Archive for May 2012

launch of Bike Week LA

Today we joined Metro’s kickoff event for Bike Week at USC’s Galen Center. Below are some pictures. It was a great chance to highlight biking in South LA, with a prominent presence for groups from the East Side Riders, to the Real Rydaz, to TRUST South LA and ParTour.  Of course, we handed out copies […]

Posted May 14, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

Repost: The Challenge of Encouraging Recreational Riding

How do bike shop owners see the map?  A great interview with reflections was just posted by Sahra Sulaiman on LA Streetsblog. Here’s a telling excerpt from the end: Looking down at the Ride South L.A. map on the counter, I tried to bring the conversation back to how we might make a tool like […]

Posted May 10, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

Distributing the Map — A Test-Ride

On April 20th, we rode to several local businesses to hand out the Watts Ride map.  Would businesses love it?  Is distribution a kind of community organizing? This was a test ride, led by John Jones III of the East Side Riders.  John is explaining the map below to a British tourist, along with staff […]

Posted May 10, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized