Tag "trails"

Sechrist Trail Day – October 14th

Coconino County Parks and Recreation calls on volunteers to join the Trail Day to complete the connector trail from Fir to Sechrist Elementary School on Sunday, October 14 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. We will meet at Sechrist Elementary School parking lot. Please wear closed toe shoes and outdoor clothing. Tools and lunch will be provided. We will develop new trails, put up some signs, and clean up some

Pedals vs. Pistons Trail Day!!

Come bolster Flagstaff Biking Organization’s ranks! September 22nd, 9:00 AM, Secret Trail re-route. FBO will be working with Coconino Trail Riders (motorcyclists) building a section of trail to re-route Secret Trail as part of the Fort Valley Restoration Project. We want mountain bikers to have a big showing. Don’t let the motors win! Meet at Friedlein Prairie Road and Snowbowl Road intersection at 9:00 am. If you have a 4

Trail Day September 8th-Rocky Ridge Trail

Come on out and help be a part of the solution!  We all know that budget cuts have slashed the Forest Service’s ability to do everything that’s needed to keep our trails in shape, so come out and help out!  We’ll meet at the lower Shultz Creek Trail head off of Shultz Pass Road at 8:30am.  Please bring your bike helmet (those shovels can hurt if they hit your head!

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day-October 7th

As a celebration of the success of our Youth Mountain Biking Program and Trips for Kids, FBO and IMBA will celebrate the third annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day on Sunday, October 7, 2007. This is a great opportunity for you to pass your passion for pedaling on to kids! FBO has a limited amount of bicycles available for this event so RSVP to Melissa at melissa@flagstaffbiking.org if you

Help Protect Mountain Bike Access in Crested Butte

The Gunnison National Forest (GMUG) is proposing to manage mountain bikes as motorized vehicles as part of their implementation of the National Travel Management Rule. This decision is counter to an International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the USDA Forest Service that agrees that mountain bikes shoud be managed similarly to equestrians and hikers. This Proposed Action would also close several trails to mountain bike use.

CTR Trail Day: August 25th

This Saturday’s trail day is postponed until August 25th. Coconino Trails Riders motorcyclists would like to invite the members of Flagstaff Biking to join us during this summer’s CTR Trail Days. We will be working on the “Secret Trail” re-route. CTR will provide lunch, beverages and t-shirts (one t-shirt per person, per season). Join us for this fun event ! Contact Keith Greenwalt (928) 853-7093 for meeting locations and exact

August 11th Trail Day!

Join us at Elden Lookout Trail from 9:30am – 3pm. Trail Maintenance Meet at: Mt. Elden trail head parking lot on 89A, just past the Peaks Ranger station. All trail events start at 9:30am and will end at 3pm. Lunch and refreshments provided at all events. Raffle prizes and trail T-shirts eligible to all volunteers. Please wear protective footwear and headgear (your bike helmet will work), long pants, and bring

Help IMBA Keep Mountain Bike Access on the Great Divide Trail!

When it comes to the longest trails in the country, mountain bikes haven’t been welcome. Congress banned bicycles from the Appalachian Trail before our sport evolved, and access to the Pacific Crest Trail was eliminated in 1988, before mountain bike advocacy had fully developed. With nearly 5,000 miles of iconic trail off-limits on either coast, mountain bikers have had to look to the Rocky Mountains for their taste of epic,

Trail etiquette refresher

Biking, hiking and equestrian season is in full swing and the trails are getting more crowded, especially popular areas like Schultz Creek. Here in the Flagstaff area, we are very fortunate to have such an extensive network of trails open to bicycles. Along with that privilege comes the responsibility to behave appropriately and avoid hurting or offending others we meet on the trail. A bit of trail etiquette and good