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Reflections on Ride #29 – Revenge of the Nerds!

Written on February 20, 2010 at 2:34 PM, by

The promise of rain couldn’t keep Bike Party from happening last night. Approximately 1,200 riders were counted right after the Winchester Movie Domes.  What could have been a down pour in spots, turned out to be a fantastic ride!  Honestly, the weather couldn’t have turned out nicer.  Many thanks for all the volunteers who posted […]

Reflections on Ride #27 – Running of the Bulls!

Written on January 16, 2010 at 11:20 AM, by

What a fantastic ride last night! Around 1000 people passed the split where the ride took two routes, and a bit over an hour later everyone was back together again near Capitol and McLaughlin.

Scarf Ride Reflections…

Written on December 19, 2009 at 2:46 AM, by

What a glorious bunch of holiday lights tonight! Tonight’s ride was quite possibly the best received!

Reflections on Ride #26, Waldo’s quiet ride Southeast

Written on November 21, 2009 at 4:37 AM, by

Another wonderful ride has carried us to our bedtimes, and asleep with pleasant memories of gliding down gentle grades we go. Tonight’s ride harkened back to days past in Bike Party lore, with a ridership count of around 600, approximately a sixth of October’s ride and a number we haven’t seen since April.  Apparently the […]

Reflections on Ride #25 – 2nd Anniversary

Written on October 16, 2009 at 9:35 PM, by

Tonight, our second anniversary ride, struck yet another new mark in South Bay history, as four thousand riders (see count) hit the streets to build community through bicycling. Happy Birthday, Bike Party!

Reflections on August’s Beach Blanket Bike Along

Written on August 22, 2009 at 2:37 AM, by

Wow. Bike party riders really stepped up to the plate tonight, to throw together an amazing ride with some fantastic press coverage. The best part of Bike Party is that we keep changing and evolving to meet the needs of San Jose’s growing bike community.

Reflections on Ride #21 – Light Rider!

Written on June 20, 2009 at 2:02 AM, by

Ride #21: 17.25mi, 1,535 riders. All of this impressive growth brings some staggering problems. What can we do to clean up the ride, both literally and figuratively?