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League of America Bicyclists Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class -Flagstaff Bike to Work Week

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class Flagstaff Medical Center — Tuesday, May 19th, McGee Auditorium. 6:30 – 7:30pm Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor, Martin Ince and FBO Board Member Dave Needham. Do you feel timid in traffic? Are you not sure where you should be when riding in the street? Do you want to feel safer and better equipped for your commute to work or on your road

2015 Bike Bazaar and Bike Swap! -Flagstaff Bike to Work Week!

May  17th- Sunday Bike Bazaar – Heritage Square Downtown Flagstaff 8am – noon 13th Annual Human-Powered Parade (20 CASH Prizes will be awarded). Bike & Gear Swap Reserve your table. Tables are available for a $20 donation to set up your bike wares for sale. (You can split tables with friends.) Table are 6 feet in length. $10 Helmets for kids and adults Mountain Lion – Bike / Bus Demonstration “Fender

Fort Tuthill Bike Park Training Presented by IMBA Trail Solutions

Saturday, April 18th Fort Tuthill County Park9:00 am – 3:00 pm Lunch provided for participants. Flagstaff Biking Organization and the Verde Valley Cyclists will be funding a Bike Park Maintenance clinic at Fort Tuthill hosted by Coconino County Parks and Recreation and presented by Chris Kehmeier of IMBA Trail Solutions. If you are interested in learning best-practices for maintaining bike parks and you are interested in helping out as a

2015 Trail Day Schedule is live!

Our 2015 Trail Day Schedule is live! Click here for the complete schedule! May 2nd, Roger’s Lake connector June 6th, National Trails Day, Picture Canyon June 27th, Campbell Mesa maintenance July 25th, Upper Little Elden (Schultz Tank working down hill) August 15th, Roger’s Lake connector September 12th, Little Bear rehabilitation September 26th, Pedals v. Pistons v. Horseshoes v. Hiking Boots, western Secret Trail maintenance October 17th, Little Bear rehabilitation Save some

Help save trail funding-Say “no” to sweep by Arizona’s Governor and Legislature

In an effort to balance the Arizona budget, Governor Ducey has proposed sweeping funding from the Arizona State Parks OHV Decal Fund. You may ask, “why should I care about OHV Funds being swept”? For several reasons- 1) This funding has helped to build and maintain many multiple-use trails throughout the State that are used by  mountain bikers. Locally, the Fort Valley Trail System will be benefiting directly from these

Donate some of that money you got for Christmas to the Fort Tuthill Bike Park!

We are still trying to raise money for the next phases of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park! Click here to donate now! Your money will be used to move dirt, buy features and construct things like the new skills features, pump tracks, dirt jumps and more! Any amount will help, even only a dollar! A donation of $40 will get you a rad sticker. A donation of $100 or more

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