Test Ride 3 — The No Pants Ride!

When: Jun 10 2021 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: 950 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110-1723, United States

Who: San Jose Bike Party

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36359790

Join us as we test the route for June’s Bike Party! SJBP relies on cyclists like you to help us test the route before we launch each big event!

Ride leader: Miles

Ride length: ~16 miles

Ride pace: Moderate (10-12 mph)

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36359790

There will be brief stops at 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 North San Pedro Street0.1
Turn left onto West Hedding Street0.2
Turn right onto Mabury Road1.5
Turn left onto Mabury Road2.1
Turn right onto North King Road2.5
Turn right onto Alum Rock Avenue3.8
Turn right into Roosevelt Park – Regroup 14.8
Turn left onto Naglee Avenue7.9
Turn left into Valley Fair Mall9.6
Turn right9.7
Regroup 2 near Forest/Winchester9.9
Turn left onto Forest Avenue9.9
Turn right onto North Winchester Boulevard10.0
Turn right onto Bellomy Street11.0
Market St turns right and becomes The Alameda11.9
Continue straight to stay on The Alameda11.9
Turn slight right onto The Alameda12.1
Continue onto The Alameda12.2
Turn left onto West Hedding Street12.9
Turn left onto North San Pedro Street into Finish14.1

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