LA/Metro: 9th Annual Blessing of the Bikes

This multi-denominational Event is a highlight of Bike Week every year.  For Past Streetsblog coverage see photoblogs on the 6h Blessing of the Bikes and 7th Blessing of the Bikes.

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Good Sam’s Blesses the Bikes

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A multi-faith approach to bike blessings This morning Good Samaritan Hospital held one of the most popular events of Bike to Work Week, the Blessing of the Bicycles.  This marks the sixth year that Good Sam’s has held this event to celebrate cycling, mourn the cyclists lost since last year’s blessing and bring together some […]

7th Annual Blessing of the Bikes: A Photoblog

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All pictures: Carter Rubin Undeterred by this morning’s torrential drizzle, bicyclists joined together with family, friends, hospital staff, and an assortment of Los Angeles city officials for Good Samaritan Hospital’s 7th Annual Blessing of the Bicycles ceremony.  Goodsam CEO and avid bicyclist Andy Beeka presided over the event.  Those who attended were treated to a […]

Send Us Your Bike Week Media

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(Want to celebrate Bike Week but can’t make an event? You can help out Bikeside with their L.A. Bike Survey or Bike Nation Long Beach right from your desk. – DN) Last week, Streetsblog asked you to send us your Bike to School Day media for a short video we’re working on celebrating Bike Week in Los […]

Bike Week Kicks off at Universal Studios

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Two Monsters and Two Politicians Fix a Bike.  Insert Your Own Joke Here. Metro kicked off its celebration of Bike to Work Week at the Universal City Rail Station earlier this morning. LA City Councilmembers Tom LaBonge and Wendy Greuel and Metro Board member Ara Najaraian joined Shrek and The Mummy in giving a demonstration […]