America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride - November 2015

Let each of you arise: We Are All French. This Friday night, the cyclists of America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride next ride together in support of love: Bike Ride and Vigil for Terror Victims worldwide. Invite your family, bring your friends and join us when America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride next rides Friday night Friday, November 27, 2015. Thousands of fellow cyclists will ride through the streets of the Los Angeles area and you can ride with us too.  The rides are free, (we are donation based) and open to all on a fully inclusive welcoming basis.

This month, on Friday night, November 27, 2015, here in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, cyclists from every walk of life, and background riding together a part of America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride will extend our wish for a world without hate in a vigil to remember Nohemi Gonzalez, the other victims of the Paris terror attacks and those from else where around the world.  Together with all those around the world we will stand in condemnation of senseless acts of violence and in support of the universal value of respect for the simple value for human life.

The rides of America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride are indeed more than rides. Bringing together those of all ages, every walk of life, and background, thousands of cyclists peacefully ride together. The rides advocate for increased awareness of cycling issues, encouraging more to choose to ride a bicycle.  Cycling together the riders meet others, make new friends and build community where good character and respect for all matters. Join us when we next roll this month on Friday night November 27th and lend your presence in support of a world without hate.

To join us, meet at the start point of the ride at Wilshire Blvd and Western Ave, Los Angeles, California at 6:30pm, and the ride rolls at 7:29pm.  Invite your friends and family.  Tell others so they also can ride with us.

This month's ride distance will be shorter than our usual approximately 30 miles, and is anticipated to be approximately 25 miles.  There will be a special stop during which riders will hold a Paris related vigil to remember Nohemi Gonzalez, the other victims of the Paris terror attacks and those from elsewhere world wide. 

In addition, there will be the usual at least two short stops along the way, and then we will ride to the usual end point of the ride at Sunset Blvd and Western Ave, Los Angeles, California 90027, where the ride will conclude no later than 11:30pm, most likely closer to 11:00pm.  Fall in love again with cycling while riding with thousands of other cyclists and explore the Greater Los Angeles area, and support a world without hate. 


Additional ride information is available elsewhere on this website LACriticalMass.org

 

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"These rides are phenomenal! Literally had a smile glued on my face the entire ride. I met many new people & ran into familiar faces from other bike rides & events. Love ya Los Angeles Critical Mass & crew!" 
Angelo L.

"I had a wonderful time in the bike ride last night
I came in dead last to the Food 4 Less parking lot and I gained a burst of energy when my family and friends were there cheering for me.  I've  been riding since November (2013) and this is the longest distance I've gone and I feel good. 
thank you
THANK  YOU
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R. Martinez

Future night rides are Friday nights December 25, 2015, and January 29, 2016, February 26, 2016, March 25, 2016, April 29, 2016, May 27, 2016, June 24, 2016, July 29, 2016, August 26, 2016, September 30, 2016, October 28, 2016, November 25, 2016 and December 30, 2016.  Be certain to save the dates so you, your friends and all the members of your family can join us.  Help us spread the word about the rides by sharing a link to our website.

We are developing a Sunday version of the ride for younger aged cyclists; LaKidical Mass and a Sunday afternoon ride for all ages; similar to the night ride.  Do you want to be a part of our movement; then give. You'll be joining something bigger than yourself. You'll be helping inspire more to choose to cycle and enable offering even more rides. Donations of at least $18.00 encouraged and can be dropped off at the Ride Support Vehicles or gratefully accepted online via Credit Card on our website http://www.lacriticalmass.org/take-action/ Choose to donate here on our website or help so we can continue to inspire even more to choose to cycle: http://www.lacriticalmass.org/take-action/  Thank you for choosing to ride America's Largest Community Bicycle Ride.

Ride Daily, Celebrate Monthly.

Nearly four thousand cyclists choose to ride together, meet others and make new friends while discovering the greater Los Angeles area.  The rides celebrate bicycling and encourage cycling as a leisure activity, as a sport or as a means of transportation.

You have all kinds of riders: the semi-pros with their thousand dollars bikes; the off-hour bike messengers that didn't get enough cycling for the day; the hobbyists; the curious with whatever bike they have - from Cannondale, Trek, Schwinn to a classic, Huffy; the wannabe costumed super-heroes (2 Spidermen) & cosplayers ( Chun-Li, animals like bears including a panda); and my favorite - the avant artist cycling fans, with their tricked-out bikes (some glowing bright, some taller than others, and some blasting sound waves).