PHOENIX METRO BICYCLE CLUB
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Ride Schedule
Updated 11/11/2018
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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 (address is 25630 S Brentwood Dr, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248) for 20-40 mile breakfast rides at a pace of 15-17 mph. To confirm the start time, preview the route, or if further information is needed please visit the Sun Lakes Breakfast Ride website.
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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.
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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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. We ride 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 8:30 a.m. Visitors and non-members are welcome. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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EVERY TUESDAY, Soft Spoke'N Ride
Soft Spoke'N, Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Meet at the Flagpole at Cottonwood Country Club, 25630 Brentwood Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ. Relaxed pace, 10-12 miles, Helmets required. Leader, Edith Tanniru. Email Edith for more information or to register for a ride. Check the Sun Lakes Bike Club Facebook page for ride updates.
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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.
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EVERY FRIDAY, Out Spoke'N Ride
Out Spoke'N, Fridays, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Meet at the Flagpole at Cottonwood Country Club, 25630 Brentwood Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ. More challenging pace and distance, 12-18 miles. Helmets required. Leader, Edith Tanniru. Email Edith for more information or to register for a ride. Check the Sun Lakes Bike Club Facebook page for ride updates.
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November 2018

November 15 (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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November 17 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Lucky 7's - View Map
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. The Lucky 7's route loops clockwise to the south, through the Wild Horse Pass casino/resort area and parts of Ahwatukee. The name plays off the mileage options of 27, 37 and 47 miles, plus the 2 casinos along the way. Breakfast is at AZ Bread Co at Kyrene and Elliot. 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 17 (Sat) El Tour de Tucson
Billed as Arizona's largest and longest-running bicycling event, El Tour de Tucson attracts over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities. Cyclists pedal main event distances of 100, 75, 50, or 25 miles or choose the Fun Ride of 10, 4, 1 miles or a fun 1/4 mile activity course. Main event routes feature beautiful vistas of Tucson's four surrounding mountain ranges three rise over 9,000 feet - against the backdrop of the majestic Saguaro cactus, icon of the Sonoran Desert. Visit PBAA for more ride and registration information.
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November 18 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Tour De Mesa
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 Mesa (50 miles + Las Sendas?) - Einstein's at Rural and Guadalupe 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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November 18 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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November 22 (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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November 23 (Fri) Black Friday Ride - View PDF Map - View RWGPS Map
Ride off that turkey feast from the day before and just say "No" to shopping. Start at 8:00 a.m. This ride starts and ends at the Einstein's Bagels at 2560 W Chandler Blvd, in Chandler, AZ (NE corner of Chandler Blvd and Coronado, just East of the 101). Route options of 26 and 36 miles explore some newly improved roads in the far SE corner of Phoenix Metro. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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November 24 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Midsummer Ride - View Map
Start at 8:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. This route was designed to seek out maximum shade on summer mornings when the sun is farthest north and most brutal. In the winter and spring, it's just another route, much like the others. It includes options of 28 miles with one short climb, or 38 miles with a couple of bonus climbs. Breakfast at Panera Bread at Guadalupe Rd and McClintock Dr. 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 25 (Sun) Spin Cycle: Downtowns Loop
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). Downtowns (Phoenix and Tempe) Loop (45 miles) - Einstein's at Rural and Guadalupe 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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November 25 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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November 25 (Sun) Silent Sunday at South Mountain Park
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department sponsors 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.
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November 29 (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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December 2018

December 1 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:30 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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December 2 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 8:30 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). 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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December 2 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. Start time: 8:30 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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December 6 (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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December 8 (Sat) 4th Quarter Membership Breakfast Meeting
PMBC's 4th Quarterly Membership Breakfast Meeting of 2018 is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018. It will be held at The Hungry Monk in Chandler. Sign-in begins at 10:00 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10:45 a.m. You can ride to the meeting with Saturday Cycling or meet the club at The Hungry Monk. See Notices for more details.
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December 8 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:30 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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December 8 (Sat) 2018 PMBC Holiday Party
PMBC members are invited to join us for the 2018 PMBC Holiday Party. The PMBC Holiday Party will be held at Miele's Italian Restaurant at 2050 West Guadalupe Road in Mesa on Saturday, December 8 starting at 5:00 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Registration is required. See Notices for more information.
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December 9 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 8:30 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). 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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December 9 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. Start time: 8:30 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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December 13 (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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December 15 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:30 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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December 16 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 8:30 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). 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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December 16 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. Start time: 8:30 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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December 20 (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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December 22 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:30 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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December 23 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 8:30 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). 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

December 23 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. Start time: 8:30 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

December 27 (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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December 29 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 8:30 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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December 30 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 8:30 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). 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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December 30 (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. For route information, visit the event calendar page here. Start time: 8:30 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. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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January 2019

January 13 (Sun) 2019 Casa Grande Century
Join the Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club for the first century of the new year. Then call all your friends in North Dakota and tell them what a good time you had! This ride is a great first century or metric century. If history repeats itself, the weather will be sunny with a high of 70. Options of 33 miles, 60 miles (metric century) or 102 miles (century). See Major Events for more ride and registration information.
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