Tips on Biking in L.A.
If you're interested in conquering the country's car capital by bike, here are a number of resources that might be useful.
Venice Beach has several bike rental shops, including Perry's, which has eight locations along the beach between Venice and Santa Monica (310-939-0000, http:/
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation mails out free bike maps of the city; to receive one, fill out the online form at http:/
A calendar of daily bicycle-related events in L.A. is online at http:/
The nonprofit organization CICLE (http:/
The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, http:/