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Bike route San Jose to Palo Alto

South Bay bike train A “bike train” is a caravan of cyclists commuting together on a regular schedule. During the month of May I’m riding my bike to work the 20 miles from San Jose to my job in Menlo Park via Palo Alto. If you’d like to join me, I generally depart from either read more »

Silicon Valley Bike Trains

Bike Trains are individuals who commute by bike together Silicon Valley Bike Trains are regularly scheduled group rides for bike commute destinations in Santa Clara County, California. The rides are organized as an outgrowth of “bike buddy” systems for popular cycling routes throughout the South Bay. Inspiration for this project comes from L.A. Bike Trains read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

Bike the BART Strike?

Negotiations between BART and the unions representing BART employees are coming to head as employment contracts are set to expire the end of this month. The unions will take a strike vote on Tuesday. BART currently carries over 400,000 passengers each day. A lot of commuters will probably be on vacation anyway during the duration read more »

San Jose considers downtown sidewalk riding ban

The city of San Jose, California currently has no laws prohibiting bike riding on sidewalks. After hearing from downtown residents and community groups, San Jose council member Sam Liccardo plans to introduce a bill to the city council to ban sidewalk riding in downtown San Jose.

My personal bike sherpa FAIL

A tale of lost touring cyclists and my horribly failed attempt helping them find their way.