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Create many bicycle caravans

From 6th to 8th June 2007 the G8 will meet in Heiligendamm near Rostock (Germoney). A lot of creative actions have been (and will be) prepared, such as bicycle caravans to mobilise protests in the run-up of the meeting.

Bicycle caravans to the G8

So far, three routes have evolved from the idea to travel to the G8 by bike from all over Europe:

  • The "shake-G8-bikeride" will go from Budapest (5. April) via Györ, Bratislava, Brno, Wroclav, Poznan, Schwedt to Wittstock.
  • The "Gr8chaoskaravaan" will go from Gent via Antwerpen, Utrecht, Nijmegen, Münster, Osnabrück, Oldenburg, Hamburg, Gorleben to Wittstock.
  • The Scandinavian caravan will go from Rovaniemi - Stockholm (23-04) via Linköping, Jönköping, Malmö, Copenhagen, Odense, Flensburg, Hamburg to Wittstock.

The three caravans will meet on the planned military bombing territory "Bombodrom" near Wittstock in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at the end of May and participate in the actions there. Further they`ll join the protests around Heiligendamm.

What we want

On our way we want to spread information about and fight against the politics of the G8 and the effects of global capitalism. For that we are planning information events and creative direct actions with local groups. By doing so we will try to link the global politics of the G8 with local struggles and build networks.

The caravan as a space for experiments

We don't want to take part in the whole neoliberal circus and the division of people for example along racist criterias and economic exploitability. We consider the caravan as a place for experiments in which we can realize our ideas and ideals (even if only temporarily). We want to create a non-hierarchical structure during our ride in which we can learn and act in a self-organised manner. We want to make it possible for all people to participate regardless of money, bicycle, physical condition or papers. We want to use our time together for exchange and to build networks with various local groups from different backgrounds.

Come in multitudes and bring bicycles, let's take ride with many people collectively! You should bring along between one day and two months time - and an interest in self-organisation and creative actions. join the ride, be it from Budapest, Brugge or anywhere else.

Don't fight (only) the players – Fight the game !!!

For more infos visit:


East caravan:
West caravan:
Scandinavian caravan:

These call has been send already to:

  • move your ass and send it around
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