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CicLAvia: Cyclists Celebrate Car-Free LA

Hundreds of bicyclists enjoyed a car-free day in downtown Los Angeles for an event called CicLAvia



    Cyclists ride downtown Los Angeles streets to celebrate a car-free L.A. during the CicLAvia event on Oct. 7, 2012.

    They came. They rode. They conquered.

    One man even tried to use the force with his Star Wars bike trailer.

    Taking Back the Streets

    [LA] Taking Back the Streets
    Thousands took part in the 5th annual CicLAvia. It's billed as L.A.'s biggest block party, stretching across nine miles of busy L.A.-area streets, without the traffic congestion. Antonio Castelan reports for a special edition of NBC4 News at 9pm.
    (Published Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012)

    Hundreds of cyclists, skateboarders, walkers and others on non-motorized vehicles made their way along a 9-mile route through downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, celebrating CicLAvia, getting out of your car, Los Angeles style.

    Here’s the story through pictures posted on Twitter in NBC4’s chronicle of the day’s events on Storify.

    100,000 Turn Out for CicLAvia

    [LA] 100,000 Turn Out for CicLAvia
    LA's first carless street event was a big draw.
    (Published Monday, Oct. 11, 2010)


    Fritz's CicLAvia HelmetCam

    [LA] Fritz's CicLAvia HelmetCam
    Tour the CicLAvia neighborhoods.
    (Published Thursday, April 7, 2011)

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