Monthly Archives: April 2011

Cycling a là (Multi) Mode

Looks like Metro will soon officially rescind its policy banning bikes on trains during rush hour! If you didn’t know about it, and didn’t get a ticket, you were pretty lucky, because it’s not a cheap fine. Nor is the schedule easy to figure…for example: Mondays through Fridays, 6:30AM to 8:30AM, you can’t have a […]

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We’ve Got a Plan

A little late with my post this week, as I’ve been working on another article for Cycling Mobility magazine, a wonky journal out of England published for bicycle bureaucrats worldwide. They wanted to hear about the new Los Angeles Bicycle Master Plan that was officialized just last February–of course, LA being Ground Zero of Carmageddon, […]

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Spoke(n) Art Ride’s 5 Year Anniversary | 9 April 2011

This was my favorite Spoke(n) Art Ride I’ve ever been on. It was the 5 year Anniversary and I think Josef was feeling nostalgic because he brought back an old tradition of beating and burning a piƱata on the bike path by the river. A customer’s flying pigeon broke down on the ride. Josef fixed […]

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Power to the People

In the CalTrans BuildingYesterday, I made my regular run to South Pasadena (where I chanced upon Pigeon mechanic John on a break from assembling Christiana cargo trikes), then wandered down Figueroa to downtown for a meeting of the Bike Plan Implementation Team, aka BPIT. (And hey, where were you? You were invited!) It’s always a […]


Pre-CicLAvia 5-year Anniversary Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, April 9, 2011

The Spoke(n) Art Ride is rolling out once again to celebrate the arts in North East Los Angeles this Saturday, April 9, 2011. Meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop at 6pm, the ride leaves at 6:30pm. What is the Spoke(n) Art Ride? The Spoke(n) Art bicycle ride is a free, once-a-month, bicycle tour […]


NELA to CicLAvia ride on Sunday, April 10, 2011

Yes! It is back! CicLAvia is back! We’re riding to the CicLAvia happening this Sunday, April 10, 2011. Would you like to join us? Please meet at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop, located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065, at 9am on Sunday, April 10, 2011. The ride will leave at […]

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Get yer CicLAvia rental bikes!

ALL RENTAL BIKES ARE BOOKED. NO MORE RENTAL BIKES AVAILABLE. We are getting our act together this year for CicLAvia, and along with a ride to the start of the event, we have a big bunch of single speed beach cruisers available for rent for the CicLAvia taking place this coming Sunday, April 10, 2011. […]


Flying Pigeon LA inventory on March 30, 2011

Oops we did it again, we made another video. This one is bound to launch my career as a voice-over actor. In this episode, I walk around the shop and talk about: all our Gazelles in a row, a new Pedersen bike in the shop, all the repair work that came our way in the […]

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