UPDATE: Mount Olympus! has been
RESCHEDULED to THURSDAY FEB 20!, Departing at 7:30pm from Dewey Sq.
According to ancient Bike Party legend, the 12 great Olympians gathered every month atop Mount Olympus to ride bicycles and drink nectar while discussing and deciding the fate of mere mortals. This month, the ancient Bike Party Olympians reunite!
Date: RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY Feb. 20, 2014!
Departure Time: ROLL OUT at 7:30pm, (earlier than usual!) Arrive early!
Route: TBD (~30 minutes)
Godly Music: Subscribe to and add music to this godly Spotify playlist: Boston Bike Party – Feb 2014 – Submissions! (Spotify account required)
Facebook Event Page
Check out our
Winter Mode page for tips on staying warm for the ride, and check out these ancient historical Bike Party inscriptions below for inspiration on appropriate Mount Olympus attire:
Athena, goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. Image Source: http://mmmmmr.deviantart.com
Mercury: “God of financial gain, commerce, eloquence (and thus poetry), messages/communication (including divination), travelers, boundaries, luck, trickery and thieves; he is also the guide of souls to the underworld.” Image appears on http://info.umkc.edu/womenc/2013/06/25/what-do-our-gender-symbols-really-mean/
Our very own bike partier and sound system specialist Jon Ramos grew some wings on his helmet (and
shows you how to grow your own here)
DIY Hermes Helmet! Make your own wings using this Instructables by Bike Partier Jon Ramos:
Remember: the more wings you grow, the faster you will go!
Windrider cycling ankle clips, available for purchase Here
Will Poseidon make an appearance ? Only fate will tell!
Poseidon: “God of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, earthquakes, and the creator of horses” Image source: http://www.deviantart.com/morelikethis/collections/354423318
Image appears on: http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/modern-day-chariot-races-rome-celebrates-2762nd-birthday-at-circus-maximus
“Toga! Toga! Toga!” Image from movie “National Lampoon’s Animal House”
Zeus and Hermes in Disney’s “Hercules”
Not only are Olympian gods welcome on Mount Olympus, but so are any mortals striving for god-like heights as Olympic athletes:
Jamie Anderson: 2014 Sochi Olympics USA SlopeStyle Gold Medalist Image appears on: http://darkroom.baltimoresun.com/2014/02/sochi-olympics-day-4-jamie-anderson-completes-slopestyle-sweep/
or god-like pants:
Image Source: http://www.solkospotlight.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Mens_Curling_22353.jpg
Jamaica’s got a bobsled team! Image appears on: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/5424166/jamaican-bobsled-team-arrive-at-sochi-olympics-without-kit.html