Archive | June, 2010

Updated: Teenage cyclist strikes vehicle

UPDATE 3: Dave Boskee called this morning and said he was riding home just after the crash occurred. An officer on the scene told him the cyclist was riding against traffic on the sidewalk and jumped off the curb against a red light and hit the side of a car. According to Boskee, there was […]

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Video: Tuesday Night Bike Ride

I wanted to test out a new camera mount for my bike and decided to try it out at the Tuesday Night Bike Ride. Between the rough road and the camera mount, most of the video was too shaky to use, but here are some of the smoother clips.

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Photo contest: Submit your photos today

Today is the last day to submit your photos for the Tucson Velo photo contest. As you can see from the images below, we’ve got some great entries. Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on tonight. Voting will start the next day. The rules are simple, submit one or two photos that relate to […]

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Anklam between Greasewood and Silverbell to be repaved

A little more than a mile of Anklam Road between Silverbell and Greasewood is scheduled to be repaved in the coming months. According to Diahn Swartz, a City of Tucson traffic engineer, the Anklam repaving is one of ten projects in Tucson being funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Swartz said four of […]

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Video: El Grupo fundraiser

I’ve been meaning to publish this video produced by Maddie McGary. Maddie is a high school student, who participated in the UA School of Journalism’s diversity workshop. Check out the video:

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Tucsonans fare well at US Nationals

Seven Tucsonans competed in the USA Cycling Junior, U-23 and Elite National Championships this weekend in Bend, Ore. Tucson Velo caught up with three of them to talk about their races. David Glick, 28, Ride Clean Glick competed in the time trial and road race, skipping the criterium to rest for the road race. He […]

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Link roundup: June 29

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Biking minutes a day may ward off weight gain Cincinnati unanimously approves sweeping bicycle policy reforms Success! Critical Mass & LAPD Take to the Streets Cyclists bring new ways of thinking about traffic Another Bike Joke Gearing Up Robbing banks with a bike Slow down, […]

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The Loft and Team Colleen partner for event

Team Colleen, a local non-profit cycling group which focuses on cancer survivors and raising money for cancer research, is teaming up with The Loft Cinema for a showing of “Ride the Divide.” The film is about the the world’s toughest mountain-bike race, which covers 2,700 miles along the continental divide. A portion of ticket sales […]

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Max’s Daily Diary: Nationals completed

Editor’s note: 14 -year-old Max Cronyn spent the weekend competing at the USA Cycling Junior Nationals in Bend, Ore. This is final update from the races. Thanks for keeping up updated Max. Today’s race: The road race was another hard race and I didn’t feel 100 percent this morning. The line up for the start […]

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Link roundup: June 27

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Arizona Daily Star: New corral a welcome cog in bike-boulevard concept Early bicycles On local roads, alternatives to the traditional bicycles finding fans Efforts on Bicycling Also Attract Thieves Effort to break world bike riding record expands countywide Sidewalks: The wheel deal “Bicycle school” by […]

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Max’s Daily Diary: Two races down, one to go

Editor’s note: 14 -year-old Max Cronyn is competing at the USA Cycling Junior Nationals in Bend, Ore. this weekend. He’ll be racing in a time trial, criterium and road race. I’ve asked him to answer several questions each day, but if you want to know something, I’ll forward your question to him. Today’s race: The […]

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Weekend open thread: June 25

In the weekend open thread you can suggest story ideas, talk about what happened in the news last week, rail against drivers, anything.

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