Making Every Week Bike Week

A variety of events are happening this week for Bike Week, but there are resources year-round to make every week suitable for biking.

About the Author

Krista Carlson is a Los Angeles cyclist and contributing editor at Urban Velo. She came into cycling for practical reasons but fell in love with bikes because of their power to connect people to places and one another.
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Getting Lost in a Literary Adventure on Wheels

Getting Lost in a Literary Adventure on Wheels

Led by the Feminist Library on Wheels and hosts of Bike Talk, Open Books rides are free public group rides that explore the city and its literary outposts.
Cyclists and Candidates Gear Up to #BiketheVote

Cyclists and Candidates Gear Up to #BiketheVote

With the city election just around the corner on March 3, bicycle issues are coming into play more than ever before.
CicLAvia Comes to the San Fernando Valley

CicLAvia Comes to the San Fernando Valley

The 5.5 mile route will stretch from North Hollywood to Studio City, and will provide easy access to attractions along the L.A. River.
Creating a Network of Complete Streets in the San Gabriel Valley

Creating a Network of Complete Streets in the San Gabriel Valley

Comprehensive bike plans from five cities in the region will complement one another to form a regional network that is interconnected throughout the San Gabriel Valley.
Riding Bikes with the Mayor of Glendale

Riding Bikes with the Mayor of Glendale

Glendale may not be a part of L.A. city proper, but it is the third largest city in the county with a population approaching 200,000, and is also a vital business and commerce hub.
As CicLAvia Grows, Angelenos Do Too

As CicLAvia Grows, Angelenos Do Too

CicLAvia is the type of movement that is altering the collective ideology by challenging car culture in L.A., and introducing the sort of lifestyle shifts that come with using your ...
What Makes a Bridge Better? Redesigning and Redefining the Hyperion Bridge

What Makes a Bridge Better? Redesigning and Redefining the Hyperion Bridge

After nearly a century of service as one of L.A.'s vital connections for communities separated by the L.A. River, the Hyperion Bridge is in need of a facelift, but figuring out how ...
Cyclists Like You: Daniela Sarmina

Cyclists Like You: Daniela Sarmina

Bicycles played a big part in her decision to return to Los Angeles after having moved to San Diego.
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