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Metro Sponsors the Northridge Delis, Desserts and Deliciousness Ride, led by CICLE!

9:40 AM PDT on October 24, 2013

L.A. County Metro Sponsors the Northridge Delis, Desserts and Deliciousness Ride, led by C.I.C.L.E.!

Join us to explore these sweet establishments by bike!

On Saturday, November 16, through a sponsorship by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange), with the Valley Bikery, will lead a community bicycle ride, “The Northridge Deli, Desserts and Deliciousness Ride,” from Dearborn Park through Northridge and Granada Hills to visit some of the area’s tastiest spots. This expedition, open to all cyclists, will stop by The Original Weiler’s Northridge Delicatessen, Gayle’s Perks, Delicious Bakery, and A Sweet Design (whose passions are cakes and cupcakes!). At each stop, owners will welcome participants and share their business’ history, connection to the community and discuss their ingredients for creating a delicious establishment.

As with all C.I.C.L.E. rides, this ride is family-friendly, leisurely paced and will return to the starting point after the event. C.I.C.L.E. rides are fully supported, led by trained Ride Leaders and volunteers. The ride is under 10 miles. Prior to the ride we will address safe street riding and group ride etiquette to ensure smooth sailing.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Time: Meet at 10:30 a.m., the ride will leave promptly at 11 a.m.

Where: Dearborn Park, Northridge, Los Angeles CA 91325 (Wish Ave and Dearborn St)
Neighborhood: Northridge, Granada Hills
Accessible by Metro Trains and Buses: Metro Bus 166/364, 167 and 236/237

What to bring: Bring water, a snack, and a bicycle in good working order. This ride is FREE and open to anyone, but all participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting. All participants under 18 MUST wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian. Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem, or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.

About C.I.C.L.E.: Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is a nonprofit organization working to promote the bicycle as a viable, healthy, and sustainable transportation choice.

About Metro: Metro is the planner, operator and builder of LA County’s expanding public transportation system. The agency plays an important role in bicycle planning across LA County, funding more than $155.5 million for bicycle projects since 1993, facilitating first mile/last mile connections to transit and supporting bicycle transportation through various policies and programs. Metro’s sponsorship of C.I.C.L.E. events helps fulfill the agency’s goals of encouraging bicycle trips and promoting safe cycling skills.

About the Valley Bikery: The Valley Bikery is a community organization that promotes and supports cycling as a sustainable, healthy, and fun method of transportation in the San Fernando Valley.

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