One Mo’ Time

Juuuuuuuust in case the errant interested party hasn’t seen my postings saturating the internuts (on,, and, here’s the info on the IAAL•MAF’s next spinvitational (No. 6.0), which aims to pick up where next Friday’s regularly scheduled RIDE-Arc unfortunately has had to leave off, canceled due to its lead organizer and chief bottle washer’s injury.

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On September 7 we’ll be covering a 16-mile course (hand-carved route map after the jump) that will include every bridge over the Los Angeles River from Washington Boulevard (built 1930) near Vernon to Broadway (Built 1911; as seen in the ride’s flyer art whose modified 1955 photograph is from the awesomely morbid book Scene Of The Crime) north of Chinatown. And in homage to RIDE-Arc ‘s format we will be providing the occasional details into the bridges’ history and design.

There aren’t many people in this town that can say they’ve bike across all 10 of downtown bridges in one trek — and at night! — won’t you join us?


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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, 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."