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 […]

2013 Ride of Silence: May 15

Hundreds of events are scheduled worldwide on May 15, 2013 in the annual Ride of Silence. (always the third Wednesday in May). Details of other Arizona rides as they are announced (check back often) can be found at rideofsilence.org…. events are currently planned around Arizona for Flagstaff, Phoenix (multiple), Mesa, Santa Cruz Valley / Green Valley, […]

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 19, 2013. Wayne has been very active cyclist in the Tucson area for 18 years. He has served on Tucson’s GABA Board for more than 15 years holding such positions […]