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    16th Annual Los Angeles River Ride benefitting LACBC

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    The 16th Annual Los Angeles River Ride is on Sunday, June 12th! 

    YOUR RIDE MAKES A DIFFERENCE: SUPPORT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY BICYCLE COALITION!

    The Los Angeles River Ride benefits the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, the only non-profit organization working to make all communities in L.A. County healthy, safe, and fun places to ride bikes.

    When: Sunday, June 12, 2016

    Where: Autry Center in Griffith Park

    7 GREAT RIDES: 100-mile, 70-mile, 50-mile, 36-mile, 25-mile, and 15-mile rides, plus a Kids' Ride + Fun Fair. Start and finish at The Autry Center in Griffith Park (Los Angeles).  Join over 2,000 other riders, and enjoy a great day of bicycling fun, exploration, a post-ride expo, a raffle, live music, and more. All participants receive a t-shirt, goodie bag, and finisher's medal. All proceeds benefit the work of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.

    Ride Descriptions & Start Times (tentative)

    • All riders must wear helmets.
    • Bringing a refillable water bottle is recommended.
    • Technical and medical support available along the ride.

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

    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. Registration opens at 6:00 a.m. Ride starts at 7:00 a.m. 2015 route

    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. 2015 route

    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. 2015 route

    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. 2015 route

    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. 2015 route

    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. 2015 route

    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 L.A. River Bike Path. Bikes and push bikes welcome but please no Tricycles. All kids 12 and under ride for FREE! Prizes and t-shirts for all registrants. Registration and festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. and go to 11 a.m.

    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).

    WHEN
    June 12, 2016 at 7am
    WHERE
    Autry National Center
    4300 Western Heritage Way
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    United States
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