Monthly Archives: December 2009

Looking for Dutch bikes?

Looking for Dutch bikes? We carry a line of Batavus bikes and an assortment of Biomega, Gazelle, Torker and other city bicycles. Check out our selection on flickr. We also carry a full line of Bobike Mini’s, Maxi’s and Juniors (Dutch baby carriers) as well as a selection of bags and baskets from Basil. Flying […]

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Extended Holiday Hours This Week

We’re going to be open Monday through Thursday from 12pm to 8pm this week (we’ll be closed Christmas Day, on Friday). Our supply of built Flying Pigeon bicycles is pretty low – so if you want to swing by and snag a Flying Pigeon, please give us a call and we’ll arrange to build one […]

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Antigua Coffee Anti-Mall on Saturday, December 19, 2009

A few blocks away, our friend Yancy is hosting a block party and mini-music festival in front of his coffee shop, Antigua Coffee, located at 3400 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065. The festival is taking place today, Saturday, December 19, 2009 from 12pm until it gets dark and cold (around 6pm is my […]

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Foodies and Bike Riders Unite! HuffPost Covers Dim Sum Ride

A few months ago, blogger Jennifer Grayson (The Red, White and Green) came by the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop and took a Batavus BUB for a test ride on one of our Sunday morning Get Sum Dim Sum rides. As you can see in the short film above, she had a good time and […]

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Special Delivery: Three Pashleys Arrive for the Holidays


Get Sum Dim Sum in Monterey Park – December 20th

This month’s ride takes us into the heart of the Dim Sum culture of the San Gabriel Valley and into the delightfully new French Bakery in Monterey Park. We’ll have a great ride there and on the way back see some of East Los Angeles aboard the new Gold Line Rail extension. This will be a great time!

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Cafe in the Heights Now Open

I have been passing by a shuttered store-front with a sign reading “Cafe in the Heights” for over a year now, and I think everybody in the area was a little bit saddened by the sight of this new sign without a new store to go with it.


Nihola Cigar Cargo Bikes on Their Way to Flying Pigeon LA

I don’t know if I can get more excited about this, but NIHOLA CIGAR CARGO BIKES WILL SOON BE IN LOS ANGELES!!! Whew. I can’t believe I went all caps on that. The nihola bicycles will be arriving at Flying Pigeon LA some time in early to mid-January. I hope that conveys how momentous a […]

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Santee High Debate Team visits Flying Pigeon LA

On Friday, December 4, 2009 the Santee High Debate Team stopped by the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop to say hello. The debate team was on its way back from a press conference with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa advertising his “green” agenda at Occidental College. The team rode a mix of cargo bicycles and normal bicycles […]

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Persian News Network features Flying Pigeon LA

This report, created by Monaliza Noormohammadi, aired December 6, 2009 on VOA PNN’s “Late Edition”. It is a report about the bicycling in Los Angeles, and the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop. The entire report is in Farsi – but you can catch some funny quotes before the voice-over begins. Our favorite quote, by far, […]

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