Archive | October, 2011

Link roundup: October 26

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local UA club helps refugees navigate new life with bicycle program Nuclear Preparedness Delivered by Bicycle State Column: ASU students putting themselves, drivers at risk with poor bicycling National The GOP Hates Bikes Bicycle Parade Amazing: Tiny Robot Riding Around on Bicycle SF businesses’ bicycle delivery practical, […]

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TPD: Cyclist killed in crash on Friday had brakes

The cyclist who was killed on Friday after apparently failing to stop at a stop sign at Grant Road had brakes on his bike. According to Matt Ronstadt, a Tucson Police Department public information officer, because of the damage to the bike they could not determine whether the brakes were working prior to the crash […]

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Link roundup: October 25

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local “Father of mountain biking” leads community bike ride Successful ‘Launch The Loop’ Pima County launches the loop National True confessions of a bicycle scofflaw Bicycle Chain Human Sculptures Amsterdamize In New York City Car enthusiasts and road aggression A Report from Pedalfest! 2011 Help make a […]

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El Tour de Tucson – Final Training Preparations

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. Travis provides training columns to help you take your cycling to the next level. If you would like more personalized service, contact Travis. Read more about Travis and his coaching in […]

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Hundreds turn out for Loop launch

Hundreds of people turned out for Pima County’s Launch the Loop event on Sunday. According to Dian Luber, a member of the county’s communication department, about 850 people signed in at the starting stations thoughout the region. She said the actual number is likely even higher because people stopped signing in after the t-shirts and […]

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Link roundup: October 24

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Record crowd pedals through Tour de Tempe National Thoughts on Drivetrains Tour de Fat from the eyes of a 7 year old Bicycle Trick-or-Treat Streetless in Seattle Retired couple logs 100000 miles on bikes Chicago Bike Plan Accused of Neighborhood Bias International Bike tourism a winner […]

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Link roundup: October 23

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Green shoots for bamboo cyclists A Gentle Push for Bikers, Not a Shove Cyclists and e-bikers: Lets ride together A Man, a Bike and 4100 Miles Monkey Showing Off On A Pink Bicycle The Surprising Rise of Minneapolis as a Top Bike Town International An American […]

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Link roundup: October 22

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National The Oregonian asks: “Portland bicyclists who run red lights: Is it worth it?” Seeking clarity on helmet debate, BTA launches survey Portland, bikes and the ‘Plenitude Economy’ Mission Businesses Wheel in Bicycle Parking Hacker Creates New Way to Communicate Road Rage High-priced equipment no guarantee for […]

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59-year-old cyclist killed in crash on Grant Road

A cyclist was stuck and killed this morning when he failed to stop at a stop sign and rode into the travel lanes on Grant Road. A document issued to city officials says John T. Imberg, 59, was heading south on Sahaura Avenue, a residential street, when he failed to stop at the intersection with […]

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Father of 14-year-old killed in crash opens bike park in son’s memory

When the Kory Laos Memorial BMX Park officially opens on Saturday morning, it will provide Scott Laos and his family a small sense of closure. More than four years ago, Scott’s youngest son Kory was struck by a driver turning right into a parking lot while he and several of his friends were riding on […]

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Link roundup: October 21

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local New Tucson bike path celebration Saturday State With Titus in their pocket, Planet X sets up shop in Portland FD: 2 teens struck on Surprise road National The Female Facts of Life Bakses and Bakses! Trying the Bakfiets.nl and the Christiania 2-Wheeler Next generation bicycle helmet […]

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Avoid Saguaro National Park tomorrow

You might want to think twice about a training ride up Gates Pass tomorrow and Saturday. Saguaro National Park West is participating in the National Park System’s BioBlitz 2011. Word is more than 50 school busses and thousands of people will desend on the area to help count flora and fauna in the area. Read […]

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