CAzBike Membership ANNUAL Meeting: Sat Oct 18, 2014

When: Oct 18, 2014 Lunch 12-1PM, meeting 1-4PM Where: Boulders on Broadway, Tempe (Boulders is bike-friendly with indoor bike parking). The Coalition will be springing for lunch and softdrinks (cash bar available)! All members are cordially invited and encouraged to attend. The meeting is open to the public. For space planning purposes, please drop us […]

Meet Mark Aasmundstad

 Mark Aasmundstad At AZ Time  Trial Championships, 2013 Introducing Mark Aasmundstad, Flagstaff Representative.  Bicycling is a good way of spending time outside every day and it makes me feel so alive.  I like the rhythm, motion, intimacy and freedom of moving through landscapes on a bike.   Bicycling is an excellent way to meet great […]

Triggering Traffic Signals

Triggering “demand” traffic signals by bicycles has been has been a problem for time immemorial… However it looks as though newer technology is creating the opportunity for more effective sensing. In general the best chance you have of triggering a demand signal is to pull up to the stop line in the center of the […]

Savvy Cyclist Safety Class offered in Flagstaff

Be a savvy cyclist for Bike-to-Work Week!The Savvy Cyclist class will help any bicyclist understand the basics of on-street cycling, learn how to ride safely and legally, and bike with confidence in any traffic situation. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 5:00 to 6:30 pmFlagstaff Medical CenterMcGee Auditorium1200 North Beaver Street .. Learn to ride safely and […]

League Announces Spring 2014 Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2014 Bicycle Friendly Communities There have been no changes in Arizona communities; Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Cottenwood, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona

Arizona ranked 15th among Bicycle Friendly States

Kicking off National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest ranking of Bicycle Friendly States. In the seventh annual assessment, Arizona ranked 15th nationally, slipping from 10th last year. Visit bikeleague.org/content/ranking to see how all the states ranked and individual states’ report card with more details. The Bicycle Friendly States ranking […]

ReinventPHX Canals

Canal Photo courtesy of Roadboy’s Travels There was a major series of articles in the Arizona Republic spotlighting potential upgrades to Phoenix’s canal infrastructure: Dubbed Reinvent PHX, the project includes plans to transform areas where the canal crosses rail lines, creating urban hubs that celebrate the iconic waterways. Residents who have commented on the planning […]

Meet Eric Post

Eric Post Eric is the Coalition’s legal adviser.  Eric generously supports the Coalition both with his legal expertise as well as financially. Eric is also a LCI (League Cycling Instructor) and is very active with the Tuscon-Pima County bicycling community. Eric runs a law practice based in Tucson, with a focus area of representing cyclists who […]

Capitol Hill visits: 2014 National Bike Summit

Last week CAZBike prez Bob Beane, along with Global Bikes co-owner Brandee Lepak, and PortaPedal’s Al Capello attended LAB’s 2014 National Bike Summit in Washington D.C… AZ meetings on The HillVisited all 9 Representative offices and Senator Flake’s. We could not get an appointment in McCain’s office, but we will try to do that here […]

Brandee Lepak attends 2014 National Bike Summit

Below is Brandee Lepak’s reports from the 2014 National Bike Summit. Brandee is owner of Global Bikes, she attended along with Coalition president Bob Beane, and PortaPedal’s Al Capello… Thank you for allowing me to be one of the representatives for Arizona. The trip was amazing and I was very proud to be one of […]