Via Velo: We Bring the Party May 15

Help represent Bicycling at Via Velo!

San Fernando will be closed to cars…

Invite your friends and family!


In association with the Silicon Valley  Bicycle Coalition, San Jose Bike Party wants to help represent our love for Bicycling to San Jose.  This is a great way to experience a part of Dt San Jose like you have never experienced it.  

The lowdown…

Something completely unprecedented is rolling in to San Jose — Silicon Valley’s first open streets event! On Saturday, May 15th, the Mattson Technology ViaVelo will open up San Fernando Street between Highway 87 and Third St. for the community to enjoy the streets free from traffic. Come out and play, bicycle, jog, picnic, and engage! -SVBC

Via Velo information: link


  • Saturday, May 15th, 2010
  • Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
  • Facebook: link


  • The Almaden/Blossom Hill Ride will meet at the Trader Joe’s parking lot at the Almaden Fashion Plaza Plaza (5353 Almaden Expy @ Blossom Hill Road).  Brief stop at Noahs in Willow Glen before heading out for the event.

Ride Leader:  Britton

Ride will leave at 9:15 am.

Ride Map

  • The Campbell Ride will meet at the Campbell Community Center (1 West Campbell Avenue @ Winchester Blvd.) and . The ride is 7.5 miles long and will stop at Noah’s in Willow Glen before arriving at the event.

Ride Leader:  Cody

Ride will leave at 9:25 AM

Ride Map

  • The North San José Ride will meet at the Rivermark Shopping Center Peet’s Coffee in Santa Clara at 9:30 am and proceed down the Guadalupe Trail to Market and San Fernando for a total of 7.6 miles. This will be a leisurely ride down packed gravel trails.

Ride Leader: Ian

Ride Will Leave at 9:30 Am


Detailed breakdown of SJBP’s particiaption

Facebook: Link

Schedule of rides – During the Via Velo event:

_TBD_ leaving at 10:30am (Rose Garden)
Katie   leaving at 11:00am (William St)
_TBD_leaving at 11:30pm (Ryland to Backesto to Naglee)
No Ride @ 12:00pm
Ian      leaving at 12:30pm (Guadalupe Trail)
Lloyd leaving at 1:00pm (Japantown)
_TBD_ leaving at 1:30pm (Sunol St)
_TBD_ leaving at 2:00pm (downtown SJ core – In & out of the Via Velo)