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Little Bear Trail Work Project, Fall 2015

We would like to thank the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona, (MBAA), and the American Conservation Experience, (ACE), for the funding and matched-work that is going into restoring the most damaged sections of Little Bear Trail. The MBAA gave Flagstaff Biking Organization a $5000 grant that was matched by $5000 of funds raised over the years from entry fees paid for the annual Flagstaff Super-D Race. ACE then committed to

2040 Regional Transportation Planning Effort Starts Now!

Submit your input through this online survey: Click here! From David Wessel, Project Manager Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization 928.213-2650; dwessel@flagstaffaz.gov   BLUEPRINT 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING EFFORT KICKS-OFF   (FLAGSTAFF) Over the next year, Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO) will be updating the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The Blueprint 2040 process will identify the transportation investments needed to support the land use and economic development goals set forth in the

Winter 2016 – Red Rock District Volunteer Trail Work

Winter 2016 – Red Rock District Volunteer Trail Work YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE WINTER 2015 REDROCK VOLUNTEER TRAIL WORK DAY WHEN: January 9 & 23 February 6 & 20 March 6 WHERE: Schuerman Mountain TH at 8:30 am. The trail work will consist of new trail construction and general maintenance in the Carrol Canyon/Scheurman Mountain area. All trail work sessions start at 8:30 am and conclude at 1:00

Help us build the next phase of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park!

We are finalizing building permits and working towards getting quotes for constructing the next phase of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park, but WE NEED YOUR HELP! We have a bunch of dirt thanks to Kinney Construction Services, (we’ll need some more), and approximately $32,000 raised towards the construction work, equipment rentals and other materials thanks to several generous donors and sponsors. We will need a bunch more money to get

US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management E-Bike Policy

We have had a few questions recently regarding whether or not it is legal to ride an electric mountain bike on Forest Service trails. We didn’t know, so we asked the Flagstaff Ranger District. They provided these two documents. In summary, e-bikes are treated as motor vehicles and are subject to all of the same laws and regulations as motor vehicles on Federal lands. Check these links for details: US

Trail Day! Help work towards reopening Little Bear Trail! October 17th. RAIN UPDATE!

WE ARE ON FOR TODAY! Weather forecast and radar shows that we should be OK with only a very small chance of a shower. Please bring a rain coat just in case! October 17th, 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

Orpheum Theater New Belgium Night featuring The 2015 Clips of Faith Premiere, Thursday, September 24th

Orpheum Theater New Belgium Night ft. The 2015 Clips of Faith Premiere Thursday, September 24th, Doors at 8:00 pm Live Music & Beer Sampling from 8pm-9pm followed by the premiere of Clips of Faith 2015 Proceeds from the event will benefit Flagstaff Biking Organization. RAFFLE to win amazing prizes, including a New Belgium cruiser bike, and a Tempe Tour De Fat VIP experience! 2015 marks the 6th fabulous year of

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