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Theme Teaser – The 90’s ride

Written on April 30, 2012 at 8:21 PM, by

This months theme is the 90’s We aren’t sure that the picture is from the 90’s but it’s too good to ignore. for theme ideas remember the following things occured in the 90’s MC Hammer has a top song The Fall of the Soviet Union Beanie Babys are Popular Tamagotchi virtual pets. The Spice Girls […]

Theme Teaser – The Sharks Ride

Written on March 21, 2012 at 10:57 AM, by

This month our volunteers have chosen an awesome theme that is unique to our San Jose, The San Jose Sharks. Hopefully they will be in the playoffs during our ride. But even if they aren’t, lets celebrate this San Jose institution. Theme Ideas: Bleed Teal, Think Fins and teeth. Keep your hockey sticks out of your spokes and […]

Theme Teaser : The Irish Ride

Written on February 25, 2012 at 7:44 PM, by

March’s theme is definitively a tip of the hat to San Jose’s sister city of Dublin, Ireland. The home of Guiness. The ride is the night before St Patricks day so we’ll party early. Think green, lucky charms and lots of Irish accents. A nice thermos of Irish coffee might hit the spot as well. Also of note […]

Theme Teaser : The Mardi Gras Ride

Written on January 24, 2012 at 2:43 PM, by

This month’s theme promises to add some Cajun spice to our monthly ride as we celebrate Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday).   Get your beads, masks and costumes prepared and get ready for a kicking party. Or as they say in the bayou “Laissez les bons temps rouler” (Let the good times roll)!  

Reflections – The Ladies Ride

Written on July 23, 2011 at 6:30 PM, by

Post your comments and memories about the ride below.

Special Event: Ladies Ride July 23rd

Written on July 17, 2011 at 9:00 PM, by

Ladies it’s time to start stretching those legs so you’re ready because SJBP’s Second Annual Ladies ride is this Saturday July 23rd at 6:00pm It is no secret that cycling is a male dominated activity. We would all like to see more sisters, mothers, daughters, girlfriends, and wives out on the 3rd Friday of each […]

Theme Teaser : Post-Apocalyptic August

Written on July 17, 2011 at 8:00 PM, by

This months theme is all about the end of civilization as we know it. Hopefully the end will not be like waterworld as that movie sucked. and had no bicycles. Make sure you incorporate lights as there will be no street lights when civilization ends and it’s gonna be a dark ride. Please post theme ideas below…

Reflections – The Science Ride

Written on July 15, 2011 at 10:00 PM, by

Bike Partiers: Thanks for making last night so special! During the summer months, we typically hope for hot weather on BP day – in hopes that we will have a huge turnout and a fun ride. The weather was a bit cooler Friday, so we anticipated a smaller crowd. Nothing could have been further from […]

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 […]

Theme Teaser: The Science Ride

Written on June 21, 2011 at 1:38 PM, by

July’s Theme is Science. If you really think about it there is a lot of science going on when you ride a bike.   Did you know? Wheels can hold about 400 times their own weight on a regular basis, and they won’t collapse until they are subject to roughly 700 times their own weight, […]