Monthly Archives: June 2010

Good times during 2010 Pershing Square Discovery Ride

This past Sunday, June 27, 2010 I got up early and rode my bakfiets from Lincoln Heights down to Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles for the the 2nd Annual Pershing Square Discovery ┬áRide organized by the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation. I got there just as the bulk of ride participants were […]

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Can Dutch cycling lessons carry over to modern Los Angeles?

Dutch bicycles are the best at day-to-day transportation, their ridership is the highest in the developed world, their roads are some of the safest on the planet. How did the Dutch end up developing such a bike-friendly transportation system? Can Los Angeles do something similar?

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Streetsblog’s NELA Fundraiser Photos Online

Streetsblog LA’s NELA Fundraiser this past June 18, 2010 was a fun one. We were all able to raise a couple of hundred dollars to keep the best livable streets news source in Southern California running.

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Pershing Square Discovery Bike Ride on Sunday, June 27, 2010

On Sunday, June 27, 2010 the City Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Pershing Square will hold it’s second annual free Pershing Square Discovery Bike Ride. Flying Pigeon LA bike shop will be there to show off some of our bikes and to lend a hand with a wrench if need be.

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“Where the Train Used to Go” ride and Streetsblog fundraiser this Friday, June 18, 2010

Here at Flying Pigeon LA, we’re firm believers in using food, fun, and bike rides to push our pro-bike transportation agenda. We get daily inspiration from Streetsblog LA, a must-read for those interested in re-making Los Angeles’ car-choked streets into more livable streets. To help keep the livable streets new coverage and advocacy going, we’re […]

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Flying Pigeon at Riding Bikes with the Dutch screening in Long Beach

On a brilliant Southern California evening I loaded up a truck with a bunch of fresh-from-Holland Batavus Old Dutch bikes along with a Nihola Family Cargo tricycle and drove down to the Art Theater in Long Beach for a screening of the film “Riding Bikes with the Dutch“.

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USC’s Keck School of Medicine Staff Embraces Bike to Work Day

We were very happy to see our neighbors dressed up and riding to work on Bike To Work Day at USC’s Health Sciences Campus this past Thursday, May 20, 2010. These two ladies obviously took the prize for style that day, and one of them is riding a Batavus Breukelen she got from our shop! […]

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Eagle Rock Brewery Ride on Saturday, June 5, 2010

Come join us on a fun, slow-paced, ride at 3 p.m. this Saturday, June 5, 2010 to the Eagle Rock Brewery.

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