C.I.C.L.E. Presents: Tweed, Moxie & Mustaches Ride: The Historic Arroyo Seco, Sponsored by Metro!

Ladies and gents, dress in your finest and roll through history with dashing, distinguished, and dapper bicyclists during C.I.C.L.E.’s Tweed, Moxie and Mustaches Ride!

On Saturday, January 18, through a sponsorship by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange), will lead a community bicycle ride, “Tweed, Moxie and Mustaches” around the historic Arroyo Seco, traversing the watershed, bike path and local streets. This expedition, open to all cyclists, will make three stops including Judson Studios, housing and creating hand crafted stained and unique forms of architectural glass since the 1800s; the Lummis Home, a 19th century landmark on the west bank of the Arroyo Seco; and the Audubon Center at Debs Park, an environmental education and conservation center nestled away in Los Angeles’ fourth largest park. Participants will explore the deep history at each stop as well as each location’s intricate connection to the community.

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, January 18, 2014

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

Where: Highland Park Gold Line Station
203 N. Avenue 58, Los Angeles CA 90042
Accessible by Metro Gold Line; Metro Buses 81, 83, 256, and Dash Highland Park/Eagle Rock

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.

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