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: 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 [...]
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.
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.
Check out the video and images from the 2010 Parade of Lights. According to Kylie Walzak of BICAS, this was the fifth year BICAS had participated in the parade. She said BICAS approached the downtown group who puts on the parade after a BICAS employee took her brother’s children to the parade. At the time, [...]
Donald Barre bought his Specialized about nine years ago when he lived in New Hampshire. He says he moved to Tucson three years ago and says everything — especially the winters — are different, but he loves it. Barre had just walked his bike across the Campbell Avenue bridge from the north side of the [...]
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 28th El Tour de Tucson was the second biggest event in its history about 8,500 people riding. Check out the map below to see where all the riders came from. You can zoom in and click on the red dots to see how many cyclists came from each location. You can find the results [...]