Archive for January, 2008
Ladies..if you were on this week’s Tuesday Night Ride, you may have received a flier for Girls Bike Out. Yup, that’s right…get ready to “Cycle in Style.” The first one is this Saturday, February 2nd, and it will meet at 5pm at Time Market. Personally, I am really excited about this ride because [...]Read More..>>
Lauren has been talking a lot about this New York Times article lately. It has nothing to do with bicycling but it’s a topic a lot of bicyclists have on their minds: how do we reduce our carbon footprint, particularly since Tucson is pretty much ground-zero for global warming in North America? Bicycling [...]Read More..>>
Kylie Walzak, a fellow Tuesday Night rider, wants everyone’s input about bicycling in Tucson. You may have encountered her with a microphone in hand as she was interviewing and recording part of the ride last night. Here is a message from Kylie:
Hi Tuesday Night-
I’m preparing a radio spot for KUAZ to [...]
After awesome finishes in the 109 mile and 35 mile races in El Tour de Tucson, the members of the high school cycling team El Grupo have traded their road bikes for mountain bikes to train for the 24 hour race that will take place on February 16th. The race course is a 16 [...]Read More..>>
View Larger MapIf you ride much through the U of A you may have noticed that the pavement through the main section of campus has some kind of slick surface on it, right where the bike route takes a sharp turn. Going straight is no problem, but making the 90 degree turn from standard [...]Read More..>>
Not to be a nag, but Lucian Gregg didn’t ride a brake, either, and he has left behind many grieving people. –Erik RybergRead More..>>
Driver sues deceased cyclist for damage done to his car by cyclist’s body..
Oh did I mention the driver was doing 100 mph in a 55 zone when he hit the guy?
danimal posted this yesterday:
I have to second a comment posted over at Drunk Cyclist: what the F**K do people have to do to warrant a maximum sentence? She was a.) a repeat offender, b.) demonstrably unremorseful for her actions, c.) failing to take responsibility for her actions, d.) egregious in the crime (it wasn’t even [...]
It’s also on YouTube with some interesting comments . . .
That’s Paul L’Ecuyer, riding his bike.
It is a lot harder for me to feel much sympathy for Arrington, who killed L’Ecuyer last year, than it is (at least so far) for the woman who hit and killed Jose Rincon.
Here is a much more detailed article about L’Ecuyer than what was available [...]