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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Hey Everyone!

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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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November Bike Party – November 28th

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Hey Bike Partiers! Here’s everything you need to know for this month’s ride!

1) Here is the ROUTE!  And 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. No one wants to wait for you in the cold! 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!

5) We will be ending this month at Pratt Street Ale House for food, drinks, photos, and dancing! There will be NO drink ticket system at Pratt St, just a good ol’ fashioned bar.

6) For the winter months, there will be NO BIKE CORRAL. You are responsible for bringing a good lock and knowing how to use it. There is plenty to lock to around the Ale House, including inside their courtyard. Please DO NOT lock to the Convention Center stairs across the street!

7) We will have our new hoodies (and some t-shirts) for sale at the after party! Get your Black Friday Bike Party Christmas presents while they last!

Can’t wait to see you in your finest sleepwear!

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Trick or Treaters

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Hey Bike Partiers! This Friday we will be riding through areas with many little trick-or-treaters, looking to have as much fun as we are! DO NOT RIDE ON THE SIDEWALKS. PERIOD. ALSO, be VERY vigilant of small kids who may walk into the street in front of you! They may even be dressed in dark costumes like ninjas or adorable bears, but there is NO EXCUSE for running into a child! Keep your eyes peeled!

If you haven’t already, read all the details of this month’s event here: http://baltimorebikeparty.com/2014/10/28/halloween-bike-party-info/

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Halloween Bike Party Info!

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Hey Bike Partiers! Here’s everything you need to know for this month’s spooooooooooky Halloween ride!

1) Here is the ROUTE!  And the CUE SHEET!

2) We will be riding under WEST COAST RULES, stopping at red lights. What does that mean? Read THIS PLEASE. (seriously, read it)

3) START: Meet as usual at 6:30 at St Mary’s Park in Seton Hill and roll out at 7pm. 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. Also, Race Pace Bicycles will be on hand to help pump up tires and other small tweaks!

4) Check out what you need to bring here!

5) PARKING: We encourage everyone to BIKE to the event, but if you are coming from out of town, consider parking near the after party and biking up to the start while it’s still light out! There will be *limited* parking at the Museum of Industry (see the green spots near the BMI on this map) or some parking along Key Highway. Otherwise, consider using the lots at McHenry Row or the garage by the Harris Teeter!

6) AFTER PARTY: This month we will be ending at the Baltimore Museum of Industry for all the usual fun with beer, wine, food trucks, the photo booth, and DJ. As always, you need a ticket to get a drink ($4 each, 3 for 10), and you need a wristband to get tickets (free) so bring your ID! Also, a big thanks to the Downtown Sailing Center for their support! (they also use the grounds)

7) When you arrive at the after party, please PUT YOUR BIKE INSIDE THE CORRAL. Bikes locked up out on Key Highway are MUCH more vulnerable to theft! Read more about how to lock up here.

8) There will be a COSTUME CONTEST during the after party with EPIC PRIZES. To participate, you must be given a nomination badge by one of our dozens of volunteers that will be throughout the ride! The badge will have all the info on it, and the contest will take place at 10pm!

9) We will have brand new HOODIES for sale at the after party! Only $25! Be sure everyone knows you are the coolest kid on the block with one (or two!) of these sweet threads. (pics coming soon!)

10) AFTER-AFTER PARTY: We have to close down at the BMI at 11pm, but that’d be a lame Halloween, so for the AFTER-after party, head over to Little Havana’s next door to continue the fun! Be sure to take your bike with you and lock it up by LH. If you leave it in the BMI lot after ~12am you won’t be able to get it back until the next morning.

11) We STILL need some volunteers to make this month awesome!  Help us out HERE!

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