Monthly Archives: May 2011

A New World at Hand

There’s an important meeting coming up this Thursday, June 2nd, that could be a turning point for development in Los Angeles, bringing us to the verge of a world not dominated by cars. A fellow named David Alba will be presenting his GRID concept to the Sierra Club in Koreatown that evening. GRID is a […]

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LACBC River Ride tune-up special May 28 to June 3 – SAVE $30!

Have you signed up for the LACBC’s 11th Annual LA River Ride? No?! Whatsamatta you! They have rides for hardened roadies, sandbox playing kids, and everyone inbetween – all going down on Sunday, June 5, 2011. The River Ride is a great way to rediscover the joys of cycling in Los Angeles, the awesome weather […]

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Pigeon Politburo w. “Stop Signs” authors Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyenyi on Sunday, June 12, 2011

Join us for an entertaining and informative evening with Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyenyi, authors of “Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay“, at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 7pm. We created a Facebook event page if you want to invite […]

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Flying Pigeon LA spares a few tubes for Los Angeles Critical Mass

Los Angeles’ Critical Mass takes place on the last Friday of the month. What started as a small gathering of dreamers, activists, and lovers of everything bike has turned into a huge Friday night spectacle with its own police escort and hundreds, if not thousands, of riders of all skill levels and on all sorts […]

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Why Should We Care?

On my way back from the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s excellent Tour da Arts on Saturday, I stopped in the 90210 for a meeting with Better Bike Beverly Hills. Now, some of you might ask why we should care about what I myself have called the “sequined moth hole in the fabric of Los […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on May 25, 2011

In this episode of our epic adventure through bicycling, I walk around the shop talking about: BIKE BUCKETS! Only $15, super tough, and kinda ugly (but they work great!). I also wander around pointing the camera at our newly replenished Great Wall O’Brooks Saddles, our Brompton bikes, and our hot Linus and Public Bikes. On […]

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Pashley Poppy with a Wald Delivery Basket at Flying Pigeon LA

Summer is just around the corner, and the Pashley Poppy is a perfect summer-time bike. The bike pictured above has Wald Delivery Basket attached and a Velo Orange front fork stabilizer to smooth out the ride. This bike was a special order for a customer, as we don’t normally keep Poppys on the floor. We’ve […]

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2011 Brompton World Championship on August 21, 2011

We’re new to this Brompton thing, but already we like it. The bikes, oh my, the bikes are awesome! The schwag is cool too: this poster arrived in the mail a few days ago. Just in time for your vacation plans! The 2011 Brompton World Championship is taking place on Sunday, August 21, 2011 in […]

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28 inch 36-hole Rims at Flying Pigeon LA bike shop

This is the stuff our Deluxe Flying Pigeon bicycles are made of: steel box rims we had made and imported. 36-holes – so they can fit all the great modern front and rear hubs now available on the market. Steel – so they are strong (and shiny).

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Christiania bike slalom with Will from boxcycles

Christiania bikes have a couple of traits that make them handy in an urban setting. Their tight turning radius (for a cargo bike) is definitely a plus when winding through town running errands. You can see Will from boxcycles showing off a Christiania’s maneuverability in the YouTube video above. Flying Pigeon LA sells these awesome […]

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