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Handing out the Map at CicLAvia: The Possibilities of Living Healthy in South LA

On the Sunday morning of October 7th thousands of cyclists and walkers came out to South LA to enjoy a great day out at CicLAvia. Major roads intersecting downtown LA were closed for the day, making it safe for people to ride or walk through the neighborhood with lots of entertainment along the way. Our […]

Posted October 22, 2012 by mbrombeiss in Uncategorized

MCM’s 3rd Annual Bicycle Awards

Hey everyone! If you don’t have plans on October 24th yet, please join us at MCM’s 3rd Annual Bicycle Awards. Tickets to the fundraiser, where we will be supporting low income cyclists, cost $45. The ticket includes a full dinner, live/silent actions and tons of fun entertainment on the night! We would be excited to […]

Posted October 19, 2012 by mbrombeiss in Uncategorized

Black & Brown Unity Ride

Join the Black & Brown Unity Ride on Sunday October 21st 2012! We will start off in Boyle Heights and finish at the Watts Labor Community Auction Center. Show your support and join us for this lovely Sunday outing!      

Posted October 8, 2012 by mbrombeiss in Uncategorized

Handing out healthy food maps at CicLAvia, October 2012

Yesterday on October 7th was the 5th CicLAvia and our team was in force. We handed out drafts of our new healthy food map, and asked people what they thought. Do you have ideas on what else should be on the map? Let us know! Here are a few pictures from the day… We setup […]

Posted October 8, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

South LA Healthy Food Ride and Walk

On September 9th we will be hosting an exploration of healthy food options focusing on the area immediately surrounding the newly built Expo Line train near the University of Southern California. We will be exploring Safe Routes and Healthy Food resources on a nice sunday afternoon in South Los Angeles. Route focuses on: King Blvd, […]

Posted August 28, 2012 by Tafarai in Uncategorized

exploratory ride for CicLAvia Southeast

This post will have unfolding details for the upcoming CicLAvia Southeast Exploratory Ride on August 26th. See the event page on Facebook for RSVP and details (meet at 10am at WLCAC, going to Lynwood Park) Check out the route via MapMyRide

Posted August 16, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

from the South LA Peace, Love and Family Ride & Fair

Hosted by the Real Rydaz on July 1st, this ride began at Exposition Park, stopped by Manchester Square and Helen Keller Park. The fair continued with shout-outs to attending bike clubs, bicycle raffles, and more. To get a sense of the scale, here’s a quick video we took as the ride began after a break […]

Posted July 2, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

more map origami

Here’s a video we shot last week of some new “map origami”, demonstrated by professional bookbinder Rebecca Smyrl: Here’s the folding guide for the first map that Rebecca demonstrated: (Click on the image to enlarge. ┬áHint: you can easily learn this by printing or drawing the lines on a sheet of paper, and using the […]

Posted June 24, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

map of South LA’s Eastside by Eric Brightwell

Here is a hand-drawn map South LA’s Eastside by Eric Brightwell, as exhibited at the 1650 Gallery yesterday (Pendersleigh & Sons Cartography). We heard about these maps from an LA Times story on Brightwell. To see the full size image, click on it: The gallery wall and book give some ideas on how hand-drawn maps […]

Posted June 24, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

RideSouthLA on the local TV news!

Our June 17 “Return to the Map” ride was covered by Univision (KMEX 34), Telemundo (channel 52) and Fox 11. See the Univision report on our facebook page: If you captured any of the other coverage, please send us the file and we’ll share it here.

Posted June 19, 2012 by fbar in Uncategorized