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Los Angeles: 12 Miles Hosted by Chain Gang

May 27, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Chain Gang Send Off Ride, Potluck and Packing Clinic

12 Miles Mostly Flat

Ride ID 2593

Meet: 8:00 AM

Ride-Out: 8:30 AM

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With just one week to go before ALC, it’s time to taper off your training and Chain Gang have the perfect ride for you!

Join us for our final ride of this training season with either one or two trips around the Studio Loop, a nice easy ride where you can just spin out your legs, and a brief safety clinic to review all the skills and safety rules for ALC.

We return to Crystal Springs Picnic Area for the traditional Pre-ALC Potluck Picnic and our famous Packing Clinic, hosted by TRL Extraordinaire Tony Zamudio and Chris E. We will answer all your last minute questions and concerns, and share all the tips and tricks we have learned over many years to make your ALC experience a fun, safe and happy one.

Riders, roadies, and family are welcome to join us just for the packing clinic and potluck (even without the ride) – simply RSVP (so we know how many folks to plan for), and bring a dish to share! We will have a celebratory cake to share with everyone, and look forward to seeing you all there!

All skill levels are welcome! If any ride is too much, we will work with you on making sure you have alternatives to the entire route. You will have a great bike ride. That’s a win! And remember, safety is critical. We will be following all bicycling laws and regulations as well as COVID regulations.!

Reach out with any of your questions or concerns. You really can do this.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP so we have an idea of whose coming. Have questions? Contact Doreen Gonzales at

REQUIRED ITEMS: bike, helmet, water bottle(s), tire changing tools, and a mask.

COVID-19 Policy: Vaccination is required to participate. All participants must have received one Johnson & Johnson dose or the second Pfizer/Moderna dose at least two weeks before the Training Ride. Masks are required when 6’ of social distancing cannot be maintained. This includes rest stops, indoors and in vehicles with more than one person.



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May 27, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area
4659 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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