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Numbers nerd

I’m a numbers nerd. I like to know how far and how fast I went and where I’ve been. I use a GPS device to track every ride I take. I’ve missed a couple, but for the most part, the image above takes into account every ride in 2010.The cadence and heart rate aren’t totally […]

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Link roundup: Jan 4

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local A New Year’s Rant and Ride Engagement Session: Rachel and Adrian a bikey couple State Federal prison escapee arrested in Mesa National The year ahead in bikes Theft victim puts note on stolen bike, shames new owner The Battle of Bike Lanes vs. Parking […]

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Tucson bike race from 100 years ago

The Arizona Daily Star is reprinting articles from 1912 leading up to Arizona’s centennial. Today’s article is from Jan. 1, 1912 and recounts a 7.5 mile bike race through Tucson. Here is an excerpt from the article: W.F. Grabe, Orr Jones and D. Aros are the prize winners in the 7.5-mile New Year’s bicycle race […]

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Work on river paths will close sections starting today

Pima County’s Parks and Recreation Department will begin maintenance work on the Rillito and Santa Cruz river paths this week. The work, which includes repaving and replacement of drainage scuppers, may require closures of the paths. According to the Pima County website, the work will begin Monday on the north section of the Rillito path […]

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Link roundup: Jan 3

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Paint by Bike – 2010 by GPS Tucson coach offers quick workouts for time-crunched triathletes National Rare Groove: The Bill Walton Chronicles Book shows how to make Fort Collins a better bike town Trail Closure Brings Buddhist Retreat and Mountain Bike Group Closer Together […]

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Link roundup: Jan 2

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. A Day In Downtown Phoenix from Jake Cohoe on Vimeo. National Google Bike The Best of 2010 at Bike Shop Girl Mountain bikers are still unwelcome on many LA trails DIY Bicycle Pannier (Saddle Bag) Resolutions Great and Small for 2011 Commute by Bike’s Top […]

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Welcome to 2011

This photo reminds me of one of my favorite things about riding my bike. You get to take in the world around you and enjoy it. On a recent grocery trip, Luci started squealing when she saw the horses as we rode by the University of Arizona farm. We stopped and spent a few minutes […]

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Link roundup: Jan 1

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Crazy Guy on a bike rides velomobile to Tucson 2010 Utility Cycling Year in Review National Award Winning Social Enterprise Uses Bikes to Power Utilities Only protester to 15th Street Bike Lane is actually not protesting The year of riding dangerously Wallingford getting a […]

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Wrap up 2010 and ring in the new year with a ride

I created Tucson Velo in January of last year. The first article went up on January 11 and this post is No. 735. I’ve covered major events to BAC meetings and everything in between. I’ve tried new things and learned a lot in this past year and am hopeful 2011 will be even better. Thanks […]

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Link roundup: December 31

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. National Bike lanes cleared of snow before Queens streets New mapped bicycle routes unveiled for several USA regions Want to cut ride time? Forget a bicycle upgrade, lose weight Last bicycle commute of the year was the nastiest commute of the year Bicycle Night Visibility […]

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TPD to restart bicycle and pedestrian enforcement

The Tucson Police department was awarded another grant for targeted enforcement of bicycle and pedestrian laws. According to an email from Sergeant Jerry Skeenes, who ran the targeted enforcement that wrapped up in October, they will begin deploying officers in early January. Skeenes said this enforcement campaign will be less intense because it will stretch […]

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Link roundup: December 30

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Tucson Sector makes lists of CBP’s top seizures, arrests 20 Ways to Stretch Your Travel Money National Windy, warm and $5 gas Thieves targeting high priced bikes in Downtown Austin Frans Pauwels: Founding Father of Portland Bicycle Racing Pedaling Diego: San Diego’s Growing Bicycle […]

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