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Fort Tuthill Bike Park Flow Trails Open, Please Contribute Towards Future Construction!

Phase 1 of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park is Completed and Open! We have completed “Phase 1″ of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park and formally signed it over to the stewardship of the Coconino County Parks and Recreation Department to maintain for YOU! This phases consists of beginner, intermediate and advanced flow trails and the tot track: something for the whole family! The tot track is for little kids, any

Volunteer Training for Ft. Tuthill Bike Park Maintenance! Monday, November 10th, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

BIKE PARK MAINTENANCE VOLUNTEER TRAINING!! THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10th, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. At the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park, just north of Flag X Adventure Course. If you’d like to be part of a dedicated crew volunteering for Coconino County Parks and Rec to maintain the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park, you’ll need to attend this training. Requirements: -Be able handle some basic paperwork. -Be available to assist in watering and compacting

72 Bike Racks Installed for Flagstaff Schools!

Thanks to our friends at REI, Inc. who granted FBO a $10,000 grant,  Flagstaff Biking Organization was able to provide 72 bike racks at 27 FUSD, charter, and private schools in Flagstaff (see list below), and will help make sure that that every school in Flagstaff has convenient, functional, secure bicycle parking. Although many schools in Flagstaff have some bike racks, almost all of them are either a not very

Helping make the case for safe cycling at Kinlani Bordertown Dormitory

On October 1st, FBO, Flagstaff Police Department, Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization, (FMPO), and Coconino County Public Health Services District, (CCPHSD), met with Kinlani Dorms Student Council leaders and faculty members to assist them in making a case for allowing bicycles to be used by students living at the dorms. At that time students were prohibited from using bicycles because the Kinlani Dorms leadership believed that bicycles are unsafe. FBO then

Help build the new Roger’s Lake Connector Trail! Saturday, October 25th, near Woody Mountain Road

October 25th, Roger’s Lake connector Once completed, this trail will connect the Roger’s Lake Trail System to the Flagstaff Loop Trail and Ft. Tuthill Trail System. What a great addition to the Flagstaff area trail network! Directions: To get to the meeting location, travel on West Route 66 to Woody Mountain Road. Turn left and travel approximately 3 miles on Woody Mountain Road. Turn left at the signs to the event

Guest post from Flagstaff City Manager Kevin Burke on City Prop 406- Road Repair and Street Safety

Flagstaff has over 660 lane miles of roads — many of them in declining condition with potholes and other problems. Safe streets connect people to work, doctors’ offices, grocery stores; places that are vital to everyone’s well being. Safe roads help everyone – including transit riders, bicyclists and pedestrians. The Flagstaff City Council is asking voters to decide on a city sales tax dedicated for road repair and street safety.

Guest post from Supervisor Matt Ryan on Prop 403, County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax

“All Modes Use Roads!” Prop 403 is the County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax. I say “All Modes Use Roads!!!” and they provide great cycling opportunities with the ability to shift in the city from bike to bus, road to trail; and outside the city from vehicle to trail, and/or longer rides such as from your home to Mormon Lake, or perhaps Clints Well on Lake Mary Road or

CANCELED! September 27th, Little Bear Trail Restoration

Because of numerous and widely disseminated warnings from both the National Weather Service and Coconino County about the potential for violent storms, including a possibility of flash floods and tornadoes, we are cancelling this event! Please be sure to thank our sponsors for their support next time you frequent their businesses: Flagstaff Bicycle Revolution, Biff’s Bagels and Kickstand Kafe! September 27th, Little Bear restoration Help us to repair the Little

Valet parking at the Coconino County Fair to Benefit the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park!

Ride your bike to the County Fair! Avoid traffic, reduce your carbon footprint, have a fun ride AND help to build the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park! FBO is hosting  a free valet service for all cyclists who ride to the fair. Leave your bike lock at home and your bike with us. We will be taking donations which will go directly to the construction of the Bike Park. Hours: Saturday, August

September 20th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, Kelly Multi-use Trail Project

September 20th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, Kelly Multi-use Trail Project JOIN THE CHALLENGE! Let’s see which trail user group can show up in the greatest numbers for this great trail! A lovely trophy is on the line for the winning group… they will hold that trophy until next year’s challenge. Join this fun event… we ALL WIN when we work together to build good trail and