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Stars and Stripes Ride – Post Ride Recap

Written on July 23, 2014 at 2:47 PM, by

While July’s ride is in the bag. It was great seeing everybody dressed in Stars and Stripes, and Red, White, and Blue. It made a big impact on the ride.Thanks to the San Jose City Council and Mayoral candidates who were present at the ride start: Sam Liccardo, Don Gagliardi, and Raul Peralez. Although Dave […]

Stars and Stripes Ride – Ride Reflections

Written on July 19, 2014 at 1:37 AM, by

What a night for a ride! Another beautiful summer evening in the Santa Clara Valley. What a nice night for a bike ride. Did you see all your old friends? Did you meet new ones? How was the ride route and length? What did you think of the regroups? First time to hear our music […]

Neon Rave Ride – Ride Reflections

Written on June 21, 2014 at 1:30 AM, by

What a night huh…The lights and the music tonight initiated the start of summer. Are you ready. What did you think of tonight’s ride? The route? Too short? Too long? Did you like the costumes or the sheer number of bikes all lit up? How was the show? Let us know.

Flower Power Ride Reflections

Written on April 19, 2014 at 1:30 AM, by

What a night. Spring has arrived. What did you think of tonight’s ride. Special thanks to DJ Nate and to the Silicon Valley Rollers Girls. What did you think of them at our first regroup. If you want to help out check out a post we in which we featured their challenge to find a […]

A Poignant Plea For Responsibility

Written on March 20, 2014 at 2:42 PM, by

We love Bike Party and we think you love it as well. That’s why we are disappointed and saddened when a small number of riders destroy the very spirit of building community. We’re not going to sugar coat this here, but the trashing, the tagging, and the public urination on park facilities, businesses, and other […]

Ride Reflections – Dead Presidents Ride

Written on February 22, 2014 at 12:45 AM, by

A big thanks to all of you who joined us for the Dead Presidents Ride. Your country thanks you, and we salute you o’ faithful bike party people. We are always amazed when people ride with respect towards their fellow cyclists. So what did you think? How was the route? Too short? Too Long? Just […]

Ride Reflections – Feathers and Fur

Written on January 17, 2014 at 11:00 PM, by

A big thanks to all of you who joined us for our Feathers and Fur Ride. And thanks to those that not only rode safe, but more importantly rode with respect, respect of other cyclists. We salute you o’ faithful bike party people. So what did you think? What did you think of the route; […]

Bike Party People – Giving back to San Jose

Written on December 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM, by

Happy holidays everyone. On Saturday, December 14, San Jose Bike Party hosted an event that helped raise critical holiday foodstuffs for needy San Jose families. The event pushed by Bike Party superbird SJRides (aka Andrew) was a great success raising over $1,200 on short notice.  Here at Bike Party Central we are always amazed  at […]

It was a great year, San Jose. Thank you

Written on December 25, 2013 at 12:30 PM, by

This year San Jose Bike Party hit the six year mark of “Building Community Through Bicycling”. Who would of thought that a small monthly ride would have spawned a San Jose cultural institution? SJ Bike Party has grown to become the largest free monthly cycling event in the United States. Not only is Bike Party […]

Ride Reflections – The Ugly Sweater Ride

Written on December 21, 2013 at 10:33 AM, by

First of all a big thank you to the San Jose Bike Party Birds. They did an amazing job last night covering corners and the entrances to the regroups. Next month thank them personally. They are a big part of what makes this ride tick. Also thanks to the Raven Bike crew. They have been […]