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Bike-to-work breakfast tomorrow at There and Back Bikes

Cyclists riding to work or school tomorrow can fill up on bagels, coffee, tea and orange juice while checking out Tucson’s newest bike shop. Steve Vihel, owner of There and Back Bicycles, is hosting the breakfast, which runs from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. He said he’ll host the bike-to-work breakfast the second Wednesday of […]

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Tucson fixes potholes that pose risk to cyclists

Potholes referenced in this morning’s Arizona Daily Star, have been fixed. Jim Glock, the city’s director of transportation said the potholes were filled at 10 a.m. State Representative Daniel Patterson sent an email to Tucson’s Department of Transportation director Jim Glock requesting the city repair the holes. Jim — Please fix these holes this week. […]

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Perimeter needs more El Tour riders to meet goal

The staff at Perimeter Bicycling Association of America is entering the final stretch in preparation for El Tour de Tucson. Sally Valenzuela, a Perimeter Bicycling staff member, said they set a goal of having more riders this year than last. Last year 8,228 cyclists participated in the event —  El Tour de Tucson’s third largest. […]

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Link Roundup: November 9

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Taxpayer Watch: Potholes near UA especially hazardous to bicyclists State New faces in CAzbike Leadership National Why Are We Building Bikes Lanes That Are Hurting People? We need real bike paths for real bike transportation Bicycle Cities: a plan for car-free communities Photos and […]

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Contest: Pimp my ride

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Learn about new streetcar’s impact on bikes Wednesday

Cyclists will have the opportunity to learn more about Tucson’s modern streetcar plan as it pertains to biking in Tucson on Wednesday. Engineers and planners in charge of Tucson’s modern streetcar will present updated plans to the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tucson’s bike and pedestrian program manager Tom Thivener encouraged […]

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Link Roundup: November 8

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. State That’s Not Why I Ride a Bike in Flagstaff Few crashes in inaugural Tour de Safford National 60 percent of people would ride with better infrastructure in Ashland Bad bicycle parking at Whole Foods undermines green image Tips for motorists and cyclists A bike-lane […]

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Link Roundup: November 7

Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. Local Tucsonans train for El Tour de Tucson at Tour de Safford cycling event Into Thick Air: Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents State Century ride in 50 states. Where should I ride it in your state Art and Bicycles at the First Friday […]

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Rider of the week: TDOT director

Tucson’s Director of Transportation, Jim Glock, says he bought his Breezer Uptown Infinity for one reason and one reason only — it had a chain guard. He says he needs a bike with a chain guard so he doesn’t have to worry about riding around Tucson in his suit. The bike has other perks Glock […]

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Link Roundup: November 6

Post any interesting links in the comment section: Local Most TPD Bike patrols expected to be cut; Neighborhoods worried National MSNBC: Teens falling out of love with cars LA Planning Commission Aligns with Cycling Community, Rejects City’s Bicycle Plan Well-lit bikes and the people who ride them A sunrise bike ride down Hawaii’s Haleakala volcano […]

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Crews patch University Boulevard

Crews patched a section of westbound University Boulevard at First Avenue. Before the patch, there was a lip between the original pavement and section that was cut out for utility work. The path appeared in the last week. It appears that the patch is too thick and now creates a bump in the opposite direction. […]

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BICAS breathing easier under new leaseholder

Six months after the Warehouse Arts Management Organization took over the lease of the building where BICAS is located, the two organizations are working together to improve the building and the community that works there. BICAS administrative coordinator and Warehouse Arts Management Organization board member, John Salgado, said WAMO, BICAS and the artists in the […]

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