Despite the intermittently rainy conditions, we here at the LADOT Bike Blog just received some good news for Bike Week LA. We just got confirmation from Metro that the Downtown LA Ride will take place tomorrow morning, rain or shine. While an extremely heavy downpour could shut the ride down for good, a light rain won’t deter us from getting things started. Metro, LADOT, LAPD, and CICLE will all be on hand to help bicyclists enjoy a fun ride through downtown. LAPD will provide an escort for the assembled riders and members of CICLE will act as “sweepers” at the back of the pack to make sure no one falls behind.
We highly recommend that you bring along a little rain gear, just in case. If bicyclists in cities like Portland can brave inclement weather in droves, why not in Los Angeles? We’ll see you, bright and early at 8:00 AM, with our rain pants on.