Tag "bikes"

Call to Bike to Work Week Participants!

Flagstaff Biking Organization would like to THANK YOU for participating in Bike to Work Week in the past. We are gearing up for BTWW 2009 on May 10th-15th, and we will need your help and participation again to make this year even more successful. Each year this event grows and becomes more successful, thanks to folks like you! And have you noticed the results? Each year we get more bike

Take Action to Increase Opportunities for Bicycling in National Parks

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

Winners of the FBO Bicycle Raffle!

And the Winners are…. 1st Place: Pat Johnson 2nd Place: Dave Needham 3rd Place: Jack Williams We are currently working with the winners in order chosen to determine who gets which of the prizes: Kona Blast Mountain Bike from AZ Bikes: Wright Cycles Custom Singlespeed Mountain Bike from AZ Bikes: Giant Twist Freedom Hybrid Electric Commuter from Absolute Bikes: Congratulations to our winners and Thanks to all of those folks

Raffle Closed. Winners will be announced on Jan. 2nd.

Do you holiday shopping and help FBO raise funds at the same time! There is over $3000 worth of valuable bikage up for raffle! Do your socially responsible Holiday shopping here in one fell swoop! You may be giving a friend or relative a really super-cool bike! Even better, you’ll Help FBO raise funds for our programs… the loss of the Tour de Fat has left us seriously short on

Join Flagstaffbiking's First Annual Festival of Bikes!

Come One, COME ALL! Have a Bicyclin’ Blast at the Orpheum and Help FBO! The Flagstaff Festival of Lights Parade is a 10-year Flagstaff Tradition, but this is the first year we will have a FBO fundraiser holiday party at the Orpheum to complement! Join us for lots of fun with pictures with Santa on a bike, live music, a bike raffle, hot and cold beverages, recycled bike sales and

FBO Welcomes T.C. Eberly as newest board member

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

Take the new Transportation Survey!

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

Urge Senator McCain to Support the National Bike Bill

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.

Giro de Luna 2008

We had a fantastic group and a beautiful night for this year’s Giro de Luna. Led by Jack Welch and Martin Ince, more than 25 riders of all ages rode the urban trail and through quiet neighborhoods by the light of the full moon and a handful of headlamps. Thanks to all who organized this event and those whose participation made it so much fun!

Join Giro de la Luna Excellent Moonlight Adventure: July 18th

Join Flagstaff Biking’s 4th Annual Giro de la Luna Moonlight Ride! Another Jack and Martin’s Excellent Adventure! Join FBO and our Favorite Fans of the FUTS, Jack Welch and Martin Ince, for moon-light adventures on Flagstaff’s primo Urban Trail System (FUTS). We’ll give the moon a head start… it rises at 8:12 that night, we will meet at the Adult Center at Thorpe Park (click here for map: 245 N