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Downtown grocery store looking for input

The owners of the planned downtown grocery store, Johnny Gibson’s Downtown Market, are looking to get feedback from bicyclist. The owners asked Living Street Alliance to organize a “community conversation” with people who live, work and ride their bikes in downtown Tucson. The get together is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday at […]

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Link roundup: July 16

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local City Increasing Use of Bike Boxes on Roads National Turn signals for bicycles? SU student creates app to advance bike safety They want to ride their bicycles — and sing some opera, too Father and son sell ice cream from their bicycle Family of ex-Napster exec […]

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A new name for Tucson Velo?

I started TucsonVelo.com four and a half years ago. Since then I’ve published almost 3,000 posts and hosted more than 10,000 comments. More than 440,000 different people from more than 150 countries around the world have stopped in over the years to check out something I’ve written. That’s pretty cool. When I started the site, there weren’t many […]

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Link roundup: July 15

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Now you can have your salted crack caramel ice cream, and make it too. Bicycle seats on a plane! The horror could be reality ‘I Can Bike’ camp teaches children with special needs to ride bikes Exploring eastern Oregon by bike (and bus) with Treo Bike […]

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Photos: Trail-side photos with a new camera

I recently got a new mirrorless camera that I’ve been able to bring along on mountain bike rides. Here’s a few of the photos from the spectacular Sonoran Desert. I’m always amazed at how different the desert can be from one trail to another.

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Link roundup: July 15

Post any interesting links in the comment section. National Sorry, haters: Cyclist ire just another sign of mainstream bike culture? Shlepping bike-share cycles in a giant van How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling International Calgary bike report finds majority wear helmets, 79% are men Crash Hurls Bike Atop Street Sign, West Vancouver Cyclist Survives (PHOTO) Toronto […]

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Photos: Minneapolis from a Tucsonan’s perspective

Editor’s note: Occasional contributor Jay Rochlin spent 10 days in Minneapolis riding his bike around the city, which has moved up the ranks as one of the best bicycling cities in the United States. Here are a few things that caught his attention. 

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Link roundup: July 14

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local tucson: a frequent network map National Protected bike lanes double in cities’ bid to attract youth Bike Czar 2014 One of Safest Years Minneapolis is a very nice city for biking but it is definitely no Portland 6 questions for the man behind Oregon’s bikepacking revolution […]

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International transit planner to speak in Tucson tonight

An international transit planner, book author, and blogger will be in Tucson for a free presentation tonight. Jarrett Walker author of the book and blog of the same name Human Transit will offer a town hall lecture and Q&A tonight at the TEP Building in downtown Tucson. Walker acts as a consultant for many agencies across the world […]

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Link roundup: July 11

Post any interesting links in the comment section. State Phoenix bike app seeks to change commuting gears Phoenix boy fatally injured while riding bicycle State funds will help Surprise police promote bicycle safety National Strange As It Seems, Cycling Haters Are a Sign of Cycling Success Rent A Bike Near You At The Touch Of […]

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Photo: 2014 Summer photo contest

Don’t forget about the 2014 TucsonVelo Summer Photo Contest. Here are a few recent submissions. Here’s how you can enter the contest: Every reader can submit two bikey images to be included in the contest. The photos must have been taken this summer. The deadline for entry is Monday, August 12. You are welcome to […]

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Link roundup: July 10

Post any interesting links in the comment section. Local Cyclist safety continues to be major concern surrounding streetcar tracks National I want to be a bicycle courier. What will my salary be? Levi’s opens bike commuter hubs this summer You Can Now Valet Park Your Citi Bike In The East Village Cops: Thief takes Philly […]

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