Look Ma, no hands!

So, while you should and must ride under control for safety’s sake, it’s not intrinsically illegal to ride with no hands.

Fall 2015 BFC: Tempe and Mesa move up

League Announces Fall 2015 Bicycle Friendly Communities Tempe move up to Gold. Mesa moves up to Silver. Scottsdale maintains Gold. Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale, Tempe Silver — Sedona, Flagstaff, Mesa Bronze — Chandler, Cottonwood, Gilbert, Phoenix

World Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims

This year the theme is “Crash Not Accident” – an initiative focused on changing the way we think and talk about crashes.

ASU-Poly, and Downtown campus named Bicycle Friendly

The LAB announced today that the ASU’s Polytechnic campus and ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus have been named Bicycle Friendly Universities at the Bronze Level.

Tempe adds penalties for dangerous cell-phone using drivers

Tempe city council voted earlier this week to institute penalties on drivers who are driving erratically, or cause collisions due to handheld cell phone use.

Coalition advertisements — watch for them!

Coalition ads will be appearing in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Tail Winds magazine, and BikeLife Cities magazine (Tempe / Mesa / and Tucson Fall 2015 editions). Watch for it!

Stop for School Bus

Don’t forget, that as a bicyclist you have the same rights and responsibilities as the driver of a vehicle; you must STOP FOR SCHOOL BUSES when the stop sign/alternately flashing lights are in use…

Overtaking Bicycles and Arizona’s Three Foot law

Motorists overtaking bicyclists in the same direction must do so at a safe distance of not less than three feet. This applies on all streets in all configurations regardless of the position of the bicycle, or the presence or absence of a bicycle lane.

Apache Trail designated part of USBR 90

The final touches were completed the last few days of May which included striping and the addition of a new bike lane!

Sedona’s Red Rock Road — 5 years on

In late summer of 2010, the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition celebrated the completion of the “Red Rock Road” project on Highway 179 between Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek. This was a monumental project,