Monthly Archives: April 2011

Metro lifts bike ban, Flying Pigeon LA brings the Bromptons

Could there be more perfect timing? Just as word reached us that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (or “Metro”) lifted their ban on bikes on rail cars during rush hour, we received several large boxes from London filled with Brompton bicycles! We’re a shop that believes in using public transportation, and few bikes […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on April 28, 2011

This video, bound to be a smash hit when it is re-made as a musical, features a Po Campo Mothers Day Sale, our Linus bikes, Public Bikes, and an assortment of cool stuff we’ve got in the shop. PLEASE NOTE: we received a shipment of Brompton bicycles right after I shot this video. They will […]

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Long Beach Goes Long, While LA Lollygags

Last Saturday I saddled up earlyish and headed to downtown to pick up Broadway for a long jaunt south to Imperial Highway. Imperial has nothing of the splendor of empire to it, but it does get one over to the Los Angeles River quickly enough, and on a cool, soft morning the bike path alongside […]

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Recycling with a Nihola

I grew up in Michigan where it’s easy to recycle cans and bottles. The deposit is 10 cents so there is value and nearly every grocery store has a room with machines that take your recyclables and spit out a receipt that you can cash at the cashier. You can even wash your hands! Los […]

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Open on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011

Just a quick note: we’re open today, Sunday, April 24, 2011, until 6pm.

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CicLAvia cruisers for sale – $120, no tax, while supplies last

At the urging of our friends, the organizers of CicLAvia, we acquired a fleet of single speed beach cruisers that we rented out during the April 10, 2011 event. These are now on sale for $120 (tax is included in that price) after having been ridden in the CicLAvia on April 10, 2011. We have […]

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Flying Pigeon LA gains vaunted Penny Farthing street cred

Fixies? Stupid. BMX? Lame. Bike races? Whatevs. At Flying Pigeon LA, we know what is coming next, and we’re preparing for the future! Which is why we’re proud to say we are now qualified to true the rear wheels of penny farthing (high wheel, high wheeler, or ordinary) bicycles. Yes, this past week I removed […]


$200 Flying Pigeon LA gift certificate for CicLAvia survey taker

Looking for an awesome bike, or to have a bike you own completely refurbished? Fill out the CicLAvia survey (if you participated in either the 10/10/2010 or 4/10/2011 CicLAvia), and you will be entered into a contest to win a $200 gift certificate at Flying Pigeon LA bike shop! You can use the $200 towards […]

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USC starts bicycle education early

My daughter attends USC’s Health Sciences Center preschool, which held a very cool “Bike Day” event recently to let the kids learn a little bit about how to ride in groups. Local artist Kelly Thompson created a “Share the Road” stencil for a screen printing show being hosted at the Outpost for Contemporary Art – […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on April, 20 2011

Another walk around the ol’ shoppe to discover: discounted CicLAvia beach cruisers, Public Bikes, Gazelle modern dutch bikes, Christiania cargo trikes, and loads of other interesting stuff.

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