If you are as excited for Bike to Work Week as we are, here are some things you can do to start getting ready! Register your work place in the Worksite Challenge! Every year we count on folks who are enthusiastic bike riders and bike commuters to help gt everyone else in town to try out riding their bicycles instead of driving. Everyone who rides and logs their commute (a very
Bike Commuter Advocacy
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
Flagstaff has over 660 lane miles of roads — many of them in declining condition with potholes and other problems. Safe streets connect people to work, doctors’ offices, grocery stores; places that are vital to everyone’s well being. Safe roads help everyone – including transit riders, bicyclists and pedestrians. The Flagstaff City Council is asking voters to decide on a city sales tax dedicated for road repair and street safety.
“All Modes Use Roads!” Prop 403 is the County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax. I say “All Modes Use Roads!!!” and they provide great cycling opportunities with the ability to shift in the city from bike to bus, road to trail; and outside the city from vehicle to trail, and/or longer rides such as from your home to Mormon Lake, or perhaps Clints Well on Lake Mary Road or
The City of Flagstaff, in partnership with North Country Health Care’s Hermosa Vida project, is conducting a short survey on walking and biking to help us identify places in Flagstaff where it’s good to walk or bike, and places where walking and biking need improvement. Information from the survey will be used to develop pedestrian and bicycle master plans, and to identify future projects to improve walking and biking in
Congratulations to our 2014 Worksite Challenge Winners! First Place Large Worksite (40+ people), winner of a KHS Green 3 USGS Flagstaff Science Campus! 24.18% of their 98+ workers rode each day! First Place Medium Worksite (11-39 people), winner of a KHS Green 3 Arizona Raft Adventures, (reigning champions!), 47.11% of their almost 17 average daily workers rode! First Place Small Worksite (under 11 people), Burley Flatbed cargo trailer! NAU Institute
Bike to Work Week: Saturday Wrap Up! Someone won a New Belgium Brewing cruiser bike, Best Breakfast Stop winners, more raffle prizes awarded to Friday commuters.
And the New Belgium Brewing Cruiser Bike goes to… …Aaron Seifert!!! Lucky you Aaron! (Aaron was not in attendance last night, so we’ll need to post a photo of him with his new ride at a later date.) Thanks to everyone who bought raffle tickets. Those funds help Flagstaff Biking Organization in our mission to promote cycling as a safe and attractive means of transportation and recreation in Northern Arizona.
Bike to Work Week: Friday Update! Join us for a beer and a raffle tonight, thanks for riding all week with us…
Join us tonight for a beer to wrap up the week! We’ll be hanging out at Bike to Beer at The Tinderbox Annex from 5:00-7:00 pm. We’ll buy a beer and give a free raffle ticket to all current, renewing or new paid FBO members. We’ll be raffling the New Belgium Brewing cruiser tonight! See you there. Thursday’s Raffle Winners Winner Worksite Prize Donor Mark Spinti WL Gore Kendrick Peak Niterider
Bike to Work Week: Thursday Update! Join us this evening for a cruiser ride and some ice cream, tommorow we’ll buy you a beer!
Jack and Martin’s Excellent Adventure, tonight, 5:30, Downtown Public Library Meet us this evening at 5:30 pm, City Hall, downtown Flagstaff for a short fun cruise on the Flagstaff Urban Trail System. Martin Ince, the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Multi-modal Planner will be your guide. He’ll point out interesting things you might not know about Flagstaff’s cycling infrastructure along the way. Ice Cream Social, bike games, crafts and ice cream
Bike to Work Week: Wednesday Update! Bike to School results, vote for your favorite breakfast stop, take a survey to help City planning for bikes.
Bike to School Results are in! The Golden Sprocket Awards go to… The bike to school day numbers have been tallied, and here are the results… (HS) Flagstaff High School 2% (400+) Marshall Magnet School 51% (200-400) Pine Forest School 12% (under 200) Mountain School 31% Congratulations to all of the winners, as well as all of those who rode yesterday!! More important is the total number of kids who