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Bike to Work Week kicks off Sunday with the Bike Bazaar, Monday morning with free hot breakfast!

WooHoo! Flagstaff Bike to Work Week is here! Bike Bazaar- Sunday morning, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon! This event combines a bike swap, Human Powered Parade, fun iron-on projects and games for kids and adults, discount helmet sales, info from local governments and cycling groups and more into a morning of fun and deals! Bring a fun costume for the parade, and some cash to scoop up some treasures, (and

Flagstaff Bike To Work Week Starts May 17-22!

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

2015 Bike Bazaar and Bike Swap! -Flagstaff Bike to Work Week!

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

The 2014 Worksite Challenge Winners Are…!

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

Bike to Work Week: Tuesday update, raffle prize winners for Monday and more! It’s Bike to School Day!

Recap of Bike to Work Week So Far: Thanks to everyone who came out to the Bike Bazaar, Monday’s Kick-Off Ride and especially to those of you who have been braving the wind over the past couple of days! Remember it is super important to log your commutes all week! It’s Bike to School Day! We are hoping to see at least a thousand Flagstaff kids ride to school today!

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class, Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class Flagstaff Medical Center — Tuesday, May 20th, McGee Auditorium. 5:00 – 6:30pm. Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor, Martin Ince. Do you feel timid in traffic? Are you not sure where you should be when riding in the street? Do you want to feel safer and better equipped for your commute to work or on your road rides? This class is a great