What happens when two very good, well intentioned modes of transportation come together in a densely populated, busy urban corridor? Well, if it’s the Tucson Streetcar and the fleet of Tucson bike commuters, the results are starting to get ugly. The Sun Link Streetcar is now in the final testing phases in the bustling University […]
Our family has just celebrated one year living in Tucson, Arizona. There are a lot of great things about Tucson, but as a cycling family, one of the things we have enjoyed most is the nearly year-round cycling season. Granted, our first summer was a bit of a rough adjustment (toasted bums on blazing hot […]
Well, we did it. We packed up and loaded all of our inventory and equipment, and we moved Bike Shop Hub to Tucson, Arizona. It took us most of a week to pack up our inventory. We spun cocoons of plastic wrap around our shelves until we were dizzy from walking around in circles. On […]
Bike Shop Hub moved to Tucson, Arizona over the weekend. While my co-workers moved five big truckloads of inventory and office equipment, I was entrusted with delivering our rotted and weathered picnic table. Tucson Commute 1 I commuted by truck with this precious cargo more than 250 miles in our company’s gutless Mazda, and brought them […]
Cyclovia is not a race; cyclovia is not a parade; cyclovia is simply a temporary space that springs up for people to interact with each other, get some exercise, and do so in safe, car-free environment.
I never would have thought that a video could be so moving, when it merely shows cyclists riding around at night. But this video from Tucson Velo shows the turnout for a bike vigil held yesterday for the victims of the shooting in Tucson on Saturday, January 8. The gunman killed six, and injured 13, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is also a cyclist and cycling advocate.