What we'll do
Join us for bicycling on the beach bike path from Marina del Rey to Redondo Beach.
Quality Seafood is having a Lobster Fest during the month of September. Their Lobster Meal includes a 1-1/4lb Eastern Lobster, Corn on the Cob, Potato Salad, and a Roll and Butter for $23. You can add a pint can of Kona Lager or Golden Ale for just $2 more.
If you want to meet us for the Lobster Fest but you don't want to ride a bike you can meet us at Quality Seafood at about 9:30am. Parking's available at Redondo Beach Pier at 100 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Quality Seafood is on the lower level. My phone number is in the RSVP questions if you can't find us.
This beautiful beach bike ride is 26 miles roundtrip on flat bike paths and roads. See a map of this route here: https://goo.gl/maps/BI0GD
All bike riders are invited who are comfortable and experienced riding on the road and bicycle paths for 26 miles round trip and can keep up with a group riding at a speed of 13 miles per hour for approximately 2 hours.
*** You are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. ***
MEETING PLACE AND TIME:
Arrive at 7:30 AM to park your car and get ready for the ride.
Meet Louis at 7:45 AM in the first row of Dock 52 parking lot for a safety talk and introductions. Louis' cell phone number is in the RSVP question (which you can see by clicking on the blue box under "You're Going.")
We will depart at 8:00 AM.
There is free parking at Dock 52 parking lot. CLICK HERE (http://goo.gl/maps/8pJy5) to see a map of Dock 52 and to get driving directions.
Enjoy a live Maine Lobster for a special Lobsterfest price at
Quality Seafood Fish Market
130 International Boardwalk
Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
You might also enjoy a cup or clam chowder or many other choices.
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES:
RSVP: If you can't come please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not waiting for you.
BICYCLE: Make sure your bicycle is in good working condition with the tires properly inflated and the chain lubricated prior to the ride.
RULES OF THE ROAD: Safety is always our first concern. Use standard hand signals (http://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/pages/5_Hand_Signals_for_Bicycle_Rides/) for group rides and obey all traffic stops and signals.
SPARE TIRE TUBES: You need to know how to change your own bicycle tire tubes if you get a flat tire. Please bring 2 spare tire tubes, levers, a small bicycle pump or CO2 cartridges to fill your tires with air once you change the bicycle tire tube. If you don't have spare tire tubes you might have to call a taxi to take you and your bicycle back to your car!
MONEY: Please bring money for your lunch and taxi if necessary.
BIKE LOCK: Do not leave your bicycle unlocked at any time. Please bring your own bicycle lock.
HELMET: Please be advised that you are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group.
WATER and FOOD: Please bring water to drink so you don't get dehydrated and food to eat, such as a protein bar, in case you get hungry.
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.
This bike ride is crossposted in other Meetup groups.