Tucson, Arizona 
 
 

Rides

Rides and events listed below are open to anyone.  Helmets are required.
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Please check ride information for an explanation of abbreviations.

All riders - please read the Guidelines for Group Rides and our club Policies: Ride Rules and Policies.


If involved in an incident or "near miss" with a vehicle, please fill out the survey for CASA so these can become part of the data used to make our streets safer for bicycles and pedestrians. 

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Rides may be cancelled shortly before the ride in case of inclement weather, so check the schedule before leaving for the ride. 


Upcoming events

    • Mon, August 15, 2016
    • Mon, August 29, 2016
    • 3 sessions
    • Starbucks, 9525 E Old Spanish Trail #113, Tucson, AZ 85748

    It is time to talk, brag, and lament about your weekend. Join me for an EXTREMELY easy social pace around the Saguaro National Park East or out toward Vail. Lots of opportunities to regroup. We can refuel at Starbucks.

    • Wed, August 17, 2016
    • Wed, August 31, 2016
    • 3 sessions
    • Le Buzz, Madera Village, 9121 E Tanque Verde Rd #125, Tucson, AZ 85749

    SORRY. I must cancel the remaining in the series. I will revive if anyone expresses interest.


    Ride Leader: Carolyn Audilet

    • Sun, August 28, 2016
    • 6:00 AM
    • Oro Valley Bicycle 2850 W Ina Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85741

    Medium Hills A/B Ride 15-17 mph - 55 miles  

    Ride Leader:  Tom Cain  520.444.0550

    Start Time 6:00 A.M.


    From: Oro Valley Bicycle 2850 W Ina Rd.


    We begin at 6:00 am promptly...Bring plenty of water and snacks & ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY !


    Ina-La Canada-River-Camino de La Terra- loop-Ina- Silverbell-  Continental Reserve - Coachline- Twin Peaks - Dove  Mountain - Roundabout for B,C riders & Ritz for A riders, Dove Mountain - Moore - Rancho Vistoso- First Ave - Loop - Christine Taylor Green Park 


    This ride will be appx 15-17 mph and will be roughly 55 miles beginning and ending at Oro Valley Bicycle (2850 W. Ina Road - Ina/Shannon) 


    This is a "Ride for a Child" El Tour Training Ride and is in conjunction with the Oro Valley Bicycle group ride led by Tom Oger.


    https://www.facebook.com/events/285301448504083/




     


      

     

       

     

     

     

       

     

     

    • Sun, August 28, 2016
    • 6:30 AM
    • Beyond Bread, Ina/Oracle
    Level: B-C+ all riders welcome
       
    Terrain: Middle Hills 
    Distance:   + or - 28 miles
       
    Ride leader: Claudia Gallagher
    Phone:   520-730-7091
     
    NOTE: STARTING AT 6:30 a.m.

    Ride Description:  Starting at Beyond Bread, Head East on Sunrise, to and through Sabino Canyon.  Return Sunrise to Kolb going north around to Craycroft and straight back to Beyond Bread.

     
    http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1155337063

    • Sun, August 28, 2016
    • 6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Beyond Bread (Ina and Oracle location)
    Level:  A/B+     (any leaders for a B/C option since we have not had any weekend rides??????)


    NOTE: STARTING AT 6:30 AM 
    (hopefully will still see some shade/shadows in Sabino and allow the extra 30 min more sleep in case any of us will be out late. ;)
     
    Terrain: Middle Hills 
    Distance:  37 miles  
       
    Ride leader:   Mike Bernas
    Phone:   520-419-6630

    Ride Description:  Starting at Beyond Bread and heading East on Sunrise to ride up Sabino Canyon and enjoy the cool and nice scenery. Return and do the Kolb loop and then down Craycroft for a controlled ride on the bike path to Via Entrada and then return on First/ Orange Grove/ Oracle to Beyond Bread.
    • Mon, August 29, 2016
    • 6:30 AM
    • Beyond Bread - corner of Oracle & Ina

    Level: B, B-, C+                    All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: SH

    Distance: 30 miles


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint


    Saddlebrooke - Out via Oracle to Wilds, right on Wilds then through neighborhoods to Saddlebrooke. Regroup at store before returning. Optional coffee afterwards at Beyond Bread.


    • Wed, August 31, 2016
    • 6:30 AM
    • Village Bakehouse SE corner Oracle/Mcgee

    Level:  B+/B/B-/C+


    Terrain:  MH


    Ride leader: Carol Forszt 520-403-7234


    NEW START TIME!


    Start Time:  6:30 AM  


    Distance:  20/35mi


    Several Groups & routes


     EVERYONE WELCOME!



    • Sat, September 10, 2016
    • 7:00 AM
    • Stella Java (Meet at Mercado parking lot SE corner Congress & Avenida Del Convento)

    Level: B, B-                            All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: FF

    Distance: 25


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    First of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The first ride is fairly flat and  goes out on LOOP bike path to Silverbell & Ina, then returns via Silverbell along Tour route. It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

    • Sat, September 17, 2016
    • 7:00 AM
    • Stella Java (Meet at Mercado parking lot SE corner Congress & Avenida Del Convento)

    Level: B, B-                              All riders are welcoome!

    Terrain: FF

    Distance: 30


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    Second  of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The  ride is fairly flat and  goes out on LOOP bike path to Silverbell & Twin Peaks, then returns via Silverbell along Tour route. It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

    • Sat, October 01, 2016
    • 7:30 AM
    • Einstein's Bagels SE corner Swan & Sunrise (Meet at parking lot behind Einstein's)

    Level: B, B-                            All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: SH

    Distance: 30


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    Third of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The ride follows the Tour route out to Moore & La Canada, then we take a  break at Hohokam Park in Rancho Vistoso and return via "shuffle". It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

    • Sat, October 15, 2016
    • 7:30 AM
    • Cafe Francais (Meet at east side of Palomino Plaza parking lot SE corner Swan & Fort Lowell)

    Level: B, B-                             All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: SH

    Distance: 40


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    Fourth of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The ride follows the Tour route out to Moore & La Canada, then we take a  break at Hohokam Park in Rancho Vistoso and return via "shuffle". It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

    • Sat, October 29, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Stella Java (Meet at Mercado parking lot SE corner Congress & Avenida Del Convento)

    Level: B, B-                            All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: SH

    Distance: 45


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    Fifth of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! The  ride goes out on LOOP Bike Path to Silverbell & Twin Peaks, then Twin Peaks to Moore. Return via Tour route  (along Twin Peaks to Silverbell, then back on Silverbell).  It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

    • Sat, November 05, 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • Cafe Francais (Meet at east side of Palomino Plaza parking lot SE corner Swan & Fort Lowell)

    Level: B, B-                               All riders are welcome!

    Terrain: SH

    Distance: 55


    Ride Leader: Roberta Toussaint

    Phone: 520-954-1982


    Sixth of series of six El Tour Training Rides aimed at the social rider who would like to ride the 55 mi El Tour option. Team Gabriel's Angels riders (in support of the mission of providing pet therapy to at-risk kids) are especially encouraged to come although EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Out via Tour route to Silverbell & Ina then return via Loop Bike Path along Rillito. It is not necessary to do all six rides, come join us when you can!

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