Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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The local Bianchi dealer is Leucadia Cyclery, located in my neighborhood, Leucadia, just south of Leucadia Bl. Since Leucadia was an isle of refuge in ancient Greek mythology, this is a reasonably cool name.
The local family-oriented LBS is El Camino Bike Shop, located along California's "The Road of Kings," El Camino Real.
I once worked at Kirk's Bikes, which was owned by a Randy Kirk. (Using one's own name was the cheapest way to register a sole proprietorship.)
A few less mundane names:
Our local race-oriented high end LBS is Nytro, a explosively catchy hame.
Long before it bought out and merged into Supergo.com, I worked at Bikecology, during the height of the early 1970s environmentalist movement.
The name, "CyclArt," pretty well describes the local (and widely known) custom bike painting and restoration enterprise.
In the early 1960s, Charlie Harding named his Los Angeles-based shop, "C. Harding's For Bikes." Just down the street was I & Joy Bagels ...
"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069