Monthly Archives: December 2008

Rescue a Green Flying Pigeon in San Francisco

We ran across an ad in the San Francisco Craigslist for a green ladies Flying Pigeon and thought we’d alert any of you in the bay area that are interested in a bike to check this out. Save yourself the shipping costs and rescue one of our flock! The link to the San Francisco Craigslist […]

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First Get Sum Dim Sum Ride of 2009 – Empress Pavillion

Join us on Sunday, January 18, 2009 as we head into Chinatown for some tasty goodness from Empress Pavilion followed by a late morning cocktail at nearby Hop Louie.

We have demonstration Flying Pigeon bikes to lend for the Get Sum Dim Sum Ride! Please make sure to call us in advance to secure your Flying Pigeon for the ride. If you buy a bike after the ride, lunch is on us. Please call us to reserve your bike at 213-909-8986.


Eagle Rock Talks With Flying Pigeon LA

Flying Pigeon LA co-owner Josef Bray-Ali sat down with April from Eagle Rock Talk in September of 2008. They put most of Josef’s comments into Episode 21 of the Eagle Rock Talk Podcast.

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Last Get Sum Dim Sum Ride of the 2008

Join the Flying Pigeon LA crew as we take our last Get Sum Dim Sum Ride of 2008! This week we’re going to visit one of the best Dim Sum restaurants we’ve visited this year: King Hua of Alhmabra.

We meet on Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 5711 North Figueroa, Los Angeles, 90042 at 10AM for a quick cup of warm green tea, an air pressure check, before riding at 10:30AM.

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A Clear Eyed Customer – Flying Pigeon Feedback

A friend forwarded us an excellent essay on what it is like owning and riding one of our fabulous Flying Pigeon roadsters. The essay, by archie4oz, on his blog “halfaloafoftofu“, is entitled “The Flying Pigeon“. This is one of our favorite parts: “…[I]n spite of all that I still really love this bike. When all […]

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Community Donations

Flying Pigeon Los Angeles is currently looking for 2 or more local (Los Angeles area) organizations, schools, communities or companies to donate 50 bicycles to. As part of our mission to promote the bicycle culture in Los Angeles and bring some attention to the number one selling bicycle of all time we’ve decided to end […]

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WSJ: Flying Pigeon as ‘Two Wheels Good’

Flying Pigeon LA’s bicycles got picked up in the Wall Street Journal’s magazine! It will hit the doorsteps of subscribers on Saturday, December 6, 2008.

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Get Sum Intelligentsia Coffee Ride – Cafe de Leche

This week, we’re cruising to an incredibly good coffee house that just opened up in Highland Park: Cafe de Leche. Join us for the ride! Meet at Flying Pigeon LA’s shop, at 5711 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90042 at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, December 7, 2008. The ride leaves at 10:30 a.m.

On the way to our destination, we’ll pass some great spots in Highland Park: the Los Angeles Police Historical Museum; some amazing geological formations on Avenue 50; and, of course, a few pieces of public art by our many talented neighbors in Northeast Los Angeles.

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Pajaros Locos Forever!

This month has really raised our profile in the community: a pigeon fight for control of the bike lanes, and a Flying Pigeon on display at the newly opened Cafe de Leche.

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