LA/Metro: Expo/Mid-City Ride

Show your support for bicycling in LA!
Join the first Expo/Mid-City Bike Ride to celebrate  Bike Week LA and 5.9 miles of new bike lanes along  the Expo Line. All interested bike enthusiasts are
invited to join Dan Dabek, executive director of CICLE, in navigating Downtown Los Angeles, South LA and  Culver City – all by bicycle!
The approximately 40-minute ride will follow  Exposition Bl on the newly built Expo Line bike lanes,  starting at Expo Park/USC Station and ending at
La Cienega/Jefferson Station.

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