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Updated 7/9/2017

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Captain's Tour de Lehi - Updated 7/16/2014
This 25, 33, or 44 mile ride starting from Kiwanis Park in Tempe will take you on a loop to the northeast through the community of Lehi and returning back to Kiwanis Park with a breakfast stop at Paradise Bakery on the SE corner of McClintock and Guadalupe Rds. This was Leon "Captain America" Smith's favorite route.
Map by Scott Barvian
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Chaparral Capitol
Loop from Chaparral Park in Scottsdale to the State Capitol in Phoenix.
Map by Tom Adams
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PMBC Saturday Cycling Rides

8th Street Ail - Added 4/24/2017
This Ahwatukee Foothills route includes four optional loops before reaching the regroup. Each loop includes a gentle climb. The extended distance option after the regroup includes two not-so-gentle climbs, including northbound 8th Street which gives the route its name. Breakfast at AZ Bread Co.
Map by Ken St. John
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AhwaFooty
This 24 mile or 35 mile ride from Kiwanis Park in Tempe will take you on a tour of the Ahwatukee Foothills with moderate climbing on the 35 mile option.
Map by Bob Fulleman for Sue Fassett
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Captain's Tour de Lehi - Updated 7/16/2014
This 25, 33, or 44 mile ride starting from Kiwanis Park in Tempe will take you on a loop to the northeast through the community of Lehi and returning back to Kiwanis Park with a breakfast stop at Paradise Bakery on the SE corner of McClintock and Guadalupe Rds. This was Leon "Captain America" Smith's favorite route.
Map by Scott Barvian
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Chandler/Gilbert Bronze - Updated 4/14/2013
Chandler and Gilbert have both been designated Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Communities by the League of American Cyclists. This route celebrates that with a tour that slices through the heart of each. The standard route visits downtown Chandler and loops back around the big Chandler Fashion Mall. The long route will see downtown Gilbert, then run past the Chandler Municipal Airport, and the world-famous Intel manufacturing site. Breakfast at AZ bread Co at Kyrene and Elliot.
Map by Ken St. John
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Chandler-Pecos Loop - Added 5/21/2016
The extra-long route sails east on Chandler Blvd all the way from Rural to Power, returning by way of Pecos. Distance options are 28, 34 and 42 miles; the shorter routes simply head over to Pecos a little earlier. Breakfast at AZ Bread Co (SE corner of Kyrene and Elliot).
Map by Ken St. John
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Foothills Training Ride - Updated 9/8/2012
This is a loop through the Ahwatukee Foothills with options of 25 miles with one gentle climb, or 38 miles that will take you up 5 more climbs. If you can follow the spaghetti-bowl long-route map, you will have gone up and down all 5 approaches with no repeats and no u-turns. Breakfast stop at the AZ Bread Co.
Map by Ken St. John
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Length of Lindsay - Updated 6/15/2016
The Length of Lindsay takes you to the east, with route options of 29 miles or 39 miles, no climbing. Breakfast options at Paradise Bakery in Tempe or Jason's Deli in Chandler.
Map by Ken St. John
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Lucky 7's - Updated 8/27/2015
This route starts at Kiwanis Park in Tempe and loops clockwise to the south and takes advantage of some of the new roads over by the Wild Horse Pass casino/resort area. The name plays off the mileage options of 27, 37, or 47 miles and the two casinos near the route.
Map by Scott Barvian
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Marco Polo - Added 1/27/2013
Named in honor of the famed 13th century explorer who journeyed eastward from Italy all the way to China, the Marco Polo route is designed to stretch us to the far eastern limits of our range. The 28 mile standard route goes east on Guadalupe for 13, then loops back on Elliot. The 43mile long route keeps going east all the way to Ellsworth, then loops 3 miles to the south before joining the Elliot return path. Breakfast at Paradise Bakery on Guadalupe and McClintock.
Map by Ken St. John
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McKellips Loop - Updated 11/27/2015
Now with an extended 45 mile option. This 28 mile, 37 mile or 45 mile loop from Kiwanis Park in Tempe will take you north through Tempe and then east through Mesa on McKellips Road before returning to Paradise Bakery for breakfast.
Map by Ken St. John
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MidSummer Ride: A Quest for Shade - Updated 9/10/2016
Garmin Connect Digital Maps: Short Route | Long Route - Added 10/6/2015
There are 4 features that lend this ride to the midsummer heat: 1) long S to N stretch for shade. 2) 2nd re-hydration stop. 3) short-cut to finish opportunity if you feel overwhelmed. 4) breakfast stop < 1 mile from finish. Route options 28 miles with one climb or 38 miles with a couple of bonus climbs. Breakfast at Panera Bread at Guadalupe Rd and McClintock Dr.
Map by Ken St. John
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Original Mummy Mountain Loop - Updated 3/28/2013
A 40 mile loop (with a 31 mile option) from Kiwanis Park in Tempe, taking riders north into Scottsdale and around Mummy Mountain with a breakfast stop at Paradise Bakery in Tempe.
Map by Scott Barvian
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...Or Give Me Hills! - Updated 7/2/2013
Garmin Connect Digital Maps: Short Route | Long Route - Added 10/13/2015
On this route we approach the familiar Ahwatukee Foothills from the east on Chandler Blvd., cutting south to Pecos before hitting the hills. The 30-mile standard route loops back on Liberty Lane. The extended route adds 8 miles by going out-and-back to the western limit of Pecos and climbing a couple more hills before returning east on Chandler. Both routes converge again at 40th St. and head back to Tempe through Equestrian Trails. Breakfast is at AZ Bread Co. on the SE corner of Kyrene and Elliot.
Route designed by Julie Moore
Map by Ken St. John
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Paseo de Cesar Chavez
This 34.5 mile ride (with a shorter option of 25.5 miles) will take you on a loop from Kiwanis Park in Tempe out and around Cesar Chavez Park in Phoenix and back to Kiwanis Park, with a breakfast stop near the end at AZ Bread Co. in Tempe.
Map by Ken St. John
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Pylant's Pedal
On Sunday mornings, you could often find Buddy Pylant romping in the Ahwatukee area, following a course favored by him and Buddy's brigade. One route of approximately 30 miles, which will be a mix of our original Ahwatukee route with a bit of the Wednesday nighter's romp tossed in.
Map by Sue Fassett
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Research To Oak - Updated 8/14/2014
The Research to Oak route takes us on a clockwise loop around town, with 31 miles short route with no climbing or 38 miles on the long route with some moderate climbing. Breakfast stop at Paradise Bakery on southeast corner of Guadalupe and McClintock.
Map by Janet Nash
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South Mountain
From Kiwanis Park in Tempe to South Mountain Park. Ride to the Towers, San Juan or to the Stone House. 39 miles with lots of climbing, 38 miles with moderate climbing, or 24 miles with a bit of gentle climbing.
Map by Janet Nash for Sue Fassett
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St. Francis Loop - Updated 6/17/2012
A 25 mile or 36 mile loop from Kiwanis Park in Tempe. Both options, which have three moderate climbs, will take you north through Tempe, and Papago Park and into south Scottsdale.
Map by Bob Fulleman
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Tour de Lehi
Ride from Kiwanis Park in Tempe out east to Mesa and to through the community of Lehi. Route options of 27 miles or 35 miles, no climbing with a breakfast stop Bruegger's Bagels at 11th and Mill in Tempe.
Map by Janet Nash for Sue Fassett
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Tour de Mesa - Updated 9/27/2012
The Tour de Mesa is a ride from Kiwanis Park in Tempe taking you to the northeast, with route options of 29 miles with no climbing or 39 miles with a gentle climb. Breakfast at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, southeast corner Guadalupe & McClintock.
Map by Robert Fulleman
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Tour de Mesa Rewound - Updated 3/20/2016
A revised Tour de Mesa that reverses the direction of the standard route to clockwise resulting in fewer left turns. Options of 32 or 44 miles. Breakfast at Paradise Bakery & Cafe, southeast corner Guadalupe & McClintock.
Map by Ken St.John
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Tour de Sue - Updated 7/22/2012
The Tour de Sue is a ride from Kiwanis Park in Tempe taking you on a flat loop to the south, with route options of 25 or 35 miles with a breakfast stop at AZ Bread Co in Tempe at Kyrene and Elliot.
Map by Scott Barvian
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PMBC Spin Cycle Rides

Around the Mountain
A 50 mile loop around South Mountain from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Downtown Phoenix
A 45 mile (35 mile) loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to Downtown Phoenix.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Germannalupe Loop
Loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, north to Guadalupe and returning via Higley and Germann.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Germann/Hunt Loop
Loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, east to Higley on Germann returning via Hunt Hwy and Queen Creek.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Halfway Around the Mountain
A 45 mile out-and-back from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to half way around South Mountain.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Harrah's Turnaround
A 45 mile out-and-back from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to Harrah's Casino in Maricopa.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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McKellupe Loop (version 1)
50 mile (39 or 34 mile) loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, north to McKellips and looping back through Mesa and Tempe.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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McKellupe Loop (version 2)
39 mile (34 mile) loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, north to McKellips and looping back through Mesa and Tempe.
Map by John Arle
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Metro Mania
A 45 mile (36 mile) loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler through several metro area cities/communities.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Milk Run
44 mile loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler riding through the Gila River Indian Reservation on Maricopa and Riggs Roads, east to Val Vista and returning via Queen Creek, Germann and Frye Roads.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Ohcotukee Loop
50 mile (35 mile) loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler riding through the communities of Ocotillo and Ahwatukee.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Sacaton
Ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to the Gila Indian Community of Sacaton and return.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Sun Devil Circle
Loop from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler through ASU, Mesa, and Tempe.
Map by John Arle
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Tempe Mountains
45 mile (38 mile) ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler looking for a few hills to climb in north Tempe/ south Scottsdale.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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To the Towers
50 mile (42 mile) ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to the Towers at the top of South Mountain.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Tour de Lehi
40 to 35 mile ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler toward the north east through the quite community of Lehi.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Tour de Love Birds
A 50 mile out-and-back ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler to Mesa to view the lovebirds in the vicinity of Reeker and McKellips.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Tour de Mesa
45 mile (35 mile) ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler travelling east and north through Mesa to McDowell and Power Roads.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Tour de Scottsdale
A 44 mile (40 mile) figure 8 route from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, north through Tempe and Scottsdale to Pima and Indian Bend.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Usery Pass
60 mile (45 or 35 mile) ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler out through Mesa and up and over Usery Pass.
Map by Glen Fletcher
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Miscellaneous Rides

Black Friday Ride
This ride starts and ends at the Paradise Bakery on the SW corner of Ray and Coronado (just East of the 101). Route options of 27 and 37 miles explore some newly improved roads in the far SE corner of Phoenix Metro.
Map by Scott Barvian
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Give Me Liberty! - Updated 6/22/2013
We start from the downtown Gilbert park&ride next to the big water tower off Gilbert Rd. just north of Elliot. It's a flat, mostly north-south 25-mile loop through Mesa and Gilbert, with an extra journey west to Dobson for the 35.5 mile extended route. Breakfast is at Liberty Market near the start location.
Map by Ken St. John
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Mountain Bridge Loop - Long Route - Mountain Bridge Loop - Short Route
The start location is the Mountain Bridge clubhouse, 8730 E Mountain Bridge, Mesa (near McKellips and Ellsworth). Both the 28 and 40 mile route options will be around Usery Pass and Las Sendas. The long one has about 1900 feet of climbing, the 28-miler, not so much.
Map by Rick McKee
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Queen Creek Holiday Ride - Updated 6/28/2015
Starting from Einstein Bagels on the northeast corner of Queen Creek Road and Alma School Road in Chandler, this ride offers options of a 24, 36 or 40 mile loop out to Queen Creek and back with no climbing. Breakfast afterwards at Einstein Bagels at the end of the ride.
Map by Scott Barvian
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Tour de Usery
Start point is at Paradise Bakery located at the NW corner of Signal Butte Rd & Baseline, along the Signal Butte side of the parking lot. The 37+ mile long standard route goes up and over Usery Pass. The 27 mile shorter version bypasses the pass, but both routes offer an optional 2 mile loop with some more steep climbs. Breakfast after at the Paradise Bakery start point.
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