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BEST Tweed Ride: Culver City “The Heart of Screenland”

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Culver City Expo Station

8817 Washington Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232

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Enjoy a two-wheeled tour of Culver City, presented by the Metro Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program. The Tweed Ride is unique to Southern California as we step back in time and ride through the Heart of Screenland, where they've filmed classic movies like Citizen Kane, The Wizard of Oz, and Tron!

Beginning at the Culver City Station, join C.I.C.L.E. as we ride to the Heart of Screenland stopping to take pictures at the Hull Building (memorialized in Tron), the Bilbo Baggins house and the Helms Bakery District. You can hop back on the metro at Culver City or continue for a short jaunt up to the Baldwin Hills overlook. Afterwards we’ll visit Culver Studios, formerly Desilu Studios, where they filmed Citizen Kane and The Wizard of Oz. The last stop will be at City Tavern before heading back to the Expo Line station.

Riders are encouraged to wear vintage or tweed-style clothing. For inspiration, check out LA Weekly's coverage of last year's Tweed Ride.

Date & Time: Sunday, 2/25 – Meet at 12:00 pm, roll out at 12:30 pm, ride ends at 1:30pm. Or if you're continuing to Baldwin Hills overlook, the ride ends at 2:30pm.

TIMELINE

  • 12:00pm – Meet-up at Culver City Station
  • 12:30pm – Start of Bike Ride Culver City Station
  • 12:45-1:00pm – Stop 1: 1925 Hull Building
  • 1:10-1:20pm – Stop 2: Bilbo Baggins House
  • 1:30 – Optional ride to Baldwin Hills Overlook or return to Culver City Station
  • 1:40-2:00pm – Stop 3: Baldwin Hills Overlook
  • 2:10 – 2:20pm – Stop 4: Culver Studios
  • 2:30pm - Ride Ends at City Tavern
  • Ride back to Culver City Station

START/END

Start and End: Culver City Station, Expo Line

ROUTE

Mostly flat (except for incline to Baldwin Hills overlook), approx. 3 - 5 miles

Route Map: https://goo.gl/maps/UiLaHUystfK2

WHAT TO BRING

  • Your bicycle, in good running order
  • A bike lock
  • All participants under 18 must wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian.
  • Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem, or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.

All participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting.

*** PLEASE NOTE: Adult ride participants must sign this waiver to participate. A parent or legal guardian is required to sign this waiver for any minors participating in the ride. ***

The Tweed Ride: Culver City “The Heart of Screenland” is presented by Metro and C.I.C.L.E.

About C.I.C.L.E.: Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is a nonprofit organization working to promote the bicycle as a viable, healthy and sustainable transportation choice.


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