OUR PROGRAMS

Road Bike Advocacy

FBO Membership Drive almost there!

We have almost reached our Bike to Work Month membership drive goals but we need your help! Bike to Work Week 2009 was a spectacular success.. With 1250 folks pedalling over 28,000 miles, we kept 15.4 metric tons of carbon from the air and burned over 260 pounds of human kibble. And we felt great! But Flagstaff Biking’s Bike to Work Week, youth & adult education and riding programs, and trail work need an active

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycle Course on offer May 2nd

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycle Course on offer May 2nd The City of Flagstaff, in collaboration with Flagstaff Biking, is offering a Traffic Skills 101 course. This class is the first step in becoming a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) through the League of American Bicyclists. LCI certified people can teach bicycle education courses, like Traffic Skills 101, and is a great way to help cyclists ride safer as well as to

Lake Mary Road Project Open House

Flagstaff Road Riders!!! Please show up to support and comment on this great project!!! Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus Boardroom 2800 South Lone Tree Road 5:00 to 7:00 pm Refreshments will be provided On Wednesday, March 25, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Lake Mary Road Improvement Project team invites you to attend a Public Open House. This Open House will feature details on the planned improvements,

Take Action to Increase Opportunities for Bicycling in National Parks

At long last, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) has proposed a rule change which will make it easier for parks to open trails for mountain biking. IMBA, (International Mountain Bicycling Association), urges mountain bikers to register comments in support of the rule change. IMBA has been asking for this change since the 1990s. This rule would still require a full NEPA, (National Environmental Policy Act), analysis to open a

FBO Welcomes T.C. Eberly as newest board member

Flagstaff Biking proudly announces the addition of Thomas “T.C.” Eberly as their newest board member. T.C. was unanimousy approved as a board member in the October FBO board meeting. T.C. is a member of the Flag Velo executive board and has recently shifted his focus from amatuer race promotion to community events.  He adds a long history of event planning in Flagstaff including the Summit Center Classic and Arizona State

Lake Mary Road Widening Project Awarded $855,000 Grant

Through the efforts of the Lake Mary Road partnership and the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO), $855,000 was granted October 30th to widen the shoulders of Lake Mary Road for 4.3 miles on both sides of the road. This section of road has long been a challenge for cyclists heading to Lake Mary for the popular road riding available on the wide shoulders from lower Lake Mary to Mormon Lake.

Public asked to help plan the Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs scenic road

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has invited the public to attend a public meeting and workshop on Thursday, Oct. 16, regarding the Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road corridor management plan (CMP). The Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road includes SR 89A from Bitter Springs (at the turnoff to Page) to Fredonia near the Utah border. Flagstaff Biking has submitted comments asking that the scenic corridor be developed with consideration for bicycle touring,

Floyd Landis rides with Flagstaff

Pro Cyclist legend, Floyd Landis, led a ride to raise awareness for joint health on Saturday, October 4th on Lake Mary Road.  The ride was presented by Smith and Nephew, an orthopedic prosthesis company, and benefited local cycling advocacy organization, Flagstaff Biking Organization.  Over 30 individuals came to join the ride.  Floyd Landis helped Lance Armstrong win the 2002 Tour de France. In January of 2003, Floyd crashed in training

More Marked Lanes For Cyclists On West Route 66

Through collaboration between ADOT and the City of Flagstaff, repaving of Route 66 now includes marked lanes for biking along Route 66 and Milton from Flagstaff Ranch Road (near Woody Mt) to Switzer Canyon. See details here. While these lanes are not specifically signed for cycling, and are a little narrower than standard bike lanes, they give cyclist a better margin of safety and more recognition on the road, reports

Ride with Floyd Landis on Lake Mary Road!

Everyone is invited for a social road ride with Pro-peloton rider rider Floyd Landis on Lake Mary Road. The ride will meet and greet with photo ops at the Lower Lake Mary parking lot at 9:00 am on Saturday, October 4th. The ride is FREE. This ride is courtesy of Smith and Nephew, manufacturer of the BHR prosthesis that Floyd had implanted last year. Thanks to Smith and Nephew for