PHOENIX METRO BICYCLE CLUB
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Ride Schedule
Updated 10/15/2017
October
November

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Every Week

EVERY SATURDAY, Saturday Cycling
The BIG WEEKLY RIDE FOR EVERYONE, starts from Kiwanis Park, SE of Mill Ave and Baseline Rd. We rotate between more than a dozen routes, and at least two distance options are always offered (~2 5miles, and 35 miles or more). The standard (shortest) route is a NO-DROP ride, with Certified Cycling Instructor Kathy Mills riding sweep. Beginners and newcomers are always welcome! There is an optional breakfast stop near the finish. We meet in the parking lot on S All America Way nearest to Mill Ave. The start times throughout the year are: January 8:30 a.m., February 8:00 a.m., March 7:30 a.m., April 7:00 a.m., May/June/July/August 6:30 a.m., September 7:00 a.m., October 7:30 a.m., November 8:00 a.m., December 8:30 a.m. Contact Ken St. John.
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EVERY SATURDAY, Sun Lakes Breakfast Ride
Meet at the big flagpole at Sun Lakes Cottonwood Clubhouse on Robson Blvd. just south of Riggs Road in Sun Lakes for 20-40 mile breakfast rides at a pace of 14 to 16 mph. To confirm the start time or if further information is needed contact Sun Lakes Breakfast Ride or phone 480-883-8420.
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EVERY SUNDAY, The Desert Breeze Spin-Cycle
Join this Sunday ride option from Desert Breeze Park located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd (north parking lot). Rides are 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and the ride is generally dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Come join us! The start times throughout the year are: The start times throughout the year are: January 8:30 a.m., February 8:00 a.m., March 7:30 a.m., April 7:00 a.m., May/June/July/August 6:30 a.m., September 7:00 a.m., October 7:30 a.m., November 8:00 a.m., December 8:30 a.m. Contact Neal Thomas, Mike Kirk, or Glen Fletcher if additional information is needed.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

EVERY SUNDAY, The Sunday Kickoff
The Sunday Kickoff no-drop group rides at a typical speed of 16-17 mph and our overall average speed is about 15 mph. On the first Sunday of each month we may deviate from our normal routine. Please check the ride calendar below. All other Sundays are from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, for a ride of 25 to 30 miles, with breakfast at Panera after the ride, with start times of: January-February 9:00 a.m., March 8:00 a.m., April 7:30 a.m., May 7:00 a.m., June-August 6:30 a.m., September 7:00 a.m., October 7:30 a.m., November 8:00 a.m., December 9:00 a.m. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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EVERY TUESDAY, Soft Spoke'N Ride
The Soft Spoke'N Ride has ended for the summer months. Watch for the rides to start up again next fall.
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EVERY WEDNESDAY, Wednesday No-Drop Ride
Each Wednesday morning is an opportunity to join us for a no-drop ride in the Southeast valley (Tempe, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Gilbert). The ride distance and pace is set according to who comes for the ride. Usually not less than 20 or more than 40 miles distance. About 12 mph with beginners to short runs of 20 mph with wild animals pedaling. We usually ride from Desert Breeze Park in Chandler and have breakfast/brunch after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. For information regarding start time and route details, please contact the ride leader at Wednesday NoDrop.
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EVERY THURSDAY Night, BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights (except Christmas & New Years) in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11 mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

EVERY FRIDAY, Out Spoke'N Ride
The Out Spoke'N Ride has ended for the summer months. Watch for the rides to start up again next fall.
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October 2017

October 19 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

October 21 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Marco Polo - View Map
Start at 7:30 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. The 26-mile standard route goes east on Guadalupe for 12 miles, then loops back on Elliot. The 41-mile long route keeps going east all the way to Ellsworth, then heads a little further south before rejoining the Elliot return path. Breakfast at Panera Bread, McClintock and Guadalupe. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
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October 22 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Original Mummy Mountain
Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). Original Mummy Mountain (45 miles ) - Einstein's at Rural and Ray for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

October 22 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff
Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 7:30 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

October 22 (Sun) Silent Sunday at South Mountain Park
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is once again sponsoring Silent Sunday on the fourth Sunday of each month! On Silent Sundays starting at 5 a.m. the park's roadways past the Central Avenue gate will be reserved for non-motorized use. Come on out and enjoy a car free bicycle ride in the park. See South Mountain Park/Preserve for info.
Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

October 26 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

October 28 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: 8th Street Ail - View Map
Start at 7:30 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. The extended-distance option includes a few extra loops with little climbs, and one big loop with steep hills, including northbound 8th street from Chandler Blvd to Desert Foothills Parkway. Breakfast is at AZ Bread Co. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

October 28 (Sat) PMBC 2017 Chili Cook-off
PMBC members please join us for the annual PMBC Chili Cook-off and Halloween Celebration. Great times, great chili and fun for everyone. Saturday October, 28, 2017, 3:00 p.m. See Notices for more event details and RSVP registration.
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October 28 (Sat) 3rd Annual Tour de Tonopah
Join Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Buckeye for a ride through Tonopah, Arizona to raise funds for charitable projects in the West Valley. The Tour de Tonopah is a full warm up ride for future events. It offers a 100 Km, 65 Km and a 20 Km bike ride, all of which traverse the picturesque Sonoran Desert. The ride starts and finishes at the Tonopah Valley High School Administration building, 38201 W Indian School Rd, Tonopah, AZ 85354. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and the ride starts at 7:00 a.m. Visit Tour de Tonopah for more ride and registration information.
Goodyear White Tanks Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Buckeye

October 29 (Sun) Spin Cycle: McKellupe Loop
Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). McKellupe Loop (50 miles) - Panera Bread at Guadalupe and McClintock for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
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October 29 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff
Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 7:30 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

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November 2017

November 2 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 4 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Breakfast road rides in the Tempe area. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
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November 4 (Sat) Heart of Arizona
The Heart of Arizona is a classic bicycle ride started in 1983 and resurrected by the Bullshifters Bicycling Club. This year the route is being changed so participants will have the opportunity to climb Yarnell Grade made famous by the Race Across America. It's a seven mile climb on wide, smooth shoulders that stays a steady 5% to 6% while giving spectacular views of Vulture Peak and the enormous valley that is the last of the low lying desert in Arizona. You will understand why this is one of the most photographed climbs on the Race Across America. The ride starts in Congress, AZ and offers a 44-mile route and a 98-mile route. Visit Bullshifters Bicycling Club for more ride and registration information.
Bullshifters Bicycling Club

November 5 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Tour de Queen Creek
Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). Tour de Queen Creek (50 miles) - Panera Bread outside the Mall for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 5 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff:
On the first Sunday of each month we may deviate from our normal routine. Please check back for updated information. Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 8:00 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 9 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 11 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Breakfast road rides in the Tempe area. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 11 (Sat) Cycle For Life
The Scottsdale Cystic Fibrosis Cycle For Life is an annual bicycle event that will have you riding through picturesque and scenic terrain in North Scottsdale and Cave Creek. CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 65, 40 and 20 miles. Visit CF Cycle for Life for more ride and registration information.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

November 12 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Tour de Scottsdale
Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). Tour de Scottsdale (44 miles) -- Einsten's at Guadalupe and McClintock for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 12 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff
Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 8:00 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 16 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 18 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Breakfast road rides in the Tempe area. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 18 (Sat) 35th El Tour de Tucson
Billed as Arizona's largest and longest running bicycling event the 35th El Tour de Tucson is America's largest perimeter bicycling event attracting 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities who ride 106, 76, 54, 37 or 28 miles or Fun Ride of 10, 4, 1 or 1/4 miles. Visit Perimeter Bicycling Association for more ride and registration information.
Perimeter Bicycling Association of America

November 19 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Milk Run
Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). Milk Run (44 miles) - Wildflower in the Mall for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 19 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff
Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 8:00 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 23 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 25 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Breakfast road rides in the Tempe area. Meet in the parking lot on the west side of S All America Way, south of the lake and north of the Sister City Garden. Contact: Ken St. John.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 26 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Tour De Mummy Backwards
Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the north parking lot at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler (located between McClintock and Rural, Chandler Blvd. and Ray along Desert Breeze Blvd). Tour De Mummy Backwards (50 miles) -- Einsten's at Guadalupe and McClintock for breakfast. Rides are generally 40 - 50 miles (with cutoff short route options) and dedicated to pace line riding at about 20-22 MPH. Breakfast near the end of the ride. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 26 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff
Join us for a no-drop ride in the far southeast valley (Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek). Our routes are 25 to 30 miles. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Start time: 8:00 a.m. We ride from Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave, with breakfast after the ride. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

November 26 (Sun) Silent Sunday at South Mountain Park
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is once again sponsoring Silent Sunday on the fourth Sunday of each month! On Silent Sundays starting at 5 a.m. the park's roadways past the Central Avenue gate will be reserved for non-motorized use. Come on out and enjoy a car free bicycle ride in the park. See South Mountain Park/Preserve for info.
Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

November 30 (Thur) BRAG-AZ No-Drop Dinner Ride
'Bents and uprights are both welcome to our no-drop dinner rides Thursday nights in Scottsdale. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Bike Emporium, 8433 E McDonald Dr, SE corner of Granite Reef, next to Bashas. Helmets and lights are required. Routes 10-20 miles, average pace 11mph. For more details, contact Alex Anderson, 480-577-9687 or join the BRAG-AZ Group at Yahoo.com.
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