Archive for the 'Yay!' Category
From the Maybe There Is Hope After All department comes this from an article in today’s New York Times:
In 2008, 46.3 percent of potential drivers 19 years old and younger had drivers’ licenses, compared with 64.4 percent in 1998, according to the Federal Highway Administration, and drivers ages 21 to 30 drove 12 percent fewer [...]
Keener Custom Cycle Works from Chris Wagganer on Vimeo.
Eleven years ago the machine in the above video was stolen, but I learned it has just resurfaced in Phoenix, and it’s designer/builder/rightful owner will be picking it up and bringing it home.
You might recognize one of his other designs here.
Bicas from The Episcopal Church on Vimeo.
I am so proud to be a part of BICAS! What a great organization.
I’m very excited about the Ciclovia route this year. It goes down Meyer and to “restaurant row” in South Tucson. It’s a very good route with good pavement, no traffic, and lots of stuff to look at.
The bike ride is from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Start anywhere you like, go whichever [...]
Riding my bike near the University yesterday I saw a guy ride by with a hand-printed sign attached to his bike that said “40$.” For a brief, horrible moment I thought I had missed the Bike Swap. I nearly fell off my bike in a panic attack.
I raced to Fourth Avenue and discovered [...]
Congratulations to Ordinary Bike Shop for winning the Tucson Weekly’s Best of Tucson award for the tenth straight year!
I love this bike shop because it caters to the every-day biker, the person who may not need the highest-end equipment and who often just wants a minor repair done to keep an old bike on the [...]
Readers of this Website know that I have been very critical of TPD since I started it back in 2007. In fact, the whole reason I did start it was my frustration at TPD officers who were not citing motorists for collisions with cyclists that were demonstrably the fault of the motorist. Over [...]Read More..>>
Check out this email I got from P.M., a rider in the Phoenix area yesterday:
Thought I’d pass on some news of a good experience with the Scottsdale police.
I ride to work frequently from my house in Tempe to my office in Phoenix, roughly 15 miles each way. A good portion of my route goes though [...]
My readers know how much I adore and admire BICAS, Tucson’s Bicycle Inter-City Arts and Salvage cooperative. BICAS, in its 20th year now in Tucson, provides low-cost bike repair classes, recycled bike parts, and offers public, do-it-yourself, low-cost shop rental with experienced mechanics on hand to help you.
BICAS also has an art program that [...]