Nice bike ride last night; a 13.5-mile route that I cobbled together via Gmaps for the IAALâ€¢MAF’s previously pretty regular Thursday night downtown rides. With friends Stephen, Alice and Michael onboard we back-and-forthed the L.A. River over eight of the 10 bridges that span her from Washington Boulevard up to Broadway north of Chinatown: Washington Boulevard, Olympic Boulevard, 7th Street, 6th Street, 4th Street, 1st Street, North Spring Street, North Broadway (not crossed: Cesar Chavez/Macy Street bridge; North Main Street bridge).
From the North Spring Street Bridge looking southeast.
Flickr set of other in-motion (i.e. blurry and dark) pix here.
Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."
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