On Saturday, May 23, through a sponsorship Metro and C.I.C.L.E. invites you to the “South x Southeast River Ride,” a community bicycle ride highlighting open space and natural gems in the area, as well as planning efforts around Safe Routes to School strategies and regional connectors. Starting from Bell Gardens John Anson Ford Park, riders will visit Cudahy City Hall and Parque Dos Rios to explore the City’s latest (and future) gifts and amenities for bicyclists and pedestrians to enjoy.
This free ride is open and accessible to all experience levels. The ride is leisurely-paced and will return to the starting point at the end of the event. The ride is less than seven miles and is fully supported and led by trained Ride Leaders, volunteers and a certified EMT. Prior to departing, we will address safe street riding and group ride etiquette to ensure smooth sailing.
When: Saturday, May 23
Time: Meet at 10 a.m., the ride will leave promptly at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Bell Gardens John Anson Ford Park
8000 Park Lane, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
What to bring: Bring water, a snack and a bicycle in good working order. This ride is FREE and open to anyone, but all participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting. All participants under 18 MUST wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian. Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.