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Tucson bike share to become reality after city council vote

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in | 2 comments

The Tucson City Council greenlighted a bike share program with a simple vote last week. “Bike share is going to happen,” Ann Chanecka the city’s bike and pedestrian planner said. Her department...

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Tucson represented in Olympic selections

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in | 0 comments

Current and former Tucson cyclists will be representing the USA at the Olympics in Rio. The USA Cycling Selection Committee announced the full team heading to the Olympics earlier today. Tucson BMX cyclists Corben...

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Cool off with these summer bike events

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in | 0 comments

It may be swelteringly hot, but BICAS and Living Street Alliance are hosting two events this week to cool you off. The first is BICAS’ Hottest Day of Year ride and while the 105 degrees forecasted...

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Lemmon lands on Economist’s ‘Seven best rides in the world’

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in | 1 comment

Mt. Lemmon is often cited on lists extolling the best rides in the country, but today ended up on a worldwide list. The Economist Magazine included the ride from the desert floor to Summerhaven as one of the seven...

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Learn to harvest desert plants from a bicycle seat

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in | 0 comments

Ever wondered if you could eat those bean pods you see on the trees during the summer months? Wonder no more and learn about how to select the best trees to harvest all while riding your bicycle. Tucson’s...

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Keeping your bikes secure

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in | 1 comment

When we moved last month, we lost the ability to put our bikes in the garage and the (theoretical)security that comes with. I say theoretical because I once had a bike stolen from our garage. It helps to actually...

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Photo: Tucson’s newest Bike Hawk

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in | 3 comments

The City of Tucson has installed a new Bike Hawk at Campbell Avenue and Ninth Street. Check out the photo Tucson Cyclist Colby Henley posted on Instagram. Thanks@TucsonBikePed for this new crossing going in at 9th...

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Photos: New bike racks at Himmel Library

Posted by on Jun 5, 2016 in | 2 comments

The Himmel Park Library received a landscaping overhaul recently, which included several new bike racks. The bike parking at the library was often full and the new racks offer about 16 new spaces....

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Advocates asking for cycling presence at bail hearing

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in | 1 comment

Local cycling advocates are asking the biking community to turn out for a bail hearing tomorrow morning. According to advocates Brendan Lyons and Damion Alexander, the driver accused of hitting and killing two...

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Downtown neighborhood second best for biking in US

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in | 1 comment

The El Presidio neighborhood in downtown Tucson was recently listed as the second best downtown biking neighborhood in the country. The real estate website published the rankings, which the based on...

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County votes to ban texting and driving

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in | 1 comment

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban texting and driving in unincorporated Pima County. The City of Tucson enacted a similar ban in 2012. Here’s the language according to Arizona...

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We are on the move

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in | 1 comment

Apologies for the lack of posts lately. The family and I are preparing for a move and it’s sucking up all our spare time. Not to worry we aren’t moving far, but it will make life much more bikeable for...

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