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Walnut Canyon Study to Host Public Meetings this Week!

There will be several public meetings to scope management strategies for the Walnut Canyon area this week. Some of the alternatives on the table would involve the expansion of Walnut Canyon National Monument, which could be detrimental to bike access in this area. Trails that could be affected include the Arizona Trail and Flagstaff Loop Trail. Please consider attending one of these meetings and making your voice heard! For more

Flagstaff's Pedestrian Awareness Week: Sept 30-Oct 7th

Now it is the Pedestrians Turn! For all the pedestrians that wanted recognition during Bike to Work Week… we present Flagstaff’s annual Pedestrian Awareness Week. Be sure to share this post with your Ped-friends, co-workers and kids! Festivities begin Wednesday, September 30 and run through next Wednesday, October 7. Please join the many organizers for this fun series of events, which are intended to celebrate Flagstaff’s walkable character and to

FBO Father's Day Ride and Brunch, June 21

We continued our annual tradition of a family-friendly Father’s Day event with a bike ride and brunch at the Schultz Creek Trailhead on Sunday, June 21. We split into two great groups of mixed kids and adults, including four fathers with their kids; thanks to Robin Hoff and Dave Needham for stepping up to help lead the groups. We came back to delicious hamburgers and hotdogs, fruit, and drinks thanks

FBO Father’s Day Ride and Brunch, June 21

We continued our annual tradition of a family-friendly Father’s Day event with a bike ride and brunch at the Schultz Creek Trailhead on Sunday, June 21. We split into two great groups of mixed kids and adults, including four fathers with their kids; thanks to Robin Hoff and Dave Needham for stepping up to help lead the groups. We came back to delicious hamburgers and hotdogs, fruit, and drinks thanks

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

Giro de Luna 2008

We had a fantastic group and a beautiful night for this year’s Giro de Luna. Led by Jack Welch and Martin Ince, more than 25 riders of all ages rode the urban trail and through quiet neighborhoods by the light of the full moon and a handful of headlamps. Thanks to all who organized this event and those whose participation made it so much fun!

Join Giro de la Luna Excellent Moonlight Adventure: July 18th

Join Flagstaff Biking’s 4th Annual Giro de la Luna Moonlight Ride! Another Jack and Martin’s Excellent Adventure! Join FBO and our Favorite Fans of the FUTS, Jack Welch and Martin Ince, for moon-light adventures on Flagstaff’s primo Urban Trail System (FUTS). We’ll give the moon a head start… it rises at 8:12 that night, we will meet at the Adult Center at Thorpe Park (click here for map: 245 N

Father's Day Pancake ride-June 15th

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than at a FBO Pancake Ride! Join us at Schultz Creek Trail head on Sunday, June 15th for guided rides and a trailside brunch. This year, due to popular demand, we’re going to mix it up and have the rides leave at 9am and have the food following, starting at 11am. This event is FREE! Rides will be for all levels (youth, beginner

Re-Connect on Earth Day

This Earth Day Re-Connect with your relationship to Water, Transportation, Food, and Energy. Free to the Public! Monday, April 14th, 7pm “Re-Connect with Water”NAU South Campus, Social and Behavioral Sciences West Building, Room # 204 Join Dr. Abe Springer NAU Professor of Geo-hydrology for a review where we get our drinking water from and where it all goes once we use our most precious resource. Tuesday, April 15th, 7pm “Transportation

Youth Mountain Biking Program's first Flagstaff ride of 2008!

Our next Youth Mountain Biking Program ride will be Sunday, April 13 at Fort Tuthill Park, at the south end of Flagstaff off Rt. 89A. We will ride at 10:30 from the parking/picnic area closest to the park entrance across from the I-17 overpass. Please arrive by 10:15 so we can get started on time. YMBP trips are supervised, instructional rides designed for kids 10-14 of all levels of mountain