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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

Tour de Fat October 6th!

Did you know that Tour de Fat makes up for about 50% of FBO’s income? Come out and help FBO raise money for all of our programs! Tour de Fat cruises into town this Saturday, October 6th! A Bicycle Parade will start at 11am from Wheeler Park so finish up those costumes now because there will be awards for the craziest one!New Belgium libations will begin to flow at Noon

"For Pete’s Sake" Bicycle Safety Awareness Ride

  On Labor Day Monday, cyclists from around Arizona will join the Verde Valley Cyclists in a ride to honor their close friend Pete Bennett and all fallen riders.  The ride’s intention is to make a visual statement against the carnage taking place on our streets. It is a chance to mourn those who have been killed. The ride hopes to raise   awareness of bicycle safety and “Share the Road”,

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

Bike to Work Week Day 2

Good morning fellow bike commuters! Yesterday we had 320 people register on flagstaffbiking.org as having ridden their bicycles to work! Let’s keep that momentum going today. You can see who took the challenge on this report. Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day and the critical day for the Worksite Challenge. Encourage your co-workers to ride and you might win a Breezer Bicycles Freedom bicycle! www.breezerbikes.com Monday’s raffle winners are: Fabulous

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