Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year from Flying Pigeon LA

This sidewalk chalk mural was done by my wife at the beginning of 2010. I never posted this picture, but it seems like now is a good time. The little girl in the bakfiets still wants to know why her dad is always stopping the bike and taking pictures of stuff. We will be open […]

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Brewery Ride on Saturday, January 1, 2011

Come join us this Saturday, January 1, 2011 on our first Brewery Ride of the New Year! Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at 3pm. The ride leaves at 3:30pm. We are heading to the Eagle Rock Brewery (located at 3056 Roswell St […]


Flying Pigeon LA bike bell selection on December 29, 2010

Since filming our shop in the video “Flying Pigeon LA Christmas Inventory 2010“, we’ve fielded a bunch of calls and emails about our bell selection. So, with no further ado, please check out the two minute bell demonstration above. I know my voice is barely audible. I had to back up the camera to keep […]


Mikey Wally’s 2010 Retrospective

The new year is a time for reflection. So how was 2010? Personally, it’s hard for me to remember, so let’s look back at some photos. 2010 marked the end of the Rabbit Hole. It was a “west side bike punk house” and say what you will about the hole, it was a significant facet […]

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By Way of Hello….

Here’s a photo from my ride this morning, by way of hello…. I’ll be blogging here once a week or so starting in January, probably Thursdays, about what it means to live and ride in LA, and how we can try to make it better for all riders. (You can see a little tiny cyclist […]

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Public Bikes at Flying Pigeon LA

We just added a few Public Bikes on the floor of the shop this past week. This is what we have assembled on the floor on December 26, 2010. That is, from left to right: M3, Small, Orange M3, Medium, Blue J7, Small, Coffee A7, Medium, Orange D1, Medium, Blue and in front of them […]

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Warm Wishes from Flying Pigeon LA Bike Shop

Happy Christmahanukwazikah!

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Flying Pigeon LA Christmas Inventory 2010

I put together this little video to show what we’ve got in the shop this Christmas Eve. We’ve got four new Velorbis bikes, a selection of Pashley bicycles, some serious baby hauling bicycles (like the Nihola, the Yuba Mundo, Gazelle Bloom 26), baby seats from Bobike and Yepp, Basil bags, Brooks saddles and accessories, Batavus […]

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How to Track Stand

Here is something to do when it’s raining. Learn how to track stand. You only need a little bit of room, and a track bike (or any fixed gear), to do it. I learned in a hallway. I’m going to explain this the “left foot forward” way. It’s the way most people do it, but […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride Photo of the Week

One of my photos of the last Spoke(n) Art Ride was chosen for Photo of the Week over at the Change Your Life. Ride a Bike! blog. Thanks for the exposure guys! PUN MASTER!

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