This month, we’re going to join forces with some of our local bike clubs to ride to the Watts Towers! Organized by LACBC and LA Wheelmen member David Nakai, this ride will actually have three different rides for various abilities. You will be able to choose from a medium and moderately flay 37-mile ride, the LA Wheelmen’s 49-mile hilly challenge ride through the Baldwin Hills, and a 10-mile ride from Jesse Owens Park to the Towers and back
All rides will reach the Watts Towers, where you’ll get the chance to take a tour if you choose. Constructed by Simon Rodia over the span of 33 years, the Watts Towers is a National Historic Landmark that features 17 structures embedded with glass, tile, and porcelain. Other sites along the way of the longer rides include the Great Western Forum, Hollywood Park, Major Taylor Bicycle Route, and Ballona Creek Bike Trail.
So come join us and learn more about LACBC, your local bike clubs, and the LA region on this ride! More info.
For the 49-mile ride and 37-mile ride:
Where: Meet at Dock 52 – 13555 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, 90292 (map)
Ride Length & Difficulty: For 49-mile ride: difficult for the hilliness, for the 37-mile ride: moderate and mostly flat
Ride Duration: Allow approximately 6 hours of time to complete these rides, explore the Watts Towers, and possibly get some food
For the 10-mile ride:
Where: Meet at Jesse Owens Park – 9651 South Western Avenue, 90047 (map)
Ride Length & Difficulty: 10 miles, easy
Ride Duration: Allow approximately 3 hours to ride, explore the Watts Towers, and possibly get some food
RSVP: To RSVP or volunteer as ride support, please contact Carol Feucht, Membership & Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about this ride: On the LACBC website.
About Sunday Fundays: Sunday Funday Rides are free and open to LACBC members plus one guest. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up for membership online or become a member at the ride at a discounted price.