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Many Loop Strava segments pulled from site

Dozens of Strava segments along The Loop have been marked as hazardous and essentially removed from the competition portion of the site. A page for The Loop mentioned the removal on Tuesday. Post by The Loop. Flagging a segment as hazardous is a way for a Strava user to alert others of danger. A segment […]

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Link roundup: July 24

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Bike thefts shoot up on UM’s campus, police investigating why: ‘Something is a little awry’ Lost Vietnamese boy rides bicycle for 53 hours straight 15 Books on Bicycles and Bicycle Design What Research Says About Bicycling’s Economic Benefits Video: Lance Armstrong serving drinks back in Rock […]

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Party on your bike this weekend

Celebrate the streetcar launch by riding your bike. At least, that’s what Bike Party Tucson organizer Kylie Walzak is proposing for Saturday night. “I wanted to do something with bikes that celebrated the streetcar,” Walzak said. Walzak said the rolling party will roll down the center of University Boulevard and Fourth Avenue into downtown and eventually […]

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Link roundup: July 23

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Satirical “Bicycle Lobby” Twitter Account Fakes Out Media Giants Bikecamper: bicycle with sleeping box Yeti’s Fancy New Bike Will Smooth Out Your Bumpy Backcountry Rides City Bikes Become A Must-Have for Women This Summer PeopleForBikes: On the side of professional racing US Traffic Engineering Manual Closer […]

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How to: Bikes on the streetcar & more

The public launch of the Tucson Modern Streetcar is just a few days away. While the initial route is a short and bikeable four-plus miles, some cyclists may want to use the streetcar to get out of the sun during the heat of the day or ride it to the end and bicycle from there. Here’s […]

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Link roundup: July 22

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Neighborhood Break-ins: Could TPD’s bike patrols be the answer State Bicycle golf could be the saviour of golf and it is FANTASTIC National Vacationing family loses thousands in bicycle thefts A look back at the early days of DC’s bicycling laws Stolen bicycle located eight months […]

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Streetcar officials clarify wording about bikes on 4th Ave

Streetcar team The Arizona Daily Star featured a front page story about the modern streetcar, which will begin accepting passengers on Friday, July 25. Buried in the article was a section about bicyclist safety and a quote from Shellie Ginn, a project manager with the streetcar. Here’s the section of the article: There has been […]

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Link roundup: July 21

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State 7 Bike-Friendly Cities For The Cyclist National Surge in Detroit bike lane miles demands road-sharing etiquette This Bicycle Kills Patriarchy Bicycle enthusiasts to gather on Main Street to recreate historic Concord photo Bike lanes spur battles with motorists City’s new bike czar is ready to roll […]

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Photos: Transporting bikes by bike

In a few weeks both of our kids will be going to the same preschool, which means I’ll be riding them both in the CETMA cargo bike. There are a few days a week I would be able to squeeze in a mountain bike ride after dropping them off, but getting back home to get […]

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Link roundup: July 18

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Flagstaff ban on texting while driving, biking differs from Coconino County law National Yuba hires Volagi co-founder Barley Forsman Does Your Bike-Share System Have a Theme Song? This rogue bicycle pony express delivered mail in 1894 Toyota Official: Driverless Cars Could Encourage Sprawl Jon Stewart on […]

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Downtown grocery store looking for input

The owners of the planned downtown grocery store, Johnny Gibson’s Downtown Market, are looking to get feedback from bicyclist. The owners asked Living Street Alliance to organize a “community conversation” with people who live, work and ride their bikes in downtown Tucson. The get together is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday at […]

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Link roundup: July 16

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local City Increasing Use of Bike Boxes on Roads National Turn signals for bicycles? SU student creates app to advance bike safety They want to ride their bicycles — and sing some opera, too Father and son sell ice cream from their bicycle Family of ex-Napster exec […]

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