SJBP Bright Stars Big Hearts Ride (Test Ride 1)

When: Jan 26 2024 7:30PM – 10:30PM

Where: Berryessa BART / VTA Parking Lot

Who: San Jose Bike Party


SJBP relies on cyclists like you to help us test the route before we launch each big event. Join us as we test the route for February’s Bright Stars Big Hearts Ride.

Gathering starts at 7:30pm in the Berryessa BART Parking Lot. Wheels hit the street at 8pm.

Start: Start: VTA Berryessa Transit Center / Berryessa BART Parking Lot; 958 Berryessa Station Way; San Jose 95133 (GPS:

—> There is plenty of onsite parking in Pay-to-Park Lots.

Ride leader: Eleni

Ride length: 12 miles

Ride pace: Casual (Averaging 11-13mph)


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

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Turn By Turn

Turn left onto Berryessa Rd0.2
Turn right onto Sierra Rd0.5
Turn left onto Flickinger Ave1.9
Turn right onto Hostetter Rd2.4
Turn right onto Morrill Ave3.5
Turn left onto Berryessa Rd4.4
Turn right onto Penitencia Crk Trl4.7
Turn right to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl4.7
Turn left to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl4.8
Turn left to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl4.9
Turn right to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl4.9
Continue onto Flanders Dr5.0
Turn right onto Piedmont Rd5.2
Turn left onto Noble Ave5.3
Turn right to stay on Noble Ave5.8
Turn left onto Penitencia Crk Trl6.0
Turn left to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl6.1
Turn right to stay on Penitencia Crk Trl6.3
Turn right onto Noble Ave6.4
Turn right onto Penitencia Creek Rd6.4
Turn left onto Toyon Ave6.5
Turn right onto McKee Rd7.4
Turn left onto Kirk Ave7.5
Turn right onto Madeline Dr7.8
Turn right onto N White Rd8.4
Turn left onto Gay Ave8.4
Turn left onto N Capitol Ave8.9
Turn right onto Madden Ave9.0
Take the pedestrian overpass9.3
Turn left onto N Jackson Ave9.5
Turn right onto Alexian Dr9.6
Turn right onto Jose Figueres Ave9.8
Turn left onto McKee Rd10.2
Turn right onto Educational Park Dr10.3
Turn right toward Educational Park Dr10.5
Turn right onto Educational Park Dr, to RG#210.6
Turn left onto Mabury Rd11.1
Turn right onto Berryessa Station Way11.7

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