Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Fight to Make North Figueroa Bike Friendly

Here at Flying Pigeon LA, we sell bicycles made for regular folks to get from A to B without a wardrobe change and a bunch of extra gear. When it comes to reducing car trips, making people healthier and happier, and keeping local retail areas vibrant we can do a lot – but only so […]


Beach Cruisers On Sale Today

We have a small fleet of cruisers available from brands like Micargi and Firmstrong – with prices starting at $189 and going all the way up to $299.

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Closed on Thursday, November 26, 2009

The Flying Pigeon LA bike shop will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2009. We will be open the rest of the holiday weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). We are also in the midst of an insane Gold Line Extension Sale – bring in a Metro pass of some sort and we’re taking […]

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LA’s First Bike Parking Corral

It was way back in August of 2008 that LA Streetsblog posted a short film about bike parking amenities in Portland Oregon in a post entitled, “Corrals and Oases: Bike Parking in Portland” – but the gears have been turning here in LA since then.


Gold Line Extension Bike Sale!

Here at Flying Pigeon LA we’re sitting on last year’s bikes, getting ready for a bunch of new stuff in spring – and I’m thinking to myself, “You know what makes a train ride more fun? A bike ride to the train!”. Cycling and train riding are the perfect combination. Trains can do all the […]


Habeas Lounge Hosts Bicycle Thinkers

I had a chance, this past Thursday night, to take part in a discussion (really more of a round-the-room introduction) with over a dozen bicycle personalities, advocates, activists, and just plain folks who ride. The round robin talk was produced and held at the Habeas Lounge and took place on Thursday, November 12, 2009 (which […]

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UK Group Observes Dutch Bike-to-Train Innovations

Bike and Trains Study Tour, Netherlands from carltonreid on Vimeo. In honor of the Gold Line Eastside Extension opening this past Sunday, I have posted this interesting short film of MPs and Lords from the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group visiting the Netherlands in April 2009 with officials from British cycling organisations. Take note rail […]

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Get Sum Dim Sum Ride – November 15th

Join Flying Pigeon Los Angeles as we cruise to Chinatown for our monthly Get Sum Dim Sum ride.

We are heading to the outskirts of Chinatown to our favorite Cold War era Chinese/American mall. Complete with rusting elevators, stores full of inexpensive chopsticks and soup bowls and the ever famous, Empress Pavilion.

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Momentum Magazine Covers L.A.

Well, it finally happened! Momentum Magazine finally got to L.A. – and the article running in this month’s issue, “Los Angeles” by Richard Risemberg, is thorough, honest, and full of some pretty neat images too. The Flying Pigeon LA bike shop and our neighbor two doors up, the Bike Oven, get a nice mention. Harv […]

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Flying Pigeon vs. Yeti Mountain Bike Shootout!

A weblog out in Hong Kong recently passed its way into our filters on the interwebs with an entertaining discussion of the pros and cons of what appears to be a classic PA-02D Double Bar Flying Pigeon and Yeti mountain bike. Not surprisingly, the Flying Pigeon’s utilitarian basket, civilized riding posture and all around […]

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