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Updated Photos: El Tour de Tucson 2013

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Biking milestones: A family ride

  The Tucson Velo family experienced a new biking milestone this weekend. Luci figured out how to get started on her own bike without a push from us. It allowed her to ride her own bike while we rode ours. I posted awhile back about Luci learning how to pedal, but she still needed a […]

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UA planning neighborhood cut through for Highland Avenue

View Proposed route highland path addition in a larger map In the future cyclists riding north or south through the University of Arizona campus may have a new alternative. David Heineking told the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee last week that the University will be adding a bike path between the Highland Avenue Garage and a […]

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My run-in with a possible bike thief

I am fairly confident my bike was going to be stolen last night if I hadn’t moved it. I was heading to the University of Arizona to take a final exam in my MBA program. I was a few minutes early and decided to park my bike on the south side of  McClelland Hall next […]

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Sheriffs stop Tuesday Morning Ride

Pima County Sheriffs Deputies stopped the Tuesday Morning Ride this week after seeing the group ride four abreast and cross the center line. The Pima County Sheriffs department became involved when a motorist sent photos of the riders riding four and five abreast earlier this month. Here’s an email from Ryan Roher who is the […]

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Bikes to be banned in Warren underpass on UA campus

When the dust from the streetcar construction settles and the Warren Avenue underpass on the University of Arizona campus is reopened, bicyclists will no longer be allowed to ride through it. Two weeks ago, the decision was made by the University of Arizona and the modern streetcar team to make a the Warren Avenue underpass […]

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Stolen rack returned to new Tucson bike business

The bike rack and sculpture stolen more than a week ago from Tucson’s newest bicycle business was returned yesterday. BikeShopHub.com‘s owner Josh Lipton said he received a call from a man saying he had the rack and wanted to return it, but wanted to make sure they weren’t going to call the police. Lipton said […]

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Woman who hit Tucson cyclist and fled could get probation

The driver who struck Sam Abate in May of 2011 and then fled the scene and attempted to repair her car, will be sentenced on April 15. Read more about the case here.  Abate’s father, Bill sent an email to Tucson Velo about the sentencing. According to Abate, Abigail Allin spent a year in jail and […]

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Tucson Police bicycle registration database on the ‘back burner’

Just over two years ago a Tucson Police Officer presented a completed version of a voluntary bicycle registration database to the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee. At the time they were just waiting the city’s IT approval. Two years later the completed site is still not live and has been put on the “back burner” […]

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Show your support for Tucson Velo

A month from today will mark the third year TucsonVelo.com has been bringing you Tucson’s bicycling news. In that time I’ve published more than 2,100 posts covering all sorts of news and events unique to the Tucson bicycling community. It’s not always easy bringing you stories about our vibrant community and this website often requires […]

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2011 El Tour de Tucson: How celebrity cyclists fared

Editor’s note: This is the first post of several about the 2011 El Tour de Tucson. In the coming days look for a stories about how the celebrity cyclists fared, a video, a post about the Cargo Bike El Tour de Tucson, an editorial, a searchable database of results and a map of cyclists’ hometowns. […]

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By the numbers and photos: 2011 El Tour de Tucson

Editor’s note: This is the first post of several about the 2011 El Tour de Tucson. In the coming days look for stories about how the celebrity cyclists fared, a video, a post about the Cargo Bike El Tour de Tucson, an editorial, a searchable database of results and a map of cyclist’ hometowns. Here […]

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