Archive | May, 2011

Photo book documenting Tucson’s cycling community underway

Tucson Stefan Walz has been dreaming of doing a book project that captures the cycling scene in Tucson since his last year of art school at the UA. Now he is teaming up with professional photographer and friend Chris Mooney to make a it a reality. Walz said the planned publication date is January 2012. […]

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Link Roundup: May 31

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Friends plan a benefit concert for hit and run victim Sam Abate Road runner: For some reason, the cycling set is still largely male Tucsonans Pedaled in Silence to Help Raise Awareness   National Bike food delivery service opens retail store Bike gives mayor more bang […]

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Link Roundup: May 30

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Couple to bike across US for student   National Guitar Ted Productions: Give Peace A Chance: Ride A Bicycle End of the road for bike salvager The Iron Horse: A tale of survival Paying for Bicycle Traffic in Seattle Wilson conquers ‘the wall’ CU student edges […]

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Photos: How not to lock your bike

I’ve been meaning to post these for a while, but never got around to it. Tucson Velo reader Scott B. sent in these great examples of how not to lock your bike from the University of Arizona campus.

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Link Roundup: May 29

Arizona Online music effort to help bicyclist injured in hit-run Students earn bikes for reading books, students, bicycles, program   National Boulder B-cycle officials encouraged by first week’s usage Annapolis Planners Seek Cyclists’ Input on City-Wide Bike Plan Ride a bicycle and save a lot of money on gas Bicycles, motorists sharing the road Local […]

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Link Roundup: May 28

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National ODOT says League’s state rankings leave out key spending figures Couple touring, fundraising for St. Jude’s on tandem bicycle Better Bicycle Funding an Economic No-Brainer Consultant: Stop signs shouldn’t apply to bicyclists Off to Alaska — on a bicycle Mastering Your Bicycle on NYC Streets Wichita […]

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Tunes on your bike? Marana inventor has a product for you

When Marana cyclist Kevin Goldstein started riding four years ago, he refused to wear earphones in his ears because of safety concerns. Eventually he got bored on his bike and began plugging one earphone into his ear and letting the other dangle. That annoyed him, though. “It irritated me because half the sound goes away,” […]

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Link Roundup: May 27

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Local bike builders create custom works of art   National Can Bicycles Save Small Town America? Councilman: Get License Plates On Delivery Bikes Number of Bicyclers Soars Along with US Gas Prices BMX family rides bikes 1,776 miles to get to Pottstown competition Bicycle thieves busted […]

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Stolen bicycle: Silver Marin

Make: Marin Color: Silver Serial # : Unknown Purchased: Play It Again Sports (Seattle) Where stolen: Country Club near Rillito River Path Time: 3 pm to 4 pm Date: May 20, 2011 Type of lock: U Lock Report #: N/A Unique traits: Multicolor dring-dring bell, yellow bottle cage Theft description: Bicycle was unlocked in our […]

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Stolen bike: Green Cannondale M500

Make: Cannondale Model: M500 Color: olive green frame, yellow Cannondale text, copper accents Serial # 2573468RMN2620 Purchased: Bangor Maine Where stolen: West University, Tucson (E 2nd St) Time: overnight (between 8pm and 8am) Date: 5/24/11 – 5/25/11 Type of lock: locked to the porch with thick locking cable, locked to itself with U-lock thru back […]

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Photos: Time to move?

Here are two reasons why Irene suggested I start Oceanside Velo. Beaches and amazing produce transported by bike.

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Freshen up your bike’s look with a powder coat

A few months ago I purchased a Surly Long Haul Trucker frame and fork on Craigslist. I wasn’t a fan of the color, but the price was too good to pass up. I decided I’d get it powder coated in a color that I actually liked. I did some research about companies in town who […]

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