Group Discussion: Public Bike Tours in California

Travel is more enjoyable on a bike. But how do you navigate serious distances, logistics and other types of transportation with your bike – being time and cost efficient?

We’ll talk with a panel of experienced adventurers, who know the inside details on Amtrak policies (and workarounds!), what airlines and buses will allow bikes, how to schedule, what to bring (and what to leave) top destinations, hotel or camping?best practices to keep things super fun.

Special appearances by members of the TOP SECRET Adventure Scouts of LA. Party to follow.

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King of CicLAvia: Richie Trimble’s 14.5 ft. Tall Bike!

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In addition to the 150,000 cyclists that took to Venice Blvd. on Sunday, at CicLAvia VI: CicLAvia To the Sea, the “King of CicLAvia”  was crowned. The crown was not awarded by the event-creators, but by the buzz surrounding Richie Trimble’s over a hundred pound, 14.5 foot – to the seat, 17 foot – to […]

City of L.A.’s First Parking-Protected Bike Lanes: Reseda Boulevard

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Yesterday, the city of Los Angeles installed its first ever parking-protected bike lanes. They’re on Reseda Boulevard in Northridge, part of the mayor’s Great Streets Initiative. As of this morning, the project is roughly one-quarter complete. The new protected lanes, also known as cycletracks, are mostly complete on the west side of Reseda Blvd from Plummer Street […]

Facebook Face Off: Malibu’s Anti-Bike Crusade Runs Into Opposition

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A cyclist blocking traffic in Malibu on the PCH. Photo:JGL Songs/Flickr Generally, I try to avoid writing about Facebook "groups" that bag cyclists, pedestrians or transit riders and projects because they’re not really representative of anything other than an angry person with a keyboard. However, that was before Biking In L.A. pointed us towards a […]