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CicLaVia 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA!

Written by: Elizabeth Conway

Reserve Your Los Angeles Bike Rentals for CicLAvia 2019 at Bikes and Hikes LA!

Clear your calendars for August 18th, 2019, when CicLAvia and its thousands of bikers roll into LA, uniting the neighborhoods of Hollywood, West Hollywood, and East Hollywood for the biggest day-long biking event in LA of the summer! This year, Ciclavia presents “Meet the Hollywoods,” a day long event from 9am-4 pm, where the streets of Santa Monica Blvd., between San Vicente and La Brea Ave will be closed to cars and open to thousands of cyclists, between the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the rainbow crosswalk in West Hollywood. Given that Bikes and Hikes LA is a West Hollywood Staple (we are literally located on Santa Monica Boulevard!) what better union is there than to rent one of our impressive fleet of bikes for CicLAvia? Reserve your LA bike rental for CicLAvia 2019 here!ย 

For those pumped about partaking in CicLAvia, whether you’re a first timer, or a seasoned pro, read further for more information below (and don’t forget to reserve one of our West Hollywood Bike Rentals for the event!)

  • What is CicLAvia?
    • CicLAvia is a non-profit organization that seeks to bring life and sustainable outdoor activities to public spaces often occupied with vehicles. Modeled after the weekly Ciclovia in Bogotรก, CicLAvia’s events close down streets of LA, allowing community members to ride their bikes, play, dance, and enjoy their city streets car-free. Over 1.6 million people have enjoyed CicLAvia over the years, and we look forward to seeing you (and our bikes) there to enjoy some fresh air and community spirit on August 18th!
  • What should I bring with me for CicLAvia?
    • Bring some comfortable clothes, closed-toe shoes, a HELMET (available at our bike shop!), lots of waters, a camera, friends, family members, and positive energy– not to mention, a bike! Even better, one of OUR bikes– available for rental 365 days of the year!
  • Where does CicLAvia go?
    • This year, CicLAvia will span Santa Monica Boulevards and Hollywood Boulevard, closing it to traffic between 9 am and 4 pm. The route will be Santa Monica Boulevard, from San Vicente to Highland, and then to Hollywood Boulevard, from Highland to Vermont Ave. For a map, see below:
  • What are the top 5 reasons to join CicLAvia?
    • You’ll get out of your car and into the fresh air.
    • You’ll get an incredible workout.
    • You’ll meet friends and community neighbors; over a million people have participated in CicLAvia!
    • You’ll get to ride a bike in the streets free from the stress and hassle of traffic.
    • It’s FREE!!! (Notice: renting one of our bikes is not free, but we promise it’s worth it!)

  • What are the best stops along the CicLAvia route?
    • One of the best parts about the CicLAvia route is that it spans through several iconic LA neighborhoods, filled with top Hollywood attractions, celebrity homes, and famous filming locations! Check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Sign, Barnsdell Art Park, Los Feliz, Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, and more. If you’re looking for tips or recommendations, our friendly concierge staff and local guide team are happy to provide you with recommendations!
  • Where to take instagrams on CicLAvia?
    • For starters, read this ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Where can I rent a bike for CicLAvia?

Give us a call today to rent your bike for CicLAvia 2019!