Road Bike Advocacy
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,
At long last, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) has proposed a rule change which will make it easier for parks to open trails for mountain biking. IMBA, (International Mountain Bicycling Association), urges mountain bikers to register comments in support of the rule change. IMBA has been asking for this change since the 1990s. This rule would still require a full NEPA, (National Environmental Policy Act), analysis to open a
Flagstaff Biking proudly announces the addition of Thomas “T.C.” Eberly as their newest board member. T.C. was unanimousy approved as a board member in the October FBO board meeting. T.C. is a member of the Flag Velo executive board and has recently shifted his focus from amatuer race promotion to community events. He adds a long history of event planning in Flagstaff including the Summit Center Classic and Arizona State
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.
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has invited the public to attend a public meeting and workshop on Thursday, Oct. 16, regarding the Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road corridor management plan (CMP). The Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road includes SR 89A from Bitter Springs (at the turnoff to Page) to Fredonia near the Utah border. Flagstaff Biking has submitted comments asking that the scenic corridor be developed with consideration for bicycle touring,
Pro Cyclist legend, Floyd Landis, led a ride to raise awareness for joint health on Saturday, October 4th on Lake Mary Road. The ride was presented by Smith and Nephew, an orthopedic prosthesis company, and benefited local cycling advocacy organization, Flagstaff Biking Organization. Over 30 individuals came to join the ride. Floyd Landis helped Lance Armstrong win the 2002 Tour de France. In January of 2003, Floyd crashed in training
Through collaboration between ADOT and the City of Flagstaff, repaving of Route 66 now includes marked lanes for biking along Route 66 and Milton from Flagstaff Ranch Road (near Woody Mt) to Switzer Canyon. See details here. While these lanes are not specifically signed for cycling, and are a little narrower than standard bike lanes, they give cyclist a better margin of safety and more recognition on the road, reports
Everyone is invited for a social road ride with Pro-peloton rider rider Floyd Landis on Lake Mary Road. The ride will meet and greet with photo ops at the Lower Lake Mary parking lot at 9:00 am on Saturday, October 4th. The ride is FREE. This ride is courtesy of Smith and Nephew, manufacturer of the BHR prosthesis that Floyd had implanted last year. Thanks to Smith and Nephew for
Take the new transportation survey and checkout the results from the first survey at ww.flagstaffpathways.org (http://www.flagstaffpathways.org/ ). Our first Flagstaff Pathways transportation survey invited the community to tell us what they think about major transportation issues and priorities. The new second survey will gather more specific information and build on the results of the first survey and other community input so far. Take a few moments to complete the new
News Flash! A bill to recognize the importance of bicycling in transportation and recreation is up for vote in the Senate. Contact Senator McCain on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Take Action Now! It’s super quick! The “National Bike Bill”, passed by the House in May, is scheduled to be considered by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, this Thursday, July 31, 2008, at 10 am.