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Archive for August, 2007

August 20th, 2007 - 12:34 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Missed Connection!

Me: An LA Cyclist You: An Inverted U Bike Rack I thought I could count on you. I was there. I thought you’d be waiting for me. I looked and looked and you were nowhere to be found. I asked and nobody had seen you. How could you leave me hanging like that? This is […][...]

August 12th, 2007 - 10:45 pm § in Community

Park(ing) Day LA Ride to Farmlab

Park(ing) Day LA takes place on Friday, September 21, 2007. You probably have seen some short films about Park(ing) Day. You might have heard people talk about it. Maybe you want to get involved but don’t know how. On Friday, August 17th, Farlab Public Salon will be hosting a Park(ing) Day pre[...]

August 12th, 2007 - 9:29 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Storm the Bastille! – Pasadena Civil Rides! (Second Reading)

We meet at 6:00 pm @ the Bike Oven and we linger a while to admire the new digs before riding to Pasadena for the City Council Meeting. “New location for the Bike Oven!” 3706 North Figueroa St. Highland Park Just 1/3 of a mile from the Heritage Square Gold Line station, or join us [&hell[...]

August 9th, 2007 - 2:24 pm § in Entertainment

Music, Comedy, Theatre and More

August 11th and 12th: 365 Days/365 Plays at MacArthur Park.  The performances are at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm all over the park and “incognito,” so you will have to discover them.  Come by bike or metro. There are bike racks in front of Mamas Hot Tamales where you will be introduced to [...]

August 9th, 2007 - 12:45 am § in Entertainment

Smart Gals & Mama’s Hot Tamales Present

Four years ago the Pulitzer Prize-winning Suzan-Lori Parks sat down and committed to writing a play a day for the next 365 days. The world premiere of this play cycle is being performed as a yearlong national festival simultaneously in major cities and communities around the country. Smart Gals Prod[...]

August 7th, 2007 - 4:40 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Pasadena Motion Passed

What a shame! In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Pasadena City Council passed a motion prohibiting “bicyclists from riding more than two abreast in any public street…” The night was long, starting at 6:30 in the evening on Monday, and the agenda was heavy with tedious items[...]

August 5th, 2007 - 5:05 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Storm the Bastille! – Pasadena Civil Rides!

Pasadena (purportedly a bike-friendly city) is proposing a new Ordinance that allows the City to “…prohibit persons riding bicycles upon a roadway or bike lane from riding more than two abreast…” Section 10.60.140 of the Pasadena Municipal Code is further amended to provide a[...]

August 4th, 2007 - 12:44 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Storm The Bastille! – August

Two months have already passed and we are riding again to the Bicycle Advisory Committee. (Even though not many on the Committee are cyclists and not much advising is going on, we just have to accept their name for the time being.) I couldn’t attend the June meeting but I heard it was quite an[...]

August 1st, 2007 - 4:26 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

All Jammed Up

by homegrownrevolution An article in the July 31, 2007 edition of the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) detailing Nissan’s plans to develop an in-car navigational system for motorists in Beijing’s increasingly congested streets contains a remarkable conclusion: “Michael Walsh, an ind[...]