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Old 11-07-12, 12:28 PM   #1
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commute DTLA to westside- route suggestions?

Got a meeting near Olympic and Bundy and thought I would bike it

I would love suggestions for good bike routes from DTLA.

Early afternoon, so the traffic shouldn't be piling on yet.

thanks for any suggestions
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Old 11-07-12, 12:41 PM   #2
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Jump on the Red line to 7th+Metro. Take Expo line to Culver City, Get off at La Cienega. Ride a couple blocks west to Balona Creek bike path. Pedal west to boardwalk (7 miles). Pedal north to Olympic, pedal or jump a bus east to Bundy. A Shorter way is to pedal from Culver city to Bundy via National blvd

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dude, that was awesome. many thanks
estimation on how long would that route take?
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I went to Google Maps just as a lark and ask it to give me directions from Downtown LA to Olympic and Bundy, changed it to "by bike" and this is what it came up with.

https://maps.google.ca/maps?saddr=do...&z=12&lci=bike
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thanks, I may try that on the way back. I would like to bike all the way back.

The Metro going out is a great idea. I can reduce my sweat factor for the job .
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Slightly longer, but this is the route I usually take when gong that way. Small section on Wilshire where 8th doesn't continue that I usually just take the side walk. Used to travel from Miracle Mile area to Santa Monica daily so that is part of my route.

http://goo.gl/maps/WVys6
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Slightly longer, but this is the route I usually take when gong that way. Small section on Wilshire where 8th doesn't continue that I usually just take the side walk. Used to travel from Miracle Mile area to Santa Monica daily so that is part of my route.

http://goo.gl/maps/WVys6
Nice, looks good.
Game plan on, thanks guys
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Venice Blvd has a full lane bike lane from the beach all the way to downtown( a block from Staples center).
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Hey guys, thanks for the route tips. Venice is a good one!
I stumbled on this site with bike route maps - lanes, paths, routes all marked.
http://www.bicyclela.org/maps_main.htm
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Google maps has a bicycle layer you can turn on that gives you the same info.
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