Archive | May, 2010

Bees at Camino de Oeste and Ironwood Hills

I just got word from a Tucson cyclist on Twitter, that there is a swarm of angry bees out near Ironwood Hills and Camino de Oeste. Apparently, the bees followed him on his bike while riding south and stung him. He seems to have gotten away from most of them and it OK. Keep an […]

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Photo contest: deadline extended

Since I haven’t promoted the TucsonVelo.com photo contest as well as I should have, I am going to extend the deadline until the end of June. That should give people some time to take bikey photos if they don’t already have one they want to use. Check out the photos that have already been submitted: […]

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Stolen bike: Lime-green Sekae

I got the following email from David: My house on 5th Street and 6th Ave. got broken in to last night (Sat. 5/29) and my 80′s era lugged steel frame Sekae, powder coated lime green, was stolen. This bike is tall, about 62 cm, has off white wall tires on 27 inch wheels, black bar […]

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Link roundup: May 30

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. The Longest Day: Tempe to Tucson – The Power of Bicycles Bait bicycle nets two arrests First Bicycle Music Festival comes to London next weekend Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Thank USDOT’s LaHood for Leadership Tour of Missouri Bike Race Canceled Teaching Math with a Bicycle Bike […]

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Weekend open thread

I was thinking about starting an open thread every weekend where readers could discuss whatever you want. You could suggest story ideas, talk about what happened in the news last week, rail against cars, anything. What do you think? Any interest?

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Rocky’s place a place for all

Editors note: This feature story was written by University of Arizona student Will Saetren. Check out the gallery of images from the park. Kids, teenagers and adults fly through the air as the whir of bicycle tires creates a soothing background noise. Barrio Trails is one of those places where generations come together and bond […]

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Photos: Barrio Trails BMX park

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Link roundup: May 28

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section below. Arizona Daily Star: Award slashed in teen’s death In Davis, if you lose bicyclists, you might lose an election Say a Little Bike-ku for Me Life in big-city bike lane New Pennsylvania Ave. Bike Lanes Loved, Loathed Sharing the Bike Path with Cars on […]

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Bike boulevards return to TPCBAC agenda in August

Bike boulevards will be making another appearance on the Tucson Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee’s agenda, but not until its August meeting. Several members of the BAC have reconsidered their positions on bike boulevards and would like to discuss them again with the whole committee. Because many of the BAC members will be out of […]

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Stolen bike: Trek Y-Foil

Our garage got broken into today. Fortunately they only took one thing, unfortunately it was my blue Trek Y-Foil. If anyone happens to see one riding around or for sale, please let me know. It’s my baby. Call Steve at 520.799.2984 if you spot it. Let’s get Steve’s bike back. I’ll also mention that if […]

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Program that funded Cyclovia, racks, bike fest and more on chopping block; feedback needed today

I received an email from Tom Thivener, the city’s bike and pedestrian program manager this afternoon. Apparently, today is the last day the public can comment on the Transportation Improvement Plan that Pima Association of Governments produces. Thivener said in his email that PAG is considering eliminating a section of funding that promotes alternate transportation. […]

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Touring Los Angeles’ bike community with local riders

It never fails to amaze me how genuine, down-to-earth and fun cyclists are. I was lucky enough to get a personalized tour of Los Angeles by six local cyclists. The ride was primarily organized by Jennifer Beatty who I met on Twitter. She coordinated the ride with other cyclists and figured out a route that […]

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