When: Oct 26 2023 6:30PM – 9:30PM
Who: San Jose Bike PartyRoute: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/44836792
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 Street||0.0|
|Turn slight right onto Bird Avenue||1.1|
|Turn right onto Willow Street||1.5|
|Turn left onto Meridian Avenue||2.6|
|Turn right onto Hillsdale Avenue||5.2|
|Turn right into RG#1||6.0|
|Turn right onto Hillsdale Avenue||6.2|
|Turn left onto South Bascom Avenue||7.5|
|Turn right onto Blossom Hill Road||10.0|
|Turn slight right onto North Santa Cruz Avenue||10.9|
|Turn right in to RG#2||14.3|
|Turn right onto Winchester Boulevard||14.5|
|Turn right onto Stevens Creek Boulevard||17.5|
|Turn left onto Race Street||19.6|
|Turn right onto The Alameda||20.2|
|Turn right onto South Montgomery Street||20.8|
|Turn right to finish||20.8|
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:
- Follow the Law
- Be Predictable
- Be Conspicuous
- Think Ahead
- Ride Ready