Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Report from scvbac Ride of Silence

The Ride of Silence is over for 2011 but will be back on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - always on the third Wednesday. If you have a next year calendar put it down in ink.

In Green Valley the wind scared some people away but turned out to not be a factor affecting the ride. Ridership was down some but spirits were up. Thanks to those who made this a memorable ride!

Phx Bicycle Initiative Subcommittee mtg is WEDNESDAY, not Thursday

Flash update -- City of Phx Bicycle Initiative Subcommittee for this month will be WEDNESDAY (tomorrow!) May 25, 2011 at 4:30pm; rather than the usual fourth Thursday. Sorry for the late notice.

The EQC (Environmental Quality Committee) meets once per month on the third Thursday at 8 a.m. in the Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington, 14th Floor, Conference Room 14W (unless otherwise specified).

The Bicycle Initiative Subcommittee meets the fourth Thursday of the month, 4-6 p.m. in the Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington, 1st Floor, Assembly Room D (unless otherwise specified).

Follow the link at phoenix.gov/environment/eqc/meetings/ for current agendas and updated info.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

15th Ave Bikeway bridge: info meeting May 23

The City of Phoenix will be constructing a pedestrian and bicycle bridge across the Arizona Canal from the existing ACDC Bicycle Path to the 15th Avenue Bikeway in early summer 2012.
The design for this bridge is now complete and the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department

Sunday, May 15, 2011

The Savvy Cyclist Presentation : May 17, Flagstaff

Learn about cyclists’ rights, bicycle safety, riding myths and more!
Presented by Randy Victory, a long-time cycling advocate who spent 32 years car-free and traveled to Washington, D.C. to lobby on the behalf of Arizona cyclists.
Randy is a certified LCI (League Cycling Instructor), and is CAzBike's Northern Arizona Representative.

Tucson Bicycle Attorney, Eric Post will be available via live feed to answer legal questions about cycling and cycling law. Eric serves as the Coalition's legal advisor, and is also an LCI and is licensed to practice law in Arizona and the Federal District of Arizona.

The Savvy Cyclist Presentation, Tuesday May 17, 2011. 5-6:45p FREE
Flagstaff Medical Center, McGee Auditorium, 1200 N. Beaver St.
For specific Information, contact Randy Victory at 928-301-1190 or probike@cableone.net

Flagstaff's Bike to Work Week kicks off May 15 -- see all events.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

2012 Ride of Silence: Wed May 16

Hundreds of events are scheduled worldwide on May 16, 2012 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 .
Currently rides are scheduled around Arizona in Green Valley, Kingman, Mesa-Gilbert, and Tucson.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011

CAzBike Membership Meeting: Monday May 16

*** watch our guest speaker LIVE via ustream.tv
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*** you can text chat in with questions

Next meeting: Monday May 16, 2011. 6:00PM.
530 W. Broadway in Tempe AZ 85282, 480.921.9431
In addition to a general working session, please join us for a special guest speaker Jim Duncan of Salt River Project will discuss

Saturday, May 7, 2011

New and renewed Arizona LAB Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2011 Bicycle Friendly Communities

This year, Sedona joined the list at Bronze level. Mesa renews at Bronze, and Cottonwood received honorable mention.

Also, Wandertec, Inc. (Flagstaff) - new Bronze level business, and University of Arizona - new Silver level university