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May 17 – Kidical Mass Ride

Meet at Sechrist School. Arrive at 4pm, rides leaves at 4:15 pm. The route will be escorted by Flagstaff Police Department, for a 3.5 mile ride on the FUTS. Ice cream treats to be served afterwards, courtesy of Shamrock Farms.

Curtis Johnston – 2022 Heritage Square Brick Honoree for Contribution to Bicycling in Flagstaff

This year we are honoring Curtis Johnston for his contributions to cycling in Northern Arizona. We have worked with innumerable volunteers over the past two decades, and we are grateful to everyone who has spent their time to further the mission of promoting bicycling. Without volunteers, bicycling in Flagstaff and on our trails would not be nearly as great. Rarely have we had the pleasure of working with someone who

Trail Day! May 14th, Chimney Trail Connector

Meet at Schultz Creek Trail Head. We’ll be building new single track to connect Schultz Creek Trail to Chimney Trail. Google Map PLEASE RSVP: We will are asking that participants RSVP at least a day before each event in order for us to be better able to plan. It’s easy and only takes a minute using the form we are providing. Thanks for helping us out by doing this. What to

A huge “thank you” to our generous 2022 Trail Program sponsors!

Thanks to these generous businesses and individuals who stepped up to help bolster our Trail Fund towards the implementation of the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills trail system improvements and more! We will be announcing our first construction project to use some of these funds this summer, with a hope to have trail crews putting tread on the ground by spring of 2023. Stay tuned! In the meantime, please conscientiously

May 2022 is Flagstaff Bike Month!

For this year’s Flagstaff Bike Month, throughout May of 2022, we are happy to bring back some of our signature events since COVID has waned! We have assembled some fun opportunities to encourage you to get out to ride throughout May! Unlike previous Bike to Work and School Weeks, Flagstaff Bike Month is for all kinds of cycling. Whether you are riding to work or school, or mountain biking or

MetroPlan Survey #2 – Please add your input to help Flagstaff become more bicycle friendly!

Click here to take this survey now! https://www.opentownhall.com/11757 MetroPlan Stride Forward has another survey up. Please spend a few minutes to add your input! We are expecting another 3 or 4 of these over the coming months. The City and County rely upon the results of these surveys in key projects, like the Lone Tree Overpass, to gauge community priorities. This is an important opportunity to help guide planning decisions

Help Guide Flagstaff Transportation Options – Please Take This Survey!

Please click this link and take this survey which will help guide the direction of future transportation decisions in Flagstaff! Flagstaff Metroplan Stride Forward Survey We know that the City and Regional Government has issued myriad similar surveys in the past, and still robust bike/ped infrastructure is slow to come, but this is how government works. Help us to help you by “keeping the pressure on”. Thanks…

Wrap-up! FBO’s 2021 Trail Day Program

The FBO Trail Program made a HUGE comeback in 2021 after the 2020 Trail Day Program was canceled because of concerns about Covid-19! There were nine volunteer events held to help address deferred maintenance on some of Flagstaff’s most iconic trails. The ongoing drought, mild winter, and last year’s pandemic pandemonium of ~300% increased trail usage left many of our trails in need of major love.   The season kicked off with 44

Flagstaff Biking Organization’s Comments to City Staff and Council on the Draft Active Transportation Master Plan

Here are FBO’s comments submitted to the City of Flagstaff on the Draft Active Transportation Master Plan: https://flagstaffbiking.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/FBO-ATMP-Comments-1.pdf Nov 19, 2021 City Staff, Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Council- We are writing today to provide feedback on the city’s Active Transportation Master Plan (ATMP). We commend the city on the installation of Flagstaff’s first protected bike lanes this fall. We have already heard positive feedback from the cycling community and have