Monthly Archives: August 2010

Shifty clothes on our racks, in the Times

We recently added some ladies cycling gear to our shop from SHIFTY, all of it designed and made in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, and instantly got picked up in an article in the Business section of the LA Times, “Urban cycling spawns its own peddlers” by Cyndia Zwahlen, published on August 30, […]


Pigeon Politburo with photographer Gil Garcetti

Photographer Gil Garcetti will give a talk about his book, “Paris: Women and Bicycles”, at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2010. At Flying Pigeon LA, we’re big believers in “Bicycle Culture 2.0” – the idea of people […]

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One small bell from us, one giant ping for KPFK

An older chicano fellow, in his late 50’s or 60’s, came into the shop a while back and needed some help with his bike. We messed up the initial repair and kept him off his bike for almost a week while waiting for parts to arrive to make everything right. The parts arrived, and we […]

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Blogdowntown bike logistics rolling along

Our distribution of the Blogdowntown Weekly continues! Look for the latest issue at coffee shops, lobbies, etc. in and around the Downtown Los Angeles area this Thursday, August 12, 2010.

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Who’s Up for a Downtown Cargo Bike Ride this Thursday, August 12, 2010?

In July of 2010, Flying Pigeon LA bike shop assembled a collection of cargo bikes and a couple of friends and headed Downtown for the monthly Art Walk. We rode around en masse, hollered out that we were offering free rides on the pedicab we’d brought along, and generally had a good time. Now that […]

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Blogdowntown Weekly to distribute paper with Flying Pigeon LA’s Nihola Family Cargo

Eric Richardson of the blogdowntown came up with the idea to deliver his new weekly paper, “blogdowntown Weekly”, via bicycle. Through a Facebook image post by a mutual friend, Stephen Box, the Flying Pigeon LA crew contacted Eric and gears were put in motion to have this new paper distributed around Downtown Los Angeles using […]

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