It’s a ride back in time.
The Los Angeles Explorers Club will host a bicycle tour in the San Gabriel Valley this Sunday, July 28 — focusing the 14-mile ride on 1980s movie locations within South Pasadena and Pasadena.
“We’ve been doing these tours for over five years, and this is our first ride focused on Hollywood films and our first tour in the South Pasadena neighborhood,’’ said Aimee Gilchrist, founder of the Explorers Club.
“Since South Pasadena is a hotbed for filming and the home to many classic locations from the best ’80s films, we just had to bring this ride to life.”
The ride will start and finish at The Cub House Bicycle Shop at 2510 Mission St. in San Marino, and will weave through set locations for movies such as “Back to the Future,” “Teen Wolf” and “Halloween.”
This ride is free, but bikers are asked to RSVP at www.laexplorersclub.com/teenwolf. All pre-registered riders will receive a commemorative ride patch.
Riders are also encouraged to don 1980s attire … so dust off those “Frankie Says Relax” T-shirts and such. A costume contest with prizes will happen at an after-party back at The Cub House Bicycle shop.
You can also register at the Cub House from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The tour runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the after-party and costume contest running from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Explorers Club advises that riders need to be comfortable riding with traffic, traversing moderate hills and distances and have a bicycle in good working order.
Now in its fifth year, the L.A. Explorers Club runs historical and cultural bicycle tours throughout Los Angeles County, “to celebrate Los Angeles in addition to the figures and stories that shape our community.’’
“Each group ride has a theme, and we share the story together as we pedal,” said Gilchrist.
For more information, you can also call (805) 450-0700.