Test Ride 2 — The Summer of Love Ride!

When: Jul 03 2021 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Where: Berryessa/North San Jose station

Who: San Jose Bike Party

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36638297

Join us as we re-test the route for July’s Bike Party!

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

Meet at 12:30, roll at 1 PM!

Ride leader: Anthony

Ride length: 15-20 miles

Ride pace: Moderate (10-12 mph)

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36638297

Start: Berryessa VTA/BART Station

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 right0.0
Turn left0.0
Turn right onto Berryessa Station Way0.0
Turn left onto Berryessa Road0.2
Turn slight right onto Berryessa Road0.7
Turn left onto North 10th Street1.6
Turn right onto East Reed Street3.8
Keep right onto East Reed Street4.3
Keep left onto East Reed Street4.4
Turn slight right onto South Market Street4.4
Turn left onto Balbach Street4.5
Keep right4.9
Turn right5.0
Turn left5.0
Keep left5.0
Turn right5.1
Turn left5.2
Turn right onto West San Carlos Street5.2
Turn left onto Almaden Boulevard5.3
Continue onto Almaden Boulevard5.3
Turn right onto West Saint James Street5.9
Continue onto West Saint James Street6.1
Turn right7.2
Turn right onto East Saint James Street7.2
Turn left onto North 17th Street7.2
Turn left onto East Taylor Street8.0
Turn right onto North 13th Street8.3
Continue onto North 13th Street8.4
Turn left onto East Hedding Street8.6
Turn right onto North 1st Street9.4
Turn right10.5
Turn left10.6
Turn left10.6
Turn right onto North 1st Street10.6
Continue onto North 1st Street10.8
Turn right onto East Brokaw Road11.0
Turn right onto Ridder Park Drive12.2
Turn right12.5
Turn left onto Ridder Park Drive12.7
Turn right onto East Brokaw Road12.9
Turn right onto Lundy Avenue13.8
Turn right onto Berryessa Road15.0
Turn left onto Berryessa Station Way15.2
Turn right15.3
Turn left15.3
Turn left15.3
Turn left onto Berryessa Station Way15.3
Turn right15.5
Turn sharp right15.5
Turn left onto VTA Transit Center Parking15.6

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