Monthly Archives: July 2011

What kind of Bike does a Fashion Designer/Photog Ride?

The Sartorialist is a street fashion photo blog run by Scott Schuman. I’ve been following it since 2006. It’s always been obvious to me that he had an interest in bicycles by the amount of stylish bike rider portraits and candid photos he posted. He recently posted a photo of his own bike stashed on […]

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WalMart selling cheap dutch-style bikes

A real dutch bike that is probably worth saving … maybe. Wouldn’t say the same for a Hollandia from WalMart. Image from Jacek.NL on Flickr. Well, it was a nice run but now that WalMart has started selling crappy knock-off dutch bikes I guess we’ll have to close up shop and find another niche to […]

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Get Sum Dim Sum Ride on Sunday, July 17, 2011

We’re hosting another Get Sum Dim Sum Ride, just in time for the closure of the 405 freeway! This Sunday, July 17, 2011 join us for a mellow bike ride to get some Chinese brunch. Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 10am. […]

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My Flying Pigeon LA Built KHS Flite 100

It sucks that I missed the Spoke(n) Art Ride this month. It was my birthday the 9th and I had to DJ (for the first time ever) at Ag Lago house in Sunset Junction. It went well. During birthday’s it is common to receive gifts. One of the greatest gifts I’ve received in 2011 was […]

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LACBC: LA built to kill those most likely to walk and ride bikes

The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), a leader in data-driven advocacy for better streets for bikes, has done it again – releasing maps that show the relationship between poverty, urban density, and the number of dead cyclists and pedestrians at the hands of motorists in LA’s streets. Recent LACBC data analysis shows that people […]

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Cannondale Track Frames Make Me Melt

I saw this one locked up in Downtown LA. Everyone who rides one raves about it. Drilled for brakes, but I’ve never seen anybody put one on. The downtube is big and the seat stays are tiny, not to mention those tell-tale dropouts. 700x28c tires won’t fit. Hand made in America (happy belated 4th). Click […]

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Not Your King Arthur’s Round Table….

Too many car lanes!Yesterday’s BPIT meeting (BPIT, aka Bike Plan Implementation Team, to which all are invited) was a bit calmer, and hence more productive, than the last couple. A bit less scripted droning from the Professional Rebel contingent, which left more time for pertinent questions related to the intricacies of…well…implementation of all those good […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, July 9, 2011

Image from Filmo on Flickr. This Saturday, July 9, 2011 we’re co-hosting another bicycle tour of NELA Art’s Second Saturday gallery night. Want to join us? Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 6pm. The ride leaves at 6:30pm. We return to the […]

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Special Hours on Sunday, July 3, 2011

We are only going to open from 10am to 1pm on Sunday, July 3, 2011. It’s because of our hangovers from Canada Day (yes, we partied that hard).

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