Bike Ride - Norwalk Metro Station to Long Beach for Lunch & "The Music Man" play
(RAIN CANCELS THIS BIKE RIDE)
Norwalk Metro Station Bee Sculpture
This bike ride goes south on the San Gabriel River Bicycle Path from Norwalk Metro Station to Long Beach. After arriving in Long Beach we will have lunch and then ride our bicycles to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (https://www.goldstar.com/venues/long-beach-ca/carpenter-performing-arts-center-csulb) to see "The Music Man." After attending "The Music Man" we'll ride our bicycles back to the Norwalk Metro Station on the San Gabriel River Bicycle Path.
All bike riders who are comfortable and experienced riding their bicycles for at least 30 miles at a speed of at least 12 miles per hour are invited to join us for this bike ride. This bike ride is about 30 miles round trip. Rain cancels this bike ride.
MEETING PLACE AND TIME:
We will meet at the Norwalk Metro Station Bee Sculpture at 9:30AM for introductions and a safety talk. We will depart promptly at 10:00 AM.
If you drive your car to the Norwalk Metro Station there is a free parking lot. If you ride the Metro to Norwalk Metro Station with your bicycle, check the Metro's schedule by CLICKING HERE (http://www.metro.net/riding/maps/). Please allow enough time for traffic and train delays.
Please print out your own directions and maps and bring them to the ride.
For a map and directions from the Norwalk Metro Station on the San Gabriel River Bike Path to the Long Beach Fish Grill click here: http://goo.gl/maps/C3nkq (17 miles 10:00AM - 11:30AM)
Lunch at the Long Beach Fish Grill at 1201 Redondo Ave, Long Beach, CA 90804 (11:30AM - 12:30PM)
You can see Long Beach Fish Grill's menu by CLICKING HERE (http://longbeachfishgrill.com/). The restaurant offers more than just fish, and the food is excellent.
For a map and directions from the Long Beach Fish Grill to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (https://www.goldstar.com/venues/long-beach-ca/carpenter-performing-arts-center-csulb) at 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815 click here: http://goo.gl/maps/wnpdW (3 miles - 12:30PM - 1:00PM)
"THE MUSIC MAN" TICKETS:
After lunch join us for "The Music Man," a musical play in Long Beach, at 2:00PM at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (https://www.goldstar.com/venues/long-beach-ca/carpenter-performing-arts-center-csulb). You can buy tickets for this show by CLICKING HERE (http://www.musical.org/MusicalTheatreWest/themusicman2014.html).
BIKE ROUTE RETURN:
For a map and directions from the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (https://www.goldstar.com/venues/long-beach-ca/carpenter-performing-arts-center-csulb) to the Norwalk Metro Station on the San Gabriel River Bike Path click here: http://goo.gl/maps/4sD3F (11 miles - 1 hour 15 minutes) 4:15PM - 5:30PM. You should have a front bicycle light and rear bicycle light or reflector to ride your bicycle back from Long Beach to Norwalk after "The Music Man" because sunset is at 5:49PM.
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: It's going to be hot so 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.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY: 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 Adventurers from "Adventure-Us (http://www.meetup.com/adventure-us/events/158135622/)"
2 outdoor enthusiasts from "LA Outdoors (http://www.meetup.com/LAOutdoors/events/158135932/)"
1 Adventure People from "Adventure People (http://www.meetup.com/AdventurePeople/events/158135422/)"
1 Intrepid Explorers from "Exploring LA like we don't live here (http://www.meetup.com/explorelalikeatourist/events/158134722/)"
1 Singles from "(OSS) Outdoor Singles & Socials (http://www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Singles/events/158134462/)"
1 Cyclists from "Southern California Cycling Group (and other fun events) (http://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/events/158131892/)"
A total of 2 people are expected to attend!
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