Archive | January, 2011

Stolen bike: Huffy Nel Lusso

Be on the lookout for for this bike. If you see it, email Joy. We just bought our daughter a bike two weeks ago for her to use at school (University of Arizona).  She was using a Kryptonite U-lock, but both the bike and lock are gone!  It is a gold/bronze color (butterscotch) Women’s Huffy […]

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Photos: 2011 FlapJack Time Trial

Check out Mason Ibas’ photos from Sunday’s FlapJack Time Trial. Double clicking an image will take you to Ibas’ site to view and purchase a larger version. 2011 FlapJack Time Trial – 1-29-11 – Images by Mason Ibas

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More than 500 cyclists turn out for cookie ride

According to event officials, more than 500 cyclists attended the Tour de Cookie on Saturday, which benefits the Tucson Kids’ Try-athlon. Check out the video from the ride.

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Coach Woodruff breaks down block training

Editor’s note: Travis Woodruff is a Tucson-based cycling coach (USA Cycling certified Level I Elite Coach) and founder of Momentum Endurance, a coaching business. On Monday, Travis will begin providing bi-monthly training columns to help you take your cycling to the next level. If you would like more personalized service, contact Travis. Read more about […]

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Link roundup: January 31

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Tucson Oddity: Bike Church is a walk-in sculpture State Winter Cycling in Tempe Tempe Tweed Ride 2 National Rahm Emanuel details plans to expand city’s bike network Long Beach constructs first ever separated bikeways SMIDSY: Distracted by coffee Carrying Your Stuff: Bicycle Cargo Trailers […]

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Link roundup: January 30

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local My First Bike Commuting Crash Impressed by mountains and men Tucson; the little desert city that does My tan lines are coming along nicely State People should not park cars in bike lanes Cycling in/around Scottsdale AZ National Two Wheels, No Fear, In Slush […]

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Rider of the week: Longtail commuter

Riley Merline had been riding his Gary Fisher for 12 years before adding an Xtracycle Free Radical to it eight months ago. He says he got his Gary Fisher as his cold weather bike when he was in college in Michigan, but decided to turn it into a longtail because he was tired of trying […]

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Link roundup: January 29

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Measuring the Global Health Impact of Transportation Reform Photo archives: The best of bike polo Montague Boston: Single Speed Folding Commuter UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams Bike thief suspect rams store doors, steals cheapest bike Survey: Cars are the alternative transportation […]

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Sweet ride rolls into Tucson

What: Tour de Cookie When: 9 a.m. Sunday Where: Starts and finishes at Old Main on the University of Arizona campus. Description: Riders will race/cruise between eight cookie stands around midtown Tucson and attempt to eat as many cookies as possible. Prizes are awarded to the cyclists who visit the most stands, eat the most […]

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Q&A with Tucson cycling coach and site contributor: Travis Woodruff

Editor’s note: Travis Woodruff is a Tucson-based cycling coach (USA Cycling certified Level I Elite Coach) and founder of Momentum Endurance, a coaching business. On Monday, Travis will begin providing bi-monthly training columns to help you take your cycling to the next level. If you would like more personalized service, contact Travis. How, why and […]

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Link roundup: January 28

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local How to ride across Tucson, part I National The Long and Triumphant History of Women in Cycling Bicycle Thief or Bicycle Enthusiast? Leadville Trail 100 to get qualifying races Scraper Bike Culture Provides Lessons for Sustainable Businesses Not just safer for bikes: Fatal car […]

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Construction on city’s first bike boulevard beginning soon

Construction on the city’s first official bike boulevard is set to begin in less than two weeks. The city hired two contractors to complete the work on Fourth Avenue and Fontana Avenue from University Boulevard to Prince Road. (Check out the map at the end of the post) Construction starts on Feb. 7 and according […]

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