Past Meetup

Bike Ride from North Hollywood to Chinatown for Dim Sum Lunch & CicLAvia

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North Hollywood Metro Station

5391 Lankershim Blvd. at Chandler Blvd. · North Hollywood, CA

How to find us

Meet us at the plaza above the escalators to the Metro station. _____________________________ There is a $3 fee to park at the North Hollywood Metro Station parking lot, but you can also find street parking.

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Details

Ride your bicycle with us on Sunday morning from North Hollywood Metro Station to Chinatown for an early Dim Sum Brunch.

You can ride your bicycle one way and take the Metro back, or you can ride your bicycle round trip.

CicLAvia is going on the same day and you can also ride your bike all the way to East Los Angeles on closed streets. You can see the CicLAvia route here: https://tinyurl.com/cicLAvia12218

*** Please join the Southern California Cycling Group at http://meetup.com/cyclegroup/ now to be notified of future bike rides. ***

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QUALIFICATIONS:

This bicycle ride is very pleasant and suitable for all bike riders who can ride at least 16 1/2 miles one way or 33 miles roundtrip from North Hollywood to Chinatown on mostly flat terrain with a few rolling hills and underpasses at 12 to 15 miles per hour.

***You must wear a bicycle helmet and be at least 18 years old to ride with our group.***

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MEETING LOCATION:

North Hollywood Metro Station
5391 Lankershim Blvd. at Chandler Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601

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MEETING TIME:

Arrive at 8:30AM to park your car and get ready for the ride.

Meet at 8:45AM on the plaza above the escalators to the Metro station to introduce yourself. We'll go over the ride plan and have a safety talk.

WE WILL DEPART AT 9:00AM.

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BIKE ROUTE MAPS:

Here is a link to the Google Map for the bike ride from North Hollywood Metro Station to Chinatown (16.5 miles): https://goo.gl/maps/nsbFuv6V9Xu

Here is a link to the Google Map for the bike ride from Chinatown back to the North Hollywood Metro Station (16.5 miles): http://goo.gl/9XvkPm

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DIM SUM BRUNCH: (10:30am to 12:30pm)

Our Dim Sum Brunch is at Ocean Seafood Restaurant where we will share all the dishes with our group. Please bring $30 CASH per person to cover the cost of your meal.

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ADDRESS OF THE RESTAURANT:

Ocean Seafood Restaurant
750 N Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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AFTER BRUNCH:

After brunch in Chinatown you can join us for the bike ride back to the North Hollywood Metro Station or return back to the North Hollywood Metro Station via the Red Line Metro Train from Union Station.

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WHAT TO BRING:

- Please be advised that you are required to wear a helmet.
- Bring 2 spare tubes and a small pump or CO2 cartridges, levers and a patch kit in case of a flat tire.
- Make sure your bicycle is in good working condition with tires properly inflated and bike chain lubricated prior to the ride.
- Bring food such as power bars to eat and water to drink.
- Wear sunscreen to prevent a sunburn. Also bring a first aid kit.
- Bring a bike lock. Do not leave your bike unattended at the North Hollywood Metro Station.
- Bring your cell phone.
- Bring a TAP card if you plan to return on the Metro or you can buy one at the station.
- Bring cash for lunch. The restaurant only accepts cash for payment.

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WAIVER OF LIABILITY:

Please read this important 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 for your safety. We are all just participants.

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This event is crossposted in several Meetup groups.