Archive | July, 2010

Weekend open thread: July 31- Aug 1

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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Link Roundup: July 31

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Scottsdale police hope to help neighborhoods with bicycle ride-alongs Inmate sues man he stole bicycle from Column: Get kids out of cars and onto bikes Bikestation: Growing US Cycling One Bike Spa at a Time Couple quit jobs and go on bicycle trip across Australia […]

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How to: Recovering your stolen bike

I’ve created a page — which you can find in the top bar of the site — that has tips about what do if your bike is stolen in Tucson. The contents of the page are below. Do you have any additional tips that I should add? Bike thieves stink and Tucson has its share […]

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BAC prepares for bike boulevard discussion in August

The executive subcommittee of the Tucson Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee clarified what August’s bicycle boulevard agenda item would include on Wednesday night. Committee member Norm Land said he wanted to give a presentation about bike boulevards, but didn’t go into specifics about what would be included in the presentation. The executive committee asked him […]

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Link Roundup: July 29

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Birding by Bicycle – Mt. Lemmon Overnighter Glendale Police Arrest Alleged Bicycle Burglars Bike valets: Convenient parking eases access Don’t miss: Bicycle Music Festival LaHood Rides Bike In Denver To Tout Share Program Royal Mail fears letters are too heavy for bicycles Upper West Side […]

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Reid Park path extension to be completed in fall

Construction on a 1.5-mile addition to the Reid Park multi-use path is behind schedule, but should be completed this fall. Tucson Parks and Recreation planner Julie Parizek said the path was scheduled to be finished at the end of August, but the contractor is running behind. The path will connect to the existing path that […]

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Outdoor magazine names Tucson best road-biking city

Tucson is the best city for road riding in the county, or so says Outside magazine in their August issue. The designation was part of their Best Towns 2010 feature. The magazine looked for towns that allowed enthusiasts to participate in their sport, had affordable housing and good jobs and a low cost of living. […]

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Link Roundup: July 27

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. When Milliseconds Mean Everything Bikes and Cars: A Lesson in Los Angeles Thousands register for London’s bike hire scheme Bicycle exhibit a popular addition to State Fair Afghanistan war logs: Convoy knocks man off bicycle Freewheeling folks ride the bike-messenger rush Hip Folding Bikes Solve […]

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Riding in Portland: Lessons for Tucson

Arriving in Portland, it doesn’t take long to realize you are in the biggest cycling city in the United States. From the bike repair/assembly stand in the Portland Airport, to the estimated six percent of the population riding bikes — Portland has earned it’s reputation. It is hard to go anywhere in the city without […]

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Gallery: Biking in Portland

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Link Roundup: July 25

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Take a bike ride with Scottsdale police Tempe biking fatalities show need for protective measures The Bicycle’s Big Comeback: Why Two-Wheelers Are Key for Reducing Oil Dependence New bicycle shed for cycling-crazy school Life cycle, resumed Author promotes book with bicycle trip from Los Angeles […]

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Weekend open thread: July 24-25

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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