Saturday, June 13, 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:
- Culver City
- Downtown Los Angeles (Metro)
- North Hills (San Fernando Valley)
- North Long Beach
- Santa Monica
Check out the full schedule (beginning Sunday, June 7), and register at http://la-bike.org/bicyclesafetyclasses.
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Join LACBC and our board member, Patrick Pascal, this 4th of July weekend as for a fun weekend ride exploring L.A. history! Beginning in Silver Lake, we will ride to the edge of Griffith Park, on the L.A. River Bike Path, through Chinatown, and through Angelino Heights. We'll visit FOLAR's Frog Spot, Olvera Street, Mulholland Fountain, and Angelino Heights' beautiful Victorian houses, and have an opportunity to end with ice cream.
When: Sunday, July 5, meet at 8:30 a.m., ride at 9:00 a.m. (early start to avoid the heat)
Where: Meet at Sunset Triangle Plaza at Sunset and Edgecliff in Silver Lake.
RSVP: RSVP here.
Ride Mileage: 15 miles
Ride Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours with stops
Difficulty: moderate with two hills climbs
What to Bring: water, snack, spare tube, money if you want ice cream
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).
Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 9:30am
When: Sunday, August 2; Meet at 9:30 a.m, Ride at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Del Valle Park - 5939 Henrilee St. (at Woodruff) Lakewood, CA 90713, by the airplane (map)
Bring out your whole family for this ride around the Long Beach and Lakewood area! For the fourth summer in a row, LACBC Board Member and Lakewood resident Steve Boyd leads this mellow ride. We'll ride along the San Gabriel Bike Path and head south to PCH and back. Children on bikes and in trailers are welcome!
Ride Length: not more than 18 miles (riders will have the option of turning around for a 6-mile ride or riding for a longer 18-mile ride)
Ride Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours, including stops for rest when needed
Difficulty: easy, great for the whole family
What to Bring: helmets for children under 18, water, snacks
RSVP: Please RSVP here.
About Sunday Fundays: 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.