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You don’t need to be cited to participate in the Flagstaff Bicycle Safety and Diversion Class

In 2013 Flagstaff Biking Organization sent FBO Board member and Flagstaff Police Officer Dave Needham to the League of American Bicyclist four day League Cycling Instructor class. During this class Dave learned of safety and diversion classes that other communities in Arizona had created for cyclists. Dave learned that in Tucson for example, if a cyclist received a traffic ticket for running a stop sign they could attend a safety/diversion

Arizona Trail Day- Celebrate the Arizona Trail at Buffalo Park! September 12

Join the Arizona Trail Association for the second annual Arizona Trail Day in Flagstaff! September 12th – 10:00-2:00 Hike, run and ride on the AZT on your own or with friends in the morning, then join us for these activities at beautiful Buffalo Park: Live music from the Diamond Down String Band Local Food from McMillan Bar & Kitchen Beer garden featuring local brews from Wanderlust Brewery and Arizona Trail

Trail Day! Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, west Secret Trail maintenance September 26th

September 26th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, western Secret Trail maintenance 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

Trail Day! Help work towards reopening Little Bear Trail! September 12th.

September 12th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have two volunteer events scheduled this fall to work on Little Bear Trail, but we have hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the

Trail Day! Rogers Lake Connector Trail construction near Woody Mountain Road.

August 15th, 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:  From the intersection of West Route 66 and Woody Mountain Road, drive approximately 3.5 miles to a pull-out on the south/east side of Woody Mountain Rod. We will have signs up by 8:00

Trail Day! July 25th, Upper Little Elden (Schultz Tank working down hill)

July 25th, Upper Little Elden (Schultz Tank working down hill)  Come on out and help us tidy up this beautiful piece of trail! We will be making some drains and “de-berming”, maybe doing some minor realignments and narrowing some tread. As always, well have Kickstand coffee for everyone in the morning and delicious Biff’s Bagels sandwiches for lunch. Thanks to Aspen Sports for helping us get the word out about

Trail Day! June 27th, Campbell Mesa maintenance

June 27th, Campbell Mesa maintenance We will be doing some much needed maintenance on one of Flagstaff’s most popular trail systems. Work will consist mostly of establishing drainage and narrowing tread where it has widened because of erosion. If this trail is one of your favorites, please come out and help us keep it in good shape! Directions: From Down town Flagstaff, travel eastbound on Route 66. Turn right on

And the 2015 Flagstaff Bike to Work and School Week Worksite and Classroom Challenge Winners are…

The Classroom Challenge Winners are… Painter (Sechrist) 21/23 = 91% Ryan (DeMiguel) 12/27 = 44% Hulls (Marshall ) 8/21 = 38% Each of these teachers will receive a gift certificate to use for classroom supplies! Thanks to all of the teachers who helped to get some kids riding their bikes throughout Flagstaff Bike to School Week! In the “Large Worksite” Category, (over 40 daily average employees)… Flagstaff Medical Center ER

National Trails Day! Saturday, June 6th, Picture Canyon Preserve.

June 6th, National Trails Day, Picture Canyon Join the entire Flagstaff trails community in the annual celebration of trails! This year we will be working on building and maintaining trails in the recently established Picture Canyon Preserve. This is the first National Trails Day hosted by the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program and we are really excited to be working with them! Please come join potentially hundreds of other Flagstaff

Friday Bike to Work Week Raffle winners and more!

Flagstaff Bike to Work Week draws to a close… But do not be dismayed! You can ride any time you want, year round! Every time you ride, you are saving yourself money, and maybe time. You are becoming healthier and contributing to a healthier environment! You are also having more fun! Keep it up Flagstaff! Thank for participating in this year’s event! We will have Worksite Challenge winners and the