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Long Beach New Years Day Ride
Sunday, January 1, 2023, 7:55 AM until 3:00 PM
Bay Shore Drive & 2nd St @ 7:55am
Marina Drive & Studabaker @ 8:00am
6550 E Marina Dr
Long Beach, CA 90803
Registration is not Required
Some LightningVelo riders will do the regular Sunday Ride (today called the Bah Hum Bug ride).
Others will ride with a few thousand others starting at the Marina. Choose your ride.
A SoCal cycling tradition! Wake up relatively early and pedal off nearly 100 miles to start the year with several hundred of your bicycling friends, racers, and Freds.
Starts in Belmont Shore at Bay Shore Ave & 2nd Street at 7:55 AM. The ride picks up a large group of riders as it goes by the Long Beach/Alamitos Bay Marina and turns south from 2nd Street onto PCH at around 8:00 AM.
The Marina is a good place to park and catch the ride since there is ample parking and it's where many of the people who are doing the ride start from.The New Years Day Ride bicycle ride in Long Beach has been a tradition for cyclists over the years looking to ring in the New Year. It starts in Long Beach and fly's south down the PCH, picking up riders along the way expanding into a colorful pack of 400 or so riders.
The ride starts off slow and friendly through Seal Beach and quickly increases speed by Sunset Beach (25+MPH). The ride continues south to Dana Point, at which point you can double back on PCH or head inland and loop back to the start.