Tag "safety"

Bicycle Maintenance Class on April 24th

Gear up for Bike to Work Week by attending a bicycle maintenance class on April 24th! SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN: Basic bicycle maintenance and repairs on-the-go. Hubs, gears, brakes, wheels, pedals, steering . . . all will be revealed. Single speeders welcome too. The workshop focus is on spring and summer cycling. INSTRUCTORS Cosmic Ray is the author of Fat Tire Tales & Trails: Arizona Mountain Bike Trail Guide, Favorite

Bicycle Safety Class

Would you like to attend a Bicycle Safety Class taught by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB)?  The LAB is considering teaching a class in May in Flagstaff and would like to know if you’d like to come!  This is a great way to gear up for Bike to Work Week!  The cost is $15/per person. Please contact Connie Rosenkranz at crosenk1@aol.com for more information.

Helmet Ordinance passed 4 to 3 on Tuesday, Sept 15th.

On September 15th, the Flagstaff City Council passed the Helmet ordinance for minors 4:3, with Mayor Presler, Vice Mayor White, Councilmembers Brewster and Swanson supporting, and Councilmembers Haughey, Overton and Evans opposing. The ordinance will go into effect January 2010. There was a sizeable crowd of helmet-wearing public attending the final reading and vote on the law. FBO, in conjunction with SafeKids Coalition, will continue its efforts to educate grade

Supporters for Flagstaff's Helmet law needed at the City Council TONIGHT!

The final vote on a Helmet Law for minors (kids under 18 years) will get it’s last reading and vote tonight. The vote on the initial reading was close: 4:3. We would like to see Flag’s dedicated cyclists show up (with helmets in hand) in the Council Chambers at City Hall (211 W. Aspen) tonight at 5:30 pm– the council can’t ignore the need to protect kids, and kids in

FBO-supported Helmet Ordinance passes 4-3

Aug 19th, 2010 UPDATE: the City Council meeting of Aug 18th passed the FBO/SafeKids-supported Helmet law for Minors 4 to 3. This law will go into effect January 10th, 2010, and will be preceded by FBO’s ongoing education campaign and the effort to provide low or no-cost helmets to kids will be sustained and enhanced with a possible grant supporting that effort. August 13th: Join FBO at the City Council

Check out Flagstaff's Proposed Helmet Law

The City of Flagstaff is considering a proposed ordinance that would require all children under the age of 18 to wear a protective helmet while riding a bicycle on any street, road, sidewalk, bikeway, or trail. The City wishes to promote public involvement and invite public comment. FBO supports this effort. There will be a series of public meetings to consider the ordinance, the first before the City’s Bicycle Advisory

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,

Help FBO pass a Bike Helmet law for Minors

Flagstaff Biking needs the support of Flagstaff residents to pass this ordinance that would require minors younger than 18 years of age to wear a bike helmet when biking. The specifics of the law are not ironed out, you can help us by giving your comments and we ask you to provide us with a letter of support that we can present to the city of Flagstaff council. Many communities

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.