Diwali Calories? Nope. Not this time!


Avail 10% discount for groups of 4 or more. Send email to festivelo-diwali@sv.team-asha.org to get a discount code.

Route Options

Fun routes? Beautiful views? Challenging climbs? We have them all!

Our incredible routes are designed for cycling enjoyment by all levels with options for young riders, families and intermediate level riders.
Just start riding! Food and support are always there right behind you.

  • Fully supported with well-stocked rest stops
  • SAG (Support & Gear) vehicles to make sure you have help nearby
  • Special colored arrows to mark each route
  • Route support volunteers

The Sparkler


5km (3.4mi)

Recommended for families with young riders. Bring on your school and trailer bikes.
Ride on Mary Ave and cross the bridge over Highway 85 and see cars below zip by in either direction.
Make health fun!

THE SPARKLER

Ready for a sparkling Diwali?

Check out Route!

THE SPINNER


25km (13.2 mi)


For all the spinners that want to earn those Diwali treats!

THE SPINNER

Are you ready to spin?

Check out Route!

The rocket


50km (28.3 mi)


For anyone eager for a challenge and ready to earn some brag rights.
Pass by the iconic NASA Ames Research Center and Microsoft campus with beautiful views of Stevens Creek trail.

THE ROCKET

So you think you can do it?

Check out Route!

REGISTRATION

THE SPARKLER

$15

  • Recommended for young riders, riders with trailers and child bike
  • Short and sweet ride
  • Fun family ride with kids
Register!

THE SPINNER Most Popular!

Kids $20 / Adults $30

  • Riders of all ages and capabilities
  • Classic urban bike routes in Cupertino
  • fun ride with friends
Register!

The rocket

Kids $25 / Adults $35

  • Riders of intermediate skills and experience
  • Challenging climbs, scenic views
  • Guilt-free Diwali sweet treat
Register!

For any questions on the rides, don’t hesitate to email us at festivelo-diwali@sv.team-asha.org !

RIDE-DAY INFO

DATE: 30th Sept 2017

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    PARKING

    De-Anza College, Cupertino, Parking LOT A
    Free parking in designated parking lot ONLY.

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    7:00 AM ONSITE REGISTRATION

    Faria Elementary School, Cupertino
    Last minute registration at the site. (Please note that onsite prices are $20/$35/$45 for 5k/25k/50k respectively)

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    8:00 AM - 9:30AM PRE-REGISTRATRION Packet pickup

    Faria Elementary School, Cupertino

    • Don’t forget to pick up your bib, snack coupons and swag bag!
    • You will need your state issued id, registration receipt and signed waiver to pick up the bib for yourself and under age minors who may be riding with you.
    • The signed waiver for all participants is mandatory to participate in the ride

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    RIDE START TIMES

    Spin away!

    8:00 AM – 50km

    9:00 AM – 25km

    10:00 AM – 5km

    **Please note that SAG will not be provided if you start later than 30 minutes from the above start times.

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    11:00AM FOOD And Festivities

    Memorial Park, Cupertino

    Let the feast and festivities begin! Food will be available for purchase at the stalls in the Bay Area Diwali Festival.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This is a friendly ride. There will not be any awards or medals. Instead, we have a diwali mela festival at the end to celebrate
Water and snacks will be provided during the ride.
Your bike and helmet. Wear comfortable, but not loose clothing. Snacks and water will be provided during the ride.
There will be bike valet available to store the bikes while you attend the Diwali mela.
You can start as late as 30 minutes after the announced start time.
No, the roads will be open to traffic. Bikers are expected to follow road rules.
You will be either picked up by SAG (Support and Gear) vehicle or a bike technical team will help you repair the bike.
There will be SAG (Support and Gear) vehicles available throughout the ride to pick you up.
No. For safety reasons we do not allow people to wear headphones.
Yes, helmet is mandatory. No helmet, no ride.
No, there’s no fee to park at the DeAnza College parking lot.
Yes, restrooms will be available before, during and at the end of the ride.
Kids below 16 can ride with their parent.
No, registration fee is not refundable or transferrable.
On the day of the ride, at the starting point. Please make sure to bring a photo ID to pickup your registration kit.
Yes, if the child is above 4 years old and riding with you. Children under 6 years cannot participate in the 25k/50k rides.

About Asha for Education

Asha for Education is a secular, fully volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

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Asha Silicon Valley is a chapter of Asha for Education.

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About Team Asha

Team Asha is a premier endurance sports training program. It provides personalized coaching, motivation and support for individuals with a goal to run a half/full marathon or bike 100 km/100 miles or to do a triathlon. Since year 2000, Team Asha has helped hundreds of people realize their marathon and endurance biking aspirations.