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Loop Trail Day September 19th at SKUNK Canyon!

Our Sept 19th Loop Trail Day had to be moved from Observatory Mesa to Skunk Canyon. Legal issues with the easement will delay, but not prevent, completion of our coveted link to Cheshire, so FEAR NOT! We have some great new trail to work above Skunk Canyon that will be perfect for the waning days of summer, which are forecast to be “partly cloudy- high 76”–perfecto. We will be picking

Valet Parking attracted nearly 300 cyclists on Labor Day!

Valet bike parking was an outstanding success Labor Day when 270 cyclists pedaled to the Coconino County Fair with a free entrance for cycle-commuters. Our fair commuting cyclists then enjoyed decorative prize-winning chickens, deep-fat fried everything, and wild inverting rides; in addition to their refreshing and scenic commute along one of Flagstaff’s beautiful FUTS out to the Fair Grounds at Ft Tuthill. The 4 day fair saw nearly 400 folks

THANKS for great Loop Trail help Saturday

We had a fantastic turnout for Loop Trail work Saturday Aug 15th. Flagstaff can deliver! FBO, Coconino County, Coconino Forest Service and the City of Flagstaff send their thanks to the 54 generous spirits that donated their time to complete Segment 55 of the Loop Trail on Observatory Mesa. Next stop… Segment 56… the challenging and beautiful final link to Cheshire. We’ll need your help even more for that final

Loop Trail Day this Sat, August 15th on Observatory Mesa

The Loop Trail needs your HELP! We got a great start on this trail in June; but we will need more volunteer trail builders to reach our goal to sew the trail into a Loop by this fall! So please help us! Trail building is fun, you meet great folks who share your love of Flagstaff Trails, and you become part of the legacy of the Loop Trail in this

Moonlight Madness!!

This year’s Moonlight Madness ride glowed with 50 blinking, flashing and sparkling riders of all ages riding from downtown to Fort Tuthill Park and back; about 11 miles. We had a beautiful nearly full moon and surprisingly crisp weather for our great, enthusiastic group. Click the Images link above to see some photos from the event (be patient while the photo galleries load on the Images page). We are already getting suggestions

Join the Moonlight Madness Ride Friday!

Join Flagstaff Biking Organization’s famous annual Moonlight Madness Ride (formerly called the Giro de la Luna ride) Friday night, August 7th! This Family, Fun & Fitness ride leaves from the downtown Mt Line bus transfer station on West Phoenix Ave (near Biff’s Bagels and across from Fratelli Pizza, see Google map here). We will explore about 10 miles of Flagstaff’s Urban trails. The sun sets at 7:23pm, the Moon rises at

Lower Fort Valley Trails Maintenance

August 1st, 8:00 am, FS164B trail head just off of Highway 180. Lower Fort Valley Trails maintenance Meet at the FS164B trail head between 8:00 and 8:30 am. Coffee will be served between 8:00 am and 8:30 am, and snacks, beverages, tasty lunch at 1:00 pm and FUN are all provided. Sturdy closed-toe shoes, long pants, sunscreen, water, a hat or head protection are required. Hardhats, gloves, tools, and trail

Loop Trail Day this Saturday, July 11th on Observatory Mesa

Join our next Loop Trail work day on Observatory Mesa this Saturday, July 11th! We got a great start on this trail National Trail Day in June; we hope to connect to Cheshire this summer, please help us. Trail building is fun, you meet great folks who share your love of Flagstaff Trails, and you become part of the legacy of the Loop Trail in this great town. Saturday’s FORECAST

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

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