Archive | October, 2010

Rider of the Week: Prop 203 supporter

Michelle Graye rode her Miami Sun trike with pedal assist to the University of Arizona campus to drum up support for proposition 203, which would legalize medical marijuana. Graye says the electric motor will go for 35 miles on a single charge. She says she added the pedal assist so she could farther on her […]

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Link Roundup: October 31

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. National ‘Critical Mass’ bike ride ends in controversy in Long Beach Bicycle Costumes for Halloween Bridgeton hosts quirky Cyclo-cross race DIY Stationary Bike Rides Through Google Street View Kane getting $2.6 million for new bike paths Concerns Surround Bike Boulevard Dallas trail safety ideas emerge […]

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Stolen Bike: Specialized Crosstrail Expert

Be on the look out for Jean Paul’s bike. My bicycle has been stolen from my house. It is a  Specialized Crosstrail Expert 55cm, silver grey with a yellow scratch on the cross bar, 29″ (700c) wheels with narrow street tires, front suspension, disc brakes, Specialiized under seat bag containing tire levers & repair kit, […]

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Link Roundup: October 30

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Child bike trade in at Trek bicycles State Some cyclists just won’t stay in the gutter National Boulder Fire Evacuees Flee on Bikes Bike Sharing Spreads, But Will It Last? WV teacher hopes bike club activates students Bicycle Delivery Helps Solve Local Hunger Adventure […]

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Local BMX, mountain bikers turn out to support Barrio Trails

More than 20 cyclists expressed their support for the Barrio Trails BMX park at a public meeting about a drainage project that will eventually destroy the park. The cyclists, including BMX riders, mountain bikers and the entire El Grupo team, said they wanted to ensure the county allows Barrio Trials to be rebuilt once the […]

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Stolen Bike: Custom red Gilmour

Email Rachel if you see her bike. My custom Gilmour was stolen yesterday from the rack on the corner of Scott and Pennington. The frame is fire engine red with yellow lettering. It has Dura-Ace brakes and derailleurs, Ultegra pedals, Ultegra SL crankset, black fizik saddle, ultegra hubs on open pro rims.  O yeah, and […]

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Shootout riders could be ticketed Saturday

Cyclists riding the shootout Saturday morning may finish their ride with traffic citations in their jersey pockets. Tohono O’Odham police warned riders last week that they would begin citing cyclists who were riding more than two abreast this weekend. The Tohono O’Odham public information officer said he could not speak to the media, but referred […]

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Link Roundup: October 29

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. National 4-Year-Old Can Be Sued, Judge Rules in Bike Case Study: Separated bikeways mean better air quality for bikers, walkers 45.7 Million Given For Bicycle Paths – Trucking Got 6 Million For Parking Lovely Bicycle on a Budget: Vintage vs Modern Barbie rides a bicycle […]

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Five local projects recommended for federal funding

Regional bicycle and pedestrian planners learned Wednesday that five local improvement projects were recommended for federal funding, including two multi-use path improvements and a bike boulevard. A state transportation committee recommended five regional projects out of 14 submitted by the Regional Transportation Authority’s bike and pedestrian group. Pima Association of Government’s John Liosatos said until […]

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Kelly’s campaign responds to questions about bikes

John Ellinwood, the director of communications for Jesse Kelly’s congressional campaign, responded to a few questions about his candidate’s opinions on bicycles. Ellinwood would not schedule an interview with Kelly and Tucson Velo, nor would he forward the questions on to the candidate. Ellinwood did say that Kelly likes bikes and thinks for some people […]

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Link Roundup: October 28

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Cool video from Montreal. Check out the story below: Local Bike Commuting 101 – Tucson REI Bike Advocate Ian Johnson discusses bike boulevards in Tucson 2 Wheelin’ in Tucson: 10/28/10 National Cop Blocks Bike Lane To Ticket Cyclists For Not Using Lane Portlanders try new […]

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Residents fighting Rillito River path upgrade that will benefit cyclists

The Pima County Parks and Recreation department is looking for feedback from cyclists about a proposed addition to the south bank of the Rillito River path between Campbell and Mountain Avenue. The county wants to make the stretch a dual-use path, by adding a paved section for cyclists in addition to the existing dirt path […]

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