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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