UPDATE 1:18 p.m. The cyclists got to Long Beach long before the JetBlue flight from Burbank, according to their Twitter feed. Their journey took a total of 1 hour and 34 minutes, while the flight they were racing had only taken off ten minutes prior to their journey's finish.
A group of cyclists known as the Wolfpack met in North Hollywood on Cahuenga Boulevard Saturday morning to start a journey in protest of the kerfuffle around Carmageddon.
According to the leader of the cyclists, who identified himself simply as 'Roadblock,' the bike ride was organized as a protest against Los Angeles' over dependence on cars.
Click on the video above to watch the start of the race, and follow the cyclists progress on Twitter by clicking here.
to read the Echo Park Patch story on how the cyclists came up with the idea in the first place, of their celebration Monday.