Monthly Archives: February 2010

We endorse CicLAvia!

Sometimes, life can get you down. Towards the end of the summer of 2009, I was feeling like nothing would ever change in Los Angeles. The cycling communtiy made some big strides in getting more people to ride bikes, and had changed a few small laws and policies, but people were still getting killed and […]


Cargo bike riding, with a kid, on a rainy day in Los Angeles

I filmed this short clip of my daily commute with my daughter in our special Dutch cargo bike – one variety of several available for sale at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop. The bike ride that day was a wet one for my right hand (as the left was holding the umbrella and everything […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride and Rich Raya this Saturday, February 13, 2010

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, come join us for (another) Spoke(n) Art ride this Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop. Meet us at the shop, located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065 at 6 p.m., we will ride to the corner of […]

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Riding the Counterculture Wave in LA

It took a cross-continental love and a couple of long plane trips, but a Canadian has nailed LA’s emergent cycling scene: it’s not a subculture we’re a part of her in Los Angeles’ cycling community, it’s a “mainstream counterculture”. There is much more from the Bespoke blog post “Los Angeles & the ‘Mainstream Counterculture’” published […]


Ed Begley Jr. at Mission Tile West Today

I’m heading over to see environmentalist, actor, celebrity, and author Ed Begley Jr. at a book signing at Mission Tile West in South Pasadena today, Saturday, February 6, 2010 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mission Tile West is located at 905 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (right next to the Mission station for […]

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The Fight to Make North Figueroa Street Bike Friendly, pt. 3

Yesterday afternoon, KPCC’s Patt Morrison had a 20 minute segment on a map for a Backbone Bikeway Network created by the all-volunteer Bike Working Group in a segment called “A cyclers’ paradise—a private highway?“.

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