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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Popular pre-L.A. Marathon bike ride canceled after city permit snag

Popular pre-L.A. Marathon bike ride canceled after city permit snag
Laura J. Nelson
Link: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-marathon-crash-race-canceled-20140305,0,5571667.story

So what now?  I waited all year long and now this?

"Days before the Los Angeles Marathon, organizers canceled a popular nighttime bicycle race along the 26.2-mile route because they did not obtain the proper permits.

Every year since 2009, hundreds of cyclists have gathered in the dark along Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, waiting for road closures to begin along the marathon route, which stretches from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica. Just after 4 a.m., cyclists swarm the streets to enjoy three hours of car-free fun on some of Los Angeles's normally most congested boulevards."

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