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Updated 2/18/2018
PMBC Jersey PMBC Logo 1st Quarterly Membership Breakfast Meeting
PMBC's 1st Quarterly Membership Breakfast Meeting of 2018 is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018. It will be held at The Hungry Monk in Chandler. Meeting sign-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the meeting should start about 9:45 a.m. As usual the breakfast is free for PMBC members. You can ride to the meeting with Saturday Cycling or meet the club at The Hungry Monk beginning at 9:00 a.m. See Notices for more details.

Volunteers Needed for Mining Country Challenge
Volunteers are still need to help with the Mining Country Challenge taking place on Saturday March, 17th. Since this ride is all about climbing, many of you will not be on the ride, but perhaps you would like to help. See Mining Country Challenge for more info and the volunteer sign up link.

What's New
February 18: Volunteers Needed for Mining Country Challenge.
February 18: 1st Quarterly Membership Breakfast Meeting set for March 3, 2108.
February 18: February 10 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
February 18: Updated Ride Schedule with March 3 Saturday Cycling Route.
February 11: February 3 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
February 11: Updated Ride Schedule with Changed February 17 Saturday Cycling Route.
February 11: Updated Ride Schedule with February 24 Saturday Cycling Route.
January 31: January 27 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
January 31: Updated Ride Schedule with February 17 Saturday Cycling Route.
January 31: Corrected Mining Country Challenge Registration/Check-in Time.
January 27: Updated Ride Schedule with March Events.
January 27: Updated Ride Schedule with February Spin Cycle Routes.
January 27: 2018 Mining Country Challenge set for Saturday, March 17, 2018.
January 27: January 20 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
January 27: Updated Ride Schedule with February 10 Saturday Cycling Route.
January 27: Updated Saturday Cycling's 8th Street Ail route map.
January 27: Updated Ride Schedule with January 28 Spin Cycle Route Change.
January 27: Updated Ride Schedule with February 4 Sunday Kickoff Route.
January 20: January 13 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
January 20: Updated Ride Schedule with January 27 Saturday Cycling Route.
January 20: Updated Ride Schedule with February 3 Saturday Cycling Route.

Events This Week
February 21 (Wed) Wednesday No-Drop Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 22 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 24 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Foothills Training Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 24 (Sat) Sun Lakes Breakfast Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 25 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Around the Mountain - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club - Note route change.
February 25 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

Upcoming PMBC Major Event
2018 Mining Country Challenge - Saturday, March 17, 2018
Saddle up, Pard'ner, it's time to hit the trail! And some trail it is! We're not talking about some easy little jaunt into the desert on some mule with no name (apologies to America) with a pick and shovel slung over your shoulder, no, Sir-ee! However, when you see what you'll be climbing, you may want to reconsider that mule! Or maybe get a mountain goat! Climb, climb, then climb some more. That's the Mining Country Challenge. It's not for everyone, but if you aspire to put your climbing abilities to the test, this really is the ride for you. See Major Events for more ride and registration information.

Other Rides of Interest
Sonoita-Bisbee Overnight Ride - March 17-18, 2018
With the spring sun beckoning you to Bisbee and the wind at your back, travel East on Hwy 82, feast your eye's on the rolling grassland country with the lofty Hauchuca Mountains at the horizon. Join GABA Tucson for a weekend of camaraderie, fitness, and fun in Bisbee. Pedal along rolling hill's and enjoy scenic vistas as you make your way to the quaint old mining town of Bisbee, now an art's colony, nestled in Southeast Arizona's Mule Mountain. Visit GABA Tucson for more ride and registration information.

Cave Creek Overnight Ride - April 21-22, 2018
Join GABA Tucson on their Cave Creek Overnight Ride. Nestled in the Chiricahua Mountains of Southeastern Arizona, is Cave Creek Canyon, a hidden gem, with spectacular cliffs, flowing streams and abundant wildlife. Many visitors have referred to Cave Creek as, "Arizona's Yosemite." Visit GABA Tucson for more ride and registration information.

2018 California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour - September 22-29, 2018
The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over 8 days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends in the iconic Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles. The "CCC", as it is affectionately known, is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. We welcome beginners to experienced cyclists to enjoy the coastline's famous wineries, lighthouses and beaches. Visit The Arthritis Foundation for more tour and registration information.

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