Archive | February, 2010

Wild West Bike Ride gallery

There are 50+ images in the gallery.You can see them all by using the page navigation at the bottom of the post. Clicking on a thumbnail will enlarge the photos. I also posted the images on Tucson Velo’s Facebook page. Make sure to tag yourself in the photos.

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Wild West Bike Ride roundup

Update: I’ve added links to photos and slide shows that other people took as well as a snippet of audio from Ken Scoville’s presentation at the bottom of this post. I’ll also add some of the photos to Wild West Ride gallery. The first annual Wild West Bike Ride is in the books. It was […]

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Reminder: Saddle up for Wild West Ride

There is only one day left to grab your garb for Saturday’s Wild West Bike Ride. We’ll leave BICAS (44 West 6th Street) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 and head Downtown. The route will be about five miles and we’ll stop four times to get a brief historical synopsis of the things we’ll […]

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Bikes make great cake transporters

I took this photo heading home from work the other day: Yep, that is cake on a bike. How else would you get your cake home? Anyhow, I wanted to use this photo to remind TucsonVelo readers about the reader submitted gallery. Send in bikey photos from around Tucson and I’ll post them to the […]

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Stolen Bikes: Montana Sport, Redline, Trek Alpha & Raleigh

From Craigslist: My white Montana sport 10 speed mountain bike was stolen on Feb. 2nd around 8:30AM, near speedway/harrison. It is all white, black handles and black seat. Says Montana Sport down the diagonal middle bar. It’s a woman’s mountain bike. If you have any information about my bike, or see it, please email me. […]

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El Grupo lands new sponsor

For the upcoming year, El Grupo, will be riding with a big name in cycling behind them. At the beginning of February, Carmichael Training Systems signed on to sponsor the youth cycling team for the year, but Jason Tullous Tucson’s Trainright general manager and head coach said he hopes the sponsorship will continue beyond the […]

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BMX riders clamor for a place to ride

Several BMX riders met with the Tucson Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee’s BMX subcommittee last night to discuss what they want to see happen for BMX riders in Tucson. According to Mike Hines, who has become a spokesperson for BMX riders, for now, they just want a legal place to ride. Hines said he is […]

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First BMX meeting tonight

The BMX subcommittee of the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisroy Committee is having its first meeting since being formed in late 2009. The meeting will take place at Raging Sage Coffee Roasters tonight at 6:15 p.m. There is a call to the public on the agenda. Also included in the agenda; General Discussion Topics of interest […]

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Revised bike count numbers released

According to revised numbers, Tucson saw a 26 percent decrease in bike riders during the 2009 bike count. Ann Chanecka, the Pima Association of Governments planner who is in charge of the bike count, said a mistake in the spreadsheet created a count that was higher that it should have been. According to the report, […]

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Cool video from 24-hour race

I ran across this video on twitter. 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo from Vladimir Chaloupka on Vimeo.

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Bike Fest officials seek events to highlight

Jennifer posted this comment in another story. Apparently more information will be coming soon about the Ciclovia, which is scheduled for April 18. Bike Fest, the annual celebration of bicycling in the Tucson Metro Region, is right around the corner and we want to include as many bike related events as possible on our event […]

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Ride the Tour de Cure with Trek of Tucson

I got an email from John at Trek Bicycles of Tucson saying they are looking for people to ride with their team in the 2010 Tour de Cure. The ride is on March 7, 2010, which doesn’t leave a lot of time to raise the minimum $150 donation, but it is, of course, for a […]

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