photo by Michael Mandiberg.
Bike Clown Ride & Astor Place Pie Fight: Bike Clowns vs. Keystone Cops
Saturday, March 14th, 2009
Contact: Barbara Ross 917.494.8164
What: Join the Timeâ€™s Up! Pies of March Clown Ride and Astor Place Pie Fight: Bike Clowns vs. Keystone Cops
Where: Meet 1:30pm at Tompkins Square Park, near the big tree at the 7th Street entrance
When: Ride starts at 2:15pm (come early for clown make-up and props)
Ride ends at 3:30pm at Astor Place for a pie fight – Bike Clowns vs. Keystone Cops
What to bring: Clown outfit, good cheers, a few pies, and your bike
This Saturday join the Timeâ€™s Up! Bike Lane Clowns as they liberate the new bike lanes throughout the city. The clowns will be warning drivers parked in the bike lanes to beware the Ides of March. While cyclists are beaming with joy for all the new bike lanes, the NYPD has yet to fully enforce the traffic law that prohibits any motor vehicle from parking and idling in the bike lanes. Betrayal is everywhere on the Pies of March ride. We’ll need to beware as the “NYPD” uses whipped cream pies to thwart the Bike Lane Clowns’ mission of demonstrating the environmental damage of polluting transportation as well as their celebration of the beauty of bike riding.
Come join us as we ride through the city and later descend into a madcap pie fight at Astor Place!
Video from Discovery Channels the G-word from 2008 event.
Photos from Last year by Michael Mandiberg.