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Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area, Griffith Park

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4659 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

February 2020

SoCal: Chain Gang Climbs Chevy Chase

February 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area, Griffith Park, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

38 Miles, Steep Hills with Long Climbs (Additional Details Below) Meet Time: 8:00 am Ride-Out Time: 8:30am Rain Cancels Level: Intermediate Join the Chain Gang for a nice day of climbing as we continue our hill training, and some pretty views on our way up Chevy Chase and Lida! If you are new to hills or would like a quick refresher, we will work with you on how to climb and descend, with proper shifting techniques. The climbs are on…

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March 2020

SoCal: Chain Gang Presents Thrills for More Hills!

March 28 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area, Griffith Park, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

55 Miles, Steep Hills with Long Climbs (Additional Details Below) Meet Time: 8:00 am Ride-Out Time: 8:30am Rain Cancels Level: Advanced/High Mileage Join the Chain Gang for the next step up on our famous Thrills for Hills ride – this route will give you some great hill training, and a good practice run for the longer version of the Thrills for Hills ride in early May. After a short trip through Griffith Park and onto Los Feliz Blvd, we start…

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May 2020

SoCal: Chain Gang Presents Thrills for Hills – The WHOLE Way

May 2 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area, Griffith Park, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

70 Miles, Steep Hills with Long Climbs (Additional Details Below) Meet Time: 7:30 am Ride-Out Time: 8:00am Rain Cancels Level: Advanced/High Mileage You have been training and riding and climbing all season, now it’s time to join the Chain Gang for the full version of Doreen’s famous Thrills for Hills route, and climb the big hills with beautiful views! We will take you on a short trip through Griffith Park before we start our first long climb up Chevy Chase.…

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SoCal: Chain Gang Send Off Ride, Potluck and Packing Clinic

May 23 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area, Griffith Park, 4659 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States + Google Map

11 OR 21 Miles, Mostly Flat Meet Time: 8:00 am Ride-Out Time: 8:30am Rain Cancels Level: Beginner 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…

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