Shark City Crits – Race 1 5.1.21

San Jose Fixed Gear presents Shark City Crits – Race 1 Unsanctioned Fixed Gear criterium held on a short circuit in San Jose. CA . Helmet and Lights required Park at 1095 E.Brokaw (Noah’s Bagel). Ride to Start Line at 5:30Race begins 6:00 p.m. Pre-register Only. *Women/Trans/Femme race registration waived. Open category. Fixed gear only /Continue reading “Shark City Crits – Race 1 5.1.21”

15 Year Anniversary Shirts PRESALE

To celebrate 15 years of SJF we collaborated with local San Jose painter/artist/designer j.duh to create a simple but striking design to represent our fixed gear family. j.duh has been around since the early days of SJF and is stoked to see this community still thriving 15 years later. Go check out his website andContinue reading “15 Year Anniversary Shirts PRESALE”

Signs of the Times Recap

What makes alleycats special is they are a bigger representation of what it’s like to ride a track bike in the moment. You have a general direction, forward, but so much depends on your ability to read and react and make split-second decisions deciding your fate or in this case the order you finish in.Continue reading “Signs of the Times Recap”

Thursday Night Alleycat Race -Signs of the Times

On Thursday March 11, 2021 San Jose Fixed Gear presents the Signs of the Times alleycat race. Registration begins at 6:00 at the Plaza de César Chávez. Race begins at 6:30 pm. Race ends at 8pm with prizes to follow. ALL bikes welcome! $5 entry fee. This will be a traditional alleycat race with 5Continue reading “Thursday Night Alleycat Race -Signs of the Times”

SJF Sprints Recap

To set the scene, we had been checking the forecast several times throughout the day in the week leading up to the event. Even on that Saturday morning, we still had rain coming down until about 10:00 AM.  Daily anxiety for sure, but in the end the skies cleared.  It turns out the fixie godsContinue reading “SJF Sprints Recap”

SJF Sprints 2.13.21

Date: February 13, 2021 Registration 11:00 A.M. / Races 12:00 P.M. Registration: $10.00 Venmo @tanner-marcoida  Location: Swift Ave in San Jose, Ca near Reid-Hillview Airport (Ride to the Race. If you come late do NOT try to park on Swift Ave) Registration starts at 11:00 a.m. sharp.  It will be a tournament bracket style competition.Continue reading “SJF Sprints 2.13.21”

Battle Cat 2020 Recap

The canopy was blue and clear and the few gentle clouds that came to see the pre-race soon left the scene.  It was forecasted to be a 73° clear day in the 408. The Plaza at Cesar Chavez Park gives a clear view to watch as riders arrive from all compass directions. We showed upContinue reading “Battle Cat 2020 Recap”

Battle Cat Race Shirt Sponsorship Letter

OVERVIEW I’m writing to you on behalf of a group of riders called San José Fixed Gear, founded 14 years ago by fixed gear riders who live, eat and breathe in the South Bay.  We primarily ride bikes with a fixed gear, bikes with a drivetrain that have no free-wheel mechanism. The fixed-gear bicycle isContinue reading “Battle Cat Race Shirt Sponsorship Letter”