Congratulations to Orange 20…

…Voted LA’S Hottest Bike Shop on Fox’s HotList. My wife and I happened to be in the shop when they got their certificate in the mail (where’s the camera when I need it?). Here’s Orange 20’s description at Fox’s website:

Orange 20 Bikes is dedicated specifically to the progression of Urban Egalitarian Cycling in Los Angeles. The only dependable, environmentally friendly transportation option that you have in this city is your bike. We customize in Track and Fixed-gear Messenger bikes but we are not limited to that. In fact we love Urban / Touring / Road / and Mountain bikes as well. BMX rules! and we support rider owned companies. Most of all everyone needs confidence and inspiration between their legs. Come by and see us seven days a week, we are open late for your convenience.


Readers Interview Damien, Part 2: News and Views

Yesterday, we conducted the first half of your interview with me.  Today, I’ll do my best to answer questions about my views on the city, the Westside, and transportation in general.  A special thanks to Scott and Joe for giving me tough ones… Scott Mercer: In your opinion, what are the most effective transportation projects […]

StreetHeat Holiday Shopping Guide

With just seven shopping days left until Christmas, your friendly neighborhood transportation blogger has some holiday ideas for all of you to pass on to all of yours. Unfortunately, I’m way to late for the Eco Gift Expo. For that special cyclist in your life: Get them a copy of Eat!Sleep?Bikes! available on line at […]

To E-Bike or Not to E-Bike

An e-bike used by a business to haul sandwiches in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo: Ben Cooper via Flickr) (I’m going to be away from the computer for the rest of the day, so enjoy this "classic" post.  It’s coming to us all the way from last Thursday – DN) You’re seeing electric-powered bicycles more and […]