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UA suggests alternatives for closed University

University Boulevard between Campbell Avenue and Cherry Avenue was closed this morning and will be for the next 8 days for University of Arizona’s Spring Fling. The student-run carnival returns to campus after a 15 year hiatus. The downside is the popular route into and through campus is closed to both pedestrians and cyclists. As […]

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Link roundup: April 8

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Local Cyclists Want City to Increase Safety on Roads National Uber announces UberRUSH, a bicycle courier service, launching first in Manhattan Police recover dozens of stolen bicycles Boston’s bike share program thrives New bike light aims to warn motorists of nearby cyclists a split second earlier […]

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Five bikes stolen from home

Bike one: Make: Raleigh mens 1970′s Model: Sport Color: Brown Serial #: ? Where stolen: Feldman neighborhood Time: between 9-5pm Date: 4/4/14 Type of lock: Kryptonite u lock Report #: 1404040141 Unique traits: Brooks saddle b17 had two vintage lights that worked off home made toggle switches in the front and the back, brooks handle […]

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Stolen Bike: Surly Long Haul Trucker

Make: Surly Model: Long Haul Trucker Color: Tan Serial # : M81227 Where purchased: Pima Street Bicycle Shop Where stolen: Rocks and Ropes, 330 S Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701 Time: 9-11am Date: 3/30/14 Type of lock: Kryptonite coil/cable Report #: 1403308515 Unique traits: Jandd rear rack, Shimano dynamo hub, red/white reflective tape on wheels and […]

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Photos and Video: 2014 Cyclovia Tucson

An estimated 15,000 – 20,000 people turned out for the 2014 Cyclovia Tucson, which strecehd from downtown Tucson to South Tucson and back. Check out the photos and reaction on social media below. Post a comment in the comment section about your favorite thing from Cyclovia Tucson. My favorite thing was seeing so many people […]

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Link roundup: April 7

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Cyclovia tests out bike lane idea on thousands of cyclists Bike Fest: Seed Library Bike-in Movie and Tour de Garden Search for driver who hit 8-year old in crosswalk National Awesome 360-Degree Bike Ride Timelapse Captured Using Six GoPro Cameras Chicago on track to install 100 […]

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Signup for El Grupo Scavenger Hunt

Registration is now open for El Grupo Youth Cycling’s 11th Annual Bicycle Scavenger Hunt. The event, which is one of El Grupo’s biggest fundraiser will start at 9 a.m. on April 12 at El Grupo’s new clubhouse near downtown at 600 N. 9th Avenue. Here’s what El Grupo says about the event: You bring your bike […]

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Link roundup: April 4

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Tucson boy on bicycle struck in hit-and-run National Wilshire Blvd. to host CicLAvia Sunday Bike riders risk kidney, genital injuries: study Selle Anatomica: Saddles Made in the USA Fremont bike store thieves make off with 32 bikes worth $150000 Let’s plan a Bike to Anywhere But […]

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Boy, 8, victim of hit and run while bicycling

An 8-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a motorist while riding his bike near Shannon and Curtis Roads. According to the press release by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. At this time, police do not have a description […]

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Spring Fling will close popular bike route for 9 days

After 15 years of being held off campus, Spring Fling is returning to the University of Arizona campus. The return however will cause headaches for bicyclists who use the Third Street corridor. According to the University of Arizona Transportation Department, University Boulevard between Campbell Avenue and Cherry Avenue will be closed to all traffic including […]

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Link roundup: April 3

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Redlands Bicycle Classic: Cycling champion Gord Fraser is recipient of Legends Award Allstate to give out free safety kits at Cyclovia Tucson National Cycling’s Catching On In Texas, For A Very Texas Reason Officials hope for spike in riders in Oklahoma City bicycle program Specialized’s retail […]

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Use your bicycle for transportation; win a bike

Want a new bike? Use your existing bike for transportation and you will be entered to win prizes from the Tucson Bike Fest’s Two-Mile-Challenge contest. During the month of April, cyclist are encourage to log the trips in which they use their bike for transportation on the Bike Fest Tucson website. Doing so will enter […]

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