LA River Ride

LADOT Bike Blog had the pleasure of participating in his first LA River Ride.  It was the 10th Annual LA River Ride, with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition playing gracious hosts.  Many dedicated LACBC volunteers were on hand to help all the bicyclists get registered and ready for the ride.

Bike Week LA News Wrapup

Just to get all the links back up to the top of the page, let’s re-post all the old Bike Week LA news links and add some more now that the dust has settled.  It’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?  LADOT Bike Blog wishes every week could be Bike to Work Week. LA Times, […]

Bike to Work Day!

I got a bright and early start on Thursday morning to check out the festivities for Bike to Work Day.  Since I had spent the night in Glendale, my first stop out of the 39 Bike to Work Day pit-stops across the city was at The Bicycle Mart on Brand Blvd. in beautiful Glendale.

Downtown Bike Ride (updated)

Update: One of my awesome LADOT colleagues took some photos of the Downtown Bike Ride as well.  You can check them out here on the LADOT Bike Blog flickr page. Yesterday morning, LADOT Bike Blog took part in the Dowtown Bicycle Ride.  Starting and ending at Olvera Plaza, the four mile loop went through many […]

Biking for Newbies, again

Still plenty of stuff to cover for those newer riders strapping on their helmets for Bike to Work Week.  We’ve covered some of the basics, but let’s get out on the street and address some concerns about those two-ton contraptions you happen to share the road with.  You know, cars.

Bike Week LA in the news

Bike Week LA has been getting a ton of press, and LADOT Bike Blog is compiling all of it for posterity.  Here’s your one-stop-shop for Bike Week LA news.  We’ll try to keep updating with more links as the week progresses. LA Times, LA Now Blog: MTA’s Bike Week L.A. aims to encourage commuters to […]

Blessing of the Bikes

They braved gloomy skies, misting rain, wet roads, and chilly conditions.  They were there to get their bikes blessed, and no amount of inclement weather was going to stop them. At 8 AM this morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital, the Annual Blessing of the Bicycles took place to much fanfare and jubilation.  LADOT Bike […]

More Biking for Newbies

LADOT Bike Blog is back for more “Biking for Newbies”.  Again, if there’s anything you guys would like us to cover with this feature in throughout Bike to Work Week, just let us know in comments and we’ll try to tack it on. Speaking of Bike to Work Week, make sure you check out all […]

Bike Week LA

On a beautiful, albeit cloudy, Monday morning, people began to gather at LAPD headquarters in front of the Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium.  From 7 AM on, more and more bicycles began to appear while tables, tents, and video cameras were set up.  It was the long heralded kick-off for Bike Week LA, and LADOT […]

Bike to Work Week begins Monday

It’s almost here!  It’s almost here!  Bike to Work Week is almost here! Just a friendly reminder that Bike to Work Week starts this coming Monday.  LADOT Bikeways will be out in force along with a whole bunch of other bicycle organizations for the kick-off event Monday morning at 8 AM.  It will be in […]