Bike Rodeo training workshops

“Helmet Your Head”, and “How To Put On a Safe & Successful Bike Rodeo” Bike Rodeo Safety Workshops: Learn to teach real-world bicycling skills & safetymore info, contact: Valley Metro, phone: 602.534.6472, e-mail: jreid@valleymetro.org

CAzBike Report from 2010 National Bike Summit

CAzBike Board Memeber Gene Holmerud reports from the Summit:I was an attendee, representing the Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists. It was a thrill and I believe we had an impact on Capitol Hill. We visited the Transportation Legislative Assistants for both AZ Senators and for Representatives Franks, Giffords, Pastor and Shadegg. Congressman Flake meet with us […]

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 16, 2010. Wayne has been very active cyclist in the Tucson area for 15 years. He has served on Tucson’s GABA Board for more the 10 years. He is currently […]

Secretary LaHood and the new bike/pedestrian policy statement

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has just announced a “major policy revision . . . a sea change. . . . This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of non-motorized” …more Policy Statement The DOT policy is to incorporate safe and convenient walking and bicycling facilities into transportation projects. Every transportation […]

Stolen Felt Bicycle Recovered

There is a bicycle theft ring that the police are trying to catch — so, keep your bike locked any time you must leave it unattended. An upscale Felt road bike that they recovered and would like to return it to its owner. His name is Detective Adam Geremia with the Phoenix police. His number is […]

Tour de Arizona Coming in 2011

In 2011, the State of Arizona will host its first Professional Cycling Tour Race that will bring hundreds of International professional and qualified amateur racers to the Valley of the Sun …more

Phoenix area Bike Shop list

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Google launches map directions for bicyclists

Google Announces Google Biking Directions at League 2010 National Bike Summit. Visit maps.google.com/biking to try out this new feature. Biking directions for Google Maps is currently in Beta. Anyone given it a try, tell us what you think?

Former Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club VP Running Chandler City Council

Former Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club vice president and Chandler cyclist, Kevin Hartke, is running for City Council in Chandler this year. In a recent communication to Bob Beane, CAzB president, Kevin commented, “I continue to love and encourage cycling (and give away police donated bicycles). With the increases projected for gasoline and mass transportation, cycling […]

PMBC Named Bike Club of the Year

Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club has been selected by the League of American Bicyclists as Bike Club of the Year in Region 5, shared with the New Mexico Touring Society (a very well-respected club over the years). Look for the next American Bicyclist magazine article announcing the winners.