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 Route Details here

7 GREAT RIDES: 100-mile, 70-mile, 50-mile, 36-mile, 25-mile, and 15-mile rides, plus the First 5 LA Kids' Ride + Festival. 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

Riders start at the Autry Center in Griffith Park and hit the LA River Path down to Long Beach. They then do a loop around Long Beach and then return to Griffith Park. The profile is very flat, with few inclines—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

Riders start at the Autry Center in Griffith Park, take the L.A. River Path from Griffith Park down to Long Beach, and then head  back to Griffith Park. Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. Ride starts at 7:45 a.m. 2015 route

50-MILE HALF-CENTURY RIDE

Riders start at the Autry Center in Griffith Park,  take the L.A. River Path from Griffith Park down to the Paramount Dills Park Pit Stop, and then turn back to Griffith Park. 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

Riders start at the Autry Center in Griffith Park, ride down river on the LA River Path, then to the Hollenbeck Park Pit Stop in Boyle Heights, where they turn around and ride back to Griffith Park. Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. Ride starts at 8:45 a.m. 2015 route

FIRST 5 LA 15-MILE FAMILY RIDE

Riders start at the Autry Center in Griffith Park, take the LA River Path from Griffith Park down to the end of the Elysian Valley path, then turn around back to Griffith Park. This ride is on a dedicated bike path, along a scenic natural stretch of the LA River. Very young riders (and their families) can easily do this ride. Families can do this ride at a special Family Rate thanks to First 5 LA. Kids 12 and under ride for free. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. Ride starts at 10:30 a.m. 2015 route

FIRST 5 LA KIDS' RIDE AND FESTIVAL

This is a free ride upstream on the L.A. River Path from the entrance near the Autry. Riders will be escorted by parents to the path entrance and back. Total riding distance is 2 miles. If families are participating in both the kids' ride and the family ride, participate in the kids' ride first, then join up with the family riders. Kids will learn about bike safety and enjoy other activities. Bikes and push bikes are okay. Please, no tricycles. Participants are asked to bring their own bike. A limited quantity of bikes will be available to borrow for the festival only. Riders over 9 years of age should probably ride (with an adult) on the 15-mile Family Ride. The Kids’ Festival & Ride is free, courtesy of First 5 LA. 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, mechanical support, fun: Elysian Valley (mile 8), Hollenbeck Park (mile 13), Maywood Riverfront Park (mile 18), Dill's Park in Paramount (mile 25), and Shoreline Aquatic Park (mile 35).

Have questions?

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WHEN
June 12, 2016 at 7am - 4pm
WHERE
Autry National Center
4300 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
United States
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