Kids and their Families: Gary Leonard CicLAvia Photos part 2

October 22, 2010 at 12:49 pm 6 comments

Look, dad!

One of the most precious and wonderful things about CicLAvia was the huge number of kids and families out enjoying themselves in the safety of car-free Los Angeles streets.

With folks organizing the Midday Ridazz kids ride, we knew there would be a lot of families… but it was still such a dazzling sight to see kids on training wheels and realllly small bikes weaving through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Wow. We had a difficult time editing down the great collection of family and youth photos by Gary Leonard. (All photos this post by Gary Leonard – click on picture for larger size)

Some of these kids have a slightly guilty look that seems to say some thing like “this playing in the street stuff is so fun, I must be doing something that’s against the rules… better enjoy before I get caught.”

And, lest you think that the joys of youth are the only things that warm our hearts, here’s one more. As we age gracefully, we want to be like this couple, cruising L.A.’s streets on their comforable 3-wheelers.

For more great CicLAvia photos, go here or here, or to the CicLAvia Flickr pool and our Facebook group page.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Ianne Lavigne  |  October 22, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    Great work Joe! Great work everyone! Love the photos and your comments. A big THANKYOU!

    Reply
  • 2. Evan  |  October 22, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    Here’s a photo I took:

    Reply
    • 3. Evan  |  October 22, 2010 at 2:08 pm

      Hmm…guess I messed up the HTML. Here’s a link:

      Family fun

      photo by Evan Garcia

      Reply
  • […] months on the road. Pick the best recent roadside PSA. Famed L.A. photographer Gary Leonard offers his take on CicLAvia. Courtesy of the Claremont Cyclist comes word that L.A. will have its own Gran Fondo next year on a […]

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  • 5. Ron Milam  |  October 25, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    I love Gary Leonard’s photography and glad he caught this special moment on the streets of LA. Thanks for posting.

    Reply
  • 6. Illya  |  October 26, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    Such an amazing event, hope to see more of them around the state.

    Reply

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