Reflections

Videos from The Obon Ride

The Obon festival was a huge success. We had a playground of over 10 acres with San Jose Taiko starting us off. We also had ten music bikes with DJ Sharkie mixing the playlist as well  and  fire poi with Palm Who?. The San Jose Bike Party video crew was there to record the fun. […]

Video Highlights from last Sunday’s Groovin’ Ride

Video Highlights from last Sunday’s Groovin’ Ride

Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon It was a beautiful day in downtown San Jose last Sunday and about 100 riders of all ages road through the streets celebrating the Independence Day weekend. Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon rides are daytime family rides for riders able to finish an eight mile route (generally 9 years old […]

Looking back on a great year. Thanks to you.

Looking back on a great year. Thanks to you.

As the evenings get colder, the nights longer, and the ride more smaller and intimate, its a good time to reflect on what a great year Bike Party enjoyed in 2014. As one comment to the San Jose Metro weekly newspaper put it “San Jose Bike Party is better now than it has ever been […]

Stars and Stripes Ride – Post Ride Recap

Stars and Stripes Ride – Post Ride Recap

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 […]

photo: Metroactive.com

Stars and Stripes Ride – Ride Reflections

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

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

Flower Power Ride Reflections

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

A Poignant Plea For Responsibility

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

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

Ride Reflections – Feathers and Fur

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; […]