Monthly Archives: December 2011

Reinventing the Wheel

One of the problems Los Angeles has, especially in regards to bicycle infrastructure, is its insistence on reinventing the wheel–or rather what the wheel rolls on. It seems that every little facility, no matter how simple, requires a “pilot program,” and the development of independent functionalities. A case in point was our sharrows program: while […]

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Another North East LA Holiday Parade in the bag

A pedicab, bakfiets, Yuba Mundo, an Elmo bike, and a man named Chicken Leather rode down the middle of North Figueroa Street in Highland Park this past Sunday, December 4, 2011. These bike riders were participants in the 67th NELA Holiday Parade on behalf of the Bike Oven, a local bike repair collective. I was […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, December 10, 2011

Join us at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop and Bike Oven this Saturday, December 10, 2011 for another Spoke(n) Art Ride gallery tour. Meet at the NELA bike-industrial complex at 6 p.m. The ride leaves at 6:30 p.m. We return to the start point at around 10 or 10:30 p.m. for a reception. The […]

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Occupy All Streets by J.H. Crawford

Occupy All Streets: The Role of Carfree Cities in a More Sustainable World from J.H. Crawford on Vimeo. The Occupy Wall Street movement has, since its beginning, been concerned with being co-opted. The power of this growing movement has drawn those who often have questioned the structure of American life and government for decades prior, […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on December 1, 2011

This video is extra long … because … it is. You can see our latest light arrivals from Amsterdam: tail lights for a rear rack or fender, chrome headlights, and SKIRT GUARDS! The guards shown in this video were our samples (but we’re going to order more!) – I was just excited and wanted to […]

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