This month’s artwork is from Teri “T-Bone” Nguyen. It is inspired by the geometry found in knitted sweaters and 8-bit video games alike, along with the artwork of Charles M. Schulz, of course with a few liberties taken here and there. Teri is an all-around creative juggernaut with a bike that goes everywhere! For 28 years T-Bone has been living and working with locals who are just as passionate about driving movements for community enrichment. Read more
Join us this Saturday at San Jose City Hall Plaza for an opportunity to make a difference this holiday season. San Jose Bike Party will be helping Sacred Heart Community Service this weekend to help feed our neighbors. Registration begins at 11:30 AM. Wheels hit the street at noon.
MASH 4 POTATOES is an alley cat race modeled after the SF Supermarket Street Sweep and Cranksgiving type alley cats. The object is to purchase food which will be donated to the needy. Read more
Yes it is getting colder; and that means sweater time. But not just any old sweater. We want you wearing the UGLIEST sweater you got in the closet. Let’s celebrate the season by celebrating tacky sweaters. Who knows, if you want we can hold an ugly sweater contest.
Right now, our holiday elves are hard at work in the San Jose Bike Party laboratory tinkering away before coming up with next month’s ride route. But before our routes can leave the laboratory and be declared officially as a San Jose Bike Party Ride, we test the routes. And that’s where you come in, our Bike Party faithful; think of yourself as a helpful elf. Come join us for our test rides and be a part of the fun.
So what did you think of tonight’s ride?
Our robots have been hard at work in our Central Bike Party Laboratory.
What did you think of the Regroup layout?
What about Guerillaz in Da Mixx and their synchronized music machine?
Was the tall flashing light helpful in finding the music area?
What did you think of the food vendors? How can the vendor area be improved?
What do you think of the new Raven Bikes?
Did you know the Raven Bikes not only help keep the ride clean, but also can help you with minor repairs? Just ask the Raven Crew. Thanks to UBSJ – United Bicyclists of San Jose.
The leaves are turning color. Summer heat gives way to short days and cool nights. A perfect month for this month’s Robots and Long Socks Ride. So pull your long socks out of the drawer and join us for a cool evening with friends.
This month our ride starts from San Jose State University near the 7th St. and San Fernando Street campus entrance, and next to the student center. Our ride will head north through beautiful Japantown and cruise San Jose’s east side. Guerrillaz in Da Mixx will be on hand at the regroups to provide the evening’s music, just look for the flashing light on the top of the pole. This area will be a “no bikes” zone. The ride will finish up in downtown San Jose a couple of blocks from the start at San Jose City Hall Plaza. Read more
November’s theme is gonna require some extra creativity or not if you’re gonna be literal The theme is Robots and Long Socks!
So you can dress as a robot, or you can wear your funky socks, or you can dress as a robot in socks. Just don’t get your socks caught in the gears.
If you have ideas for the theme please post them below.