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(g)elfling rebellion!

(g)elfling rebellion!

Friday, September 13th 7:00PM at the Bike Church (703 Pacific) The sketchy skeksis have drained our essence for too long! It’s time we take to the streets! Whether you’re a (g)elfling, pix, puck, or just a concerned citizen, join us for a fantastical foray into resistance to tyrannical powers. Magical creatures unite!As always, costumes are […]

The Garden Party Ride

The Garden Party Ride

This month’s ride theme is in celebration of that magical process by which plants literally grow out of thin air. You’re encouraged to decorate yourselves and/or your bikes with garden themes, and the ride will visit some community gardens along the way. Much as bicycles represent a small and sensible rebuke to our unsustainable transit […]

So Fly July Ride – 7/12

So Fly July Ride – 7/12

Join us Friday, July 12th at 7pm at 703 Pacific Ave (the Bike Church). Route posted day of the ride. Tonight’s route: Head north on Pacific Ave Left on Locust Left on Cedar Left on Cathcart Left on Pacific Right on Cooper Right on Front Immediate left into TJ’s parking lot Straight to cross River […]

Oodles of Noodles Ride

Oodles of Noodles Ride

This month’s bike party is themed around noodles of all kinds: dry noodles, wet noodles, pool noodles, Betty’s Noodles. For those of the Pastafarian faith, we call on you to join our ride in honor of his holiness the Flying Spaghetti Monster, donning the traditional colander cap of the Church of the FSM. Bike partiers […]

Prom Ride! Friday, May 10th 7pm

Prom Ride! Friday, May 10th 7pm

SC Bike Party invites you our legendary Prom Ride! Bike Prom Route: Ride leaves from 703 Pacific Ave – The Bike Church (entrance on Spruce Street). Left on Pacific. Left on Locust. Left on Cedar. Left on Lincoln. Right at Alley. Left on Cathcart. Right on Pacific. Pacific through various roundabouts to the SC Municipal […]

The Flower Power Ride

The Flower Power Ride

This month we salute the mighty angiosperm. Whether you connect with flowers through horticulture, counter-culture, or pot-pourri, we encourage you to decorate yourselves or your bikes accordingly. Costume possibilities abound: super blooms, bees and hummingbirds, guns with flowers coming out, floral print Hawaiian shirts. Whatever’s your pleasure, we hope to see you on Friday! Tonight’s […]

Spring Green Fling Thing

Spring Green Fling Thing

Tonight’s Route: Ride leaves from 703 Pacific Ave – The Bike Church (entrance on Spruce Street). Head East on Spruce. Right on Front Street. Right on Pacific. Left on Church. Left on Cedar. Left on Cathcart. (perhaps ONE MORE TIME?!) Right on Pacific. Head towards traffic circles. Head onto Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. End of […]

The Fantasy Ride: Friday, February 8th, 7pm

The Fantasy Ride: Friday, February 8th, 7pm

We at Santa Cruz Bike Party think that bikes are fantastic, and we fantasize about bikes. Although that’s not what this ride is about. Think rather: “Lord of the Chain Rings”, “Drivetrains and Dragons”, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Carbon Fiber”, “The Tire, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”. Help us defeat the forces of […]

All Types of Stripes ride!

All Types of Stripes ride!

It takes all kinds, so come and celebrate your different stripes! So many different types, so little time! From zebra to tiger, rainbow to candy cane, White Stripes to mud stripes, where’s waldos to fashionistas, and beyond! SC Bike Party loves your creativity and building community on bicycles. Come join us for our January ride. […]

The Carnival Ride

The Carnival Ride

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and people of all genders: Don’t miss this fantastical, spectacular, amazing edition of the Santa Cruz Bike Party. As we approach the darkest day of the year, we celebrate the coming return of the light with a festive bike party inspired by carnivals big and small.   Bike Party […]