Well, it’s finally here. Sunday is CicLAvia! Most people that read Streetsblog regularly already know how to have fun in the streets, as evidenced above. That makes it contingent on us to welcome anyone who appears to be playing in the street for the first time.
Joe Linton helpfully provides some links to activities happening around the CicLAvia area and beyond on Sunday. Just click on the link…:
BikeRoWave (Mar Vista): Meet at 8am in front of BikeRoWave, at 12255 Venice Boulevard, before heading east at 8:30am. Details at L.A. Streetsblog.
Burbank: Depart at 830am from Chandler Blvd and Keystone Street. Ride bike path to North Hollywood, and take the Metro Red Line to CicLAvia.
CrankMob Park (Culver City): Meet at 9:30am, ride at 10am – at CrankMob Park aka Media Park in Culver City, located at Venice Boulevard and Canfield Avenue – across from Trader Joe’s. Event info at Midnight Ridazz.
I Martin Bike Shop (near Beverly Center): Meet at 8:30am at I Martin, at 8330 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 90036. 8:30 – Free bike safety check, 9am – basic road riding workshop, and ride departs at 9:30am. Details at Facebook event page.
Northeast L.A. (Bike Oven): Meet at Avenue 37 and Figueroa Street outside the Bike Oven / Flying Pigeon. Gather 9am, depart 9:30am. Event info at Midnight Ridazz.
Occidental College (Eagle Rock): 10am at FEAST Garden on Campus Road at Coons Road. See UEPI event page.
San Gabriel Valley: Meet at Walgreens at Main Street at Fremont Avenue in Alhambra – meet 8:30am, departs 9am – details at Facebook event page
UCLA: Meet at Ackerman Bus Terminal, meet 10am, departs 10:30am – contact ngaber [at] ucla.edu if you’d like to join.
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