BattleCat III – 10.29.22

On Saturday October 29, 2022 San Jose Fixed Gear brings you the Battle Cat 3 alleycat race. This is our 3rd year putting this down … Registration is live ONLINE and can be found at the link below. In-person registration begins at 11am at the Plaza de César Chávez. $10 donation to SJF Operations. RaceContinue reading “BattleCat III – 10.29.22”

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”

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”

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 Sponsor Feature: San Jose Bicycles

Business/Brand: San José Bicycles Website: IG: @sanjosebicycles Mission: Since 2012, San Jose Bicycles has offered new bikes, parts and accessories, and repair service. Guaranteed satisfaction on all bicycle repair work! One block East of the Santa Clara Fairgrounds on Tully Road, and around the corner from Costco. We love to ride, just like you!Continue reading “Battle Cat Sponsor Feature: San Jose Bicycles”

Battle Cat Sponsor Feature: Park Station Hashery, Jack’s Bar & JTown Pizza

Business/Brand: Park Station Hashery Website: IG: @parkstationhashery Mission: Friendly casual neighborhood restaurant serving fresh, flavorful foods with excellent wines and hand selected craft beers – “A different kind of eatery for everyday life.” – Park Station Hashery Why did you chose to support SJF? Park Station Hashery believes in supporting the cycling community ofContinue reading “Battle Cat Sponsor Feature: Park Station Hashery, Jack’s Bar & JTown Pizza”

Battle Cat Sponsor Feature: Castelli Cycling

Business/Brand: Castelli Cycling Website: IG: @castellicycling Mission: Since 1876, Castelli has been the tailor for cycling champions. It’s single-minded obsession is to make the most innovative clothing for the cyclist seeking maximum performance. Why did you chose to support SJF? Castelli USA is dedicating a portion of it’s yearly budget to support local groupsContinue reading “Battle Cat Sponsor Feature: Castelli Cycling”

SJF Battle Cat Alleycat 10.24.20

On Saturday October 24, 2020 San Jose Fixed Gear presents the Battle Cat alleycat race. Registration begins at 11am at the Plaza de César Chávez. Race begins at 12noon. Race ends at 3pm with prizes and raffle to follow. Fixed Gear/ Single Speed bikes only. $10 entry fee. This will be a traditional alleycat raceContinue reading “SJF Battle Cat Alleycat 10.24.20”

Rides This Week: 10.5.20

Here’s the rundown of this week’s rides. Tuesday Night Ride this week features two nice overlooks of the city. Yerba Buena is fun climb and descent and Fowler is like a long driveway with a nice view at the top. We will take Capitol Expressway back so please make sure you bring your lights! I’dContinue reading “Rides This Week: 10.5.20”