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The Rocky Horror Ride – Sept 21st

Written on September 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM, by

Before we get to the theme of this month’s ride we need to explain what a ghost bike is. A ghost bike is a bike that is painted white and decorated as a memorial to a fallen rider. This month our route will be passing a ghost bike. If you want to bring a candle […]

The Olympics Ride – July 20th

Written on July 16, 2012 at 2:08 PM, by

It’s time to get your gold medals out and get your Olympic spirit ready! The 2012 London Olympics are right around the corner and San Jose Bike Party is here to celebrate. Let’s see if we can get a gold medal in Building Community. Please remember to ride respectfully, and let’s show How We Ride.  Go for the gold! […]

The Irish Ride – Mar 16th

Written on March 12, 2012 at 12:41 PM, by

  Last weekend we rode with The Lord Mayor of Dublin. This Friday we ride the Irish ride and celebrate St Patrick’s day early. So get your corned beef cooking, and let’s have a Great ride. It might rain a little tonight, but it won’t be cold. 57 degrees at 8 pm and 11 pm, which is quite warm […]

The Mardi Gras Ride : February 17th

Written on February 12, 2012 at 9:30 AM, by

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Which is Cajun French for “Let the tood times roll!” Sums up this month’s theme of Mardi Gras. Let’s all have a good time while being safe, legal, and courteous (see How We Ride!). We share the road with other traffic. Helping cars roll through smoothly makes the ride more enjoyable […]

The Circus Ride – Jan 20th

Written on January 15, 2012 at 10:52 PM, by

The Circus is coming to town! Wear your colorful clothing and get your clown nose out cause we are going to be having a great time. I hope someone brought the big top because Friday’s forcast looks to be rainy. But clowns have been known to wear raincoats before! Be safe, legal, and courteous (see How […]

The Pajama Ride – Dec 16th

Written on December 9, 2011 at 1:29 PM, by

December is a special time of year for those of us who love bikes. Many of us received our first bikes for Christmas. In December we gather to celebrate the holidays with all of our Bike Party family. The last few years we have celebrated Christmas by riding though the lit up neighborhoods of the […]

Homemade Superhero Ride – November 18

Written on November 9, 2011 at 6:00 PM, by

Do you remember when you were a kid riding your bike and pretending you were a superhero flying through the skies? Well that’s exactly what November’s theme is supposed to remind you of. Dress up and make your own costume so you can be your own homemade superhero. Unless someone makes a superhero that can actually change the weather, […]

The Science Ride – July 15

Written on July 11, 2011 at 1:38 PM, by

The 3rd Friday is early this month. While our scientists are busy figuring out why that is the case, you should get ready to ride. Our lunar experts assure us that we will have a full moon this month, which should make for some great riding. However, they still caution that you must have at […]

That ’70s Ride – June 17th, 2011 (UPDATED with route and feeder rides!)

Written on June 13, 2011 at 4:22 PM, by

This month’s theme is all about the ’70s. It’s time to dig out your bellbottoms (make sure they don’t get caught in the chain) and find your platform shoes. Think disco, leisure suits, big hair, mood rings, pet rocks, and all-steel bikes. Remember your lights and follow How We Ride! Be safe, legal, and courteous! […]

The Formal Ride May 20th *UPDATED*

Written on May 16, 2011 at 11:56 AM, by

This months theme is the Formal ride so get dressed up and get ready to ride. Don’t forget a corsage for your special lady. The night promises to be a night full of awkward dancing and even awkwarder kisses.  Please remember to keep your outfit clear of your chain so you don’t have a wardrobe […]