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LA Bike Week to feature free Metro rides for bicyclists

Bicyclists are seen in this undated file photo.

May 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Monday kicks off Bike Week in Los Angeles.

Metro, other transportation agencies and public officials attended Grand Park in downtown at 10 a.m. to announce a series of initiatives aimed at getting more people to bike to work, school and other locations.

On Thursday, Metro and other transit providers will offer free helping rides to those with bicycles. This weekend, there will be discounts from more than 70 retailers for bicyclists who mention Bike Week.

To find out more about Bike Week and local events, visit Metro's Bike Week page.