Monthly Archives: September 2010

Malmo shows us the way to end “ridiculous” car trips

No ridiculous car trips from Martin Lang on Vimeo. I picked this film up on Copenhagenize this morning and I’d like to share it with the Los Angeles cycling community. From Copenhagenize: “The City’s bicycle office and transport department are also quite brilliant at promoting cycling. In fact, I asked one of the communications people […]


Mayor Villaraigosa announces CicLAvia for October 10, 2010

Yesterday morning, while we were hobnobbing with the bike industry elite in Las Vegas, the mayor of Los Angeles held a press conference the will likely change the future of transportation in Los Angeles for generations. The mayor announced that on October 10, 2010 the city will close off seven miles of surface streets to […]

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Green Jobs California featuring Flying Pigeon LA

Erica Fick, a friend of ours and a recent graduate from Occidental College’s Urban and Environmental Policy Institute, has been working very hard the last year to profile a number of “green” businesses in California for the Environmental Defense Fund’s new site, Green Jobs California. Erica picked us as a subject of one of her […]

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Closed for Interbike until September 29, 2010

We’re closing the shop down for the week as we head to Interbike – a massive bike industry show held annually in Las Vegas, NV. We’ll be open again on Wednesday, September 29, 2010. If you’d like to shoot a question our way, try

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Stephen Box for CD4 Fundraiser on Saturday, September 18, 2010

This Saturday, September 18, 2010, at 7 p.m. at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St.) we’re going to host a fundraiser for our friend Stephen Box. Stephen is running for City Council in Los Angeles, in District 4 (the Los Feliz area). Stephen is going to give a brief […]

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Park[ing] Day 2010 at Flying Pigeon LA

This Friday, September 17, 2010, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. that Flying Pigeon LA bike shop will create a park in front of our shop for Park[ing] Day. Park[ing] Day is an annual event focused on using the space normally used to store a vehicle (parking places) to instead serve as a parks, a […]

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We Salute You, 2010 Bicycle Film Festival

Another successful Bicycle Film Festival blew through Los Angeles this weekend. Like last year, we missed it. Unlike last year, we had our friend Steve Campos take a Nihola cargo bike to the screenings to pass out the blogdowntown Weekly. Steve had fun showing off the bike and snapped a bunch of pictures of the […]

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