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We are a 501c3 nonprofit org working to make bicycling a prominent, safe & convenient form of transport & recreation in and around Tempe, AZ & via education, grassroots events, & civic participation.
2023-02-19 22:08
Sorry we’re not on here as much as we could be but we did want to make you aware of our monthly board meeting at 7PM at Boulders on Broadway (2/19/23). Our agenda is pretty thick today… Read More
2023-02-07 03:38
Sometimes we are presented with this question. Occasionally the initial response may be. . . thinking/reflection/’buffering’ but when we received an email about some specific are… Read More
2022-11-23 15:30
Recently we’ve been getting requests via our BR4B program. This round of installs was kicked off by an email from the Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (N.O.A.H.) in Sunnyslope. T… Read More
2022-11-10 01:18
While we’ve posted and commented about this on Facebook and Reddit we’ve neglected our blog readers, many apologies. If you haven’t heard apparently the motoring public is… Read More
2022-11-08 05:56
How did we miss getting a post up about our annual meeting, you know the one where we buy pizza for everyone and ask for board nominations. We sent a MailChimp and posted to Facebook but app… Read More
2022-03-15 16:45
Woohoo! Nearly all of the work has been completed for this years Arizona Bicycling Summit. Including something I’m (perhaps overly) fond of, a screening of the advocacy film the BICYCL… Read More
2021-11-13 03:37
In a short two days the local bicycle community will come together at Boulders on Broadway to nominate candidates and vote in the latest group of directors to the Tempe Bicycle Action Group… Read More
2021-10-05 20:22
WOW! New Belgium Brewing in cooperation with the City of Tempe are planning the biggest Bikes, Beer, and Bemusment party at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe, Arizona on April 9th 2022. If you&rsquo&hell…Read More
2021-06-11 05:06
Especially the Central Avenue Bike Lane Survey at the bottom! Our research tells us the Phoenix Sonoran Bikeway is 20 years old this month! This recreational route runs nearly the length of… Read More
2021-06-02 02:55
Starting on June 10th and extending until Fall 2022 the Dreamy Draw Bike Path will be closed during the construction of the City of Phoenix Drought Pipeline Project. More information at http… Read More
2021-05-13 04:58
Virtual meeting alert. On Thursday May 20th the City of Phoenix will host a meeting about adding bike lanes to Central Avenue from Bethany Home Road north to the Arizona Canal. The current l… Read More
2021-04-01 14:45
It’s April 1st and you know what that means? Why it’s Valley Bike Month! That time of year when we all (normally) get together and do fun bike stuff. While nearly all of the even… Read More
2021-03-04 19:00
Both the north and south bank paths along the Salt River are closed due to a natural gas line that ruptured and caught fire on Sunday morning February 28th. The closure extends from near 16t… Read More
2021-02-01 13:02
The City of Tempe made us aware of some upcoming construction along the Rio Salado Pathway. Starting on February 1st contractors will be installing lights along the pathway west of McClintoc… Read More
2020-12-31 01:52
You guys! Valley Metro is hosting a FREE community viewing and Q&A with the Director of MOTHERLOAD, a crowdsourced movie about how cargo bikes just might save the world. Watch the traile… Read More
2020-11-30 18:12
Over the Thanksgiving break we learned that the Union Pacific Railroad will be upgrading the bike/ped crossing from the existing bumpy asphalt that’s there today to a more standard con… Read More
2020-10-19 05:01
Hey kids, Remember when we could get together and vote in new board members? Well this year is going to be, um, a bit different, obviously, for reasons… On November 15th, 2020&nb&hell…Read More
2020-08-25 02:16
There’s something freeing about riding a bicycle as a child. The world feels like it’s yours; you think you can go anywhere with little more than two wheels and a handlebar. As w… Read More
2020-07-21 18:44
It’s been a long time coming but the underpass near Tempe Marketplace is now open for Rio Salado path users! Bicyclists, runners, walkers, skateboarders, roller skaters, scooter riders… Read More
2020-01-26 02:39
Hey! The City of Tempe is holding a grand opening event for the Highline Canal Path on Saturday February 8th from 9 to 11am. We’re going to be riding down there to catch the Mayors spe… Read More
2019-06-08 23:24
On June 26th join us down at Boulders on Broadway to keep in the loop of whats going on in our state and city. This month’s topic will be the Vision Zero project… not sure what… Read More
2019-03-05 04:41
Tempe’s Vision Zero draft plan is ready to be presented to the public. Please join us on either Sat, March 23 @ 9 a.m. -or- Wed, March 27 | 6 p.m. at the Tempe… Read More
Bike Count 2018
2018-04-02 02:15
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: The annual Bike Count is around the corner, and we need your help to count bikes! By spending some time counting bicycles and recording some important data (like helmet… Read More
Why All Bicycles Should Be “Licensed”
2017-07-15 21:12
In a previous post, I talked about the game changing $15 tax on new bicycles (over $500) that was just passed in Oregon. I argue that the persuasion factor of paying an excise tax drasticall… Read More
2017-02-13 20:57
Join us for the second board meeting of 2017! We will be discussing events and initiatives coming up including the Tempe Bike Count, Bike Month (April), and the Final Four Bike Valets. Bould… Read More
Tour De Fat Sign Up Is OPEN!
2016-08-16 04:45
Help make the biggest bike party in Tempe possible! Volunteer at the Tempe Tour de Fat Oct. 1st! Sign up to volunteer here. Or got to Ge… Read More
2016-08-13 23:34
Great news in the cycling community! ASU recently hired a new Director for the Geography and Urban Planning School (SGSUP: The new Director is Trisalyn Nelson… Read More
2016-07-24 20:22
Bike theft.  When it happens, you often feel like you have no recourse.  We at TBAG understand that frustration, and want to make sure you are prepared for this worst case scenario… Read More
2016-05-17 01:22
From collisions by bicycles with automobiles, there are approximately 700 Deaths per year in the United States. These deaths here are just a statistic; but to those 700 people, their friends… Read More
2016-04-08 03:29
Counters n’ Crunchers is the most incredible group that has ever existed. We count bikes and then we crunch those bikes! Er…wait that data, crunch the data, not the bikes. Envis… Read More
2016-03-24 00:56
2016 Tempe Bike Count: March 29-31 What: The Tempe Bike Count is an annual event where volunteers gather bike data at key intersections around Tempe over multiple days.  Volunteers work… Read More
2016-02-26 20:31
CALL TO ACTION: HELP KEEP THE BIKE LANES ON MCCLINTOCK ROAD! Email the Tempe City Council ([email protected]) or call 480-350-8110 and tell them that you are support keeping bik… Read More
2016-01-22 04:52
Public Notice: Potential Change to TBAG Bylaws According to the bylaws adopted by the Tempe Bicycle Action Group Article VII Section 2 (…/tbag_bylaws_amended… Read More
2016-01-14 00:56
2016 Tempe Bike Count: March 29-31 What: The Tempe Bike Count is an annual event where volunteers gather bike data at key intersections around Tempe over multiple days.  Volunteers work… Read More
2015-11-12 04:26
We Need New Logos and Icons Make 6 – 8 TAG icons that can be used in TBAG logo as well as independently on the TBAG website. Each icon should be 1 tone, or 1 layer–black and whit… Read More
2015-11-12 03:53
Upstairs at Boulders On Broadway. We elect new board members or re-elect old ones. This is the big event where we, your lovable and hard working bike advocates, tell you, the people who matt… Read More
2015-11-12 03:45
A recurring event where TBAG members will go overt the monthly board meeting agenda. Meeting Agenda: Show up before 7 for pre-meeting convos. Board agenda items @ 7:00pm, starting with guest… Read More
2015-08-18 02:00
Volunteer Now! Sign up here! Volunteer sign up is now open for the 2015 Tour de Fat! The annual New Belgium Tour de Fat is on Saturday, October 3rd this year. As you know, the event is… Read More
2015-07-28 21:01
Just when you thought you were out of that cold and biter Phoenix valley area winter season – bam! – you’re hit with another wave of cool. We’re referring to the four… Read More
2015-07-28 20:59
We’re pleased to present TBAG’s annual Holiday Lights Ride for your very own entertainment! Deck the bikes with boughs of holly, tinsel, bells, ribbons and lights. Wear your favo… Read More
2015-07-28 20:55
I say mate, ain’t it time for a night out on the town in our finest and what what? Come join TBAG once again for one of our most popular cruises, the tweed ride. Meet us at the co… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
PAST EVENTS Tempe Tour de Fat Bike Count SanTan Wheelie Jam Bike Month 2010 Events Page Ride to First Friday Tour de Fat Past Tempe Tour de Fat Recaps: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 200… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
The 4rd annual Tempe Bike Count takes place in just two weeks, on March 25-27. Training meetings are in just one week. Each of 58 intersections has an AM shift and a PM shift. You can sign u… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
February is (almost) here and we will have an abundance of bike fun events for you in the coming weeks. The 2014 season of Science Sunday Rides kick off this Sunday, February 2. Solar Energy… Read More

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