SJBP – Sports Ride – Test Ride 3

When: Oct 06 2021 6:30PM – 9:30PM

Where: PayPal Park

Who: San Jose Bike Party


Join us as we test the route for October’s Bike Party!

SJBP relies on cyclists like you to help us test the route before we launch each big event!

Wednesday, October 6 – Meet at 6:30, roll at 7!

Ride leader: Miles

Ride length: 17ish miles

Ride pace: Moderate (12-14 avg mph)

Start: VIP parking lot (aka Audi Lot) behind PayPal Park:


There will be roughly 20 minute stops at each of our two prospective regroup spots.

These small group rides are a great way to meet new people, catch up with old friends, or just get out for a social ride. While you’re pedaling, we’ll count on you to help us keep an eye out for potential route hazards. Your feedback will help us adjust the route and keep all of Bike Party safe!

Things to watch out for:

– road or bike lane construction

– hazardous railroad crossings

– poorly signed lane changes

– tricky turns

– problematic regroup spots

– notable debris in the road

– dangerous traffic patterns

Turn By Turn

Turn left onto Coleman Ave0.1
Turn right onto Brokaw Rd0.6
Continue onto Martin Ave0.8
Turn right onto Lafayette St2.0
Turn right onto Calle De Luna5.2
Turn right onto Calle Del Sol5.4
Turn left onto Tasman Dr5.5
Turn right onto Alder Dr8.4
Turn left into the VTA Lot for RG18.5
Exit RG1 and turn right onto Alder Dr8.6
Turn right onto E Tasman Dr8.7
Continue onto Great Mall Pkwy9.0
Turn right onto S Abel St9.3
Continue onto S Main St9.7
Continue onto Oakland Rd10.2
Turn right into the City Sports Shopping Center for RG211.6
Turn right onto Oakland Rd11.7
Turn right onto E Hedding St13.4
Turn right onto Coleman Ave15.1
Turn left out of RG2 onto Oakland Rd15.8

Everyone is welcome to attend this event, but please, read and follow our “How We Ride” guidelines to keep everyone safe and to keep San Jose Bike Party rolling!  We share the road with other vehicles and we frequently ride in the dark.

Having a great time and want to help? We’re always looking for volunteers to help guide riders at corners or to handle other tasks. Talk to any of the “BIRDs” (look for the “bird” logo!) for details. Or you head over to our Donation Page.

Some helpful hints:

  1. Follow the Law
  2. Be Predictable
  3. Be Conspicuous
  4. Think Ahead
  5. Ride Ready