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Call for Bike to Work Week Worksite Coordinators!

We are had an organizational meeting for worksite coordinators at the Flagstaff Public Library, on April 22nd. What a great group of people Flagstaff has! If you’ve volunteered for Bike to Work Week as a worksite coordinator in the past, THANKS! From Flagstaff Biking Organization, and join us again. If you haven’t been a coordinator before, we invite you to join us as a coordinator this year to assist in

BTWW information packet pickups at local pubs this week…

Worksite Coordinators for Bike to Work Week can pick up their worksite challenge information packages this week at 2 convenient locations in downtown Flagstaff: Tuesday, April 29th, 5:30-7 pm at Pay-N-Take, 12 W Aspen Ave Thursday, May 1st, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Flagstaff Brewing Company, 16 E Rt 66. Worksites must be registered online prior to pickup. If worksite coordinators are unable to pick up their packages, or have

Bike to Work Week Meeting-April 3rd

A Call to FBO supporters Flagstaff Biking Organization would like to Thank You for helping FBO in the past. Thanks to people like you, Bike to Work Week grows every year, showing our city leaders that the biking community is strong and united. Bike to Work Week is coming up May 11th-16th, and FBO could use your help. We would like to invite you to a special Committee formation Meeting

"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