Best Bike Rides in Los Angeles

Based in Los Angeles, Dr. Shahram Salimitari is a weight loss and bariatric surgeon. In his free time, Dr. Shahram Salimitari enjoys exploring the outdoors and biking on Santa Monica Beach.

Though the city may never win awards for being the most bike friendly, Los Angeles still offers several nice biking paths for those looking to explore the city on two wheels. Here are some of the city’s best paths:

Marvin Braude Bike Trail: Also known as the Strand, this 22-mile path runs along the LA beach, beginning in the north at Will Rogers State Beach and ending in the south at Torrance County Beach. The path runs through Venice, which is home to many popular restaurants.

Ballona Creek Bike Path: This path begins in Culver City and leads to the coast, meandering past the Ballona Wetlands, the Baldwin Hills, and the Santa Monica Mountains. It is now accessible by the Metro Rail system.

Griffith Park Bike Loop: Griffith Park is already famous for many attractions, including the Autry and the LA Zoo, but it also features a nine-mile bike loop that connects to the LA River Bike Path for more ambitious bikers.


Best Time to Visit Istanbul

Dr. Shahram Salimitari is a Los Angeles-based bariatric and weight loss surgeon affiliated with Bakersfield Ambulatory Surgery Center. Dr. Shahram Salimitari enjoys spending his free time engaging in several hobbies and traveling. He has been to many major cities, including Istanbul, Paris, and London.

Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, is a popular tourist destination full of history and amazing architecture leftover from the Ottoman Empire, including the Blue Mosque and Haghia Sophia. U.S. News and World Report determined that the best time to visit Istanbul is between September and November. During these three months, Istanbul sees fewer visitors causing a drop in rates. Additionally, the temperature stays in the 60s and 70s during the day, an ideal climate for site seeing. The summer season, while popular with tourists, is also the most expensive and the hottest, with high humidity and long waits at most attractions. On the other hand, the winter and spring seasons can be wet and cold, though might offer some good rates.