Open Thread: CicLAvia VIII, Heart of Los Angeles

The last CicLAvia of 2013 has come and gone, with the next one planned for “March probably April” per the CicLAvia Twitter account. So what did you think? Did you love it? Did you take our advice and just have fun? Did you wonder how in the world the person inside that cow costume didn’t cook herself to death? And how about the Spring Street Green-In-Places Occasionally Buffered Sometimes Unmarked Bike Lane?

As always, I’ll put my thoughts in the comments a little later. But if you need some inspiration, I used Storify to pull a couple of fun pictures from the event. BTW, we haven’t had one entry in our scavenger hunt yet…let’s get those pictures going people!

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