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Crystal Springs Picnic Area

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4659 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

October 2018

SoCal: Brand Library Ride with Pos Peds

October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

This ride is co-hosted by Different Spokes and the Positive Pedalers. We start at the Crystal Springs Picnic Area and ride around the Los Angeles Zoo.

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SoCal: Chain Gang Rides Studio Loop

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

11 miles, mostly flat Meet Time: 8:00 AM Ride-Out Time: 8:30 AM CHAIN GANG "LATE YEAR, EARLY START" RIDE SERIES Join the Chain Gang as we start the training season with a short, flat ride through the quiet roads of Griffith Park and a loop around the studios in Burbank. This ride is perfect for beginners and anyone looking for a fun, easy spin in good company. New to cycling, just getting to know your bike or trying out clips?…

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November 2018

SoCal: Griffith Park to La Tuna Canyon

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

30 miles, Rolling Hills with Steep Climbs Meet Time: 8:00 AM Ride-Out Time: 8:30 AM Rain Cancels An AIDS/LifeCycle Official Training Ride co-hosted by Different Spokes and Pos Peds From Crystal Springs Picnic Area in Griffith Park we ride to Sunland where we take a break at the Sunland Produce Company. Next, we begin the popular 5-mile (900 foot) climb up La Tuna Canyon Road. We then have our second rest stop at the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf /…

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December 2018

SoCal: Griffith Park to San Marino

December 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

47 miles, Rolling Hills Meet Time: 8:00am Ride-Out Time: 8:30am Rain Cancels SHIFTING GEARS Will travel East out of Griffith Park Crystal Springs picnic area. Up and over Chevy Chase. Descend down to The Rose Bowl up and out to South Pasadena. We’ll Pit at Einstein Bagels and continue on down the road a bit and loop back into the Rose Bowl. We will travel up to Desconso, San Gabriel mountains base and back down to Griffith Park. We will have a bail…

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January 2019

SoCal: Back to Basics- Studios and Observatory

January 5, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

28 miles, Rolling Hills Meet Time: 7:30am Ride-Out Time: 8:00am Rain Cancels We will ride the Studio Loop, grab some coffee in Glendale and then head over to Los Feliz and visit Griffith Observatory. There will be some good climbing on the route, but well worth it! Training Ride Leaders: Jonathan Scaggs, Matt Mallen New or have questions? Email Jonathan at jlscaggs@gmail.com REQUIRED ITEMS: Bike, helmet, water bottle(s), tire changing tools

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September 2019

SoCal: Team B.O.B. Newbie KickOff

September 14, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

17 miles, Mostly Flat Meet Time: 7:30am Ride-Out Time: 8:30AM Heavy Rain Cancels Team B.O.B kickoff for new riders!!! We will be doing a quick "bike basics" workshop at 8:00AM and teach everyone to clip in/out before heading out on our 17 miles ride! Check us out on Facebook! Training Ride Leaders: Jonathan Scaggs New or have questions? Email Jonathan at jlscaggs@gmail.com REQUIRED ITEMS: Bike, helmet, water bottle(s), tire changing tools

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SoCal: Studio Loop with New Bear Republic & Payasos

September 15, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

12 Miles, Mostly Flat Meet Time: 8:30am Ride-Out Time: 9:00am Heavy Rain Cancels As we close out 2019, it's time to start training for ALC 2020!! If you are like me and haven't been on your bike since June (Yikes, I know!) it's time to dust off that bike and get pedaling! This is a great beginner ride for riders new to AIDS/LifeCycle. Our agenda is as follows: -Sign-In / Route Slips -ALC Pillars of Safety -Bike ABCs (Air, Brakes, Chain/Cables/Clips)…

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SoCal: Studio Loop & up the Observatory

September 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

27 Miles, Rolling hills with few steep climbs Meet Time: 7:30am Ride-Out Time: 8:00am Heavy Rain Cancels Join Team BOB and Team Cyclepaths as we tackle the Observatory climb! Meet in Griffith Park at Crystal Springs Picnic area. We will do the studio loop and then head over to Los Feliz and climb up to the Observatory for some great fundraising selfies before descending down Garbage Truck Hill! If you'd like to preview the route, you may do so here!…

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February 2020

Los Angeles Expo

February 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crystal Springs Picnic Area, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Save the date for the Los Angeles AIDS/LifeCycle Expo! Meet us at the Crystal Springs Picnic Area in Griffith Park on Feb 8th to gear up for the Ride! Get all the info you need to be prepared for the Ride from AIDS/LifeCycle Staff, Sponsors, and Community Partners! Explore our info booths, discussion panels, and skills clinics to find new inspiration and advice. Enter for a chance to win one of many raffle packages that include: brand new bikes, bike…

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