  As it may be crowded, feel free to get off and walk your bike down the block.  Stop for a moment if you wish, we will be regrouping on the far east side of 34th in Wyman Park, but we plan to roll out from the rest stop at 8:30pm, so don’t get left behind!

6) We will be ending this month at The Greene Turtle in Locust Point for food, drinks, photos, and dancing! There will be NO drink ticket system, but you will need to use a flyer so we can get the proceeds from the night’s profits.  We’ll use whatever we raise to pay for  permits, beer, etc. for the summer after-parties.  Get a flyer at the beginning, middle, or at the end of the ride (or print this Baltimore Bike Party invitation out!)  and be sure to use it upon checkout!

7) At the after party, the best place to lock is to the fence on the ball field along Whetstone Way (you will see it on your left just before reaching the Green Turtle).  For the winter months, there will be NO BIKE SECURITY GUARDS. You are responsible for bringing a good lock and knowing how to use it. 8) As with last month, we will have our new hoodies (and some t-shirts) for sale at the after party!

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Free Shipping on Bike Party Hoodies!

Hey Everyone!

Make sure you get your limited edition hoodie for the holidays!  Last day for expected Christmas delivery is December 20th.  Enter promo code FREESHIP at checkout and thank you for supporting Baltimore Bike Party!

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December 26th Bike Party

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Grab your warmest sweater and your most ridiculous holiday hat and come join us on the streets once more as we look to bring 2015 to a close with one last hurrah!

Remember we will leave St. Mary’s Park at 7pm SHARP to make sure everyone keeps warm!  If you are interested in volunteering, check out the opportunities here!

This month we will be ending at The Greene Turtle in Locust Point for the usual drinking, eating, dancing, and merriment!  Stay tuned for more details soon!

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