Monthly Archives: February 2012

Equity, not Parity

To hear the motorheads moan and rant over every tiny bit of bike infrastructure ever proposed anywhere in this country (even Portland), you’d think we were trying to take over the entire road system. Though you’d also think the motorheads would have some sympathy for that position, were it true, as that’s exactly what they’ve […]


Flying Pigeon LA inventory on February 23, 2012

This video is me walking around the shop talking about our The Price of Bikes is Too Damn High SALE going on this week (ending on Sunday, February 29, 2012). Get on it before all the deals are gone. Bikes are marked down $200 to $300, accessories like helmets, bags, baskets are 50% off.

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Cypress Park middle school falling … in love with bikes

In a sign of the times, a new mural marking off the “The Bike Zone” greets students riding their bikes to Cypress Park’s Nightingale Middle School. The mural was created through the work of staff and students in a special program run out of the “D3 lab” on campus. Joe Linton, CicLAvia’s first paid employee […]


The West Is in the Red

Maybe it has something to do with being at the edge of the continent, the last place you can move to in America before you drown, but Santa Monica, the Land of the Setting Sun, is certainly rising to the occasion when it comes to pedaling full-speed into the Bicycle Millennium. While Los Angeles timidly […]


Inverse Hipster Bike Move

What better way to make the point that Highland Park is not the next Echo Park than by moving your “hipster” butt and all your worldly possessions in opposite direction of alleged hip-ness, by bike? A recent LA Weekly article tried to make the case that the Highland Park area is "the new Echo Park". […]

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Get Sum Dim Sum Ride on Sunday, February 19, 2012

The simple delights of dim sum await – join us this Sunday, February 19, 2012 for our Get Sum Dim Sum Ride! Join us at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 10 a.m. The ride departs […]

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Blumenauer bailout bill brings benefits to bicyclists

Remember the bailout of 2008? Wall Street hucksters brought our economy to its knees and then demanded that we all pay them to keep their operations afloat. Blech! Nothing good came out of that … or did it? The Bicycle Commuter Act of 2008 was inserted into the bailout by Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oregon’s […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on February 16, 2012

In this video i wander around the shop and point the camera at the bikes we’ve put on sale as part of our The Price of Bikes is Too Damn High SALE happening this month from February 15, 2012 to February 29, 2012. We’re marking down most of our bikes $200 to $300 and selling […]

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The Price of Bikes is Too Damn High SALE

From Wednesday, February 15, 2012 to Sunday February 29, 2012 we are discounting just about every bike in stock by $200 to $300 (sometimes more) and most accessories 50%. Rent, gasoline, insurance, bond payments for your local freeway system, parking tickets, MOM Ridaz – all of these things are too damn high. In that spirit, […]


What’s Wrong Here?

Let’s play that little game to see whether you can spot what’s wrong with the pictures below: Did you figure it out? I thought not, so I’ll give you the answer: They weren’t taken here in Northeast LA. In fact, they weren’t taken anywhere in the City of Los Angeles. I shot them a few […]

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