Monthly Archives: July 2011

July Family Ride Recap

We had a fun ride, with lots of new faces out there on bikes. The rain gardens have now been planted, on both sides of Ballona Creek, between Duquesne and Overland. Next month’s ride (Saturday August 26, around 10am) will … Continue reading

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July Family Ride

The July Family Ride will be on Sunday, July 31.  We’ll do a nice easy ride on the Ballona Creek Bike Path to the Middle School, and then take residential streets to end up at Carlson Park (route), where we’ll … Continue reading

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EAT REAL this weekend!

Join CCBC at the Eat Real Festival on Saturday & Sunday, July 16th & 17th at Helm’s Bakery. Eat Real is a free two-day festival at Helms Bakery that celebrates eating, making and growing good, affordable food. L.A.’s best food … Continue reading

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Speak Out for Safer Streets, Part 2

Here is the latest on the Safe Routes to School Grant: The city has decided to pursue the $500,000 non-infrastructure grant. This will allow our city to more effectively implement Education, Encouragement and Enforcement programs throughout the city. This Non-Infrastructure … Continue reading

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Music Tour on Bicycle

Great story about Ben Sollee, a cellist who tours by bicycle with his band members:

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Ideas from Portland, Oregon

Here are a couple of great ideas I came across on a recent visit to Portland, Oregon. This covered bicycle parking area takes the place of 1-2 automobile parking spots, and is located on a sidewalk bulbout, which also reduces … Continue reading

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National Bike Route System

Here is the beginning of a national bike route system, from the Adventure Cycling Association:

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