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Updated 2/24/2015
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The 23rd Annual Mining Country Challenge is set to take place on Saturday March 14, 2015. The Mining Country Challenge will put your climing skills to test with over 7000 feet of climbing in 96 miles. A shorter 66-mile ride is also an option. The ride starts in Old Town Superior in the heart of Arizona's mining country. See Major Events for ride and registration information.

What's New
February 24: 32nd Annual Answer to the Challenge set for April 24-26, 2015.
February 24: Updated Ride Schedule.
February 24: February 22 Sunday Kickoff Report added to The Hub.
February 21: Updated Ride Schedule with February 28 and March 8 Saturday Cycling Routes.
February 21: February 14 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
February 15: The Sunday Kickoff to continue 9:00 a.m. start in March.
February 15: Updated Ride Schedule.
February 13: Updated EMail Directory.
February 8: 23rd Annual Mining Country Challenge set for Saturday, March 14, 2015.
February 8: Updated Ride Schedule with Feb 14 & 21 Saturday Cycling Routes.
February 8: January 31 Saturday Cycling Report added to The Hub.
February 1: Updated Ride Schedule with February and March Spin Cycle routes.
January 25: Added 2015 Casa Grande Century Gallery with registration photos.
January 25: Updated Ride Schedule.

Events This Week
February 23 (Mon) Soft Spoke'N Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 26 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 27 (Fri) Out Spoke'N Ride - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 28 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Research to Oak - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
February 28 (Sat) Sun Lakes Breakfast Ride - Sun Lakes Bicycle Club
March 1 (Sun) Spin Cycle: South Mountain - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
March 1 (Sun) Kokopedalli No-Drop Ride: Chaparral Park - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club
March 1 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff - Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

Upcoming PMBC Major Events
23rd Annual Mining Country Challenge - Saturday, March 14, 2015
Saddle up, Pardner, it's time to hit the trail, and some trail it is! Climb. Climb. Then climb some more. That's the Mining Country Challenge. It's not for everyone, but if you have aspirations to really put your climbing abilities to the test, this is the ride for you. By the end of the 96 mile ride you'll have climbed 7000 feet. A metric century option of 66 miles is also available. The ride starts in Old Town Superior in the heart of Arizona's mining country. See Major Events for more ride and registration information.

32nd Annual Answer to the Challenge - Friday-Sunday, April 24-26, 2015
At 325 miles, Answer to the Challenge will confront you with three consecutive days of century riding. Along the way you'll be asked to do over 22,000 feet of climbing and the weather can range anywhere from cold and wet to hot and dry. The route takes you from Scottsdale to Strawberry on day one. Day two continues on to Prescott over Mingus Mountain. Day three takes you from Prescott back to Scottsdale. See Major Events for more ride and registration information.

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