Better Mountain Biking Classes offered: Oct 29 or 30th

Randy “Ranger Randy” Victory will be offering a couple of Better Mountain Biking sessions later this month. Get away and improve your bike-handling skills (yes, this stuff translates beautifully to the road), or take those MTB skills to a new level and get inspired to wear those knobbies down, here’s your chance. (Except for Daniel […]

Next “Fun, Safe and Worry Free Cycling” class downtown: Nov 20, 23

Having fun cycling? We all do. Knowing how to make your ride safer adds to that fun and enjoyment. Yes, you can learn more about making your ride better from expert instructors certified by the League of American Cyclists, the country’s premier cycling advocacy and safety education association… Read the rest here. Register at: http://SOARPhx.eventbrite.com/

Bike Safety Class offered: downtown Phx Oct 9 & 12

Having fun cycling? We all do. Knowing how to make your ride safer adds to that fun and enjoyment. Yes, you can learn more about making your ride better from expert instructors certified by the League of American Cyclists, the country’s premier cycling advocacy and safety education association… Read the rest here. Register at: http://phoenixbikelabclasses.eventbrite.com

Tour de France 2013 – Twelve Tips for Viewing

By Bob Beane, Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists Whether you are an experienced bicyclist, new to the sport or a curious spectator, you probably “only have so much time” in your life for TV viewing of sporting events. For the uninitiated, Le Tour de France is a 3-week odyssey, pain-fest and festival of sport that happens […]

Lunch and Learn about Bike Safety

League Certified Instructor Kathy Mills recently gave lunchtime presentation on bike safety for six Lovitt and Touche employees in Tempe during National Bike Month. Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Church group, Singles group, clubs of any kind, business, any group at all!…The Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists can provide speakers and customized presentations for any group; Brief […]

League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities Gilbert’s bronze status was renewed; Glendale garners an honorable mention on their application. Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Cottenwood, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona Read the LAB press release here. (dead link) Arizona […]

Arizona back in top-ten in LAB Bike Friendly States Ranking

The League of American Bicyclists released their Bicycle Friendly State rankings for 2013 last week. Arizona was ranked as the 10th most bike friendly state, after having fallen to 16th spot in the 2011 rankings. “…In the Southwest, Arizona moved back into the top 10. Among other strides, the state completed its Bicycle Safety Action […]

letter: I-19 East Frontage Road, Request for Paved Shoulders North of Canoa Exit

Re: I-19 East Frontage Road, Request for Paved Shoulders North of Canoa Exit

Traffic Skills 101 Yuma, June 1, 2013

League-certified instructors from the Coalition will be traveling to Yuma to offer Traffic Skills 101 on June 1, 2013. Time and specific location will be announced later. Registration is now open, and the class is offered without charge — HURRY — class size is limited to 12 students. Register instantly online Traffic Skills 101 is […]

Better Mountain Biking? : Dead Horse Ranch State Park

March 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4: Better Mountain BikingIf you … Have a mountain bike, and want to try taking it off-road. Are nervous riding with friends or significant others because they ride “those hard trails”. Don’t want to slow your friends down, because “they’re a lot better than me”. Have […]