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Tucson makes USA Today Top 10 Bike City

Tucson voted the 7th best bicycling city by USA Today readers yesterday. Tucson was one of 20 cycling destinations nominated by professional cyclist George Hincapie and voters narrowed the list down to the top 10 over the last four weeks. Here’s the top 10: After four weeks of voting by the public, the top 10 […]

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Link roundup: April 17

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Support bike park at Fort Tuthill Flagstaff Bids for Bicycling Grant National Can a Canadian furniture tycoon speed up Portland’s bike share? Trek CEO John Burke: Want a bicycle-friendly Milwaukee, scream for it Not just a throwback trend, glow-in-the-dark products do safety with style Insane Downhill […]

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Pima County launches interactive Tucson bike map

Pima County announced the launch of an interactive map highlighting The Loop. What they didn’t say however is that the Tucson bike map also highlights the entire region’s bicycle routes as well as hiking and biking trails in Pima County. The interactive map uses over 30 different GIS map layers to provide detailed information about […]

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Link roundup: April 16

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Video: 9 Years Old And Making A Difference Lance Armstrong Finds New Gig in Cycling, Sort of Man Builds Bicycle Powered Elevator New BRAIN issue features in-depth look at bike pricing Zack Grice named publisher of Bicycling magazine Bike-share program breaks one-day record Don’t mess with […]

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There are literally too many events to participate in them all

You’d have to be Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to participate in each of the 12 official Bike Fest events happening through this week. For those of you unfamiliar with the reference, Granger had to use magic to be in two places at the same time. You’d have to do the […]

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Link roundup: April 15

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Coming soon to Valley streets: quadricycles National With grant application, PBOT finally acknowledges ‘safety issue’ with streetcar tracks To bicycle or not to bicycle? Owner of suspected Belltown bicycle ‘chop shop’ arrested Strip away neon and gambling mecca becomes bicycle haven Seattle’s new bike plan: ride […]

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Photos: 2014 Spring GABA Bike Swap

Thousands of people turned out for the 2014 Spring GABA Bike Swap looking for good deals on bikes and parts. Check out the photos below from the swap. Leave a comment telling us what you scored or sold! 12►

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Link roundup: April 14

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State New Belgium Brewing announces Tour de Fat schedule Legislature moves to require licenses for ‘party bikes’ National More from the aisles of Sea Otter Chicago’s shared bikes will be used in triathlon Capital Bikeshare expansion hindered by bankruptcy of Montreal-based bike vendor 1st NBA-Backed Bikeshare Shows […]

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Don’t forget the GABA Bike Swap this Sunday

There’s a ton going on during this Bike Fest weekend including the Spring GABA Bike Swap. The swap officially starts at 7 a.m. and lasts until 2 p.m., but the Bike Swap pros know the nest deals go when the sun comes up. The center of the swap is at 7th Street and Fifth Ave […]

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Link roundup: April 11

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Legislation to classify pedal-powered quadricycles as limousines El Tour de Mesa draws Southeast Valley cyclists National Who Invented the Bicycle? Failure to tackle air pollution kills over 25000 per year Inside peek: Light & Motion’s new HQ Fat bikes all the rage at Sea Otter 2014 […]

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20,000 people attended Cyclovia

Cyclovia Tucson organizers announced today that about 20,000 people attended the event on Sunday. Kylie Walzak the event’s coordinator said Pima Association of Governments organizes the count at the event and was confident 20,000 people attended the street party. Walzak said PAG uses a rigorous methodology, which goes beyond just estimating the size and said […]

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Link roundup: April 9

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Bicycle Month Highlights Common Safety Misconceptions Cyclovia Tucson Spring 2014 | Commute by Bike State CO+HOOTS to Host Pedal the Parks with Grid Bike Share in Phoenix National Getting on board the Fruit Bicycle 10 best #ReplaceBikeWithCar tweets about anti-bicycle rhetoric Is Chattanooga’s Bike-Friendly Movement Going […]

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