The second Cyclovia Tucson of 2013 had a lot of firsts. It was the first time the organizers have pulled off two events in one year and the first time the event has ventured north of Grant Road. The out-and-back route was also a first for the organizers and received mostly positive reviews from riders. Over [...]
Check out updates from the Cyclovia Tucson route via social media. [View the story "Cyclovia Tucson part II" on Storify]
Thousands of people turned out for the GABA Spring Bike Swap on Sunday. Sellers and buyers began swapping almost two hours before the official start of the event. Here are a few photos from the event. You can find more at the GABA Bike Swap Facebook page here.
What a difference a year makes. A year ago the cold and rain dampened the spirits of the few people who attempted to ride the 2012 Cyclovia Tucson. The weather cooperated this year and thousands of bicyclists, pedestrians and even a mechanical cow hit the streets in downtown and South Tucson. Cyclovia organizer Kylie Walzak [...]
Bikes aren’t just for people. Check out these two examples of using bikes to transport a few out of the ordinary cargo items. We rant into this gentleman putting his bass on to his bike trailer after a gig on University Boulevard last week. She said he was looking at getting a custom cargo [...]
It got a lot easier to travel east and west through the University of Arizona campus this week. Streetcar construction crews finished their work on the University Boulevard and Park Avenue intersection as well as Park Avenue north from University to Second Street. The streets were reopened late last week. Some work will continue in [...]
Check out a few photos from the Old Pueblo Grand Prix and view the final results here. Check out Tucsonan Gord Fraser’s recap of the race. All photos were taken by Miguel Sousa.
Rocky Serna submitted this photo of a car blocking the new bike path on Fourth Avenue and University boulevard. The cutout in the photo is designed to allow cyclists to cross the tracks at a safer angle by swinging wide. Of course even the best intentions are ruined when someone does something like this. To [...]
When the snow started falling in Tucson yesterday afternoon, it was everything I could do to not bolt from by desk and hop on the bike. I had a deadline and couldn’t do it. Not being able to ride in the snow was disappointing. I was filled with excitement when I cam out from my MBA [...]
Almost 1,900 mountain bikers descended on Willow Springs Ranch north of Tucson to compete in the 14th annual 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo, which was sponsored by Tucson Medical Center. Event organizer and Epic Rides president Todd Sadow said the weekend was a success. “The weather was perfect, the crowd was great, everybody was obviously excited [...]
Editor’s note: Danny Pagano is UA Cycling Club member and helped organize the race, which was held on Saturday at the UA’s Bio Park near Kino Boulevard and 36th Street. More details about the race here. All photos are by Pagano. You can contact him if you want to purchase full resolution photos. Photos of the UA [...]
The photo above was tweeted to me by Arizona Daily Star reporter Becky Pallack (@beckypallack) who snapped the photo at the downtown YMCA. Anecdotally it seems like more bikes are being stolen, but I don’t yet have the data to back it up. What’s interesting though is I’ve had occasion to speak with a lot [...]