Archive for June, 2013

2014 MBAA SCHEDULE

Posted: June 28, 2013 by MBAA in News/Updates, Racing

drum roll please….here is the lineup for 2014.  We added a new venue and took away Prescott for the 2014 season.  Rest assured we will ride in Prescott – this is a great location for riding – we just simply need to start to bring in some new/different venues.

2014 SCHEDULE:

Jan 18 – McDowell Meltdown – McDowell
Feb 8 – White Tanks Whirlwind – White Tanks
Feb 22 – Sara Park – Lake Havasu –
Mar 8 – Hedgehog Hustle – Estrella
Mar 29 – MARC in the Park – McDowell team event (2x team points)
Apr 19 – Foray at the Fort – Sierra Vista (1.5x points)
May 17 – Flagstaff Frenzy (Finals) – Flagstaff
*May 18 – Super D – Flagstaff

*not part of points series

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actionFolks if you ride in the Tukee’ take a minute today to give your feedback on this, it WILL impact (not so positively) our riding on Pecos. We need feedback by FRIDAY JUNE 28 – TAKE ACTION!

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Send comments via ADOTs public link:  http://azdot.gov/SouthMountainFreeway/

As many of you know ADOT has proposed the extension of the Loop 202 South Mountain freeway for sometime. The draft Environmental Impact Statement was released in April and is open for a comment period until July 24th.

A group called Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children (PARC) http://protectazchildren.org/action-plan is working to oppose this by-pass alignment which will run along the Pecos road alignment. Many of you on this email chain know how important Pecos and this area has been to many recreational athletes and cyclists in the Ahwatukee / Tempe / Chandler area.  This freeway will decimate the cycling and recreation along this corridor as well as bring increased truck traffic impacting our safety and our health. (more…)

CLIPS BEER & FILM TOUR HITS FLAG JUNE 27

Posted: June 20, 2013 by MBAA in TdF

 Clips Beer and Film Tour is coming to town on June 27th as a FUNdraiser for Flagstaff Biking Organization!  The event will start at 7pm at Thorpe Park Multi Use Field.  Check out the Facebook event and share with your friends too! This is a fundraiser for Flagstaff Biking Organization and we’re looking for some good folks to volunteer for the evening!  Some of the positions need to be TIPS trained, but we’ll reimburse you if you get the online certification!    If you’d like to help us, please check out the different positions we need below and email melissa@flagstaffbiking.org to sign up!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Set Up: 10am to 4pm (must be a heavy lifter)
Beer Servers: 6pm to 11pm (must be 21 years of age)
Beer Games:  6pm to 11pm  Various fun and beer related games from the folks of New Belgium Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age) Beer Gypsies: 6pm to 11pm  Beer Gypsies are given trays that have a shoulder strap (think 40s cigar girls) around their shoulders and hold approximately a dozen of 3oz samples.  They will roam the event with a specific flavor of beer checking for wristbands and taking tokens.  Must be 21 years of age.
Wristbands and Tokens: You’ll take give out wristbands, take money and distribute tokens to the attendees!
Tear Down: 9:30pm – Midnight (must be a heavy lifter)
What if I can’t volunteer? If you can’t volunteer, we’d love for you to attend the event as a guest or purchase a raffle ticket for the New Belgium Crusier Bike we’ll be giving away that evening!
100% of the profits from beer sales and raffle tickets go back to Flagstaff Biking Organization so even by attending you’re helping FBO! Thank you!