Saturday’s ride will be lead by Colin Baird. The ride will have two distinct rides. We will all begin promptly at 0700 from 20th and Ave L in Lancaster.

If you are coming from LA, you can expect a 60-minute drive to Lancaster from the San Fernando Valley. If you need directions, take the 14 north to Ave L and exit left onto Ave L. At 20th St West, turn right and go immediately into the parking lot. You will see the group inside the Ralph’s shopping center. The address is 1945 W Ave L.

One ride will go out to Rosamond via 110th Street West and head out to Rosamond and return. 45 miles +-

The other ride will turn right at Ave G from 110th and turn down Ave G to begin heading back to town. 30 miles +-

Colin’s thoughts are for folks who want to push themselves to slightly longer distances, the Rosamond ride will help build endurance, while keeping the heart rate down.

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The League of American Bicyclists reports that funding for bicycling is still at risk and our voices need to be heard again by Members of Congress:

The U.S. House and Senate are negotiating right now to produce a final federal transportation bill and 20 years of gains on biking, walking and Safe Routes to School could be eliminated.

Only a strong show of support from people like you can make sure this doesn’t happen. Please act TODAY to protect federal funding for local biking and walking.

In March, the Senate passed a bill with bipartisan support that included the Cardin-Cochran agreement, which allows local governments and school systems to access much-needed funds to for biking and walking projects and programs. But the House would prefer to get rid of biking and walking funding by giving states the chance to ‘opt out’ of this funding pot completely — and take away local governments’ ability to access federal funds for small transportation projects.

If the House gets its way, your local governments won’t have access to funds to build the sidewalks, bike lanes and bikeways that make streets safer for all of us.

Click here and take action.


When: June 25, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm

Nick’s Pizzeria
43755 15th St W
Lancaster CA, 93534

Join us on June 25, 2012, for our organizing meeting to work towards creating a strong organization for improving conditions for bicycling in the Antelope Valley.

Help make the Antelope Valley a better, safer place to bike!

Topics for Discussion:

What is our purpose?
What are the issues will we take on?
What are the needs of our local cycling community?
What are our potential resources?
What is our political environment?
Who are the decision makers?
When would like to set for the date and time of regular meetings?


The AV High Desert Cyclists June Meeting is coming up on Monday, June 18, 2012.

Nick’s Pizzeria
43755 15th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534

There will FREE PIZZA.

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Klausner, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition.

Plans will be made for the upcoming Beach Ride on July 21st and plans firmed up for the annual Fall Memorial Century scheduled for October 20th.

All are welcome!


On Saturday June 16th Block Bikes is hosting a Bicycle Poker Ride to benefit Nathen Taylor.

The Poker Ride will take place at American Heroes Park (701 W Kettering Ave) in Downtown Lancaster (north of Lancaster BLVD – cross street Elm). Sign ups will be at 10:30am and the Poker Ride will begin promptly at 11:00am. Cost will be $10 per rider with $5 replacement cards at ech stop avalable to better your hand. ALL proceeds will go to Nathen Taylor’s family fund.

The RALLY will consist of 5 predetermined stops on a predetermined route. At each stop a poker card will be awarded with a total of 5 to make a hand. Additional replacement cards can be purchased for $5 at each stop to try to better your hand. This is a fun event and not a “race.”

You must follow all traffic laws and failure to do so is disqualification. Have fun and be efficient, but not dangerous.

All calibers of riders are invited to participate.


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