Thursday, October 23, 2008
Motorcyclists, start your engines. The silver anniversary edition of the Love Ride on Sunday, presided over by Jay Leno, is expected to bring out more than 25,000 bikers. They'll begin in Glendale, then head to the Fairplex at Pomona, where at noon a concert featuring ZZ Top and Foo Fighters will get underway, along with a motorcycle marketplace, stunts, barbecue and more. Organizers say all the event's earnings will be donated to local charities. Ride leaves from Harley-Davidson of Glendale, 3717 San Fernando Road, Glendale; 9 a.m. Sun. Concert at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona; noon Sun. Ride, $70 minimum donation; concert, $50. www.loveride.org.
Many Times motorcyclists plan to meet at the Los Angeles Times Olympic Facility Sunday morning, 2000 E. 8th Street at 7:30 am. With the departure time to be determined before departing for Brackett Airport in La Verne for breakfast. With gates opening at 10:00 am the group of Times riders will avoid the throng of motorcyclists that will block all streets leading into the Pomona Fairplex for at least ninety minutes or longer.