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Monthly Board Meeting

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 guests
Post-meeting conversations @ 8:30pm, or whenever we finish.

Food Specials:
$5 personal pizza!

This meeting is open to all members of the public, and non-board members are encouraged to attend and participate. If you’d like to put something on the agenda, please contact TBAG Secretary Ben Nyer (ben [at] biketempe [dot] org). We’re open to discussing anything bike-related whether it’s on the agenda or not, but we like having time to process agenda items before the meeting.

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THE WINTER GAMES

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 fourth annual Tempe Bicycle Winter Games of course.

Get your body armor on and your health insurance renewed – once again we’ll be practicing the time honored brutal tradition of princess bike death races, slow ride, figure 8 races and more.

Starting at 11, get your Winter Games on in Clark park, just across the street from Boulders.

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THE HOLIDAY LIGHTS RIDE

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 favorite ugly sweater and pack your thermoses with mulled cider and hot chocolate. We’re going to take a tour of Tempe and Scottsdale neighborhoods, check out the holiday decorations and rock out at that one house with the Electric Light Orchestra synchronized light show.

We’ll be meeting at the Tempe Beach Park entrance, as usual. Hope to see you there!

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THE TWEED RIDE

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 corner of Rio Salado Parkway and Mill Avenue in Tempe Beach Park where you can pose for a pic. Then we’ll bike off for a jolly good time in the finest pubs in town.

Don’t know what to wear? You poor blighter. Well let us enlighten you to the fashionable choices for the evening.

Bowlers, pleated skirts, course knits, pipes, woolen trousers, suspenders and bow-ties are what’s hot for the evening. Show up for a pint in your spandex and you might as well have shown up in your skivvies.

As always, the ride will be frightfully easy, so all birds and mates of any skill level are welcome to attend for a smashing good time.

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THE SUMMER SOLSTICE RIDE

This is the ONLY reason to leave the house in the summer.

On the HOTTEST day of the year, we celebrate by riding bikes to different stops.

– Riding, then jumping into, multiple pools and fountains
– MASSIVE water balloon fight in the park
– Slip n’ Slide at Birchett park

Then we end the festivities off with an amazing pool party. Lather on the sunscreeen, don your most colorful swimwear, and help us Keep Tempe Hot by staying so, so cool.

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THE MUSTACHE RIDE

Grow it out, stick it on, or doodle on your upper-lip ‘do, just don’t come to TBAG’s annual Mustache Ride without a sweet ‘stache. You can make it out of all natural fibers, pipe cleaners, felt, fleece, or permanent marker, just as long as your face furniture stands out loud and proud.

So fluff up your fu manchu, primp your pencil ‘stache and give Hasselhoff a run for his money. This nighttime ride is a chance for all cyclists, young and old to take their whiskers on a tour of the finest drinking establishments in Tempe.

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TBAG Solstice Ride 2015

This is the ONLY reason to leave the house this summer.

On the HOTTEST day of the year, we celebrate by riding bikes to different stops.

– Riding then jumping into multiple pools
– MASSIVE water balloon fight in the park
– Slip n’ Slide at Birchett park

Then we end the festivities off with an amazing pool party. This years host will be University Pointe ! Check the event page for photos of the party space.

This event IS a fundraiser, so heres how that works:

$20 presale tickets are available now! SOLSTICERIDE.com

The ticket gets you into the final pool party, a 1 of a kind limited edition Solstice Ride tank top, and a beer donated
from our good friends at SAN TAN BREWERY and NEW BELGIUM

The ride itself IS FREE. The end party and the tank top are not. All funds go to Tempe Bicyle Action Group and their vigilance in growing our cycling community.

More details to come. Feel free to ask ANY questions and ill answer them immediately.

TEMPE TOUR DE FAT! – Sat Oct 6th 2012

The biggest day in Arizona cycling is finally upon us! Get your bike, get your costume, and come out and celebrate the bicycle at Tempe Beach Park!

Sat October 6th 2012 | Tempe Beach Park| Registration starts at 9 a.m. | Bike parade starts at 10 a.m. | Beer is a flowin’ 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | DeVotchKa is the headlining band this year!

It’s like Christmas, New Years, your birthday, and Halloween all wrapped in one. RSVP at the Tempe Tour de Fat Facebook event page, https://www.facebook.com/events/188459854602810/

Tempe Tour de Fat – 2012 Date Announced!

The Tempe Tour de Fat returns Saturday October 6th. All proceeds at this event go to local cycling non-profits! Tempe is the second largest stop on the tour after New Belgium’s hometown of Ft Collins, Co. Start planning your costume now and start plotting how you’re going to convince New Belgium Brewing that you’re worthy to trade your car for an awesome custom bike. Oh and DeVotchKa are the headliners.

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The mustache ride: Handlebars aren’t just for your bicycle – Sat. March 10

What: Save some bike chain grease for your whiskers this March, when Tempe Bicycle Action Group will be celebrating the fur that has graced the upper lip of many great men (and women!) throughout history: the moustache.

So fluff up your fu manchu, primp your pencil ‘stache and give Hasselhoff a run for his money. This nighttime ride is a chance for all cyclists, young and old to take their whiskers on a tour of the finest drinking establishments in Tempe.

All cyclists are invited. Please RSVP to the Facebook event at the Tempe Bicycle Action Group Facebook page here.

Where: Meet at Tempe Beach Park entrance: the northwest corner of Rio Salado Parkway and Mill Avenue in Tempe

When: Saturday, March. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

How: For more information, contact biketempe.org or facebook.com/biketempe

Wondering what goes down on a TBAG Second Saturday ride? Check out the photos from our Feb. Tweed Ride here: http://www.biketempe.org/tweed-ride-2012-recap/