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Join us for bicycling on the beach bike path from Marina del Rey to Redondo Beach.
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. There is free parking at Dock 52 parking lot.
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.
We will be practicing social distancing and riding single file separated by at least 10 feet between bicycles and other riders.
Please read "Everything you need to know about riding your bike during the COVID-19 outbreak" at https://www.bicyclecolorado.org/bike-news/covid/
Be sure you are in good health. Please do not join us if you are coughing, sneezing, have a sore throat, have breathing problems, or have a fever. If you have had any of these symptoms in the last week please do not come. Please bring hand sanitizer or alcohol wipes for your own protection. Wear a mask for extra protection. Wearing a mask is required in the city of Manhattan Beach, and if you don't you can get a fine.
We must be extremely careful and respect distance between each other and the health of others.
We will stop for a break at Quality Seafood Fish Market in Redondo Beach King Harbor at 130 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
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 on other Meetup groups.