Save the Dates: CicLAvia, Tour de Fat, Path Less Pedaled

Wednesday, October 5th,

CicLAvia fundraiser at The Veggie Grill 

The Veggie Grill will donate a 50% of sales to support CicLAvia!  5-10pm  All Veggie Grill restaurants will participate – we will be at our local Santa Monica location at 2025 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403 | map
Come have dinner with us – we are planning a free bike valet .On October 5th, 2011, you can enjoy yummmmy veggie food and support CicLAvia at the same time!
From 5pm to 10pm, Wednesday October 5th, The Veggie Grill is donating 50% of its proceeds to CicLAvia. Just show up and mention “CicLAvia” or print and  bring this flier. Veggie Grill has hearty soups, you-can’t-tell-it’s-not-meat soy entrees, quinoa salads, and start off with some sweet potato fries!
Come and meet other CicLAvians. RSVP and/or share via our Facebook event. Some CicLAvia luminaries will be posted at various locations – see fb event for details. Come ask us questions, tell us your ideas!
Seven mouthwatering locations to choooose from. Including some for our Orange County participants. We know you come up to CicLAvia, and we’re really happy to see you – support us eating locally next week!

Saturday, October 8th,
New Belgium’s Tour de Fat supports bike advocacy in Los Angeles

Tour de Fat returns to LA 10am – 5pm  Check out TdF Facebook page

We are planning a feeder ride to the event downtown at La Historic Park (formerly the Cornfield).  We will start from the from the Santa Monica Pier.  Start time has not been set but should be around 8am in time to make to the Bike Parade which benefits LACBC.  Once the route has been made we will know better what time we need to roll out to make it for the parade at 11am
Come with us, or get there on your own – it is not to be missed.  Fun, Bikes, great shows, no entrance fee. Donations, beer and merchandise sales benefit local bike advocacy – Bike Parade benefits LACBC!!

Russ & Laura from PathLessPedaled will be our special guest on the ride – come meet them and join us on the ride!

Sunday, October 9th
CicLAvia!!   

10am to 3pm the Street of LA are open to people, instead of cars 

“CicLAvia makes the streets  safe for people to walk, skate, play and ride a bike. There are activities along the route. Shop owners and restaurants are encouraged to open their doors to people along the CicLAvia”.  See more on CicLAvia here

We will again do a feeder ride from Santa Monica to the Event.  We had such a blast last time with nearly 50 riders all enjoying a relaxed paced ride.  We will post the route so you can join us on route (we won’t have any stopping points this time)  More info will follow.

Russ & Laura from PathLessPedaled will be our special guest on the ride – come meet them and join us on the ride!

Tuesday, October 11th,
The Path Less Pedaled

an evening of photos and stories from the road with Russ & Laura

In 2009, Russ Roca and Laura Crawford sold everything they owned to travel by bicycle. They’ve been on the road for nearly three years. They recently started riding Brompton bicycles and have been pushing them to their limit. Join them for an evening of photos, stories and videos from their travels. They’ll also share bicycle touring tips, show you how to tour on a small folding bike and give you some ideas for great local tours in Southern California.

FB Event RSVP here
Event is Tuesday, October 11th, 7pm to 10pm
Location: Joslyn Center (main social hall) 339 Sheldon St El Segundo, CA

We would like to see if there is interest in a group ride from Santa Monica to leave about 5pm.  If you would be interested in riding from Santa Monica to the event please email us at info@SMSpoke,org

Come out, support bikes, enjoy your city on a BIKE!