CicLAvia 2011: Thousands in LA Ditch Cars For Bicycles For The Day

04/10/2011 08:07 pm ET | Updated Jun 10, 2011
  • Los Angeles Times

Like thousands of other people, Junue Millan rode his bicycle on Sunday morning to downtown Los Angeles for CicLAvia.  But unlike most, Millan ditched his bike for a moment to hula hoop in the street wearing fuzzy faux-fur handmade boots.
"I've been car-free since 2005," Millan, 29, of Silverlake, said as he swiveled his hips near the corner of 1st and Spring streets.
The property manager, who wore a gray and green sweat shirt proclaiming him a champion at "cow tipping," was one of thousands who abandoned their cars for bicycles and other modes of transportation for L.A.'s second CicLAvia.

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