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LACBC and Just Ride LA don’t want you to worry about getting stranded with your bike due to a flat tire or mechanical problem. These things don't have to keep you from enjoying a ride to work, to visit friends and family, to go shopping, or to just ride for fun. You don’t need to be a master mechanic to fix a number of problems that could come up during an every day ride. Bring your bike and we'll show you some basic repairs and adjustments that you can do by the side of the road.
Colin Bogart, LACBC Education Director and Christian V, Just Ride LA mechanic extraordinaire will be your instructors. They’ll cover:
* Fixing a flat tire
* What kinds of flats are there and which ones can you fix?
* Shifter adjustment
* Brake adjustment
We recommend that you bring your bike so if you have any questions specific to your bike, we can answer them.
Attendees will be entered into a raffle for prizes at the end of the workshop.
Join LACBC for Bike Month's Sunday Funday Ride starting and ending at The Wheelhouse in the Arts District. One of our favorite new local shops, The Wheelhouse combines community, coffee, and bikes, and is an active supporter of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. The route will explore neighborhoods north of Downtown L.A. including the newly opened Los Angeles State Historical Park. Come early for a great cup of coffee. Starting in May, The Wheelhouse will expand their food offerings, so plan to stick around afterwards for a bite to eat and see one of L.A.'s most exciting new spaces.
Don't have a bike but want to join the fun? Thanks to Metro, our Bike Month co-sponsor, we will have a limited number of Metro Bike Share bikes available for use on this Sunday Funday ride. Bike Share riders must be 16 or older, sign a bike share waiver, stay with the Sunday Funday group and will be able to use the bikes during the Sunday Funday ride only. Bikes are available on a first-come first-served basis limited to 20 bikes. If you need a bike and would like to check out a Bike Share bike, you must sign up in advance for a bike here: https://goo.gl/forms/uqWbqFaPjK5dqJQC3 This ride is part of a series of rides for Bike Month presented by Metro.
Ride Mileage: 16 miles
Meet at 09:30 a.m. Roll at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Funday Rides are usually free and open to LACBC members plus one guest, but for Bike Month the ride is open to all, thanks to Metro. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up for membership online (or become a member at the ride!)Taking pictures and video? Use these hashtags:
@lacbc @thewheelhousela @BikeMetro #lacbceverywhere #bikeLA #sundayfunday
The Ride of Silence is a worldwide event commemorating those who have been injured or lost while cycling in the public roadway. Started in 2003, thousands of cyclists convene at hundreds of locations across the globe to participate in this silent ride.
We will be meeting at the North Hollywood Metro Red Line Station. The presentation will start at 6:30pm and as a show of unity, the ride will be leaving exactly at 7:00pm.
The ride will cover seven miles at a pace of 10 - 12mph. All cyclists should bring front and rear lights. Cyclists under 18 years old are required to wear a helmet.
The 17th Annual Los Angeles River Ride is on Sunday, June 4th, 2017!
When: Sunday, June 4, 2017
Where: 2 start locations at The Autry in Griffith Park (4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles) or Marina Green Park in Long Beach (386 Shoreline Drive, Long Beach)
10 Great Routes to Choose from:
From The Autry in Griffith Path: 100-mile, 70-mile, 50-mile, 36-mile, 25-mile, and 15-mile routes, plus the First 5 LA Kids' Ride + Festival.
Long Beach routes are back! From Marina Green Park in Long Beach: 100-mile, 70-mile, and 25-mile routes.
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, a non-profit organization working to make all communities in L.A. County healthy, safe, and fun places to ride bikes.
Kids 12 and under ride for free for all rides! Prices increase after May 10th.
Registration Fees (through May 10th)
From Griffith Park:
LACBC Member Fee
100-mile, 70-mile, 50-mile rides
36-mile, 25-mile, or 15-mile rides
kids' ride & all kids 12 & under
From Long Beach:
LACBC Member Fee
100-mile, 70-mile rides
all kids 12 & under
Plus the First 5 LA Family Rate covers up to 2 adults and 3 children under 18 for $30.
All registrations include a 1-year membership to LACBC.
All current LACBC members will have their membership renewed.
Ride Descriptions & Start Times
For ride descriptions, start times, and other information check out the River Ride FAQ page.
Volunteer for the L.A. River Ride
The L.A. River Ride could not happen without amazing volunteers! We have volunteer opportunities both before the ride and on the day of the ride. Volunteering also comes with special perks.
Click here to get updates on L.A. River Ride volunteer opportunities.
Sponsor the L.A. River Ride
Last year, the Los Angeles River Ride, with the help of our media partners, reached over 200,000 people in Southern California and beyond. This year your company can be part of this event. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to the L.A. River Ride Sponsors