Archive for April, 2010
Above is a sign near Flagstaff, which a reader of mine alerted to me a few weeks ago.
And this sign, above, is from Tempe. Tom Thivener, City of Tucson’s Bike/Ped Coordinator, sent me this when I asked him about the Flagstaff sign. I had asked him if the Flagstaff sign was an official [...]Read More..>>
Update: Above is a photo of the signs Matt Zoll, Pima County Bike/Pedestrian Program Manager, says are the appropriate solution to construction sites.
I’ve been getting a lot of emails about the decision to close the Kolb Access road to bicycles during construction, even though the speed limit there is now 15 mph, a speed almost [...]
Behold the latest work by Troy Neiman, BICAS’s Shop Coordinator:
It could be yours if you hurry and buy your ticket to the BICAS/Ballet Tucson Urban Lunch Box Picnic and fundraiser, to be held this Friday.
Or, perhaps your tastes run to the more rugged, bikey look, in which case you will want this gorgeous piece by [...]
God I love that place.
I’m not going to recap yesterday’s festivities because it’s all been amply done over at Tucson Velo. Suffice to say that the Cyclovia, which has been a dream of mine for several years, was a huge success.
When I started this blog almost three years ago it was in part out of revulsion [...]
From Agent K. Walzak, of BICAS:
Subject: BICAS NEEDS YOUR BODY!
Come show your support by showing up at BICAS this Sunday, April 18th at 5:45pm SHARP, SHARP, SHARP!!!
We will be taking a HUGE group photo with everyone who is a friend of BICAS and we want you, your friends, family and even your dog to be [...]
Is there anyone out there who does not yet know about the Bike Swap, Cyclovia, and the Tucson Bike Beautiful Pageant and after-party at BICAS?
I’ll be at all three . . . somehow.
Also, Tucson artist Janet Miller will be providing materials for those wanting to decorate their bikes with fur and flowers. [...]
This regarding Drake Okusako’s death in today’s AZ Daily Star:
Tucson man gets 4-year prison sentence in death of soccer coach
Brian J. Pedersen Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010 9:24 am
A 20-year-old Tucson man was sentenced Monday to four years in prison for a 2009 crash that killed a popular youth soccer coach.
This reads like it came out of the Onion. A guy gets doored, and when the police arrive they ticket him for not having a bell on his bike and apologize to the motorist who doored him.
Later that day the bicyclist gets back from the hospital to discover his bike has been stolen.
One of [...]
In case anyone doesn’t know this yet, next week is Bike 2 Work Week in Tucson. What this boils down to, at a minimum, is free breakfast all week for most of my readership. Plus a whole lot of other stuff if you care to check it out!
This used to be the one [...]