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Contribute to Flagstaff Biking everytime you shop at BASHAS'

Bashas’ Thanks A Million Program Flagstaff Biking Organization is enrolled in the 2007-2008 Thanks A Million program that runs from Sept. 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. You can support Flagstaff Biking Organization when you shop at Bashas’ by linking FBO to your Bashas’ Thank You Card and turning 1% of your shopping dollars into a donation. How it works: Flagstaff Biking Organization’s 5-digit group identification number is 24120. Take

Take A Kid Mountain Biking!

Saturday, October 6 is IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. Because Tour de Fat will be here in Flagstaff on October 6, FBO will lead a kids’ (and parents’) ride on the following day, Sunday October 7. Join us at Fort Tuthill Park for a guided group ride on Soldier’s Trail and other trails in the area. We will split into as many groups as necessary so kids

Trail etiquette refresher

Biking, hiking and equestrian season is in full swing and the trails are getting more crowded, especially popular areas like Schultz Creek. Here in the Flagstaff area, we are very fortunate to have such an extensive network of trails open to bicycles. Along with that privilege comes the responsibility to behave appropriately and avoid hurting or offending others we meet on the trail. A bit of trail etiquette and good

Pancake Ride on July 15th!

Our next pancake ride of the season is July 15th! Meet FBO at the Shultz Creek Trailhead (off Shultz Pass Rd. about 1/4 mile past the Y with Elden Lookout Rd.) from 8:30am to 10am for pancakes! We’ll lead rides for various ages and levels after the feast.

Conclusion of Bike to Work Week

Friday Movie night was great fun: Good thing I don’t live in New York City, ‘cuz I graded my bike lock-up style, according to Hal Grades Your Bike Locking, and my precious Raleigh commuter would be in grave jeopardy (D-) in NYC. In Flag a cable through the frame and rear wheel of my 30 year old 10-speed is probably a B+ and just fine.   Final results for Bike to Work

The Results of the Worksite Challenge

Large Worksite Results It was very tight competition between 3 worksites with the Flagstaff Medical Center Emergency Dept’s 60.0% edging out Bookman’s (58.8%) and USGS Building 4 (55%). So FMC Emergency cruised off with the Breezer Bicycle for the 2nd year running. Congratulations to Mark Wille and his crew at the Emergency Dept.! Congratulations to USGS Building 4 with the highest weeklong average of 40% participation. These are the folks

Wednesday's Worksite Challenge: Tuesday's Winners

Happy Bike to Work Day Flag Cyclists! We hope you all had a chance to get some coffee and kibble at one of our stations this morning. So far we have over 1000 bike-commuted days logged on the site this week. The average commute is 7.8 miles, and our Bike to Work Commuters have logged about 2600 miles each day so far. WAY TO GO! Let us take a moment

B2WW Daily Drawing Sponsors

Thanks to the following businesses of Flagstaff that contributed some great motivational prizes for Bike to Work Week participants: Absolute Bikes Aspen Sports Az Bikes Beaver Street Brewery Bookman’s Coffee Pedaler Cosmic Cycles Duncan’s Fine Interiors Flagstaff Bicycle & Fitness Flagstaff Brewing Company Four Season Gear Josephine’s Modern American Bistro Pay-n Take Peace Surplus Pita Pit Rainbow’s End Imports Shoes and Such Vertical Relief Rock Gym Let us (psiouxan@msn.com) know if

Youth Mountain Bike rides begin

FBO’s Youth Mountain Biking Program gets underway for the season on Saturday, April 28! Our first ride will be at Campbell Mesa, starting at 2 p.m. The trailhead is past the Continental ballfields and driving range on Old Walnut Canyon Rd. This fun, educational program is designed for kids ages 10-14, but some kids as young as 8 have ridden with us regularly. See the Youth Mountain Biking page on