Posts From Flagstaff Biking Organization

Meeting on the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project!

See below for more information from the Greater Flagstaff Forest Partnership (GFFP). This project will be heavily impacting recreation in the Dry Lake Hills, but it is our hope that in conjunction with imminent recreation planning for the same area, the net result in the long run will be positive for recreation and the health of the forest. This planning and subsequent action is primarily to reduce the threat of

Help choose new trail routes in Sedona!

The next in a year’s worth of public meetings hosted by the Red Rock Ranger District on the future of trails in Sedona will be this Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 pm at the Hilton Sedona Resort. This meeting will be the first where participants will be able to submit specific suggestions about the locations and types of trails they’d like to see added to the trail system in the

Ft. Tuthill Mountain Bike Park update

This message is meant to be inclusive of everyone. We want full participation! Please forward! Flagstaff Biking Organization and Flagstaff Gravity Riders are about to begin undertaking our biggest project ever: the design and construction of the Ft. Tuthill Mountain Bike Park. We want a bunch of involvement from the community for two reasons: We want this park to be successful. In order for it to be successful, people will

IMBA Trail Care Crew to Visit Sedona!

From the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition: The International Mountain Bike Association is coming to Cottonwood. The Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition and the Coconino National Forest Red Rock Ranger District applied to bring IMBA to town and were approved.  Below are flyers to distribute for the upcoming IMBA Trail Care Crew Visit. They will be here February 21st-24th to give a couple trainings/presentations and do some trail work on the new Lower

Emergency Action Needed! Preserve Access from the "Y" at Elden L.O. and Schultz Pass Roads!

Do you park and ride from the “Y” at Elden Lookout and Schultz Pass Roads? Would you be interested in eventually seeing a formal trail head and maybe even a mountain bike skills park at that location? If your answer is yes to either of the above, then please attend the City Council meeting this Tuesday, January 15th at 6:00 pm at Flagstaff City Hall! The City Council is voting

Comment of the AZ Department of Transportation Draft Bicycle-Pedestrian Plan

ADOT is seeking comments on its draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan (see press release below).  ADOT is asking specifically for feedback on the 24 strategies recommended in the plan, which can be found on pages 36-56. Please take a few minutes to review the plan and strategies and provide comments.  Links to relevant documents are included below. Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan: http://www.azbikeped.org/mpd/azbikeped/studyupdate/pdf/Draft_Final_Report.pdf Online comment form: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/adotbikepedplan Project website: http://www.azbikeped.org/studyupdate/index.asp

Red Rock Ranger District and Verde Valley Cyclists Rust Bucket Trail Day

COME WORK ON THE RUST BUCKET TRAIL! The Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition is sponsoring a work day on the Rust Bucket Trail north of Dead Horse State Park. Come help out!! When: Saturday, Jan. 19th – 0930 AM – 3PM  (if weather looks “iffy” call Lars Romig for last minute confirmation 301-7792) Where: meet at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church parking lot 700 North Bill Gray Road, Cottonwood, AZ (just off

Area for Bike Skills Park and Trails Approved at Ft. Tuthill!

We just received confirmation that the Coconino County Board of Supervisors has approved the new Ft. Tuthill Master Plan! Included in this Master Plan was approval of 3-5 acres of land to be used for a mountain bike skills park. This piece of land is immediately to the north of the new Flagstaff Extreme ropes course. This success is as a result of cooperative planning by the County with much

Red Rock community trail planning continues

From the Coconino National Forest: “The public is invited to the second Red Rock trail planning meeting Thursday, November 29, from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Village of Oak Creek Fire Station #3, on Cortez Drive. This planning session is the second in a series of meetings over the coming months in cooperation with the City of Sedona and the Big Park Council. Citizens interested in local forest trails

Help Build and Maintain Trails in Sedona!

Participate in volunteer trail work to “make a difference” Sedona, AZ – If you like the outdoors and are interested in volunteering to “make a difference” in the National Forest, come join the Forest Service trail team with several upcoming volunteer trail work days. The first volunteer work day is scheduled for Sunday, November 11. Volunteers will organize into several small teams lead by the Forest Service where they will