Archive | January, 2010

STOLEN: Specialized Rock Hopper & P2

STOLEN: Specialized Rock Hopper, red 18″ steel frame, smooth tread Continental “Avenue” front tire, “Town and Country” rear tire – both with tan sidewalls, Ritchey rims, amateur-made leather saddle and handlebar grips, “Eclipse” rear rack with single “Eclipse” red pannier bag (I have the other one). Frame serial number PX638729. Was locked onto bike rack […]

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UA Crit slide show

Check out this audio slide show I created from the UA Crit. The final results should be posted on this page later tonight or tomorrow.

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Tweed ride in Tucson?

Ian posted this link in one of the site’s comment section hoping someone would start a tweed ride here in Tucson. I’ve been thinking that it might be cool if Tucson had its own tweed ride, but didn’t know where to start. What do you think? Should we start one? Should it be associated […]

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UA bike sharing program quick and convenient

UPDATE: Scott, in the comment section if this post, lamented that the bikes can’t be checked out after 4 p.m. I emailed Bill Davidson who says that because they don’t provide lights for the bikes, they want to have the bikes checked out during the day. He did say they are planning to extend the […]

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Cruise for Haiti

Got this flyer in my mailbox earlier today. (Click the image to blow it up) Notice that it says $10 donation plus the race license, which is $5. They will gladly take additional donations.

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Reader-submitted photos

I just created a new page for reader-submitted photos. You can find the link on the top right of this page. If you have a bikey photo you would like to share, please send it to me at and I’ll post it in the gallery. Currently, there are a few photos of me and […]

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Resources for cyclists encountering road hazards

Yesterday, a TucsonVelo reader sent me a link to his blog with a photo of a downed tree blocking the Aviation bike path. Check out the photo I happened to be attending a meeting with several city officials so I mentioned the email. They said they would notify the proper people, but it got me […]

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Mountain Avenue nearing completion

The Mountain Avenue construction project should be just a few months away from completion. Diahn Swartz a traffic engineering project manager for the Tucson Department of Transportation told the Downtown Subcommittee of the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee there is one additional layer of asphalt to be added before the final bike lane striping is […]

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New downtown bike crossing finished

If you haven’t already, take a look at Tucson Bike Lawyer’s photo of the new bike crossing at the intersection of Church and Franklin. This crossing was discussed at a recent Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting and the general consensus was that it worked quite well. Have you used? What do you think? Check […]

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Local car-free photographer starts photo site

Apparently, local car-free photographer, Martha Retallick has started a new stock images website completely devoted to bicycles. Check it out at According to her email the site includes photos from. “Tucson’s semi-annual Bicycle Swap Meet, a criterium race around the University of Arizona campus, El Tour de Tucson, and the free valet bicycle parking […]

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Cool photos of local frame builders

The guys from apparently spent some time in Southern Arizona and did a few photo shoots with local frame builders. See the rest of the photos from Andy Gilmour’s shop. See the rest of the photos from Dave Bohm’s Bohemian Bicycles Check out the rest of the photos from Ed’s La Suprema workshop. And […]

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4th Annual UA Criterium

The UA Criterium, which was voted the “2009 best one-day Arizona race,” is just 10 days away. The race will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30th with day-of registration opening at 8 a.m. Online registration is open until Jan. 29th at Fees range from $20-$30. Juniors race for free. You can email with […]

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