Parents, students, and community members are all invited to join other Bay Area cycling enthusiasts on a fun, professionally run and well-attended charity cycling event that meanders through the foothills of Silicon Valley and over Skyline as riders ride along the coast. Not to worry, there are distances for everyone ranging from 50 kilometers to the 100-mile century. The ride is hosted by the... read the whole note.
Bay Area Bike Party is organizing this group ride from downtown San José to the 7th Annual Bay Area Maker Faire 2012 - May 19th, San Mateo Event Center near the Hillsdale Caltrain Station. Participants can take Caltrain back or ride.
This ride is a total of 30 miles, and flat. It should take 2.5 to 3 hours (if you start from San José), including rest stops. The route is available at:... read the whole note.
The Tour de Santa Clara is a free event highlighting local bicycling resources. The event is Saturday, May 12 from 10:00am-2:00pm at Bowers Park in Santa Clara. Participants are encouraged to discover bicycle routes highlighting City landmarks and services, pick up tips on safe cycling, and enjoy fun giveaways from local businesses. This event is sponsored by the City of Santa Clara Youth... read the whole note.
Peninsula Bike Party’s next big monthly ride (every 4th Friday) is April 27 and will start and end at the Mountain View Caltrain Station. Riders will meet at 7:30 pm and roll out at 8:00 pm. The route is now available at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1105355. This month’s theme is Comic Books. Dress up as your favorite superhero (or villain)! The route is 21.5 miles and includes 4 downtowns:... read the whole note.
Learn about San Jose’s cultural and natural history on a guided bike tour of downtown San Jose! San Jose native Stephanie Wilson and GRPC naturalist Greg Kerekes will lead riders on three-hour, five-mile guided tour of downtown San Jose. Starting at the Guadalupe River Park Visitor Center, the tour will head south on the Guadalupe River Trail and into downtown San Jose, where riders will... read the whole note.
Registration for this year's King of the Mountain Charity Cycling Challenge is now open. To register, please click on the following link: https://www.bikereg.com/Net/15608
Join 400 amateur cyclists, including CEOs of major Silicon Valley companies and elected officials from the region, as they climb the steep Sierra Road hill in East San Jose for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's... read the whole note.
Ride ONE day, and make a difference for a lifetime!
On Saturday July 14th, join hundreds of riders helping Breathe California offer clean air and lung health programs to communities across the Bay Area. Routes are provided for all types of riders from a 10 and 18 mile ride, great for beginner and families, to a 50 and 62 mile ride for more experienced riders. All ages and abilities are... read the whole note.
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to ride with the 342nd Lord Mayor of Dublin, Ireland, who will be in town visiting San Jóse on March 11. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day a week early! Roll up in your best green and enjoy this short seven-mile ride through downtown San Jóse with the Lord Mayor and San José Bike Party.
This ride is the result of the efforts of San José's Director of... read the whole note.
Join Guadalupe River Park Conservancy and experienced naturalist Greg Kerekes as they explore the Guadalupe River Trail on an exciting bicycling adventure! Observe and ask questions about the Guadalupe River’s diverse wildlife while traveling downstream on a four hour, 20 mile round trip ride from the Guadalupe River Park & Gardens to Alviso, and back.
This ride is mostly flat, but... read the whole note.
Warm weather is finally upon us, so if you haven't done so recently check out the SVBC calendar for events happening on the peninsula and in the South Bay. Here are a few of the events coming soon:
First, SVBC is initiating a series of Car-Free Happy Hours at several local bike friendly restaurants and pubs. Come join us in San Jose on July 8 at The Old Wagon Saloon and Grill in San... read the whole note.