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Celebration and Rides: L.A.’s First Bike Corral at Cafe de Leche

8:58 AM PST on February 12, 2011

Thanks to the efforts of the bike corral's advocates, including Matt Schodorf (co-owner of the Cafe de Leche, where the corral will be located), City Councilmember Jose Huizar, and the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council, the first ever bike corral in Los Angeles will finally be open for public use!

To celebrate, a few rides are being organized around the area, starting around 8 AM and ending at the new corral in time for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 AM on Friday, February 18th, with Councilmember Huizar in front of Cafe de Leche!

The Event:

LA's 1st Bike Corral Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

When: Friday, February 18, 9:00 AM

Where: Cafe de Leche - 5000 York Blvd., Highland Park

The Rides:

LACBC will lead a ride starting from the Bicycle Kitchen at 706 Heliotrope (cross street is Melrose). Meet up with us at 7:30 AM, and we'll be departing at 7:45 AM.

The Flying Pigeon will host a ride starting at their shop at 3714 North Figueroa St. Meet up with them at 8 AM, and they'll depart at around 8:30 AM.

C.I.C.L.E. will host a ride that will pick up riders at 3 points: 1) Memorial Park in Pasadena (Gold Line stop) at 7:15 AM, 2) the Pasadena Mission Station (Gold Line stop) at 7:30 AM, and 3) the flag pole at Figueroa and York Blvd at 8:00 AM.

Come join any of these rides, or create your own to celebrate LA's first bike corral!

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