Tag Archives: biking

This Saturday: Women Bike, Women Lead

Attention all lades! On February 21, join other women-identified cyclists for the Women Bike, Women Lead ride. The ride meets at Grand Park at 10:00, with the guided group ride leaving at 10:30. The ride will head down into South LA and will come back to Grand Park by about 2:00. The ride is expected […]

CicLAVia as Seen Through My Eyes: South LA, 12/7/2014

Sunday afternoon was CicLAvia, the event where streets are closed to vehicle traffic as a celebration for bikes, skateboards, and non-motorized vehicles. Sunday was the first time the event was thrown in South LA. I did the ride with my friends, Skippy and Samantha, and we had a blast! We met up at my place […]

CicLAvia – South LA – 12/7/2014

This Sunday is the next CicLAvia event, and the first in South LA.  The route will connect Leimert Park to Central Ave. via Martin Luther King Blvd., and will be open only to bike, skate and pedestrian traffic.  Hubs will be located along the route that include various events celebrating the neighborhood culture and will […]

Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Weekend: Part Three

Happy Friday, dear readers!  We made it through the week, and if you’re anything like me you’re kicking off your weekend by eating a personal sized pizza on the couch (don’t judge me).  After all the fun last weekend with Halloween and Dia de los Muertos celebrations, I’m ready to keep this weekend low key. […]

Riding Through Country Club Park

One of my favorite feelings in the world is when I bike through a part of the city that’s new to me, and I discover something beautiful that I’ve never seen before. About two weeks ago, I rode south on Norton, a great street for biking and with beautiful scenery.  I approached a hill, the […]

New Law–Give Bikes 3 Feet

On September 16th, a new law will go into effect that requires motorists to give a minimum of three feet of space when passing a bicyclist.  If no space is available, the driver must slow down and pass when the coast is clear.  The previous law required motor vehicles to keep a “safe distance.”  Fines […]

Ovarian Psycos Present: Bike-In Movie Night – 6/25/2014

Looking for something fun to do tomorrow in the long, summer night?  Come screen two short documentaries on ghost bikes presented by the bicycle brigade Ovarian Psycos. What is a ghost bike?  They are white-painted bicycles that are places as a memorial near the site of where a cycles was killed by a car.  They […]