A ghost bike will be dedicated tonight to the man hit an killed riding his bike to his job as a Sun Tran bus driver late last month. The ceremony for John Akers will take place at Irvington and Mission Roads this evening at 6:30 p.m. According to BICAS board member, Erik Ryberg, many of [...]
Worried about your kids sitting around all summer playing video games? Want them them to be active? El Grupo Youth Cycling is hosting an open house for youth between the ages of 12-18 on Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Spoke 6, 439 N. 6th Avenue. (Southwest corner of 6th Street and 6th Avenue) Current riders [...]
Cycloefemme day is tomorrow and their are several options for women riders to participate. Don’t know what Cyclofemme is? Here’s a description from the Cyclofemme site: CycloFemme is a Global Women’s Cycling Day created TO HONOR THE PAST and the emancipation of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers, for the freedom to choose and the chance to wear [...]
The National Ride of Silence is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15 and Southern Arizona Cyclists have two options for participating. The Ride of Silence started in Dallas Texas to honor a cyclist who was killed in 2003. It was going to be a one time event, but word got out and it spread across the [...]
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]
A local nursery is offering up a spiky deal in honor of Bike Fest and Cyclovia. Cyclists who like Plants for the Southwest on Facebook and ride their bike to the nursery located at 50 E. Blacklidge will receive a free cactus or succulent. The nursery is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The 2013 Bike Fest is coming to a close with two final events this weekend. On Saturday a local cyclist is organizing the second PR’s Gran Fondo, which starts on Saturday at 5:30 a.m. near the Rilito River. The 96-mile ride will head to the San Pedro Valley and then return to Tucson for a barbecue. [...]
Cyclists will have to make some difficult decisions when determining how to spend their time this weekend. Five cycling events will take place this weekend. On Saturday from 9-11 a.m., the Kiwanis Club is hosting the Tour de Campus event, which is geared toward children aged 3-6. Here’s a description of the event: The Kiwanis [...]
The El Grupo Scavenger Hunt returns to Tucson streets for the 10th time. The event is El Grupo’s largest fundraiser of the year and helps support their mission of “empowering youth through bicycles.” This year the hunt will take place on Sunday at 9 a.m. starting at Armory Park in downtown Tucson. Registration is $30 [...]
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.
Here are few photos from yesterday’s bike-in happy hour.