Coming on the heels of a very successful Ciclavia, as part of National Bike Month, Los Angeles will be celebrating Bike Week May 13-19.
The Bike Week schedule this year is pretty packed!
Saturday, 5/11 – Dodgers’ Game Day Ride and Stadium Tour!
While Bike Week officially starts Monday, May 13th, C.I.C.L.E., the Eastside Bike Club, Metro, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are teaming up to sponsor a group bike ride for all ages from Union Station to Dodgers Stadium to catch a game with some bike-related perks. The ride meets in the Alameda entrance courtyard of Union Station at 2 PM. For more information, read this press release.
Monday, 5/13 – Fix Your Bike Day
9:45 AM Bike tour of Grand Park with elected officials
10 AM Bike Week kick-off media event at Grand Park
All day Bicycle repair workshops at various locations, including Westlake, Baldwin Park, South Gate
Tuesday, 5/14 – Blessing of the Bicycles
Wednesday, 5/15 – Guided Rides Day
All day Group bicycle rides at various locations, including Culver City, Pasadena, San Fernando Valley, and South LA
Thursday, 5/16 – Bike to Work Day
All day Bike to Work “pit stops” with refreshments and giveaways at over 60 worksites and transit stops
All day Free transit rides for bicyclists at 11 transit agencies: Metro, Metrolink, LADOT, Culver City Bus, Glendale Beeline, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena ARTS, Santa Clarita Transit, and Torrance Transit
Pledge to ride your bike on Bike to Work Day and you could win a new bicycle from REI and other great prizes!
Friday, 5/17 – Sunday, 5/19 – Bike Local Weekend
All day Discounts for bicyclists who mention “Bike Week” at over 60 retailers
Specifics about events on these days can be found on the Metro Bike Week website.