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 two Nihola Family Cargo tricycles.
The Nihola Family Cargo tricycle is a Danish invention (or rather refined version of earlier cargo trikes) that is intended to be used as a baby, grocery, pet, etc. transport solution for people living in a dense urban area. It’s fun to ride, very stable at low speed (critical when riding a bike with babies in the front through a farmers market), and it looks very sleek.
The bikes are available exclusively through Flying Pigeon LA, a bike shop based in North East Los Angeles (just outside of Downtown LA). They range in price from $3,199 for a 5-speed version to $3,399 for a 7-speed version. Each bike some complete with a carriage cover, a bench for the little ones, seat belts, and a seat cushion for the bench. It is very common for an additional rear rack or child carrier to be added onto the rear of the bike, and we carry some of the best of both at the shop.
Flying Pigeon LA is a specialty bike retailer located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065. Our phone number is 213-909-8986 but you’re better off trying to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We stock Flying Pigeon bicycles (of course), our “Deluxe” line of Flying Pigeons, Batavus, Gazelle, Pashley, Biomega, Achielle, Torker, Velorbis, and Nihola Family bikes. Our accessories include the Bobike Mini/Maxi/Junior line, Design House Stockholm baskets, Pocampo Bags, Basil bags & baskets, various rear wheel locks from AXA & Abus, a select line of tires from Schwalbe, saddles and other goodies from Velo Orange and Brooks and loads of other good stuff.