Monthly Archives: February 2011

Brewery Ride to CicLAvia Fundraiser on Saturday, March 5, 2011

Join us on a brutal 44 foot elevation gain, 3.0 mile, 12 mile per hour, hollentour from the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop to the GOOD CicLAvia fundraiser ($20 entry, 3229 Casitas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039) Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) […]


How do You Transport Your Kid(s) on a Bike?

We’ve got a few solutions: Come by the shop and see what’s best for you.


SOMA Torpedo lights up Flying Pigeon LA

We run a shop built on European city and cargo bicycles, so it makes sense that people come to us for all those great European bike parts and accessories that nobody else carries. Add to that list of stuff we carry the awesome SOMA Torpedo headlamp. We ordered a bunch of these after fielding dozens […]


Beyond Sharrows

Bicycling to and from the Pigeon a few days ago, I rode a number of “facilities,” as bureaucrats like to call them: the marvelous new section of the Los Angeles River bikepath paralleling Riverside Drive from North Fig to Fletcher, the bike lanes on York, and the sharrows on Fountain in East Hollywood. It was […]

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Time to Make It Real!

The City of Los Angeles just announced the next Bike Plan Implementation Team meeting, which will be discussing, according to their notice, “bike lane concepts on 7th Street between Catalina St and Main St, as well as an implementation flowchart and some Bicycle Plan programs.” What happens here is determined by the “team,” and as […]


Flying Pigeon Bike Sale – $260 and FREE SHIPPING

We’ve dropped our prices on un-built, stock, Flying Pigeon bicycles down to $260.00. FREE SHIPPING across the continental United States. These bikes require technical skill to assemble – so bring your bike-in-a-box to a professional bike mechanic for assembly. If you want a traditional Chinese roadster, now is a great time to pick up a […]


Three Magic Mornings in February

Have you ever worked hard on something, and after a few years of long nights and struggle, seen the tide of events turn? This past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning were very special for the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop.

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Stephen Box presents free bike repair at Hollywood Farmers’ Market on Sunday, February 27, 2011

Stephen Box, candidate for LA council district 4, is partnering with the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop to provide free bike repair and service at this Sunday’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market (located at 1600 Ivar Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028). All general service and maintenance (as well as small parts like tubes, cables, patches, nuts, bolts, […]


“Cargo Cycling is Not a Crime” or Repeal LAMC 80.27

When you outlaw cargo bikes, only outlaws ride them! With Los Angeles’ long awaited bike plan entering its final stage of approval, I think it is a good time to discuss the repeal Los Angeles Municipal Code Section 80.27. I think we should strike the law from the books, or to replace it with the […]


Flying Pigeon LA inventory on February 18, 2011

This high-production-value video mostly focuses on one of our new Deluxe Flying Pigeons (this one is powder coated a light blue and has three speeds, retails for $720) and the new Basil Front Carrier L racks (black, $60) that we brought to our shop recently. Any questions, call us at 213-909-8986.

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