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Epic Rides promoting new event in Grand Junction

Epic Rides, the masterminds behind the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo, Whiskey Off-Road and Tour of the White Mountains, are taking their show on the road. President Todd Sadow announced this weekend then they will be promoting an event in Grand Junction, Colo. over labor day weekend. Sadow said The Grand Junction Off-Road will […]

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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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Photo: Crews cleaning Mountain Avenue

Crews were out on Mountain Avenue trimming trees and bushes that were in the way of cyclists and walkers this afternoon. I’ve often told myself I was going to start carrying clippers to remove low hanging branches, but never actually do it. What about you? Have you ever done your own landscaping along your commute?

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County to proceed with memorial trailhead at McDonald Park

Pima County officials have decided to proceed with moving the Brad Gorman memorial trailhead to McDonald Park despite no consensus among cyclists and homeowners in the area. In a letter to Jean Gorman from Priscilla Cornelio, Pima County’s department of transportation director, Cornelio said because it appears likely that the county will be awarded a […]

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Lessons learned from a close call

Editor’s note: I’ve introduced a new blog category for posts like this, which are more personal and contain limited reporting. The post will still appear on the main page, but will be categorized as a blog. Yesterday on my way home from the El Grupo points ride I was nearly sandwiched between a turning vehicle […]

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Video: El Grupo fundraiser

I’ve been meaning to publish this video produced by Maddie McGary. Maddie is a high school student, who participated in the UA School of Journalism’s diversity workshop. Check out the video:

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Reminder: Mt. Lemmon trailhead meeting on Monday

A meeting to discuss putting the Mount Lemmon bicycle trailhead at MacDonald park will be held at Collier Elementary School’s cafeteria from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Monday. The school is located at 3900 N. Bear Canyon Road. Cyclists are being encouraged to attend and share their opinions about the proposed location. Read the original […]

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TDOT on Mountain Ave.: ‘The end is near’

“The end is near,” says Fred Felix a Department of Transportation engineer in charge of the Mountain Avenue paving project, Signs appeared yesterday afternoon on Mountain Avenue announcing the dates for the final layer of asphalt. According to Felix, the paving will actually occur on March 17 and 18 with one lane of traffic open […]

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