Upcoming Events

July 1, 2015 Event 0 Comments

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 9:00am - Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

For the summer of 2015, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition is offering a series of FREE bicycle safety classes. Funding for this program is provided by Metro through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

There are three different classes being offered:

  • "Street Cycling Skills" (TS101-A) - Session A
  • "Street Cycling Skills" (TS101-B) - Session B
  • "Basic Bicycling Skills"

All classes are taught by trained League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). These classes are for adults and youth who are at least 14 years old. Minors must be accompanied by their parent or an adult guardian. Participants receive a free bicycle helmet and bike lights.

Classes are being offered in:

  • Claremont
  • Cudahy
  • Culver City
  • Downtown Los Angeles (Metro)
  • East Los Angeles
  • North Hills (San Fernando Valley)
  • North Long Beach
  • Pacoima
  • Reseda
  • Santa Monica

Check out the full schedule, and register at http://la-bike.org/bicyclesafetyclasses.

August 27, 2015 Event 0 Comments

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 9:30am - 1:00pm

It's Labor Day Weekend. It's the end of the summer. You probably want to be by the coast, enjoying the sun before heading back to school or work.

Join us for the next Sunday Funday Ride, led by LACBC Board Member Caryn Howard, as well as super volunteer Wayne Howard. This 25-mile guided ride will include a bike's eye view of 8 parks, several lagoons and lakes, and a couple of Long Beach colleges, all while utilizing some of Long Beach's amazing biking infrastructure. 

When: Sunday, September 6; meet at 9:30 a.m., ride at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Meet at Promenade Square Park (map) in Long Beach, which is just behind the Bikestation at 223 E 1st St

RSVP: RSVP here.

What to Bring: water, snacks, spare tube, money to support local businesses along the way

About Sunday Funday Rides: Sunday Funday Rides are free and open to LACBC members plus one guest. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up for membership online (or become a member at the ride at a discounted price).

 

August 24, 2015 Event 0 Comments

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00am - Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 1:00pm

Join LACBC, Los Angeles Walks, and UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies for the fourth biennial Los Angeles bike and pedestrian count in 2015. We have over 120 locations throughout the City of Los Angeles and we can't do it without your help. You'll be collecting vital data that will be used to advocate for better bicycle and pedestrian funding for years to come.

You can check locations near you on this MAP. Please sign up HERE for a count location for one (or more!) of the following shifts:

  • Wednesday, September 16, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Wednesday, September 16, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you have any question about the counts, please email: count@la-bike.org.

July 21, 2015 Event 0 Comments

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

The Second Annual Awards Gala

FIREFLY BALL
Celebrating a Bright Future for LA County

Named out of its timing with the seasonal launch of Operation Firefly, an education and bike light distribution program of LACBC, the Firefly Ball is a light-filled evening of art, music, food and drink.
Celebrate with us as we honor community members doing good bike work while raising much needed funds for LA’s largest, full service bike advocacy nonprofit--the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition!

This year's honorees are:

  • Mayor Richard Riordan — Passionate Pedal Award
  • Tafarai Bayne — The Alex Baum Award for Achievement in Advocacy
  • Councilmembers Mitch Englander & Joe Buscaino — The Innovator Award

Join us at 6 p.m. for a cocktail hour and silent auction (in your classy, business attire). Our dinner program commences at 7pm.

WHEN: Thursday, October 29; 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

WHERE: The Majestic Downtown - 650 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

CONTACT: Kelly Martin · kelly@la-bike.org · (213) 629-2142 ext.112

RSVP: Reserve your Tickets Here.

MEDIA KIT: For everything you need to know about being an event/table sponsor coming soon.

TRIBUTE JOURNAL:  Unable to attend, but want to place an ad in our tribute journal?  Coming soon.

DONATE:  Can't make it, but still want to help?  Donate here.

PARKING: TBA.  Bike Valet provided.  Closest Metro Red Line stop is at 7th and Flower.