Archive for March, 2008
Have you all seen the Yehuda Moon comic strip? Check it out daily!
(Theoretically you should be able to click on the image above to enlarge it and see it better.)
Readers of this blog know that I represent a local bicyclist who was a victim of a violent attack with a baseball bat. Someone drove up next to him while he was riding and a passenger leaned out the window and hit him with an aluminum bat. Miraculously, he obtained the license plate [...]Read More..>>
Slate thinks they have found the stupidest bike lane in America. It is less than one block long.
Think you have a stupider one? You can let them know.
–Erik RybergRead More..>>
My friend Ignacio who coaches the El Grupo Youth Cycling Team has asked me to remind everyone about the Tucson Bicycle Classic this weekend, which El Grupo will be competing in. And I just learned that Lauren will be riding in it as well! Here is Ignacio’s invite:
El Grupo Invitation
This might not be [...]
Charlotte pointed me to today’s article in the AZ Star titled “More Pedestrians and Cyclists Dying on Tucson’s Streets.” The article comes a mere two days after a similar article titled “Tucson Aims for Pinnacle as Biking Mecca.”
The article in favor of death-trap status starts: “More pedestrians and bicyclists have died within the city [...]
Bike Fest is approaching. This month-long celebration will include the GABA Bike Swap Meet, group rides, movies, games, and more special events. It is part of Tucson’s Clean Air Days, which focuses on healthy and environmentally friendly living.
Tucson’s youth cycling club El Grupo now has a website featuring photos, videos, a blog, and a schedule of future events.
El Grupo is currently preparing for the 70 mile Tour of the Tucson Mountains.
The club just returned from Spring Break, where they spent a week bike touring around the Grand Canyon [...]
Like unrepentant car-haters everywhere, my friends and I have been cheering the news that gas may soon cost $5.00 a gallon. We realize that this will raise the cost of lots of things we buy, like beer, but we still look forward to the quiet evenings ahead, the silence of the night broken only [...]Read More..>>
The Arizona Daily Star has an article today on Tucson’s “bicycle friendly” nature. It features comments by Richard Corbett and others about Tucson’s desire to be the second city in the entire nation to achieve “Platinum” status by the League of American Bicyclists. This would put us at the very top in terms [...]Read More..>>
The tallest human in the world will now be the tallest bicyclist in the world too. Leonid Stadnyk, age 37 of Podolyantsi, Ukraine, is 8 ft. 5 in. tall and has been presented with a custom bike to fit him. It was donated to him by a local organization for the disabled. [...]Read More..>>