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La Grange welcomes non-members on its rides. As such, we encourage (and expect) the following from members and non-members alike on each of our rides:

» Helmet use at all times
» Front light and rear flashers when dark
» Courtesy to motorists, pedestrians and fellow cyclists
» Observation of all traffic signals and applicable laws
» Respect of the intended pace of the ride
» Respect of the guidance of the ride leader and/or senior club member
» Aero position is not allowed while riding in the group - just stay off the aero bars
» No earphones

 

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Novice riders: For your own health & safety! Please remember that La Grange is a racing-oriented club. Many of the rides below involve close-quarters riding at high speeds. If you are at all unsure about your fitness level or bike-handling skills, we recommend that you attend the Friday ride first and attend a Drills 4 Skills clinic:

 

 

The following weekly rides are unofficial club rides. Each one meets at 6:30 AM on the corner of San Vicente Boulevard and 26th Street in Santa Monica. The above rules apply. Click on the ride name for a full description.

DAY NAME DESCRIPTION DIFFICULTY
Tuesday Marina

JV Marina
26 miles, flat and fast

24 miles
Hard

Moderate
Wednesday Mandeville 20 miles, including 2-10%, 5-mile climb
Moderate
Thursday Riviera
26-28 miles, 3-4 loops around Riviera Country Club
Hard

Friday Marina Lite 23 miles, recovery, abridged version of Marina
Easy
Saturday TriFit MultiSport

PCH

Donut

Montrose

Simi Ride

Various distances, rolling terrain

Various distances, rolling terrain

35 miles, fast with difficult climbs

39 miles, flat and fast

75 miles, fast with difficult climbs

Easy/Moderate

Moderate

Hard

Hard

Hard

The Nichols Canyon ride is the club's official weekly ride. It meets at 8 AM on the corner of Westwood Boulevard and La Grange Avenue in Westwood (one major block south of Santa Monica Boulevard).

DAY NAME DESCRIPTION DIFFICULTY
Sunday Nichols 27 miles, 3-mile climb, 10-miles of rollers
Hard
 
Sunday MDRCC Marina del Rey Cycle Club (MDRCC)
See Ride Schedule for details
Moderate/Hard

 

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