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.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

King of CicLAvia: Richie Trimble’s 14.5 ft. Tall Bike!

|
In addition to the 150,000 cyclists that took to Venice Blvd. on Sunday, at CicLAvia VI: CicLAvia To the Sea, the “King of CicLAvia”  was crowned. The crown was not awarded by the event-creators, but by the buzz surrounding Richie Trimble’s over a hundred pound, 14.5 foot – to the seat, 17 foot – to […]

The Case Against Bike Paths

|
(Anyone who was at last December’s Bike Meeting in City Hall witnessed a mini-shouting match between Enci Box and Councilman Tom LaBonge over whether or not there are "bike facilities" in LaBonge’s district.  Enci contends that a bike path is not a real facility, and she elaborates and explains that point here.  – DN) Cyclists […]

Family Bike Touring Along the California Coast

|
My wife Carrie, our three-year-old daughter Maeve, and I bike-toured the central California coast last week. We took an Amtrak train from Los Angeles to Salinas, then an Amtrak through-bus to Monterey. From Monterey we biked down the coast through Big Sur and to San Luis Obispo, where we caught the train back to Los Angeles. […]