League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities Gilbert’s bronze status was renewed; Glendale garners an honorable mention on their application. Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Cottenwood, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona Read the LAB press release here. (dead link) Arizona […]

Arizona back in top-ten in LAB Bike Friendly States Ranking

The League of American Bicyclists released their Bicycle Friendly State rankings for 2013 last week. Arizona was ranked as the 10th most bike friendly state, after having fallen to 16th spot in the 2011 rankings. “…In the Southwest, Arizona moved back into the top 10. Among other strides, the state completed its Bicycle Safety Action […]

letter: I-19 East Frontage Road, Request for Paved Shoulders North of Canoa Exit

Re: I-19 East Frontage Road, Request for Paved Shoulders North of Canoa Exit

Traffic Skills 101 Yuma, June 1, 2013

League-certified instructors from the Coalition will be traveling to Yuma to offer Traffic Skills 101 on June 1, 2013. Time and specific location will be announced later. Registration is now open, and the class is offered without charge — HURRY — class size is limited to 12 students. Register instantly online Traffic Skills 101 is […]

Better Mountain Biking? : Dead Horse Ranch State Park

March 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4: Better Mountain BikingIf you … Have a mountain bike, and want to try taking it off-road. Are nervous riding with friends or significant others because they ride “those hard trails”. Don’t want to slow your friends down, because “they’re a lot better than me”. Have […]

2013 Ride of Silence: May 15

Hundreds of events are scheduled worldwide on May 15, 2013 in the annual Ride of Silence. (always the third Wednesday in May). Details of other Arizona rides as they are announced (check back often) can be found at rideofsilence.org…. events are currently planned around Arizona for Flagstaff, Phoenix (multiple), Mesa, Santa Cruz Valley / Green Valley, […]

Wayne Cullop of Tucson Appointed to CAzBike Advisory Board

The Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists is pleased to announce that Wayne Cullop of Tucson has joined the CAzB as an Advisory Board member effective March 19, 2013. Wayne has been very active cyclist in the Tucson area for 18 years. He has served on Tucson’s GABA Board for more than 15 years holding such positions […]

Chandler Family Bike Ride

The annual Chandler Family Bike Ride is back!  The 7.4-mile ride is free, but pre-registration is recommended.  The first 100 people to pre-register will receive a free t-shirt.  The ride starts and ends at the Chandler Park and Ride (2100 S. Hamilton St.) City of Chandler Family Bike RideSaturday, April 13, 20137.4-mile ride along the Paseo Canal […]

City of Phoenix Bike Summits

This year, the City of Phoenix will be holding a bike summit in each of the eight city council districts. Bike summits will be localized to districts and villages to better serve local bike communities. Learn what the city is doing to improve its bikeability. Join a forum of fellow cyclists to express needs in […]

Great Arizona Bike Swap 2013: April 6

GREAT ARIZONA BIKE SWAP Mesa Convention Center [map]8AM to 3PM, April 6, 2013 — FREE EVENT — Sponsored By CAzB and We-Cycle USA. Sell, show or just ride your bike to the The Great Arizona Bicycle Festival. Where we will have a bike swap, live music, games for the kids and fun for the whole family.