It's a smooth ride for bicyclists who are heading from the Hermosa Beach Strand to Marina Way in Redondo Beach - and now it's one of the country's best.
People For Bikes, a national organization advocating for safe bike riding, has named the new Redondo Beach pathway one of the top ten best new bike lanes in the country for 2015.
The organization, calling the lanes "gorgeous," lauded the new pathway for its "low-stress access" to a popular beach area, and for making bike riding "a viable alternative" to car traffic.
The Redondo Beach bike lanes were the only bike lanes in California to make the top ten list.
The new pathway, known as the Harbor Gateway and Bike Path Improvement Project, was completed and officially unveiled in June. It…