One moment of a driver’s inattention…

The inscription reads “One moment of a driver’s inattention made and end to his trip, his dreams, his life”. Joeri Gorter, a Dutch visitor touring the US, was killed by a careless delivery truck driver near Page, AZ, in 2008.

Time to raise penalties for distracted, negligent driving

The following guest commentary by Bob Beane was published in the Ahwatukee Foothill News 12/28/2014: Recently, a bicyclist was killed on Pecos Road. Then, this past week, another cyclist was killed and two others hospitalized following an accident. Nationally, driver fatalities appear to be declining (due to increasing occupant-oriented safety measures built into vehicles), but […]

Commonwealth Games

by Roseann Wagner The Olympics and Tour de France are world-class events of which we’ve all heard. Although we are close neighbors to a Commonwealth nation, Canada, what do you know about the Commonwealth Games? And what is Arizona’s connection to those Games? Read on.

Our entire summer on the bike

Chandler, AZ couple Steve and Kathy McDermott describe their 4,500 mile transamerica adventure. by Steve and Kathy McDermott We decided that this summer (2014) was going to be THE summer that we cycled cross the United States. Using Adventure Cycling’s Trans Am Route, we left Mechanicsville VA May 13 for our wonderful adventure. Our route, […]

League names Phoenix Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly City

League Announces Fall 2014 Bicycle Friendly Communities First time honoree: Phoenix is named Bicycle Friendly at the Bronze level. “Achieving Bronze level BFC is a great first step on Phoenix’s journey to Platinum level. We have a soon-to-be-approved bicycle master plan with 380 projects. I am excited for the future of bicycling in Phoenix.” — Joseph […]

Coalition supports the community

The Coalition is proud to announce two $1,000 grants to two organizations that promote safe bicycling to needy bicyclists and would-be bicyclists. The awards will be used to purchase helmets, lights, or any other supplies that need to be purchased in furtherance of their mission. We-Cycle exec directorRobert Chacon, right, at arecent bike safety event The […]

Meet Spencer Scharff

The Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists is pleased to announce that Spencer Scharff of Phoenix has joined the Coalition’s Board of Directors. Spencer has been a cyclist since he was very young and is looking forward to contributing to the Coalition’s important mission. Spencer received his bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from the University […]

Cazbike 2014 Annual Meeting Wrap-up

The Coalition held its annual member’s meeting Saturday 10/18/2014. Thanks to all who came out to hear what we’ve all been up to. For a look forward to 2015 please see Striving for Significant Advocacy Milestones in 2015 Changes to Board and advisory positions are detailed below — the updated positions are listed at cazbike.org/contact (unapproved) […]

Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists Striving for Significant Advocacy Milestones in 2015

CAzBike pres.Bob Beane Bob is the Coalition’s President.  The Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists began in 1991 with a dream of developing an effective statewide bicycling advocacy organization/network in Arizona. When we consider that meant developing a functioning team across geography the size of New England, with 45% of New England’s population, this was no small […]

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