The second Cyclovia Tucson of 2013 had a lot of firsts. It was the first time the organizers have pulled off two events in one year and the first time the event has ventured north of Grant Road. The out-and-back route was also a first for the organizers and received mostly positive reviews from riders. Over [...]
Dreary weather, low turnout and miserable conditions for the volunteers forced Cyclovia organizers to shut down the third-annual event down early yesterday afternoon. The event was scheduled to last until 3 p.m., but organizer Emily Yetman made the decision to end it at 12:30 p.m. “It was really hard, Yetman said of the decision to [...]
Editor’s note: In the coming days look for a story 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 where cyclists came from. In the meantime, here are 50 photos from Saturday’s ride.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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.
For the tenth year in a row, the GABA Toys for Tots bike ride will donate dozens of new toys to children in Tucson. The ride, which is organized by the Greater Arizona Bicycling Association, aims to bring out families for a fun bike ride and help less fortunate children in Tucson. Ride organizer, Pam [...]
Scott, a Tucson Velo reader, sent me a few photos of bikes “locked” up at the University of Arizona and suggested a feature about how not to lock up your bike. Here are the two photos Scott sent as well as one I took myself and another from a different Tucson Velo reader. Tucson examples [...]
The El Tour de Tucson bike ride is a big milestone for me each year. I participated in my first El Tour de Tucson in 2008. The 36-mile ride was my big goal after having started riding a bike five months earlier. While 36 miles seems easy now, at the time I weighed 275 pounds [...]
Two Pima County paving projects have been completed or are nearing completion. The first project — a section of Sunrise Drive between Craycroft and Kolb Roads — will be far enough along to provide a smooth ride for El Tour de Tucson participants. The final layer of asphalt was added last week, though as of [...]