Tag Archives: Santa Monica Critical Mass

I get so psyched . . .

I get so psyched sometimes, my face falls off.  Or maybe I rip it off – I’m not sure, but it’s definitely HULK STATUS™.  I recently saw this video of one crazy kid starting an amazing dance party (thanks @ETOTHEROCK): Did you watch the whole thing?  No?  Well then you won’t get it – so […]

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Santa Monica Critical Mass RANT

Santa Monica Critical Mass RANT

(Hal receives a ticket from the Santa Monica Police Department at Santa Monica Critical Mass) Whether Santa Monica wants it or not, whether it’s true or not, the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is perpetuating the message “cyclists aren’t welcome in Santa Monica.”  Probably the only people ignoring them are the participants in Santa Monica […]

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Crimanimalz Vs. S.M.P.D: Cyclists Respond to Police Harassment

Crimanimalz Vs. S.M.P.D: Cyclists Respond to Police Harassment

Yesterday approximately 6o cyclists protested police harassment (photos on Flickr & Ridazz) of Santa Monica Critical Mass.  In response to the 14 citations of Santa Monica Critical Mass (SMCM) riders last Friday we, the Crimanimalz, blocked 4 crosswalks for a cumulative period of 40 minutes.  By walking back and forth across crosswalks continuously the Crimanimalz […]

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Ride: Santa Monica Critical Mass, Friday, August 1st, 6:30pm

Ride: Santa Monica Critical Mass, Friday, August 1st, 6:30pm

Need I say more?  Yes, I do.  Critical Mass on the Westside has been amazing this summer.  Check out these pics and these pics from the SMCM and Firewerckx rides on July 4th, or these pics from Venice Critical Mass.  You should go. SMCM on Facebook

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PHOTOS: SMCM & the Big Bang Firewerckx Ride, July 4th on a Bike

PHOTOS: SMCM & the Big Bang Firewerckx Ride, July 4th on a Bike

The ride – SMCM combined with the Big Bang Firewerckx ride, was a ton of fun,

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AWESOME July 4th Rides, and other events in July

AWESOME July 4th Rides, and other events in July

July 4th is 1000% bikes this year with an awesome Santa Monica Critical Mass/Firewerckx Ride mash up, and a race to the beach put on by Los Angeles Brakeless earlier in the day. Other events this month – the increasingly amazing CRANK MOB, Storm the Bastille on Bastille Day, Venice Critical Mass, some important Santa […]

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Recap: March 2008 Santa Monica Critical Mass

Recap: March 2008 Santa Monica Critical Mass

March’s Santa Monica Critical Mass was the 38th SMCM, and followed a successful 3rd Anniversary ride in February. In pre-ride announcements a SaMoHi student, Alec, shared his story of getting his ticket repealed. Then we had 60 seconds of silence in honor of a cyclist killed in the Valley on last Wednesday, followed by whoops […]

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