Santa Monica Critical Mass

So as to not compete with the Critical Mass rides the previous week, Santa Monica Critical Mass meets the first Friday of every month.  The ride begins at the Santa Monica Pier or UCLA and Venice Beach at 5:30pm
(merges with main ride).

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Throwback Thursday: Santa Monica Critical Mass

|
For those that don’t know, Critical Mass is a monthly bike ride that takes place on the 4th Friday of the month. The purpose of the ride is to gather so many cyclists that drivers can’t ignore them, buzz them or harass them. This both created a safe place for cycling and made a statement […]

Santa Monica Critical Mass

|
Last Friday of every month in hundreds of cities around the world, cyclists, roller bladers, boarders, etc…come together for a festive rolling celebration. It’s an organized coincidence with no leaders and no set agenda. People come together for many reasons, to assert their right to cleaner air, less congestion, safer roads, and to celebrate and […]

Santa Monica Critical Mass

|
Last Friday of every month in hundreds of cities around the world, cyclists, roller bladers, boarders, etc…come together for a festive rolling celebration. It’s an organized coincidence with no leaders and no set agenda. People come together for many reasons, to assert their right to cleaner air, less congestion, safer roads, and to celebrate and […]

Streetfilms: San Francisco Halloween Mass

|
Before heading down to LA, Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson took a ride with what some are calling the largest Critical Mass in history, last Friday’s San Francisco Critical Mass.  Dressed as a bee, Clarence manages to find several other bees, people dressed as everything from the police and even random people screaming out their support for […]

What to Expect at Friday’s Critical Mass

|
Believe it or not, this was done with the officer’s consent. Photo: Digable Soul/Flickr Critical Mass has gone mainstream.  Following last month’s "Critical Mass Attack," where an officer was caught on tape kicking at cyclists’ bikes before the cameraman was tackled to the ground, it seems you can’t go anywhere without reading or discussing Critical […]