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Reflections – That ’70s Ride

Written on June 17, 2011 at 10:00 PM, by

This 70’s Ride was meant to bring some SJBP faves all in one ride – downtown WG, LG and Campbell. We had some new faves thrown in too (old part of Willow is so sweet).

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! […]

Theme Teaser – That ’70s Ride

Written on May 25, 2011 at 4:13 PM, by

It’s time to dig out your bellbottoms (make sure they don’t get caught in the chain) and find your platform shoes because this months theme pays tribute to the ’70s. Think disco, leisure suits, big hair, mood rings, pet rocks, and all-steel bikes.   Please Post Theme Ideas and Costumes Below

Volunteer Mixer – Campbell Library Community Room – April 6th

Written on April 5, 2011 at 12:15 PM, by

The Monthly Volunteer Mixer is Coming up this wed (9 days before our ride) We will be discussing many things, including how you can make your mark on San Jose Bike Party, and how you can shape our movement. This meeting will be at the Campbell Library, 77 Harrison Avenue, near downtown Campbell. Come at 6:30pm to […]

Reflections – Space vs Cowboys

Written on March 18, 2011 at 8:00 PM, by

Last winter saw virtually no rain on our rides, whilst this year is quite the opposite.  However, after pouring off and on all Friday during the day, it turned out to be a beautifully clear night.  The actual ride was completely dry until the last few minutes and not too cold.  82 brave Cowboys and Aliens […]

Volunteer Mixer, this Wednesday, March 9th.

Written on March 8, 2011 at 8:19 PM, by

Join us for our monthly Volunteer Mixer this Wednesday, March 9th! Volunteer mixers provide your best opportunity to meet other Bike Party volunteers, to learn where we most need helpers on the next ride, and to get involved in the planning process. This month we will be meeting at the new Silicon Valley Bike Coalition […]

The Animation Ride – Feb 18th

Written on February 11, 2011 at 3:08 PM, by

It’s almost time to Get Animated! Hopefully you have you costumes all picked out and have some decent lights as we are going down some Really Dark Streets this month (no Street lights where we are going) Details posted below.

Reflections – Christmas In the Dark

Written on December 17, 2010 at 8:00 PM, by

Christmas in the Dark was a huge success last night, despite three days of doom-n-gloom weather predictions. About 150 started out from under 280 on First Street, and there was about that number at the third regroup. The light drizzle we did get might’ve made our bikes a bit wet, but it didn’t dampen our […]

Tell Mr. Roadshow: Bikes belong!

Written on November 11, 2010 at 12:41 AM, by

In Thursday’s Mercury News, the Mr. Roadshow columnist supports a reader who wants to “restrict bicycles to roads specifically designed with bike lanes” and require helmet use for all riders, because “bicycles and cars don’t mix.” 11/14 UPDATE: Mr. Roadshow runs a response column…but still pretends like bikes and cars share equal responsibility in preventing […]


Written on November 10, 2010 at 8:48 PM, by

A special SHOUT OUT to: Volunteers who manned trash pickup team (aka The Ravens) and anyone who helped collect trash at the regroups and on the ride. From all reports, the regroups were especially clean on the last ride. Let’s carry this momentum into the next month! QuickDog, Autonomous Brand, and King of Campus Printing […]