Bike Commuter Advocacy

Bike to Work Week Update

Monday morning’s Kick-Off Commuter Ride was a huge success with over 200 cyclists showing up to support cycling in Flagstaff. Mayor Joe Donaldson led the parade with Kevin Burke, Flagstaff City Manager, and Martin Ince, Flagstaff’s Multi-Modal Planner. After the parade Jack Welch was awarded the FBO 2008 Bicycle Advocacy Award and was also presented a bicycle as a token of his SuperHero Powers of Cycling Goodness! Way to go


The moment so many have awaited! You can Log Your Commute NOW! CLICK HERE! A Great time was had by all at yesterday’s Bike Bazaar and Swap, and the Human Powered Parade. We had perfect weather and a fine crowd of bike enthusiasts, bike merchants, bikes, families on bikes, and bike gear. Bikes had one wheel, 2 wheels, and up to 4 wheels. (Below) The Parade in the home stretch:

Bike to Work Week Volunteers needed!

Hello Cyclists! If you have some extra time this Sunday, and would like to help out with Bike to Work Week, FBO could use some help with the Sunday Bike To Work Week Bike Bazaar. We need: 3-4 volunteers on Sunday morning (~6:30-7am) to unload and setup tables at Heritage Square 2-3 volunteers on Sunday evening to load and then unload tables from Heritage Square when the bazaar is over at 3pm.

Flagstaff's First Annual Bicycle Town Hall Meeting!

Interested in making Flagstaff more bicycle-friendly?  Please join us for Flagstaff’s first annual Bicycle Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the lobby of the Flagstaff City Hall at 211 West Aspen Avenue. The meeting will be hosted by the City of Flagstaff and is being held in conjunction with Flagstaff’s Bike-to-Work Week events. The intent of the Bicycle Town Hall Meeting is

Register your worksite for Bike to Work Week!

Worksite Coordinators can begin Registering their Worksites NOW! Go Here. You can register your worksite for the Bike to Work Week Worksite Challenge NOW! Join Flagstaff’s Pedalers, grab some friends and a worksite, and be a cycle hero! If your worksite is larger than 100 people, consider subdividing it and recruiting another coordinator. It’s easier to encourage and motivate people you see more frequently. https://flagstaffbiking.org/bike-to-work-week/worksite-challenge/worksite-registration

Call for Bike to Work Week Worksite Coordinators!

We are had an organizational meeting for worksite coordinators at the Flagstaff Public Library, on April 22nd. What a great group of people Flagstaff has! If you’ve volunteered for Bike to Work Week as a worksite coordinator in the past, THANKS! From Flagstaff Biking Organization, and join us again. If you haven’t been a coordinator before, we invite you to join us as a coordinator this year to assist in

BTWW information packet pickups at local pubs this week…

Worksite Coordinators for Bike to Work Week can pick up their worksite challenge information packages this week at 2 convenient locations in downtown Flagstaff: Tuesday, April 29th, 5:30-7 pm at Pay-N-Take, 12 W Aspen Ave Thursday, May 1st, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Flagstaff Brewing Company, 16 E Rt 66. Worksites must be registered online prior to pickup. If worksite coordinators are unable to pick up their packages, or have

Bike to Work Week Meeting-April 3rd

A Call to FBO supporters Flagstaff Biking Organization would like to Thank You for helping FBO in the past. Thanks to people like you, Bike to Work Week grows every year, showing our city leaders that the biking community is strong and united. Bike to Work Week is coming up May 11th-16th, and FBO could use your help. We would like to invite you to a special Committee formation Meeting

Upcoming Legislation Could be a Tax Break for Bikes

Some of us have always known it pays to commute by bike– but it could soon pay in cool hard cash– with some luck, a greener Congress, and encouragement from the public (yes, that would be YOU!). Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer (both Democrats from Oregon) have introduced federal legislation to give tax breaks to bicycle commuters. Tax incentives for environmental conservation began in the 1970’s with solar

"For Pete’s Sake" Bicycle Safety Awareness Ride

  On Labor Day Monday, cyclists from around Arizona will join the Verde Valley Cyclists in a ride to honor their close friend Pete Bennett and all fallen riders.  The ride’s intention is to make a visual statement against the carnage taking place on our streets. It is a chance to mourn those who have been killed. The ride hopes to raise   awareness of bicycle safety and “Share the Road”,