Hot or not, the Coachella Valley is a great place to be if you are a cyclist.  Not only fun being solo cyclist out on the road in the desert, it’s even better when you join a community of people to share the experience with.

This Saturday and next Tuesday there are two community bike rides happening that we thought all of our fellow cycle enthusiasts of the Coachella Valley would be interested in.  You don’t have to be a pro, you don’t have to be fast… you simply just have to show up and have a good time!

Below is information on how to meet some new people and go places you’ve never been:

Pedal to Paseo

When: Saturday, May 26th

Where: Palm Springs Cyclery

Time: 6:30am

Ends: Lululemon on El Paseo in Palm Desert

Pedal to Paseo - Palm Springs Cyclery & lululemon

About:

To celebrate National Bike Month, merger of Specialized-lululemon and just an excuse to kick pedals before it gets too hot. We’re hosting a Ride from Palm Springs Cyclery toLululemon Athletica Palm Desert.

Meeting up at 6:30am and riding out at 7:00am. 15 & 30 mile routes to choose from. At 9:00am we’re having in store restorative yoga, refreshments, and a raffle. Joining us on the ride, Bikes for Boobs. Show your support.

If you need your bike tuned up or want to borrow one, get at me !

Palm Springs Critical Mass Bike Ride

When: Tuesday, May 29th

Where: NYPD Pizza on 260 N Palm Canyon Dr.

Time: 6:00pm

Ends: 9:00pm

Facebook Event Link

critical mass  bike ride in palm springs

About the Palm Springs Critical Mass:

Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to celebrate cycling and to assert cyclists’ right to the road. The idea started in San Francisco in September 1992 and quickly spread to cities all over the world.

Critical Mass has a different flavor from city to city — there’s a big variety in size, respect of traffic laws, interaction with motorists, and intervention by police.
Critical Mass has no leaders, and no central organization licenses rides. In every city that has a CM ride, some locals simply picked a date, time, and location for the ride and publicized it, and thus the ride was born.

CM is an idea and an event, not an organization.

CM is intended to be a celebration, not an opportunity to cause trouble. Those who want to try to tie up traffic as much as possible and be confrontational with motorists are missing the point. We can assert our right to the road without being rude about it. Focus on the ride, not on the cars that also happen to be on the road.

Welcome ALL! Let’s Ride!

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