Viva Calle is all about celebrating the community. It started with
an honor ceremony for a local leader that has done a lot for the
We watched it respectfully. Then
they announced that in a few minutes we would be hitting the road
to honor that by following them on seven miles of streets blocked
off to other traffic.
Lots of us showed up with our
bicycles to join in the ride.
Grooving style rock and roll
surrounded us from songbird bikes with big speaker systems. That
added a lot of "party" to the event.
Too Legit to Quit runners did the
course on foot.
There were spots along the way where
we were expected to walk. Community groups had tables to tell us
about their causes and events.
San Jose Taiko did a moving taiko
They gave me a whole batch of Jill
Stein for President cards. If you want one just ask and I'll give
it to you. Got plenty right now.