Upcoming Events

February 7, 2014 Event 0 Comments

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 6:30am

Finish the Ride

When: Sunday, April 27
Where: start at the corner of Fountain Ave. at L Ron Hubbard Way

On Sunday, February 17th, 2013, Damian Kevitt and his wife were riding their bikes around the streets of Los Angeles and along the L.A. River Bike Path when someone driving a light colored mini-van struck Damian and pinned him underneath the mini-van. Damian suffered road burns and lost his right leg, and has since vowed to Finish the Ride that he started on that day. Please join Damian on an organized ride called Finish the Ride on April 27th. Proceeds benefit Challenged Athletes and LACBC.

Get more information about the ride at FinishtheRide.com.

March 12, 2014 Event 0 Comments

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 6:30pm - Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 8:00pm

 

 

LACBC has grown as an organization to 11 regional chapters throughout the county and 5 Bike Ambassador programs in Los Angeles City.  With so much going on, headquarters wants to help empower YOU to advocate in your local capacity.  Meet fellow advocates, learn the strategies, and ask questions.  Refreshments provided - see you there!

 

 

 

Outreach - March 20th
Powerpoint Presentattion

Membership - April 29th 
See full event flyer below
Powerpoint Presentation
(available after 4/29)
RSVP here.  
Spread the word here.  

Winning Campaigns Training - May 31st

Ride Marshal Training - July 12th

Fundraising - July 15th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 24, 2014 Event 0 Comments

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 9:30am - 2:00pm

 

 

Join us on the bike ride - take the PLEDGE at CarFreeSFV!
(those who pledge AND attend the event will enter a raffle to win cool prizes!)

Spread the word on Facebook!


Click on the images above to see a high-res flyer

Take the PLEDGE + attend our event =

You're entered into a raffle for...

a Braven 570 Bluetooth speaker (approximate value $100)
4 tickets to the CBS July 4 celebration ($160 value)
LA County Bike Coalition membership package (approximate value $100)
bike repair kit (approximate value $90)

You'll receive an all-day discount from participating restaurants and businesses.

Tuning Fork Gastropub- 25% off all food
California Pizza Kitchen (Studio City)- free small plate with $10 minimum order
The Counter Studio City- 10% off
Studio Cycle Company- 15% off
Road Runner Sports Studio City- 10% off (VIPs receive an extra 15% off if they can show they go their without their car)
Big Sugar Bakeshop- free cookie
Peet's Coffee & Tea (Studio City)- free small coffee

Click here to take the pledge (and RSVP for the ride or scavenger hunt).
More information available at carfreesfv.com

Things to bring for the ride - Sunscreen, a helmet, money and a lock!

Ewok jpeg kindly contributed by Sergey at www.Costume-Works.com

February 20, 2013 Event 0 Comments

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 7:00am

Flyer designed by Aislinn Glennon of Glennon Graphics.

When: Sunday, June 22, 2014

Where: 2 Start/Finish Locations, 10 Great Rides

Autry Center in Griffith Park: 100-, 70-, 50-, 36-, 25-, & 15-mile rides, plus Kids' Ride

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach: 100-, 70-, & 25-mile rides

 

10 GREAT RIDES: Choose your start/finish! 100-mile, 70-mile, 50-mile, 36-mile, NEW 25-mile, and 15-mile rides, plus a Kids' Ride + Family Bike Expo start and finish at The Autry Center in Griffith Park (Los Angeles). NEW 100-mile, 70-mile, and 25-mile rides start and finish at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Join over 2,000 other riders, and enjoy a great day of cycling fun, an Eco Expo, raffle, live music, and food. All proceeds benefit the work of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.

Quick Links:

 

Ride Descriptions & Start Times

  • All riders must wear helmets.
  • Refillable water bottle recommended.
  • Technical and medical support available along the ride.

START & FINISH at AUTRY NATIONAL CENTER - 4700 WESTERN HERITAGE WAY

PARKING ALERT: Due to massive DWP construction in Griffith Park, parking will be severely limited for the River Ride. All available parking for the River Ride within Griffith Park is reserved for the family and kids ride participants.  25, 36, 50, 70 and 100 mile riders must park at the Disney Lot at 1625 Flower St., Glendale, CA. This lot is just over one mile from the start line, secure, and FREE for our participants. Directions to the Parking lot: From the 5 fwy exit at Western Ave, from Western turn right on Flower St. The parking lot will be on your left. See map. Be sure to check out this video.

 

100-MILE CENTURY RIDE

If you've never done one, this ride is the perfect time to try it. The profile is very flat, very few inclines and none of them steep. This year's Century ride will be a new path and much improved based on your comments. Registration opens at 6:00 a.m. Ride starts at 7:00 a.m.

Park at 1625 Flower St., Glendale.

70-MILE PARK-TO-PLAYA RIDE

From Griffith Park to Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, and return. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. Ride starts at 7:45 a.m.

Park at 1625 Flower St., Glendale.

50-MILE HALF-CENTURY RIDE

From The Autry in Griffith Park to the City of Paramount and return. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. Ride starts at 8:00 a.m.

Park at 1625 Flower St., Glendale.

 

36-MILE TRAINING RIDE

From The Autry in Griffith Park to Maywood Riverfront Park and back. You'll spend 8 miles on the river path and detour through downtown for the remaining miles. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Ride starts at 8:30 a.m.

Park at 1625 Flower St., Glendale.

 

25-MILE EXPLORER RIDE

From The Autry in Griffith Park to the Boyle Heights and return. Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. Ride starts at 8:45 a.m.

Park at 1625 Flower St., Glendale.

15-MILE FAMILY RIDE
This ride is perfect for families as the entire route is on a dedicated bike path on the river. For ages 7 and up. Kids 12 and under ride for free thanks to the County Supervisors. All Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. Ride starts at 10:30 a.m.

Park in Griffith Park.

 

FIRST 5 LA KIDS' RIDE AND FUN FAIR **

Parents, teens, and young children are invited to the Family Bike Expo that features a variety of health and safety workshops designed to empower families who ride bikes. Teens and kids who complete our age-appropriate series of Education Workshops - led by Licensed Cycling Instructors - will receive a special certificate and prize.

The Kids Safety Ride is perfect for kids 3-8 years old who are still developing their biking skills. The ride will introduce young children to important bike safety lessons through fun, interactive activities. They will practice their riding techniques on a bike loop within the enclosed Autry Center parking lot through a series of obstacles, street signs, etc. Bikes and trikes are welcome - all riders must wear a helmet. Skuut push bikes will be available. The 2 mile Kids Ride will take riders between the ages of 5 and 10 (suggested) on a 2 mile journey on the LA River Bike Path. Bikes and push bikes welcome but please no Tricycles. All Kid's rides are FREE! Prizes and t-shirts for all registrants. Registration and festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. and go to 11am.

Park in Griffith Park.

START & FINISH AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC IN LONG BEACH

100-MILE LB CENTURY RIDE

If you've never done one, this ride is the perfect time to try it. The profile is very flat, very few inclines and none of them steep. This year's Century ride will be a new path and much improved based on your comments. Registration opens at 6:00 a.m. Ride starts at 7:00 a.m.

70-MILE PLAYA-TO-PARK RIDE 

Ride the River Ride in Reverse! Start and finish at the beautiful Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. You will turn around at the Autry National Center. Registration will open at 7:00 a.m. and the ride will begin at 7:45 a.m.

25-MILE LONG BEACH LOOP

Start at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and do a scenic tour of Long Beach.  Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 8:30 a.m. 

Photos by Brian Minami http://www.minamipictures.com

Rest stops with food, fun, and music: Elysian Valley (mile 8), Hollenbeck Park (mile 13), Maywood Riverfront Park (mile 18), Dill's Park in Paramount (mile 25) and Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific (mile 35)

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What does our River Ride jersey look like? When is my start time?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions section.

 

YOUR RIDE MAKES A DIFFERENCE: SUPPORT THE COMPLETION OF THE L.A. RIVER BIKEWAY

The L.A. River Ride is the signature event of Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, the only non-profit organization representing the over 3 million bicyclists in L.A. County, working county-wide to improve conditions for bicyclists while building community life in the area.

Your participation makes a significant contribution to LACBC's efforts to complete the L.A. River Bikeway from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach, and to make bicycling safe and enjoyable for everyone. The river ride also benefits : Moms In Motion.

Thank You to Our River Ride Sponsors

   INCYCLESPECIALIZED  LA County SupervisorsLA City Councilmembers   CH2M HILLSPARKLETTSwarner brosHELEN'S CYCLESiMARTIN BICYCLESYESkoa corpDT SWISS

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