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Arizona leaps back in top 10 bike friendly states

Arizona jumped four spots to become the 10th friendliest state for bicyclists according to the League of American Bicyclists’ newest rankings, released earlier this week. The ranking returns Arizona to the top 10 after falling to number 16 in 2011. The last time Arizona cracked the top to was in 2009, which was before many […]

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Arizona bill would make it illegal to harass cyclists

A new piece of legislation aimed at reducing cyclist harassment is working it’s way through the Arizona Legislature. House Bill 2528, which is sponsored by District 25 Republican Justin Olson makes it a misdemeanor to harass a cyclist if they fall or stumble. The bill reads: Section 1.  Title 13, chapter 29, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended […]

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From 6 months to 70 years old, Cyclovia pleases them all

Editor’s note: Be sure to check the site this afternoon to see photos from the Tucson Velo / Chris Hinkle photo booth at Cyclovia. Also, check back tomorrow for a post about the streets in Tucson that are most like the Cyclovia route — with low traffic and safe crossings. Thousands of cyclists, walkers and […]

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Sights, sounds and team names from 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

The 2011 24 hours in the Old Pueblo is in the books. Check out the photos, video and — if you aren’t easily offended — the best, or worst, of the team names. Check out the video to see who was being cheered and who was being jeered: The race was a lot of fun […]

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Photos from Valley of the Sun stage race

Lots of great images from the 2011 Valley of the Sun Stage race. Check out the images by Mason Ibas. Clicking on an image will open a larger version. Stage 2 road race: 2011 Valley of the Sun – Stage 2 Road Race – Images by Mason Ibas Stage 3 crit: 2011 Valley of the […]

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Photos: 2011 McDowell Circuit Race

Check out Mason Ibas’ photos from the 2011 McDowell Circuit Race. Clicking on a photo in the slide show will take you to a larger version, which is available for purchase. 2011 McDowell Circuit Race – Images by Mason Ibas

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Update from Youth Bike Summit

Two Tucson youth cyclists are in New York City for the country’s first Youth Bike Summit. Below are Donovan Caputo and Ashley Batchelor’s accounts and photos from the first day and a half of the summit. They are being accompanied by BICAS’ Kylie Walkzak and Ignacio Rivera de Rosales. From Donovan Caputo. Friday, January 14, […]

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Bill submitted to allow cyclists to yield at stop signs

State representative Daniel Patterson has once again submitted a bill which would allow cyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs. HB 2130 states: C.  The driver of a vehicle approaching a yield sign and any person who is at least sixteen years of age and who is riding a bicycle approaching a yield sign or […]

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Sights and sounds: Bike vigil for shooting victims

Check out the images and video from the bike vigil held Tuesday to honor the victims of Saturday’s shooting. More than 150 cyclists attended the vigil. If you haven’t read it, check out the post with Gabrielle Giffords talking about cycling.

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2010 Bike count numbers rise; still lower than 2008

Click on a map marker for expanded information about each count location. The red markers indicate the location was in the top 10 for the number of cyclists counted. The yellow indicates the location was in the top 20. A Pima Association of Governments preliminary report about the 2010 bike count shows a 23 percent […]

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Local businesses teaming up for commuting challenge

Local businesses There and Back Bikes and Spoke 6, a co-working space, are teaming up for the “Back-to-Work, Bike-to-Work Challenge.” The commuter contest begins on Jan. 5 and bike commuters will be entered into the drawing each time they use their bicycles to get to work. The contest also has several events including a pancake […]

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Photos: Rillito River repair work

The Rillito and Santa Cruz river paths are undergoing repair work, which is causing closures. The work is starting at the section of the Rillito between Campbell and First Avenues. Here are a few photos from the path.

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