Monthly Archives: May 2015

NELA to CicLAvia Pasadena Feeder Ride on Sunday, May 31, 2015

Yes! Yes! Yes! CicLAvia is coming to Pasadena! We are hosting a feeder ride from NELA to CicLAvia Pasadena from the Flying Pigeon bike shop on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Ride departs at 9 a.m. Meet at our shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) and join a large group of […]

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Shaking Up the City Council?

Congratulations to David Ryu, winner of yesterday’s run-off election in Los Angeles Council District 4. CD4 has long been saddled with retrograde gladhander Tom LaBonge, an expert schmoozer who never met a photo op he didn’t like, nor a bikeway he couldn’t block. He would talk with wide-eyed enthusiasm about cycling in LA whenever crowds […]

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They’re At It Again

Council Member O’Farrell’s car blocking pedestrian access to the press conference—Freudian slip? Yes, our so-called representatives on the city council are at it again: trying to keep the Hyperion/Glendale bridge complex a speedway for cut-through drivers, at the expense of anybody hoping to walk or bicycle across the great chasm caused by the I-5 and […]

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Lincoln Park chaos rewards law breaking motorists, punishes pedestrians

I called Gil Cedillo’s field office in Highland Park last week to find out more about the paving of over an acre of the interior of Lincoln Park for a new, unneeded, $833,425 parking lot for patrons and staff at Plaza de la Raza. I heard back from one of his deputies. His office promises […]

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Join us on the NELA Living Museum Fundraiser Bike Tour on Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Living Museum and Flying Pigeon bike shop are celebrating MOTA day by co-sponsoring ‘Museum Riders’. The ride meets at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90065) on Sunday, May, 17, 2015. at 12:30 p.m. We roll out at 1 p.m. Suggested donation is $20 to […]

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Dept. of WTF: Gil Cedillo Paves the Park

It is becoming increasingly evident that Gil Cedillo does indeed possess the quality most necessary for a member of the Los Angeles City Council: and that is an utter lack of imagination. Coupled with demure subservience to his out-of-district campaign contributors and his pandering to the self-proclaimed elites of LA, mostly developers, and you have, […]

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Car-crazy Councilman Cedillo bends to selfish Plaza de la Raza motorists

There is not a parking problem at Plaza de la Raza. There is an attitude problem. The people working at and patronizing this institution feel that their selfish desire to drive right up to the door of their building trumps every single other user groups needs in Lincoln Park. No punk rock skaters, nor softball […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, May 9, 2015

Join the Spoke(n) Art Ride this Saturday, May9, 2015 for an art gallery tour of North East Los Angeles. This month we’re starting the ride with an art show in the Cypress Park Art Tunnel running underneath Figueroa in front of our shop. Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. […]

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Cedillo and the Lincoln Park parking lot sell out to Plaza patrons

Reckless impunity? Blithe ignorance? Malevolent entitlement? What should we call the latest wrinkle in the losing battle against car drivers illegally driving into, and through, Lincoln Park to park next to Plaze de la Raza? Gilbert Cedillo, aka “Roakill Gil”, friend to motordom, enemy of parks, enemy to children, safe streets, clean air, and enemy […]

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