Monthly Archives: July 2010

This is Amsterdam and This is My Bike!

From Henry of WorkCycles in Amsterdam: A little bit of bike rap Courtesy of the City of Amsterdam who is finally waking up to the fact that bicycles are one of the Netherlands greatest attractions and on e of the strongest reasons it’s just such a darn lovely, peaceful place to visit or live. The […]


Two Coaster Brake Races Down, Two More to Go

This past Sunday, July 11, 2010, in the wilting heat of the San Fernando Valley, the second of four Coaster Brake Challenge off-road races took place. The Coaster Brake Challenge is a an off-road, unsanctioned, bike race organized by Atomic Cycles in Van Nuys. Competitors can use any type of bike frame they like in […]

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Danish Cargo Bike Anyone?

It has been a good run but, unfortunately, we haven’t been able to sell quite as many Nihola cargo bikes as  we’d expected. So, we’re going to put them on sale: all Nihola cargo bikes at Flying Pigeon LA now have no tax, no shipping/delivery fees, a free carriage cover, and a free seat cushion […]


Another Summer, Another Coaster Brake Challenge

Another summer, another Coaster Brake Challenge. The coaster brake challenge is a non-sanctioned off-road race on bicycle equipped with an old-fashioned coaster brake as the only means of stopping the bike. It is organized by Paul Choppercabras of Atomic Cycles in Van Nuys. For the past three races, the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop has […]

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Flying Pigeon Pedicab Rides in Downtown LA

Flying Pigeon LA rode through the Downtown LA Art Walk last night in high style with a pair of bakfiets and a pedicab. Active (a member of the MOM Ridaz) hustled the pedicab from North East LA all the way into Downtown. With the group yelling out “Pedicab rides!” he was able to pick up […]


Hup Holland!

Holland just beat Brazil 2-1 in the World Cup quarter finals! Woo hoo! The man responsible for both Dutch goals, Wesley Sneijder, is from Utrecht – which is why I’ve selected the short film above to demonstrate what else they excel at in this ancient city.

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