Author Archives: Josef Bray-Ali

Burning Man Bike Sale July 9 to August 27, 2016

Looking for a Burning Man bike before you make the long drive out to the playa? Look no further than Flying Pigeon LA – where we are selling a fleet of single speed beach cruisers for $150 apiece. Unlike big box retailer bikes, we assemble ours with care, and the bikes themselves have a better […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on July 7, 2016

Hey everyone, it’s time for another Flying Pigeon LA bike shop inventory video! This was shot on July 7, 2016 to show you a sampling of what we’ve got for sale at the moment. This time there is even a surprise refurbished 56cm Nishiki we’ve gone over from top to bottom. There are also a […]

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Lost and Found: How to Get Your Stolen Bike Back

The Mighty @flyingpigeonla Bakfiets is found!!! pic.twitter.com/ILS6w7uCbo — fig4all (@fig4all) May 22, 2016 A few weeks ago, while I was working late in my shop, someone walking by the shop saw my bakfiets cargo bike parked out front and decided to steal it. The bike was locked to itself using a rear wheel lock – […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on June 16, 2016

There is a cute dog in this one. Super cute. Watch, then buy stuff! Doggie commands it! Some Bromptons; books from Microcosm; helmets from Nutcase; bikes from XDS, Gazelle, and Linus. Dynamo hubs, locks, and the aforementioned cute dog. info@flyingpigeon-la.com

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NELA Kidical Mass Latino Heritage Pachanga on Saturday, May 28, 2016

NELA Kidical Mass is rolling again this coming Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Sycamore Grove Park (4702 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) in conjunction with the

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My Workcycles Bafkiets cargo bike was stolen – AND RETURNED!

My bakfiets cargo bike was stolen a few hours ago between 6:35 p.m. 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on May 21, 2016 from right in front of my shop (while I worked inside on a complicated antique bike repair). I’m still in shock, but thanks to friends who’ve retweeted it, contact me, and shared my […]

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Azor Bakfiets for Sale at Flying Pigeon LA

Two gleaming new Azor bakfiets arrived at our doors on May 12, 2016 and we couldn’t be prouder. One of our owners, Josef, has become a neighborhood personality for using his to ride his daughter around town since 2007. The bikes are both equipped with internal 8-speed hubs from Shimano, internal brakes, wheel locks, dynamo […]

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Gil Cedillo’s Incompetence Highlighted at Upcoming Press Event, May 12, 2016 at 2 p.m.

This Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Avenue 55 Gil Cedillo is doing a press event that will include: unsuspecting school kids, a phalanx of city staffers, and select media invitees. Nobody invited to the event will cite the cost of $250,000 for the lights as being equal to the cost of a […]

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Flying Pigeon Inventory on May 10, 2016

Wandering around the shop again, with a quick rundown of what we’ve got in stock. The video ends with Rosie the dog and boxes of rims for Dutch bikes and old fashioned roadsters – Westwood profile rims and more in 28×1-1/2″, 28×1-5/8″ and 26×1-3/8″. Any questions? info@flyingpigeon-la.com

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on April 16, 2016

This is a long walk through the shop to show off some of the stuff in stock. From shiny vintage Euro-style LED headlights, to the Fairdale skateboard rack attachment, Green Guru cycling bags, Brompton folding bicycles, XDS affordable city bikes, Nutcase helmets, Basil basket, the SOMA Bart kids touring frame, Globber scooters, to an announcement […]

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