Category Archive: Major Bike Arteries

Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

Access Type: Bike Lane (San Vicente-Bicknell); Bike Route (Bicknell-Hollister) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Moderate to heavy Other Bikers: Moderate The View: Scenic (beach and expensive dwellings) Entrada to Wilshire: The most serene portion… Continue reading

Rose Avenue, Venice-West LA

Access Type: Bike Lane (Lincoln Blvd-Walgrove Ave) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Moderate to heavy Other Bikers: Moderate to few The View: Neighborhood/Golf course/Busy street WEST OF LINCOLN: This stretch of Rose is really… Continue reading

Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica-West LA

Access Type: Bike Lane (Ocean Ave-26th St); Bike Route (26th St-Westgate Ave) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Light Other Bikers: Moderate west of Lincoln, otherwise few The View: Quiet neighborhood Arizona is one of… Continue reading

Broadway, Santa Monica

Access Type: Bike Lane (5th St – Centinela Ave) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Light Other Bikers: Always but not crowded The View: Bike-friendly neighborhood Broadway exemplifies a neighborhood that has accepted biking as… Continue reading

Main Street, Santa Monica

Access Type: Bike Lane (Navy St to Colorado Ave) Difficulty: Easy Traffic Intensity: Moderate to Heavy Other Bikers: Many The View: Festive Street Scene Main St., to me, captures the best of Santa… Continue reading

Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica

Access Type: Bike Lane (Barnard Way-Cloverfield Blvd) Difficulty: Medium (Hills) Traffic Intensity: Moderate Other Bikers: Moderate to few The View: Scenic (West of Lincoln) WEST OF LINCOLN: Ocean Park is one of my… Continue reading