SJBP – Sports Ride – Test Ride 1

When: Sep 24 2021 7:30PM – 10:30PM

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!

Friday, September 24 – Meet at 7:30, roll at 8!

Ride leader: Miles

Ride length: 17ish miles

Ride pace: Moderate (12-14 mph average)

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


There will be roughly 30-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 right onto Coleman Ave0.2
Turn right onto W Taylor St1.3
Continue onto Naglee Ave1.8
Continue onto Forest Ave2.9
Turn right onto N Winchester Blvd3.8
Turn left onto Newhall St4.5
Continue onto Scott Blvd4.9
Turn left onto Anna Dr5.8
Turn left onto Scott Blvd6.1
Turn right onto Bowers Ave8.9
Continue onto Great America Pkwy9.4
Turn right onto Tasman Dr10.5
Turn left onto Centennial Blvd11.0
Turn left onto Tasman Dr11.1
Turn right onto Lick Mill Blvd11.6
Turn right onto Hope Dr12.3
Turn left onto Lafayette St12.8
Turn left onto Martin Ave15.2
Continue straight onto Brokaw Rd16.4
Turn left onto Coleman Ave16.6
Turn right17.2

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