SJBP: Creatures of the Night – Test Ride 1

When: Oct 26 2023 6:30PM – 9:30PM

Where: San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station

Who: San Jose Bike Party


SJBP relies on cyclists like you to help us test the route each month before the main event.

Join us Thursday, October 26 as we test the route for our November ride: Creatures of the Night!

Thursday, October 26

Gathering starts at 6:30pm. Wheels hit the street at 7pm.

Ride leader: Tasha

Ride length: 20ish Miles

Ride pace: casual (11-13mph)

Start: San Jose Diridon Train Station Parking Lot. (For GPS: Use 65 Cahill Street; San Jose, CA 95113) *This is a Pay-to-Park Lot – and may be higher priced during SAP Events. Suggest parking elsewhere and riding over.


There will be 15+/- 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 South Montgomery Street0.0
Turn slight right onto Bird Avenue1.1
Turn right onto Willow Street1.5
Turn left onto Meridian Avenue2.6
Turn right onto Hillsdale Avenue5.2
Turn right into RG#16.0
Turn right onto Hillsdale Avenue6.2
Turn left onto South Bascom Avenue7.5
Turn right onto Blossom Hill Road10.0
Keep right10.8
Turn slight right onto North Santa Cruz Avenue10.9
Turn right in to RG#214.3
Turn right onto Winchester Boulevard14.5
Turn right onto Stevens Creek Boulevard17.5
Turn left onto Race Street19.6
Turn right onto The Alameda20.2
Turn right onto South Montgomery Street20.8
Turn right to finish20.8

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