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All riders - please read the Guidelines for Group Rides and our Club Policies.

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

Upcoming events

    • Thu, May 13, 2021
    • 7:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Behind Panera Bread Oro Valley, 10604 N Oracle Rd.

    At this time, rides are open to fully vaccinated club members only. Annual ($25) and 1 month memberships ($10) are available online. Signups and payments cannot be accepted at the ride.

    Level:  B+/B

    Terrain:  MH

    Distance:  about 33 miles

    START TIME 7:00 AM

    Socialize afterwards!  Please bring a mask for socializing and purchasing snacks. 

    Ride leaders: Doug and Roberta Toussaint, wdtoussaint@gmail.com

    Ride description:  Saddlebrooke, including Catalina Hills Dr and a neighborhood tour.  

    Take bikepath to Oracle Rd.   Eagle Crest Canyon Rd to Saddlebrooke Rd., then up the hill on Catalina Foothills.  Regroup at top of hill for a new route that takes full advantage of Saddlebrooke's quiet and smoothly paved streets.  Quick stop at the store, and then return via Twin Lakes Rd.

    • Fri, May 14, 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • LeBuzz @ NE corner of Catalina Hwy & Tanque Verde

    At this time, rides are open to fully vaccinated club members only. Annual ($25) and 1 month memberships ($10) are available online. Signups and payments cannot be accepted at the ride.

    Level:  B+/B : several groups

    Terrain:  MH

    Distance:  28-35 miles

    Note Start  Time Change

    START TIME 7:30 AM

    Socialize afterwards!  Please bring a mask for socializing and purchasing snacks. 

    Ride leader: Don and Carol Waddell 616-510-0494

    Ride description:  Ride groups and leaders will be assigned as appropriate depending upon the number of riders.  From LeBuzz head up Catalina Highway to Mt. Lemmon Short Road turn right and loop onto Soldier Trail  down to Tanque Verde Road   Regroup there  Head west on Tanque Verde and turn south on Tanque Verde Loop.  Turn left on Speedway.  Then ride up Freeman Road to Saguaro National Park East to regroup at the ramada just before the visitor center.  Be sure to have a park pass if you intend to ride the cactus or picnic loops inside the park. Return to Le Buzz down Freeman to Speedway turn left to Tanque Verde Loop turn right to Tanque Verde Rd turn left.  Ride this all the way back to Le Buzz

    Ride with GPS Route Map Links:  36 mi   32 mi   31 mi   27 mi   22 mi

    • Sun, May 16, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Starbucks @ Old Spanish Trail and Harrison


    At this time, rides are open to fully vaccinated club members only. Annual ($25) and 1 month memberships ($10) are available online. Signups and payments cannot be accepted at the ride.

    Level: B+/B/B- 

    Terrain: MH to BH, 1690 ft

    Distance: 27 miles 

    Socialize afterwards at Starbucks. Please bring a mask for inside the coffee shop.

    Ride leader: Mark Mench, mark.mench@outlook.com, 650.804.8469

    Ride Description:  Learn to relax on this ride that includes a short climb to the Babad Do’ag overlook on the quintessential Mount Lemmon with a rest stop at a desert oasis. The climb can be omitted, shortened, or extended.

    Directions:

    1. Right on Old Spanish Trail to Harrison
    2. Right on Harrison to Broadway
    3. Right on Broadway to Tanque Verde Loop
    4. Left on Tanque Verde Loop to Tanque Verde
    5. Right on Tanque Verde to Conestoga
    6. Left on Conestoga to Fort Lowell
    7. Left on Fort Lowell to Melpomene
    8. Right on Melpomene to Catalina Highway
    9. Right on Catalina Highway to Babad Do'ag Overlook (2.5 miles up); Regroup
    10. Left on Catalina Highway to Mt. Lemmon Short Road
    11. Left on Mt. Lemmon Short Road becoming Soldier Trail to Roger Road
    12. Left on Roger Road to Agua Caliente Park Road
    13. Left on Agua Caliente Park Road to Parking Lot; Regroup (Rest Rooms)
    14. Right on Aqua Caliente Park Road to Roger Road
    15. Right on Roger Road to Soldier Trail
    16. Left on Soldier Trail to Tanque Verde 
    17. Right on Tanque Verde to Tanque Verde Loop
    18. Left on Tanque Verde Loop to Broadway
    19. Right on Broadway to Harrision
    20. Left on Harrison toward Old Spanish Trail
    21. Right into Starbucks just before Old Spanish Trail

    Ride with GPS Map



    • Sun, May 23, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Starbucks @ Old Spanish Trail and Harrison


    At this time, rides are open to fully vaccinated club members only. Annual ($25) and 1 month memberships ($10) are available online. Signups and payments cannot be accepted at the ride.

    Level: B+/B/B- 

    Terrain: MH, 1513 ft

    Distance: 36 miles 

    Socialize afterwards at Starbucks. Please bring a mask for inside the coffee shop.

    Ride leader: Mark Mench, mark.mench@outlook.com, 650.804.8469

    Ride Description: Determine your own level of suffering, if any, with this ride that takes in Colossal Cave.  The ride is a figure 8 loop via the Loop, Valencia, Old Spanish Trail, and Loma Alta.  Clockwise or counterclockwise based on prevailing winds.

    Ride with GPS Map



    • Sun, May 30, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Starbucks @ Old Spanish Trail and Harrison


    At this time, rides are open to fully vaccinated club members only. Annual ($25) and 1 month memberships ($10) are available online. Signups and payments cannot be accepted at the ride.

    Level: B+/B/B- 

    Terrain: MH, 1026 ft

    Distance: 38 miles 

    Socialize afterwards at Starbucks. Please bring a mask for inside the coffee shop.

    Ride leader: Mark Mench, mark.mench@outlook.com, 650.804.8469

    Ride Description: In honor of Augie Acuna, a Tucson sports icon, this ride is an out and back to Augie Acuna Los Ninos Park via less-trafficked portions of the Loop.

    Ride with GPS Map



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Tucson, AZ 85728

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