Ride Me Out To The Ball Game: The Dodgertown Bike Ride

Video highlights from our Dodgertown Bike Ride!

Earlier this summer, my friend and fellow bike advocate/activist Carlos Morales proposed a group bike ride to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, September 1 for his Eastside Bike Club and any other interested cyclists. They would do a 4-mile ride from El Sereno […]

A Look at the Bicycle Kitchen’s New Digs

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Back in February, the Bicycle Kitchen announced it was seeking a new home after outgrowing its Hel-Mel location after some seven years (In fact, it was both Bicycle Kitchen cook Somerset Waters and I who coined the name “Hel-Mel” in the Fall of 2005 after we did some brainstorming for identifying that part of the […]

Dodger Stadium Beating Suspect Arrested — A Little Too Close To Home

The apartment complex at 822 N. Mariposa Ave, where Dodger Stadium beating suspect Giovanni Ramirez was arrested on Sunday morning.

I heard the Big News Story Of The Week on Sunday morning while driving. So went the radio:

“There’s been a breaking development in the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow. The LAPD […]

CicLAvia #2: SEEK LOVE, YEAH!

It’s hard to believe that an entire six months had passed since the inaugural CicLAvia open streets event, but the first of three in 2011 had arrived on Sunday. Like the first one, it again used the 7.5-mile route from East Hollywood to Boyle Heights, but this time, there were at least 50% more […]

Dude, Where’s My Bike?

It began just like any other visit to the Council District 13 field office on Hollywood and Western. I was there to meet with District Director Marta Segura to talk about ways I can help do  outreach (especially with regard to social media) for their upcoming Los Angeles Neighborhood Dreams (LAND) workshop […]

Mini-Documentary: CicLAvia – Redefining the Streets of Los Angeles

Spent the past four days working on this mini-documentary on my CicLAvia experience last Sunday, editing, doing the voiceover and composing the music. Enjoy!

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CicLA Ye Shall Find

Wow. All I can say is, “Wow.”

Of course there are more words to describe CicLAvia, but that’s the first one to come to mind.

I was proud to have not only be one of some 100,000 participants, but I signed up as one of the goldenrod-shirted volunteers of the event. I got to […]

Reality Bikes: CicLAvia Comes To Life

Saturday, March 7, 2009 was a pretty memorable day for me. You wouldn’t believe me when I say it, but in the morning, I helped clean up the streets of Historic Filipinotown with boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, and in the evening I went on a bike ride with Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong […]

Ouch. The Bike Accident.

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On my way home from the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count, just yards after passing under the Sunset Bridge on the Myra Avenue  bike lane in Silver Lake, I got into a minor bike accident.

Basically, I hit some rough pavement, lost control and flet towards the curb, hitting my nose on the exposed […]

Come, Mr. Tally Man: Doing the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010, Part 2

Continuing on Wednesday’s efforts to count bicyclists and pedestrians on San Fernando and Los Feliz for the Glendale Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count 2010 , I returned to the intersection today, a much warmer day, riding my bike four miles from home through Los Feliz to the intersection. Joined by two other men, Sean and […]