Women of WOBO Ride

"Join the first Women Of WOBO (Walk Oakland Bike Oakland) bike ride and roll out to Fruitvale for the annual Dia De Los Muertos festival!

pedal along the Embarcadero to enjoy the bike lanes connecting downtown
to Fruitvale, then stop for music, food, and a break at the free Dia De
Los Muertos festival on International Blvd. We’ll pedal back on the E.
12th/E 15th corridor to avoid the wind and check out streets destined
to be striped with bike lanes, and finish up around Lake Merritt where
new bike lanes have just been completed on Lakeshore."


Chris Hwang, President of Walk Oakland Bike Oakland. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

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