SJBP The Bikers of the Caribbean Ride! – Test Ride 2.5

When: May 08 2024 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Where: Bart Berryessa Station

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 on Wednesday, May 8 for an afternoon test of the route for May’s The Bikers of the Caribbean Ride!

Gathering starts at 12:30pm. Wheels hit the street at 1pm.

Meet: Berryessa BART Parking Lot.

Ride leader: David K

Ride length: 16ish miles

Ride Pace: Moderate (11-14mph avg)


There will be 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

San Jose Bike Party is awesome because YOU ROLL OUT WITH US. Join us. Bring your crew!



Headlights are required by law and tail lights are strongly suggested. We also recommend you light up your whole bike! Being seen can save your life. Besides, why not make a spectacle of yourself! Bring your own party to bike party! Bike decorations loudly encouraged!

How We Ride!

If you follow these rules, Bike Party will be safe and a positive place for riders, drivers, pedestrians, and the community

Ride sober.

Stop at red lights.

Stay to the right.

Pack your trash.

Roll past conflict.

Be nice.

Remember, you are responsible for your own behavior. All participants ride at their own risk.

Do you want to help make the magic happen? Message us about how you can help!

We need volunteers to:

– help make sure everybody turns at the right places.

– ride our RAVEN trash trikes.

– help plan each month’s ride!

#TellAFriend #InviteYourFriends #ShareTheEvent #SJBP #TestRide #SanJoseBikeParty #SJBikeParty #BiiikePaarty #AhoyMateys #BikersOfTheCaribbean #PirateRide #Arrrrrrr

Turn By Turn

Turn right onto Berryessa Station Way0.1
Turn left onto Berryessa Road0.2
Turn right onto Commercial Street0.8
Turn right onto Queens Lane2.2
Turn slight right onto Junction Avenue2.8
Turn right onto East Brokaw Road3.2
Turn right onto Oakland Road4.0
Turn sharp right onto East Hedding Street5.7
Turn right into RG#16.6
Turn left onto N San Pedro St6.7
Turn left onto North San Pedro Street6.7
Turn left onto Coleman Ave7.9
Turn left onto West Taylor Street8.4
Turn left onto Park Avenue9.4
Turn right onto South Market Street11.6
Turn right onto Balbach Street11.9
Turn right into RG#212.4
Turn right onto West San Carlos Street12.6
Turn left onto South Almaden Boulevard12.7
Turn right onto West San Fernando Street12.9
Turn left onto South 13th Street14.0
Turn right onto East Hedding Street15.6
Turn right onto Berryessa Station Way16.8
Turn left onto VTA Transit Center Parking16.9

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