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Flagstaff Gravity Riders Elden Look Out Road Clean Up Day!

POSTPONED BECAUSE OF SNOW ACCUMULATION! STAY TUNED FOR A NEW DATE! Join the Flagstaff Gravity Riders and the US Forest Service Flagstaff Ranger District for some trash clean up along Elden LO Road! Meet this Saturday, April 26th at 10:00 am at the gate on Elden LO Road just after it turns to a dirt road. We will be picking up trash and debris along the road. Help keep one

Vote NOW for the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park to win a $30,000 Grant!!

WE NEED YOU TO VOTE NOW! Share this link with everyone you’ve ever met, have your mom’s Facebook friends vote, bug random strangers on the street to vote on their smart phones, pester your coworkers, whoever you can think of! It only takes a minute, doesn’t cost a thing, and everyone will benefit from this free-to-the-public facility! Be sure to reply to the confirmation email you’ll be sent or your

VOTE April 7-20! The Ft. Tuthill Bike Park has been chosen as a finalist for an IMBA Bell Built Grant!

The Ft. Tuthill Bike Park has been chosen as a finalist for an IMBA Bell Built Grant! We applied for a $30,000 grant to build the intermediate and beginner flow trails at the new Ft. Tuthill Bike Park and we were chosen as finalists! NOW WE NEED YOUR HELP! Between April 7th and April 20th, we will need you to vote for our project! Click this link to vote. (Link

Rising from the Ashes-Coming soon to Flagstaff!

Flagstaff Biking Organization is excited to help present, Rising From Ashes, the award-winning feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda.  This film will premiere in Flagstaff on Thursday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum Theatre.  Get your advance tickets here fpr $10, or at the Orpheum Theater for $15 the day of the show. A joyous and uplifting independent film about the development of a national cycling team in Rwanda, a

Flagstaff City Council and Coconino County Supervisors to review Walnut Canyon Study

On Monday, February 3rd, at 4 pm the Flagstaff City Council and Coconino County Supervisors will be meeting to discuss the final report and potential recommendations at Flagstaff City Hall for pursuing designation as an NCA/NSA or not. We at Flagstaff Biking Organization have been tracking the Walnut Canyon Study, that arose out of the desire of some parties to substantially expand Walnut Canyon National Monument, for well over a

Help needed for Ft. Tuthill Bike Park fundraising and project management

We need help! We need people who are capable and willing to help with fundraising and eventually the implementation for the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park. Specifically, we need people who can help: Write grants. Develop a sponsorship package. Develop a Powerpoint presentation to deliver to potential sponsors. Plan and manage fundraising events. Set up and manage fundraising web campaigns. Work with the County and contractors on FBO’s behalf while implementing

Important Coconino National Forest Land Management Plan Revision Meetings Coming Up!

The Coconino National Forest has scheduled several meeting to seek input on the Draft Land Management Plan Revision Alternatives. National Forest Land Management Plans provide the underlying guidance for how all decisions are made on a given National Forest. They are typically general in nature and set desired goals and policies for the management of the various areas of the Forest. Land Management Plans are also required to make recommendations

FBO's Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action

These are the comments we submitted to the US Forest Service Flagstaff Ranger District today regarding the FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action. PDF Document is here. November 27, 2014 Dear Brian- Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Mount Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action, (MEDL). Background Flagstaff Biking Organization (FBO) is a group of cyclists who

FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action

These are the comments we submitted to the US Forest Service Flagstaff Ranger District today regarding the FBO’s Comment Letter for the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning (MEDL) Proposed Action. PDF Document is here. November 27, 2014 Dear Brian- Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Mount Elden/Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action, (MEDL). Background Flagstaff Biking Organization (FBO) is a group of cyclists who

Flagstaff Biking Organization Proposed Trail Alignment Changes and Additions to the Proposed Action for MEDL Recreation Planning

This map is meant to give clarity to changes and additions to trails that we would like to see represented in the Preferred Alternative in the Draft Environmental Assessment. FBO supports all of the trails contained in the MEDL Proposed Action. Just because this map does not show a trail in the Proposed Action, or already on the Forest Service System does not mean that we don’t support it. This