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Photos: Bike Party in downtown Tucson

About 100 people showed up to party on their bikes at Tucson’s first Bike Party. The theme was beach wear and featured a stop at the temporary sandy beach in downtown Tucson and then on the Mercado for live music. Check out the photos below from the event.

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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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Local shop starts Tucson #CoffeeOutside ride

The #coffeeoutside movement is taking place all over the country and social media — we even wrote about our own trail-side coffee last week — now a local shop is getting in on the action by hosting a #coffeeoutside ride. Transit Cycles’ owner Duncan Benning (Note: Transit Cycles is a Tucson Velo sponsor) has been following […]

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6 El Grupo riders need help getting to Tour de l’Abitibi

Six El Grupo cyclists were recently selected to represent the United States at the Tour de l’Abitibi in July. El Grupo has never had so many riders participate and qualify for the race. “The selection camp they attended in Flagstaff with USA Cycling had fierce competition that flew in from across the country,” El Grupo […]

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Join BICAS for the ‘Hottest Day of the Year Ride’

Are you one of those hearty souls for which 100+ degree heat won’t keep you off your bike? If so, BICAS has a ride for you. The bicycle collective is organizing the ‘Hottest Day of the Year Ride’ to benefit their 25th anniversary fund. The ride will take place on June 28 and start at […]

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Photo & Video: Tucson Ride for Reading

Check out photos and video from Thursday’s Ride for Reading delivery to Holloway Elementary School. A group of about 20 rode from the Amphitheater district headquarters  on Wetmore Road to the school on Prince Road. Here’s a video of the group arriving at the school:

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Tucson Ride for Reading to deliver 5,500 books by bike

This week cyclists around Tucson will deliver more more than 5,500 book to low-income elementary students as part of the Ride for Reading organization. “They just fill your heart with joy,” Tucson Ride for Reading organizer Joshua Smith said of the deliveries. “They get you so psyched on life. You ride away feeling high.” Ride […]

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Pedal the Pueblo: Mayor ride, commuter discounts & finale

Pedal the Pueblo kicks off this morning with 18 organizations hooking up bike commuters with freebies and discounts all week long. Check out the list of participating events at the BikeFest Tucson website. On Wednesday commuters can join Mayor Jonathan Rothschild  for a ride from the University of Arizona to the Bike to Work Commuter […]

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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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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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Signup for El Grupo Scavenger Hunt

Registration is now open for El Grupo Youth Cycling’s 11th Annual Bicycle Scavenger Hunt. The event, which is one of El Grupo’s biggest fundraiser will start at 9 a.m. on April 12 at El Grupo’s new clubhouse near downtown at 600 N. 9th Avenue. Here’s what El Grupo says about the event: You bring your bike […]

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Spring Fling will close popular bike route for 9 days

After 15 years of being held off campus, Spring Fling is returning to the University of Arizona campus. The return however will cause headaches for bicyclists who use the Third Street corridor. According to the University of Arizona Transportation Department, University Boulevard between Campbell Avenue and Cherry Avenue will be closed to all traffic including […]

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