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FREE: The Expo Ride in collaboration with Velo Club La Grange: Criterium Bicycle Race and festivities at the Brentwood Gran Prix
Day: Sunday, August 3rd
Time: Check in 9:00am, ride departs 9:30am – noon (aprox)
Place: Brentwood Grand Prix (meet near San Vicente/Barrington see map below)
Ride begins and ends at the Brentwood Grand Prix, Route here 10.9miles
Click HERE to register at active.com or RSVP to us HERE
This event supports several charities including LACBC and our Local Chapter.
New celebrity guest, Nelson Vails and Free Pinkberry for Expo Ride participants!!
We are thrilled to announce the participation of Nelson Vails “Ride with Nelly” 1984 Olympic Champion.
Ride with Nelly Jerseys will be available for purchase along with other Nelson Vails autographed cycling memorabilia – a portion of the proceeds will go to charity, including LACBC
The Expo Ride is a non-competitive community ride associated with the Brentwood Grand Prix Criterium Bicycle Race. The tour will visit the future Metro EXPO Line Phase 2 Stations in Santa Monica including Bergamot Art Center and the Terminus Station at 4th and Colorado, We will make a brief stop at the new Tongva Park for refreshment break before returning to the Brentwood Grand Prix. Wristbands will be given out to ride participants for rewards back at the Brentwood Grand Prix The goal of the Expo Ride is to get community members to come learn about cycling options on the West side of Los Angeles, and particularly about how the Expo Line train can help get you where you want to go. We “ride down memory lane” as we learn information about the historical RED LINE along our journey.
Join the community, show your support for more transit options in Los Angeles, and have a great time along the way!
First 50 entrants in each age category will receive a free T-shirt, race bracelet and medal.
Two-wheeled bikes only – no training wheels. Helmets are mandatory.
Stu’s Story & Free Skin Cancer Screenings
Stuart Press is a Cat. 1 racer and former Race Director for Velo Club LaGrange, and was diagnosed with a very unusual and potentially terminal case of brain cancer in early 2014. Like they way he races, Stu attacked the cancer with everything he has. With the help of a recently developed melanoma therapy, and genomic testing, Stu has been able to get the upper hand in his cancer battle. As a way to give back and to show support for Stu’s efforts, Velo Club La Grange has partnered with the Melanoma Research Alliance to fight skin cancer through the Brentwood Grand Prix and is (1) offering free skin cancer screenings at the Expo Area in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology using its SPOT Me screening protocol, and (2) raising money for MRA, including through the Expo Ride. Please donate today: http://bit.ly/ExpoFund
We encourage you to Ride your bicycle to the event. Bike Valet will be provided by LACBC / car parking is available at the VA Parking Lot, entrance on Wilshire Blvd. Please wear whatever is comfortable and safe, but ALL Participants MUST wear a helmet on the ride. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
Please check in at least 30 minutes before the ride. The ride departs at 9:30 a.m. and will be led by Santa Monica Spoke, Local Chapter LACBC with Nelson Vails. This ride is non-competitive and is not timed.