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

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


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 in Seal Beach before returning to Norwalk.

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.

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.

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JOIN US AFTER THE BIKE RIDE:

* At 2:00 PM we are going to see Les Miserables at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. The theatre is just a few miles away from Norwalk Metro Station.

* At 4:45 PM we are going for dinner at Northern Thai Renu Nakorn Restaurant in Norwalk. 

* If you'd like to join us for these activities CLICK HERE to sign up for Les Miserables and dinner at Northern Thai Renu Nakorn Restaurant.

This event is crossposted in other Meetup groups.

You'll also have the chance to meet:

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

1 Creative Explorers... from "A Downtown Los Angeles and Los Angeles Metro Meetup"

2 Adventure People from "Adventure People"

1 Adventurers from "Adventure-Us"

1 Foodies from "L.A. Foodies"

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

1 outdoor enthusiasts from "LA Outdoors"

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

A total of 4 people are expected to attend!

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  • Louis

    Excellent Ride!

    Bike ride statistics 6/7/14

    Norwalk to Huntington Beach (round trip)

    Weather: cloudy in AM and sunny in PM

    Average Speed: 13 mph

    Distance 35 miles round trip

    Bike riding time: 2 hours and 40 minutes

    2 restroom breaks: Liberty Park and Land's End - 10 minutes

    1 lunch stop: Jack In the Box Huntington Beach - 30 minutes

    Elapsed time: 3 hours and 20 minutes

    June 8

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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