letter: Phoenix Councilman Mattox – 31st Ave and Camelback Project

Letter: Phoenix Councilman Mattox-31st Ave and Camelback Project

School is back in session: please drive carefully

Back to school safety media day: CAzB president Bob Beane was on hand along with Tempe Police Sgt. Steve Carbajal to remind motorists that school is back in session and to exercise extra care.  For motorists: Please exercise care when passing bicyclists. Allow a safe passing distance (at least 3 feet, per AZ law). Exercise […]

CAzBike Membership Meeting: Monday Aug 15

next scheduled meeting: Monday August 15, 2011. 6:00PM.Location: Boulders on Broadway Bar and Grill (map)530 W. Broadway in Tempe AZ 85282, 480.921.9431 AGENDA: MemberMeetingAgenda082011.pdf

Opinion — The Dutch Way: Bicycles and Fresh Bread

As an American who has been living here for several years, I am struck, every time I go home, by the way American cities remain manacled to the car. While Europe is dealing with congestion and greenhouse gas buildup by turning urban centers into pedestrian zones and finding innovative ways to combine driving with public […]

Tour de Paradise: Oct 15

Tour de Paradise is a fundraising bicycle ride to benefit homebound seniors, family caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren in greater Phoenix. All proceeds benefit Duet – a non-profit 501C(3) organization helping older adults with things such as getting groceries and rides to the doctor, to health promotion activities and support groups. Duet’s services are provided […]

CAzBike Membership Meeting: Monday July 18

next scheduled meeting: Monday July 18, 2011. 6:00PM.Location: Boulders on Broadway Bar and Grill (map)530 W. Broadway in Tempe AZ 85282, 480.921.9431 AGENDA… Welcome: Present at Meeting: Review of Prior Meeting Minutes: Last Months Meeting – Any Action Items? Current Business Items: “The League Needs Your Help Today!” Re: Bob B. regarding potential donation of $500.00, […]

URGENT: Federal Funding for Biking Under Attack

Dedicated funding for biking and walking has been cut in the transportation proposal from the U.S. House of Representatives.John Mica, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, would eliminate critical Transportation Enhancements, Safe Routes to School and Recreational Trails programs — programs that Mica referred to as “not in the national interest.” …read more at […]

Freedom and Bicycling

Chris Mosley, Executive Director, Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists I was free this morning. Free to answer to the alarm at 4:15 am, and free to go chase the youngsters. (Anyone under the age of 50 is a youngster to me!) I was free to ride with a very diverse group of men and women from the east […]

Critical Mass – Phoenix

As a nationally certified cycling safety instructor I was intrigued by Critical Mass’s endeavor to improve cycling in the Valley, so I participated in Friday night’s ride. To the consternation of leaders I stopped for red lights, but I also stood up to motorists that were trying to endanger cyclists by not following the rules […]

Share the Road – Buses and Bicycles

“At first glance, it may not seem like a bike and a bus have very much in common, but in fact, they share a lot of things… both are usually in the same space on the roadway, the right lane. And both have slower than average speeds…”, view the video presented by ChicgoBikes and the […]