Driving is not a right…it is a privilege AND a responsibility!

The following letter was published last week in the Ahwatukee Foothill News, Dear Editor, Recently, three competitive bicyclists training in the far East Valley were run into and critically injured by a driver who was reportedly adjusting her GPS device. As a bicycling advocate, I’m very upset by this. But, this story and situation is […]

Cottonwood 2012 Bike Month Proclamation

Members of Cottonwood Community Development and the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition are presented with the Cottonwood City Council’s 2012 proclamation of May as Bike Month. L-R: Nikki Arbeiter (Community Development), Randy Victory, Devin Dix, Deb Smith, Jim Smith, Mayor Diane Joens & City Councilman Tim Elinski

Federal Transportation Bill Update

On April 4th, the U.S. Senate approved a two-year blueprint for transportation that gives states greater spending flexibility allows the federal government to set minimum safety standards for subway systems and buys time to find a solution for a funding system teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. This bipartisan bill was approved 17 days before […]

Place that Pic contest!

Be the first one to correctly identify the location of this picture — and win a 1yr membership (or extension) to the Coalition. The Maricopa Association of Governments wants to use this photo on the new MAG map, but they need to know where it is. There’s a rumor that it’s on AC/DC somewhere…. but you […]

Great Arizona Bike Festival; April 14

The Great Arizona Bicycle Festival is a celebration of all things bike.We are celebrating the return of the El Tour de Mesa to Downtown and combining it with a host of attractions from the Downtown Historic Bicycle Tour to the Great Arizona Bike Swap and live music …. full info at azbikefest.org

Ride of Silence; May 16, 2012

         It is not too early to  put this on your calendar — The Santa Cruz Valley Area RIDE OF SILENCE will be held, along with 300+ other US locations, on Wednesday, May 16. View all Arizona events on the national Ride of Silence web site Flyer for this year’s SC Valley […]

Crusin’ with the Councilmen; Sat April 7

crusin’ with the Councilmen; Sat April 7, 2012, 8AM. Join Phoenix District 3 Councilman Bill Gates and District 4 Tom Simplot for a bicycle cruise in central Phoenix!

Great AZ Bike Swap: April 14th

GREAT ARIZONA BIKE SWAP Downtown Mesa on Main St.6AM to 3PM, April 14, 2012 — FREE EVENT — Sell, Show or just ride your bike through the streets of downtown Mesa during the Great Arizona Bike Swap meet. Vendors will be in the center of Main Street selling bicycles, bike parts and accessories. Sponsored By […]

BikeBUZZ Ahwatukee; April 7th

Come out and join members of  the CAzB for a BikeBUZZ on April 7, 2012 after a moderate 32-mile ride beginning/ending at Bagel Nosh (SE corner 48th and Warner) in the Ahwatukee Foothills. The ride begins at 7 AM and the coffee will commence after the ride,  approximately 9:30 to 10 AM. Board members of the […]

Memorial Ride for Safety XIV; Mar 24, 2012

Online Pre-reg now closedPlease register morning of event The 2012 theme is Riding (Safely) With Friends. Join the Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists (CAzB) and many east valley cyclist, clubs and shops; and enjoy a supported ride through some of the East Valley foothills. 100K Route Description starting from Iron Gear Sports, we’ll travel south to […]