Cargo Bike/Trailer Presentation (Long Beach)

Come to Portfolio Coffeehouse in Long Beach, next Tuesday, Nov. 16, 11:30-1pm, to check out the latest in European cargo bikes.  Four retail districts are planning to acquire bikes and trailers for their “BFD’s” (bike friendly retail districts).  Flying Pigeon Bikes of Los Angeles will be presenting and answering questions.

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The city of Long Beach is Southern California’s undisputed leader in innovative infrastructure for safe and convenient bicycling.  They’re at it again this Saturday, April 23rd 2011, when they unveil the first genuine protected bike lanes west of New York City. Opening festivities are from 11am to 2pm at the The Promenade – one block east of Pine Avenue. […]

Long Beach: Good for Bikes, Good for Business

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Bicycle advocates from Copenhagen to Bogota to Northeast Los Angeles have all made the case that what’s good for bicycles is good for business.  Nowhere in America is that statement being put to the test more than in Long Beach. During my two bike tours of Long Beach, I talked with business owners along the […]

Yes, You Need a License to Ride a Bike in Los Angeles

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Recently, cyclists are finding themselves being ticketed for not having a license on their bicycle.  This has lead to outrage in the community from some, the bicycle licensing laws are meant to help recover stolen bikes not harass the people on them, and confusion from others.  It seems a lot of people don’t even know […]

Governor Brown Signs Protected Bike Lane Bill, Car Fee for Bike Paths

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Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills on Saturday that will make it easier for California cities to build better bike infrastructure. The governor approved Assembly Bill 1193, which means protected bike lanes, or cycletracks, will become an official part of Caltrans’ guidelines on bike infrastructure. Brown also signed Senate Bill 1183, which will allow local governments […]