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The No Pants Ride – August 21, 2015

The No Pants Ride – August 21, 2015

  San Jose Bike Party celebrates The No Pants Ride III    Summertime and the dressin’ is easy. Skirts, kilts, shorts, boxers, skorts, whatever. Celebrate the warm evenings of August and join us for the return of the No Pants Ride.  The month’s 21 mile ride will start  from the Strike Brewing Co. on 10th […]

photo: Bicycling Magazine

No Pants Ride Details to be released soon

We release ride details at least 24 hours before the ride. Meanwhile check out this mention in Bicycling Magazine on the San Jose Cycling Scene and a mention on San Jose Bike Party. One reason Bike Party is so much fun is the great beats provided by Guerillaz in Da Mixx and our guest DJ’s. Check […]

Videos from The Obon Ride

The Obon festival was a huge success. We had a playground of over 10 acres with San Jose Taiko starting us off. We also had ten music bikes with DJ Sharkie mixing the playlist as well  and  fire poi with Palm Who?. The San Jose Bike Party video crew was there to record the fun. […]

No Pants Ride 2015 – Theme Teaser

No Pants Ride 2015 – Theme Teaser

Let’s get creative August is our hottest month of the year, so what a great month to have our No Pants Ride. This is always a fun ride to get creative. Just remember, anything but pants. How about grass skirts, kilts, bathing suits, togas, robes, dresses (even on guys), sarongs, coats, bikinis. Check out some […]

The Obon Ride – July 17, 2015

The Obon Ride – July 17, 2015

San Jose Bike Party celebrates Japantown’s 125th anniversary as well as the summer festival of Obon with San Jose Taiko.   Taiko, DJ’s, Fire Poi, Bike Sprint Races, and more The month’s Obon Ride will start  from Downtown San Jose and pass through Japantown before regrouping at the Berryessa Flea Market (Maybury Rd. entrance) for […]

Visiting San Jose? – Celebrate Obon and discover Japantown

Visiting San Jose? – Celebrate Obon and discover Japantown

Japantown  Celebrating 125 years A real gem in the Silicon Valley. This year San Jose Japantown, one of three remaining Japantowns in the United States, celebrates 125 years. If you can make it ride out to the Japantown’s Obon Festival this weekend, July 11th and 12th. Here is a link to the festivities this weekend. […]

Video Highlights from last Sunday’s Groovin’ Ride

Video Highlights from last Sunday’s Groovin’ Ride

Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon It was a beautiful day in downtown San Jose last Sunday and about 100 riders of all ages road through the streets celebrating the Independence Day weekend. Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon rides are daytime family rides for riders able to finish an eight mile route (generally 9 years old […]

The Obon Ride – July 17, 2015 Theme Teaser

The Obon Ride – July 17, 2015 Theme Teaser

What is Obon? Many San Jose Bike party faithful are familar with Dia de los Muertos and our (almost) annual ride to celebrate this holiday. The Japanese celebrate a similar festival in which they honor their spirits of their ancestors. During this time family member’s visit and clean their ancestors’ graves to celebrate their spirits […]

Tavee and Linda Phatt-Nguyen. Film crew on two wheels. photo: Sheldon Hambrick.

Don’t Get Left Behind – Learn How to Fix a Flat

San Jose Bike Party Film crew led by Tavee Phat, Enrique Alonso, and Dan Burdick hung out with Chuck and Karen Clifford at Bicycle Express to learn what you need to know to fix your flat. Follow these step by step visual instructions and get yourself back on the road.     Chuck and Karen […]

Reggae on Two Wheels Ride – June 19, 2015

Reggae on Two Wheels Ride – June 19, 2015

Roots, Rock, Reggae This should be a great ride. The weather should be warm for tomorrow night. Expect 70 degrees at the ride start. Of course during the ride we will be playing a Raggae playlist and then feature  electric beats to get up up on your feet. This month our featured DJ is DJDeVere. […]