Bike Week: Get Ready to Fix Your Bike

Get ready for Bike Week by tuning up your bicycle. Learn to do it yourself! There are plenty of bicycle co-ops and shops around Los Angeles County where you can fix your bike or even build a new one – check back for updates on events and resources. What to Bring: Bring your bicycle and ask mechanics for assistance. Get a list of all the participating organizations:

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The Week in EVERY WEEK IS A BIKE WEEK Events

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(Note: In place of our usual Week in Livable Streets Events, we’re focusing on some of the best, non government sponsored, bike events in the region. Just because Metro and LADOT aren’t sponsoring events, doesn’t mean they aren’t happening. If the column proves popular, we’ll continue it in June – DN.) What to do on […]

Pondering Boyle Heights During This Weekend’s Tour de Co-Ops

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Bringing together seven different bicycle collectives, the Tour de Co-Ops was a half-day ride that celebrated the “do it yourself” (DIY) spirit of the Los Angeles cycling community. Split up into two separate routes, the ride acted as a fundraiser for the participating volunteer-operated co-operatives. In 2005, Los Angeles didn’t have any store-front bicycle co-ops. The […]

In the Living Room of LA’s Bicycle Culture

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A collaborative project by Jennifer Moran, Brian Janeczko, Enci Box and Aurisha Smolarski In the Living Room of LA’s Bicycle Culture highlights a small part of bike culture, which allows the audience to be participants not just observers. The installation will put the culture on display, and will include discussions, creations and interactions to the […]

Long Beach: For Women Only! Empact WorkShop 1.0

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Free Women’s Bike Workshop and Bike Ride Saturday,4 August 16th at 9:00 am – 12:00pm Location: First Lutheran Church, 905 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, Ca 90813 Learn how easy it is to: -Commute by bicycle -know the rules of the road -fix-a-flat tire -plan bicycle routes -enjoy a fun group bike ride *A NEW BIKE […]

A Look at L.A.’s First Bike Wrangler, and His Wrenching Space

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2011 is looking to be a great year for Greater Los Angeles’ do-it-yourself-do-it-together bike wrenching spaces. The Valley Bikery is moving into their new space at 14416 Victory Boulevard; that’s Victory at Van Nuys Boulevard. The Bikery has their grand opening party coming up on Saturday January 29th. A veritable Bike!Bike! of seven (seven! count ’em, seven!!) local […]