Bike Norwalk Metro Station to Bolsa Chica Beach on San Gabriel River Bike Trail


Bike from Norwalk Metro Station (Green Line) to Bolsa Chica State Beach on the San Gabriel River Bike Trail

* You must wear a helmet to ride with our group! *


Norwalk Metro Station Bee 

This bike ride goes south on the San Gabriel River Bicycle Path from Norwalk Metro Station to Seal Beach and turns southeast to continue to Bolsa Chica State Beach. After reaching Bolsa Chica State Beach we will return on the same route and stop for a quick lunch before returning to Norwalk.

About this ride:

This is a fast paced bike ride on an excellent bike path which allows the chance to practice your riding skills. There may be headwinds and tailwinds on this trail. All bike riders who are comfortable and experienced riding their bikes at least 40 miles round trip at 12 miles per hour are invited to join us. Rain cancels this ride.


MEETING PLACE AND TIME:

We will meet at the Norwalk Metro Station Bee Sculpture at 8:00AM for introductions and a safety talk. We will depart promptly at 8:30AM

If you ride the Metro with your bicycle to Norwalk Metro Station, you can check the schedule by CLICKING HERE. Please allow enough time to allow for train delays.


BIKE ROUTE MAPS:

Norwalk Metro Station to Seal Beach on the San Gabriel River Bike Path http://goo.gl/maps/mcFnG
(13.5 miles - 1 hour 10 minutes)

Seal Beach to Bolsa Chica State Beach http://goo.gl/maps/DjWgX (6.3 miles - 32 minutes)

Total estimated time: 4 1/2 hours


PARKING:

There is free parking available at Norwalk Metro Station.


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PLEASE ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING RULES:


RSVP: If your plans changed and you're not coming please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not expecting you.

HELMET: Please be advised that you are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group.  

SPARE TIRE TUBES: Please bring two spare tire tubes in case you get flat tires, and make sure your tires are properly inflated.  


MONEY: A taxi charges plenty of money if you need one to pick you up and drive you back to your car if you have a flat tire and you don't have tubes to replace your flat tire or a patch kit.  Also please bring sufficient CASH to cover your lunch.


BIKE LOCK: Do not leave your bicycle unlocked at any time. Please bring your own bicycle lock.


WATER and FOOD: Make sure you bring water to drink so you don't get dehydrated and a power bar or other food to eat in case you get hungry. 




DISCLAIMER: This Meetup group, it's organizers and members take no responsibility for any injuries nor accidents that may occur during events. By joining this ride you take full responsibility for your own safety. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating and understand that there is risk involved in your participation. This Meetup group does not certify the qualifications of any of it's organizers or trip leaders, and they are not responsible in any way for your safety. We are all just participants, nothing more.




This event is crossposted in other Meetup groups.


You'll also have the chance to meet:

1 Fun People from "Southern California Gay & Lesbian Club (and Friends)"

1 Intrepid Explorers from "Exploring LA like we don't live here"

1 Singles from "(OSS) Outdoor Singles & Socials"

1 Outdoor Adventurers from "Great Outdoors - Los Angeles"

1 Adventurers from "Adventure-Us"

2 outdoor enthusiasts from "LA Outdoors"

1 ACTIVE - Adventurists from "Southern California Outdoor Adventurers on Meetup.com"

1 Adventure People from "Adventure People"

3 Cyclists from "Southern California Cycling Group (and other fun events)"

A total of 4 people are expected to attend!

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  • Louis

    Wonderful day for bike riding with an excellent group! We actually rode 47 miles roundtrip rather than 40 miles because we went all the way from Norwalk to the Huntington Beach Pier - 2 hours of bike riding each way!

    November 3, 2013

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