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League announces Spring 2012 BFC

League Announces Spring 2012 Bicycle Friendly Communities Cottenwood joins the ranks of BFC cities at the bronze level, and Tucson maintained Gold.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.

Bike Safety Class offered in Flagstaff

Bike Safety Class Wednesday, June 6, 20125:30 to 6:30 pm Flagstaff Medical Center, McGee Auditorium1200 North Beaver Street Be a Savvy Cyclist! Please join us during Bike to Work Week for this interactive presentation on safe, legal, and smart cycling: .. Learn to ride safely and legally .. Bike with confidence in any traffic situation […]

Jim Thompson Spins Again

The following letter was submitted for publication in the Ahwatukee Foothill News, Jim Thompson “Spins” Again Dear Editor, In response to Jim Thompson’s letter of May 9, I have the following to say. In bicycling circles, “spin” has to do with high RPM training…with Jim Thompson it is just the political-type “change what someone else said […]

Traffic Skills 101 offered in Tempe May 24 and 26

T.B.A.G. is offering TS101 at Landis Cyclery at their “north” Tempe location, in two parts: May 24 evening, and May 26 moring. Visit biketempe.org for full info and to register. The cost is $20. Traffic Skills 101 is our nation’s premiere street bicycling program taught by instructors certified by the League of American Bicyclists. Learn the basics […]

Driving is not a right…it is a privilege AND a responsibility!

The following letter was published last week in the Ahwatukee Foothill News, Dear Editor, Recently, three competitive bicyclists training in the far East Valley were run into and critically injured by a driver who was reportedly adjusting her GPS device. As a bicycling advocate, I’m very upset by this. But, this story and situation is […]