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Downtown Tucson takes a free ride

Downtown Tucson takes a free ride

Story by KATELYN ROBERTS Photos by DAVID JOSEPH DEL GRANDE A “cyclovia,” Spanish for a temporary blockade from cars, allows locals to do anything but drive among a community’s car-free streets. As one of the most bike-friendly cities in the United States, ranked 23rd by Bicycling.com, Tucson’s spring Cyclovia on April 2 was a showcase […]

Take the Tour de Tucson

Take the Tour de Tucson

By D.R. WILLIAMS Bicyclists throughout the state and from different parts of the world have been training all year and the time has finally come to put their bodies to the test in Tucson’s pre-Thanksgiving classic on Nov. 19. Riders in the full 106-mile loop start and finish at Armory Park downtown but there are […]

BICYCLES BY THE NUMBERS

BICYCLES BY THE NUMBERS

Compiled by Deanna Sherman 60 million Number of Americans who bicycle at least once a year. 91,000 Number of trips made by bicycle in Tucson. 955 Number of bicycle lanes, routes and paths in Tucson. 5-15 Number of minutes it takes to park a car. 1 Number of minutes it takes to park and lock […]

OFF-ROAD CYCLISTS Riding trails of advocacy

OFF-ROAD CYCLISTS Riding trails of advocacy

By JAMIE VERWYS Tucson is known for its active bicycling community. With annual events like the Tour De Tucson and a multitude of bicycle shops, it’s clear the city appreciates its wheels. Beyond the urban pavement, Mount Lemmon offers a paradise of trails for the sport of mountain biking. Avid cyclist Art Alcantara calls the […]