Test Ride 2 — The Under the Sea Ride!

When: Sep 02 2021 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: The Plant Shopping Center

Who: San Jose Bike Party

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37345934

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

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

Meet at 7, roll at 7:30!

Ride leader: Tian and David

Ride length: 17 miles

Ride pace: Brisk, abbreviated regroups

Start: The Plant Shopping Center on the Home Depot side

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37345934

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 Little Orchard St0.1
Turn left onto Curtner Ave0.2
Turn right onto Senter Rd1.5
Turn left onto Monterey Rd4.6
Turn right onto Branham Lane 5.6
Turn right onto Narvaez Ave7.6
Turn left into the VTA Park and Ride – Capitol Station for RG1. 8.1
…leaving RG1 – turn right onto Narvaez Ave8.2
Turn right onto Branham Ln8.7
Turn right onto Meridian Avenue11.1
Turn right onto Curtner Avenue13.0
Turn left onto Cottle Ave14.1
Turn left into RG2 in parking area behind First Discoveries Preschool / Willow Glen Middle School. 14.2
Exit RG2 using Varsity Ln14.3
Turn right onto Cottle Ave14.3
Turn left onto Curtner Ave14.4
Turn left at the light by IHOP into The Plant Shopping Center. 16.4
Turn left onto Little Orchard St16.7
Turn left toward Sequoia Ave16.9
Turn left onto Sequoia Ave16.9

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