Archive | October, 2010

Link Roundup: October 28

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local A local is scared to ride in Tucson Giffords admits to yelling at cars from her bicycle How One Arizona Town Is Encouraging People to Get High and Drive Photos from 2009 Scavenger Hunt National San Francisco bike-sharing program begins in 2011 Make an […]

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New group forms to advocate for bike and pedestrian friendly streets

A new advocacy group in Tucson wants to make the city a more friendly place for cyclists and pedestrians. Emily Yetman, the leader of the group, said streets are one of the most public spaces in Tucson and she wants them to serve people rather than cars. Yetman and several other Tucsonans are forming a […]

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Link Roundup: October 26

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local U-Locks curb bike thefts National A bicycle made for two $24 Million To Create Safe Routes To School MOA re-opens east parking ramp after ‘suspicious bicycle’ incident cleared The Heart of Bicycle Maintenance What Do Bicycles an EMRs Have in Common? Luxury Carmakers Now […]

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Congresswoman Giffords talks bikes

Please check azstarnet.com for updates on Rep. Giffords status. Editor’s note: I ran into Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords at a local coffee shop where she was having breakfast with her husband after they biked around the city. I attempted to set up a time to chat with her about bikes but she suggested we talk right […]

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Link Roundup: October 25

Post any interesting links in the comment section below. Local El Tour de Tucson crash update by lawyer representing Gary Stuebe National On a bicycle made for moose Thief steals $17000 bicycle from Somerton Park DA: Man rode 3-year-old to drug deals on bicycle (video) Positive Spin Helps its Volunteers with New Sets of Wheels […]

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Link Roundup: October 24

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. National Video: These Are Not Your Average Ordinary Bike Tricks Bicycles, Unchained and Grease-Free Mystery after stolen bike returned Critical Mass to host Halloween bike ride Using Bikes to Create San Francisco Delivery Culture There’s no need to hang up bicycle for the winter Pedestrian […]

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Updated: Tohono O’odham police stop shootout after driver complaint

Update: The Tohono O’odham police department stopped shootout cyclists after receiving an anonymous complaint from a motorist. Pima County Sheriff’s deputy Ryan Roher, who attends the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee meetings, said the shootout groups were stopped by Tohono O’odham police, not Pima County deputies. Roher said he spoke with the Tohono O’odham police […]

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Rider of the Week: Bike sisters

This is the second bike Claudia Hapenciuc built herself. The first bike she built went to her sister, who was last week’s rider of the week. Claudia, who moved from Berkeley, said she likes riding it Tucson, but said the pavement quality leaves something to be desired.

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Link Roundup: October 23

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Raynard Tissink post Kona 2010 Tucson Health: A surprise ride: climbing hills, riding in traffic National Can you track stand? Portland coffee shop offering free Joe in bicycle-balancing contest Flurry of openings makes 2010 ‘Year of the Bicycle’ Enjoying the Ride Without Seeing Where […]

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Counters see more riders at Campbell and 3rd Street

More cyclists rode through the Campbell Avenue and 3rd Street intersection during this year’s regional bike count than last year. While the analysis by Pima Association of Government’s Ann Chanecka showed a 21 percent increase in riders from 2009, Chanecka said it was only from one location and could not be generalized for the whole […]

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Link Roundup: October 22

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local 2 Wheelin’ in Tucson: Anklam Road National First Full-Service Bike Station Opens In Oregon Why did bike lanes become a reason to throw Fenty out? Keg Bicycle The Hopworks Beer Bike A Mutant Bicycle That’s 3/4 SUV, and We’re Not Mad Panel Recommends Keeping […]

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Changes coming to two UA bike programs

The University of Arizona is making changes to two of its most prominent bicycle programs on campus. According to Charles Franz, the UA Parking and Transportation’s alternative transportation program manager, the free trial period for the bicycle valet will be extended again. Franz said the valet would be free to students and faculty until January […]

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