Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pigeon Politburo with “Hollywood Rides a Bike” author Steven Rea

If you’re looking for something fun to do on Saturday, February 18, 2012 – stop by the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop! We hosting another Pigeon Politburo with author Steven Rea, here to discuss and sign his new book “HOLLYWOOD RIDES A BIKE: Cycling with the Stars“. The show gets started at 7 p.m. on […]

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Have We Said Yes Yet?

Just read on Streetsblog’s DC edition that Bikes Belong is looking for six cities to participate in its Green Lane Project, which will guide municipalities through the process of installing protected cycleways. They’re looking for three major and three “emerging” cities (their term)–and Los Angeles is among those invited. (Cities can applyt o be included […]

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Know When to Fold ‘Em

Dragged the trailer downtown to pick up fresh inventory for my little bike rags business, Bicycle Fixation, and as you can see in the snapshot, it holds a pretty bulky pair of boxes very nicely. It was, I must confess, the cheapest trailer we could find that would fit my usual load, and in fact […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, February 11, 2012

Join us at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop and Bike Oven this Saturday, February 11, 2012 for another Spoke(n) Art Ride gallery tour. Meet at the NELA bike-industrial complex located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065 at 6 p.m. The ride leaves at 6:30 p.m. We return to the start point […]

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Brewery Ride on Saturday, February 4, 2012

Join us on another lovely, slow-paced, bike tour to sample fine beer on Saturday, February 4, 2012 on our Brewery Ride. Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 3 p.m. The ride leaves at 3:30 p.m. This month we’re heading to Golden Road […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on February 1, 2012

In this video: Brompton bikes, some of our Pashleys, Montego & Amxdam dutch bikes. The 2-speed Amxdam bikes we have left are going for $420 – half of what other bike companies ask for their Dutch bikes. These don’t come with lights, racks, and a built-in lock but we carry these accessories and without them […]

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Flying Pigeon LA repairs Union spoon-brake opafiets

All sorts of old fashioned roadsters and old school Dutch and English bikes get repaired at our shop on a monthly basis. This old Union roadster needed some new tires and tubes, a little bit of polishing with 0000 steel wool, and some small parts replaced. The spoon brake on the front is a nice […]

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What the Center Holds

It’s always hard to think outside the box, even when you believe you’ve made a lifelong practice of it. So it was for me a few weeks ago when I rode through Larchmont, LA’s truly pleasing midtwon shopping street, a place that has a real village feel, shortly after talking with Better Bike‘s Mark Elliot […]

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