How do you #bikeLA?


Where do you ride & how often do you ride?

What makes biking in LA great?

What needs to be done to make biking LA better?

  • @CharlieTuba42 tweeted link to this page. 2017-04-17 18:07:35 -0700
  • commented 2017-04-17 18:06:56 -0700
    I still cycle at nearly 61 and I was rear-ended last September riding home from church.
  • commented 2017-04-14 11:18:45 -0700
    Newly full-time bike commuter here. I have a short ride Beverly Grove to Beverly Hills and love to ride on weekends.
  • commented 2017-03-27 11:06:13 -0700
    For years I have biked from Venice to Santa Monica on the bike path. I also biked from my Venice home to the bank, market, post office etc.

    Then last year I lost my Venice home to a “flipper” and moved to Playa Vista. Some routes are still okay but traveling on Lincoln Blvd from Jefferson to Washington is DANGEROUS. I have only tried it a couple of times. The only alternative is to go west on the bike path to Playa del Rey, then on to Fisherman’s Village which is way out of the way. Do you have any suggestions?

    Is anything planned to ameliorate this situation?
  • commented 2017-03-26 13:00:06 -0700
    I’m a commuter. About 3 times a week I ride 28 miles round trip from Fairfax & 3rd to Pasadena. Keep drawing in bike lanes!
  • commented 2017-03-12 23:14:58 -0700
    Former bicycle commuter; love to ride when I can. LA needs safer cycling and less conflict between bikes and cars. LACBC does great work and I look forward our inevitable progress. I’m a generously-sized 60 yr. old woman who’s on the road to inspire others to take up the sport!
  • commented 2017-03-06 16:23:17 -0800
    I love to ride my bike. I ride 5-6 times a week. It is a great form of exercise and best of all, unlike team sports, one can ride at any pace they want. No dropped passes, missed shots, strikeouts, and so on. Plus, no one yells at you. Pure enjoyment. In LA, one can ride pretty much all year long. I would love to see more infrastructure built for cyclists. Competing with cars, buses, and trucks is risky business.
  • commented 2017-01-31 23:12:24 -0800
  • commented 2017-01-29 17:58:40 -0800
    Since I consider all cycling a joy, you’ll rarely see me cycling without a specific purpose. When I’m in town, you’re most likely to see me cycling daily to the gym, as well as completing local shopping and errands. (Could someone please explain to me the concept of driving to the gym for a spin class?) For greater distances, especially when time is of the essence, I take my bike on transit. (Yes, I do own a car and about once a week you’re likely to see me using it for large and cumbersome items, combining the purchases into one efficient trip.)

    This October will be the 23rd annual Peak to Peak (Big Bear to Mammoth) supporting the U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center at Big Bear. (I’ve ridden all but two. If you’re looking for a five-day, fully supported ride for a great cause, I doubt you could find one more enjoyable than this.)

    Other than that, I’m most likely cycling the far corners of the world. Having cycled some 30 countries, I enjoy most learning about their peoples, their cultures, and making many new friends pedaling the back roads of the world. Which gives me an idea for LACBC. Since many of the cultures of the world are represented right here in L.A. County, how about working with consulates and/or community organizations to establish rides that feature a specific country and its culture? As much smaller, more manageable versions of CicLAvia, these rides would give cyclists opportunities to learn about the cultures and peoples of L.A. County, perhaps with event venues in parks and community centers in neighborhoods with heavy concentrations of people from that country. These rides could be educational, entertaining, and promote better understandings between cyclists and L.A. County’s diverse ethnic communities. Given the present political situation, it’s a perfect way for LACBC and L.A. County to show the world we care.
  • commented 2017-01-17 06:50:18 -0800
    I bike to work every day right along Wilshire Blvd past the 405. It’s very scary. Still, I am committed to staying the course. I won’t back down!

    Also, I listen to the Talking Headways podcast while I bike, and recently heard Tamika Butler’s speech at NACTO. Very inspiring! Keep up the good work.
  • commented 2017-01-14 10:29:47 -0800
    Hello I have been riding The LA river path to griffith park for over 12 years
  • commented 2017-01-11 15:55:31 -0800
    The best view of DTLA is from the saddle.
  • commented 2017-01-09 16:16:22 -0800
    Great organization – incredible people. Making the world (LA) a safer and friendlier place.
  • commented 2017-01-09 15:12:53 -0800
    I commute and also use my bike for riding in the Sepulveda Basin. I am not on it much when it is cold but when it warms up, look out coyotes and walkers (on the bike path, big signs!).
  • commented 2017-01-09 07:14:17 -0800
    Fit frequent “senior” LA visitor (usually with a rental car) looking for safe 15 to 20 mile round trip mostly flat safe bike paths. Have only ridden along the shore from Santa Monica down to Playa del Rey area. Need more. Help please. Thanks
  • commented 2017-01-07 22:22:06 -0800
    Roadie, that loves group rides.
  • commented 2017-01-06 07:48:14 -0800
    I bought my first racing bike- a Raleigh Pro MK II in 1970 and I’m still riding it. I ride most days to do errands on pleasure trips. I do adventure cycling rides- self supported long distance. The bicycling infrastructure is improving, but it has a ways to go.
  • commented 2017-01-02 09:06:50 -0800
    I would lose my mind if I didn’t have my bike in LA for commuting, pleasure, and otherwise, and I’m so proud of the work LACBC does, and grateful for the more bikeable city we already have.
  • commented 2017-01-01 18:06:23 -0800
    64 yr. old female cyclist. Love riding city streets and really seeing the city. WISH L.A. were a world-class cycling city. Wish the bike lanes would proliferate and safety improve. IMAGINE – L.A. > a world class cycling city >nice dream. Lets make it come true and push our politicians to make it happen.
  • commented 2017-01-01 17:00:21 -0800
    Big Dummy, baby.
  • commented 2016-12-31 18:18:28 -0800
    Mountain biker, road biker, commuter and all around bike lover! I average 120 miles per week commuting to work from Burbank to Hollywood. I know we have a long way to go but appreciate all the work LACBC and Walk Bike Burbank have put forward to make our cities more bike friendly and raise bicycle awareness. Thank you, if you see me on the streets or on the trails smile and say Hi!
  • commented 2016-12-31 16:29:23 -0800
    Not a rodie, not a mountain biker, not a cruiser. I’m all of those. I think training wheels should go the way of the dodo and all kids should start on balance bikes. I love my Pinarello Dogma and my Masi Soulville the same amount. Hydraulic disk brakes for the win!!!!
  • commented 2016-12-31 13:54:49 -0800
    starting to love biking at night
  • commented 2016-12-31 11:18:06 -0800
    I’m passionate about cycling, the freedom and the camaraderie. Adventures, keeping fit and enjoying the journey. Design, technology and culture. Stories and friendships. After being hit by a car while riding, I want to protect all the great things about biking in LA.
  • commented 2016-12-27 22:23:41 -0800
    Used to commute to work until I retired. Now ride for pleasure and exercise.
  • commented 2016-12-27 08:48:26 -0800
    Adventure cycling, CX racing, bike commuting middle aged guy in spandex here. I’m just having fun and getting back into shape. I joined a team (Roaring Mouse) and I’m looking to participate in some bike advocacy volunteer work and make some like minded friends too.
  • commented 2016-12-13 22:03:00 -0800
    Not a roadie. Commute 5 miles each way most workdays. Suburban-to-urban SFV. Got a Lumos helmet with turn signals embedded, drivers give me /lots/ more respect when in the middle of a lane. Amazing how much safer a simple striped bike lane is than the same width but only “Share the road” signs. Drivers wander all over unmarked wide lanes, they stay out of marked bike lanes. Thanks for your hard work!
  • commented 2016-12-04 07:26:10 -0800
    I ride to work 3 days a week and for fun whenever I can!
  • commented 2016-12-03 17:33:25 -0800
    I cycle for the joy of it — wind in the hair (albeit helmet covered), new vistas viewed from new perspectives, thrilling downhills, and satisfying exercise.

    Appreciate all LACBC has done to improve biking infrastructure in our huge county, and am looking forward to supporting more great projects ensuring biking is safe and fun for Angelenos.
  • commented 2016-12-01 11:23:30 -0800
    Love all types of riding, casual/city, road, mountain. We are all fortunate to live in one of the most bike-conducive areas in the world – it would be nice to get more people out of car seats and on to bike seats!


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