On Saturday June 3rd the Bike Stop hosted a Celebration for AJ on his floor of the bar; our old friend and former bartender Mike G. returned to serve drinks (with 100% of tips collected going to Wilmagination’s Outside the Classroom in AJ’s name) and join us in celebrating the life of someone who indelibly touched all of ours. We were incredibly thankful for everyone who came out and donated to the cause and who shared photos, memories and stories about their wonderful friendships with AJ. The fundraiser is still going via GoFundMe, so if you can throw in a little extra it would be most welcome.
We’re still feeling the loss and missing him greatly, but being surrounded by so many people who loved him made for a very healing day.
Boots. Beers. Bourbon. Bears.
We’ve got em. You like em. It’s Crankshaft time again at the Bike Stop!
Our friends the Philadelphians will be bringing their always scandalous CRANKSHAFT party back to the top floor bar on Saturday June 3rd at 9pm. Gear is encouraged. Fun is mandatory.
Crankshaft (n.): mechanism responsible for turning rotational motion into reciprocating motion.
Get your body pumping at a dress-code enforced dance party hosted by the Philadelphians MC.
►Gear: All gear welcome! Rubber, Uniforms, Sports Kit, Military, Skins, puppies, and of course leather and fetish gear of all kinds
►Minimum: Jeans & bare chests…
Suggested Donation: $5 to enter the Top floor.
► Dave Huge is a New York City DJ. He plays house, disco, techno, rock ‘n’ roll, and other big sounds. Dave has spun previously at other Philadelphians gear parties and as part of Bazaar on Quince weekend. www.davehuge.com
Facebook Event RSVP: Click here.
Treat Yo Self to some self love of a different kind! Come share space with people you like! Unwind! Let loose! Enjoy Yourself! Shoot Pool!Gear is engouraged, but as long as you feel good in it (and can legally walk the streets in it), wear it! I know bb, I know, sometimes those sweatpants are just too good to take off! The festivities will kick off around 10pm and go until close, so come say hi to the current Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Leather and let us treat you right while you’re treating yo self!
On Saturday May 20th at 11pm The Bike Stop will be hosting the Philadelphia Gryphons Rugby Club for the Colonial Cup 2017 Dance Party!
There will be a suggested donation of $5 to enter the dance floor (the rest of the bar is no cover) but Colonial Cup lanyard holders will get in free! Come shake your booty till 2am with a rowdy group of rugged ruggers! The Gryphons own DJ Ash will be providing the music so gear up and come on out!!!
The Bike Stop family suffered immeasurable loss this week with the passing of our beloved bartender (and friend) AJ. We’re still at a loss for words. Thank you so much for the outpouring of love you’ve sent to the bar and staff- seeing how many hearts he touched is helping more than we can say. We don’t have any information yet on services, but we will update when we hear.