Author Archives: Josef Bray-Ali

Friends Don’t Let Friends Bike Down Fig

If you have a personal vendetta against somebody, recommending a bike ride or leisurely stroll through Northeast LA is a surefire way to remove them from your life. In fact, as time goes on Figueroa Street is getting increasingly unsafe, so your chances of riding to Valhalla have never been better. Ex-girlfriend? Micro-managing boss? Give […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on September 25, 2015

Another video of me wandering around the shop and talking about what we have in stock and other stuff. While I was recording my phone ran out of memory so I had to film a tiny little stub video to tack onto the end. I misspelled “whoops”. I can live with that. Any questions? info@flyingpigeon-la.com

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Gil Cedillo’s North Figueroa takes another life; vigil for slain neighbor on Friday, September 25, 2015

The people of Highland Park, Cypress Park, and Eagle Rock are coming together at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 5504 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065 to hold a vigil and a short march on North Figueroa Street in memory of Yolanda Lugo and the many slain pedestrians, bike riders, and […]

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NELA Kidical Mass family bike party on Saturday, September 19, 2015

Grab your bikes, scooters, skateboards, roller skates, inline skates, dogs, kids, trailers, and whatever else you think will work well with a family bike ride party and be a part of NELA’s “Kidical Mass” (like “Critical Mass” but way cuter and designed for lil’ ridazz) this Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 6 […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on August 13, 2015

Just past midnight August 13, 2015 I wandered through the shop pointing the camera at some of the bikes in stock in the shop, but mostly pointed it at small items in the shop I get a lot of phone calls about. The video runs long at almost 11 minutes (sorry about that!). There are […]

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Help name our bike ride dance party ride, please?

After 9 years of hosting the Spoke(n) Art Ride and about as many years doing the Brewery Ride and Dim Sum Ride, we’re looking for some new bike ride ideas that will get us excited and will reach out to different groups of people in LA. The ride video above is our first attempt at […]

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NELA to CicLAvia Culver City Meets Venice Feeder Ride on Sunday, August 9, 2015

CicLAvia is happening again this Sunday, August 9, 2015. We are so psyched we’re leading a ride from the doors of our shop all the way to the Culver City portion of the CicLAvia route. Meet at our shop (located at 3404 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065) at a little before 8 a.m. […]

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Shop Closed until Friday, July 24, 2015

The Flying Pigeon LA bike shop will be closed this coming week and will re-open on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. You can follow our escapades on Twitter and Instagram by following @flyingpigeonla on either platform. Me and my sidekicks are heading to Washtington, DC to ride Bromptons, play, cart wheel on as […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on July 17, 2015

A suuuuper long video of what is in stock at the Flying Pigeon bike shop right now, on Friday, July 17, 2015. From a Babboe cargo tricycle to the Yuba Boda Boda, Yepp seats, and Micargi kiddie bikes we have family cycling needs covered. We also have a nice selection of Nutcase helmets for the […]

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Glendale-Hyperion Bridge: have a lane; in fact, take two!

The Vision Hyperion coalition filed suit yesterday against the City of Los Angeles over its recent city council decision to retrofit the Glendale-Hyperion bridge complex in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. The city plans to retrofit the bridge without including two handicap accessible sidewalks and two safe bike lanes. The council went forward […]

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