Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Unpower Ranger

Bike Corral in downtown Redondo Beach I took a ride last Sunday, which is not unusual for a guy who likes bicycles and rides them. The thing is, the ride seemed unusual to those folks who like bicycles but don’t ride them–the now-well-documented sixty-percenters, that proportion of the US population that would love to ride […]


Once More, with Feeling….

CicLAvia did it again: surpassed its previous iterations in both numbers and joyfulness. On a stunning day that had been washed clean by a recent rainstorm, a hundred thousand or more Angelenos and visitors flooded onto downtown streets to bicycle, skate, stroll, board, or dance their way back and forth across town. Most were on […]


South Pasadena Gets It

Just yesterday I rode along the freshly-painted bike lane on Pasadena Avenue in South Pasadena—so new, it didn’t have the bike stencils on it yet. The city had topped off a nice job of street resurfacing with a road diet! Although the lane lasts for only around a quarter of a mile, a look at […]


Spoke(n) Art Ride on Saturday, April 14, 2012

Image by splaice on Flickr. Join us at the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop and Bike Oven this Saturday, April 14, 2012 for another Spoke(n) Art Ride gallery tour. Meet at the NELA bike-industrial complex located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065 at 6 p.m. The ride leaves at 6:30 p.m. We […]

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Nightingale Middle School’s D3 Lab helping local students shine

The middle school down the street from our shop, Nightingale Middle School, has a program, D3 Lab, on campus that is helping local kids do creative, engaging, work on projects they are interested in.

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on April 5, 2012

It has been a month long video drought here at the shop, and I know the internets is hungry for more footage of me walking around this shop talking to myself.

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Progress in Pasadena

Pasadena is one of LA county’s OGs, incorporated in 1886, largely, according to the city’s website, in an effort to rid the district of saloons. Quite an irony, considering that the city is now home to Craftsman Brewing (an occasional destination for the Pigeon’s famous brewery rides), not to mention an often-rowdy drinking scene on […]

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Flying Pigeon LA bike ride to CicLAvia on Sunday, April 15, 2012

Pinch us, we must be dreaming! CicLAvia is happening again this coming April 15, 2012. We are leading a ride from the Flying Pigeon LA bike shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) that will leave at 10 a.m. and head to the El Pueblo hub of the CicLAvia route. The […]

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