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SoCal: Chain Gang Send Off Ride, Potluck and Packing Clinic

May 28, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

11 or 21 miles
Mostly Flat
Level: Beginner

Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride-Out: 8:30 AM

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With just one week to go before ALC, it’s time to taper off your training and Chain Gang have the perfect ride for you!

Join us for our final ride of this training season with either one or two trips around the Studio Loop, a nice easy ride where you can just spin out your legs, and a brief safety clinic to review all the skills and safety rules for ALC.

We return to Crystal Springs Picnic Area for the traditional Pre-ALC Potluck Picnic and our famous Packing Clinic. We will answer all your last minute questions and concerns, and share all the tips and tricks we have learned over many years to make your ALC experience a fun, safe and happy one.

Riders, roadies, and family are welcome to join us just for the packing clinic and potluck (even without the ride) – simply RSVP (so we know how many folks to plan for), and bring a dish to share! We will have a celebratory cake to share with everyone, and look forward to seeing you all there!

Please familiarize yourself with AIDS/LifeCycle COVID-19 Protocols prior to arriving at the start of the ride.

If you are interested in attending, please be sure to RSVP. Have questions? Contact Doreen Gonzales at

REQUIRED ITEMS: bike, helmet, water bottle(s) & snacks, tire changing tools, pump/Co2 cartridge, and a mask. If you don’t have any of the items listed, please contact us. We’ll help you figure out what you need and where to get it!

COVID-19 Policy: Vaccination is required to participate. All participants must have received one Johnson & Johnson dose or the second Pfizer/Moderna dose at least two weeks before the Training Ride. Masks are required when 6’ of social distancing cannot be maintained. This includes rest stops, indoors and in vehicles with more than one person.




May 28, 2022
8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Lower Crystal Springs Picnic Area
4659 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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