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June 29th – Kickball

Nothing says summer like some old fashion kickball. This Thursday, we’ll ride in the shape of a choppy kickball and then…play kickball! We’ll leave from Coldfire Brewing at 7pm on Thursday, do a full loop, and circle back to somewhere along Skinner’s Butte Park to start our friendly kickball game.

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April 27 – Animal House

Travel back to your freshman dorm wall decoration–let’s revive 1978 National Lampoon classic set here in our little-old campus town. In Bike in Shapes’ first ever texted-based ride, let’s the stitch the infamous “COLLEGE” lettering in John Belushi’s icon sweatshirt. We’ll meet at the Bier Stein at 7pm on Thursday and finish at original Pegasus Pizza on campus (790 E. 14th). Toga wear permitted!

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March 29th – Rothko

Run your tires through some warm yellows, oranges, and reds–we’re painting abstract expressionism. This Wednesday, we’ll ride in the great Mark Rothko’s color fields, starting at 7pm at 16 Tons (13th Street).

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January 25th – Block Hole

Jump into an inescapable spacetime pull of the “Block Hole” — a whole block, that is. That’s right, we will cycle an entire block loop before being sucked into the Cascadian Courier Collective Falling Sky X CCC Release Gathering for after beers. Meet at the Falling Sky Brewing Pour House & Delicatessen (790 Blair) at 7:00pm this Wednesday, January 25th for our .28 mile winter cupcake ride.

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November 16th – Flanders’ ‘stache

Hi-dilly-ho neighborinos, it’s Movember, so let’s tizzy and zizzy down old streets of Eugene in the shape of neighbor Ned’s soup strainer. We’ll commune at the Tap & Growler at 7pm this Wedaley-wednesday and sally forth. It’ll be okaley dokely!
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September 29th – 1860 Electoral Map (Abstract)

Before “Fore score and seven years ago…” it was Lincoln v. Breckinridge v. Douglas v. Bell…I think we all remember how the 1860 presidential race panned out, Oregon’s first participation in the Electoral College. In the spirit of the season, let’s right this old electoral college map. We’ll meet outside of the Red Barn Grocery in the Whitaker at 6:30pm this Thursday and ride out to Claim 52 Brewing (1030 Tyinn St, Eugene) in West Eugene. We’ll complete the shape on the way back.
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Curious how our abstract map compares with real thing?

August 13th – Mt. Hood

Happy summer’s peak! Clip in and join us ride the Mt. Hood Tour de Shapes on Saturday, August 13th out to Agrarian Ales in Coburg. We’ll start from Arriving by Bike (on Willamette) at 10:30 and head out to Coburg. Now does that peak your interest?! On belay?

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