Test Ride 1: The Let’s Go Biking Together Quickly (LGBTQ) Ride!

When: Jul 22 2022 7:30PM – 10:30PM

Where: 125 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Who: San Jose Bike Party

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40249672

SJBP relies on cyclists like you to help us test the route before we launch each big event. Join us Friday evening as we test the route for August’s #LetsGoBikingTogetherQuickly Bike Party.

Friday, July 22nd. Gathering starts at 7:30pm. Wheels hit the street at 8 pm.

Ride leader: Miles

Ride length: 15-ish miles

Ride pace: Casual (10-12 mph average)

Start: 125 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 (DICK’s Sporting Goods

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40249672

There will be 20+/- minute stops at each of our two prospective regroup spots.

Remember to bring lights and layers!

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

#TellAFriend #InviteYourFriends #ShareTheEvent #SJBP #TestRide #SanJoseBikeParty #BiiikePaarty


Turn By Turn

Turn right0.0
Turn left onto Cezanne Drive0.1
Turn right onto Old San Francisco Road0.2
Turn right onto South Fair Oaks Avenue0.5
Turn left onto South Mary Avenue2.4
Turn right onto West Fremont Avenue2.9
Slight Right to stay on Fremont Ave. 4.9
Keep left5.0
Turn right5.8
Turn right5.8
Turn right onto Foothill expressway5.8
Keep right onto South San Antonio Road7.0
Turn right onto California Street9.3
Turn left onto Hope Street11.4
Turn right onto West Evelyn Avenue11.6
Turn left11.7
Turn right11.7
Turn left11.8
Turn left onto West Evelyn Avenue11.8
Turn left onto West Evelyn Avenue11.9
Turn right onto South Sunnyvale Avenue14.7
Turn left onto Old San Francisco Road15.3
Turn sharp right15.4
Turn left15.4
Turn right15.5

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