A decisive plan to wean California off Cars, a non-cyclists case for bike lanes, the benefits of Parisian bicycle subsidies, and the Amgen Tour of California preview.
The Amgen Tour of California returns to the golden state for a week of World Tour racing, an exciting event for cyclists in Southern California and beyond. The stage race features both a men and women’s competition that finishes in the capital, Sacramento. Spectating the Amgen Tour of California is a great opportunity to see some of the World’s greatest athletes battle it out on the roads of our gorgeous state.
The wide open bar and absence of Wi-fi in Lord Windsor’s Roasters supports a social atmosphere in which talking to a neighbor or getting lost in each sip of your delicious beverage is completely justified.
Closing the year out for third graders at Jenny Oropeza Elementary School was the surprise of a bicycle, built by members of Velo Allegro, YMCA of Greater Long Beach and Bikable Communities.
The third installment of the SoCal Fixed Series took place on Sunday, March 13, and was presented by Throne Cycles and hosted by community leader Hector Morales Jr. The Strong Beach Criterium is a technical, 6-turn course that includes a hairpin turn and a roundabout. Racers must survive 40 minutes of surging breakaways and attacks before race officials announce on the megaphone that there are ‘5 laps to go.
Held in El Dorado Park in Long Beach, the CXLA event is part of the SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES. The course was long and dry, with sand-pits, obstacles and fine silica dust enshrouding the riders as they made their way through the park.