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How to Bike Commute Safely in Los Angeles

How to Bike Commute Safely in Los Angeles Electric bikes have changed the game for cyclists looking to improve their quality of life by bike commuting. I’m sure I don’t have to explain this to anyone reading this post, but Los Angeles is a terrible city to drive in. At any given time of day, you could be looking at …

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Riese & Muller Supercharger Electric Bike Review

Riese & Muller Supercharger Electric Bike Review Riese & Muller is back with Bosch Intube bikes! We will be breaking down some of these gorgeous looking bikes for you over the next few blog posts, but wanted to start with the ultra-sexy, fully-integrated look of the Riese & Muller Supercharger line. These bikes keep the color scheme simple so that …

Pivot Shuttle Electric Bike Review

Pivot Shuttle Electric Bike Review

The Pivot Shuttle: a powerful Shimano Step e8000 motor, full carbon frame, and cheeky name to boot. This premium electric mountain bike does much more than shuttle you to the top of hills. It will get you to the top of your climb effortlessly and help you tear down any descent with incredible speed and control. We’ll take a look …

Focus e-MTB Electric Bike Review

Focus e-MTB Electric Bike Review

Another leader in German performance has joined the Fly Rides family. Focus electric bikes have entered the scene, and we are digging these bikes. I first got to try out a Focus Jam2 Plus Pro at the Boogaloo Class 1 e-bike race series and they rode straight into my e-bike lovin’ heart. Traditional mountain bikers and electric bike enthusiasts alike …

Haibike AllMtn Pro eMTB Performance at Chino Hills State Park

After my last excursion on the Bulls Six50 e1.5, I had to return to Chino Hills State Park (CHSP) in San Bernardino county with a full suspension electric mountain bike (eMTB). I took out the 2017 Haibike AllMtn Pro (Xduro) coupled with the Bosch Performance CX motor. I can’t believe just how much more safe I felt on a full …

specialized turbo como review

Specialized Turbo Como Review

Fly Rides is back with another electric bike review. Today we’ve got our Specialized Turbo Como review. We’ve had plenty of upright, cruiser style electric bikes come in and out of our shops throughout the years. They tend to be comfortable, lower-price options that allow casual riders to hop in to the electric bike world without spending an arm and …

Specialized Turbo Levo Review

Specialized Turbo Levo Review

Fly Rides has officially partnered with Specialized and I could not be more pumped. I’ve loved these bikes for a long while, and now I finally get to go public with our affair. Specialized electric bikes provide some of the most natural feeling assistance available today. This is especially true in their Turbo Levo e-MTBs. Fly Rides is here to …

Electric Bike to the Top of the Hollywood Sign!

So you’ve come to Los Angeles, and you’re finally thinking about scratching that Hollywood Sign itch. After seeing all of the epic pictures and selfies in 360 degrees, you’re looking for the best way to the top of the Hollywood Sign. But how? Hike it? Bike it? Horse it? Wait – is there an elevator?  No, there’s no elevator. Yes, horses are …

Best places to see celebrities in LA

Best Places to see Celebrities in LA

You travelled all the way out to Los Angeles, so of course you want to see a celebrity! While there are no guarantees you’ll see someone you recognize while you’re here, there are ways to increase your odds. These spots are liable to change as the paparazzi start to invade, so hit them quick! And–you know–play it cool, man. Here …

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Top Celebrity Homes in Bel Air and Beverly Hills

Exploring Celebrity Homes: Bel Air and Beverly Hills The Platinum Triangle in Los Angeles has been home to the biggest stars of every generation. The triangle is made up of Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and Holmby Hills. Beverly Hills was a popular celebrity hang out before the city of Los Angeles even existed. As Los Angeles developed, stars sought the …

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Best Places to Bike in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is not normally associated with biking. When I tell people I live in LA, the questions I’m asked are usually, “Is traffic really as bad as people say it is?” or “Do you see a lot of celebrities?” I have definitely never been asked, (and, frankly, would be surprised if I was) “How’s the cycling there?” Admittedly, even …

Best Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles

Best Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles

While you’re in the entertainment capital of the world, you might as well go out and be, well, entertained. The comedy scene in Los Angeles is always where I start when I’m looking for something to do at night. Skip the big stadium acts and hit some of the smaller comedy clubs in the area. After all, you can always …

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Best Places for a Los Angeles Sunset

If you travelled all the way out to the West Coast, a California sunset is probably on your list of things to do. If it’s not on your list, then get it on there! Having lived all over the United States, I can tell you first hand that there is nothing quite like a West Coast sunset. There is certainly …

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Best Restaurants in Los Angeles

So you’ve just finished up a ride with us and are looking for some solid grub. The food scene in Los Angeles is something everyone needs to experience the right way. There is obviously no shortage of restaurants in the city, but if you’re as indecisive as I am that can actually pose a bit of a problem. Luckily for …