PHOENIX METRO BICYCLE CLUB
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Ride Schedule
Updated 3/19/2017
March
April

AN APPROVED HELMET IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDES LISTED BELOW

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 caontact Jack at 602-510-9959 or email Walt Paciorek or phone 480-993-8636.
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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: January through March: 7:30 a.m., April through September 7:00 a.m., and October through December 7:30 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. 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
Soft Spoke'N, Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Meet at the Flagpole at Cottonwood Country Club, 25630 Brentwood Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ. Relaxed pace, 12-15 miles, Helmets required. Leaders, Lee & Bob Evans. Call Lee Evans 978-808-0900 or email Lee Evans for more information or to register for a ride.
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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 - 3:30 p.m. Meet at the Flagpole at Cottonwood Country Club, 25630 Brentwood Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ. More challenging pace and distance, 16-22 miles. Helmets required. Leaders, Lee & Bob Evans. Call Lee Evans 978-808-0900 or email Lee Evans for more info. or to register for a ride.
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March 2017

March 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.
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March 25 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Tour de Sue - View Map
Start at 7:30 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Tour de Sue is a flat loop to the south, with route options of 25 or 35 miles. Both routes include a good long stretch with no traffic lights. Breakfast at AZ Bread Co (SE corner of 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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March 25 (Sat) PMBC Patio Party
PMBC members come join your cycling friends on Saturday, March 25, 2017 for a PMBC Patio Party from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Macayos Depot Cantino in Tempe. See Notices for more information.
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March 25-26 (Sat-Sun) Bike MS: Arizona
Join NMSS for their 31st annual Bike MS: Arizona! Starting at McDowell Mountain Regional Park the event has a variety of routes from 30 to 100 miles. Visit The National Multiple Sclerosis Society for more ride and registration information.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

March 26 (Sun) Spin Cycle
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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
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March 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.
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March 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

March 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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April 2017

April 1 (Sat) Saturday Cycling: Chandler-Pecos East
Start at 7:00 a.m. from Kiwanis Park. Anyone on the ride who plans to attend the Chandler Family Ride will head over from the regroup to Chandler's Park & Ride lot on the SW corner of Germann Rd and Hamilton St, or shortcut up AZ Avenue to get there a little earlier. 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). Sunrise: 7:33 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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April 1 (Sat) El Tour de Mesa
This bicycling event is for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Ride the perimeter of Mesa and enjoy the beautiful scenery as you circle Red Mountain. El Tour de Mesa expects to attract nearly 2,000 riders in the various distances: 100K, 50K, 10 miles and 5 miles. Visit Perimeter Bicycling Association of America for more ride and registration information.
Perimeter Bicycling Association of America

April 2 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 7:00 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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
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April 2 (Sun) The Sunday Kickoff: Lehi
Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, NE corner of Ocotillo and Arizona Ave. We will ride to Lehi, about 36 miles round trip. Typical speed on the flats is 16-17 mph, and the overall average speed is usually about 15 mph. Visitors and non-members are welcome. Our route map collection can be found here. For more details contact Sunday Kickoff.
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April 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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April 8 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 7:00 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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April 9 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 7:00 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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
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April 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. 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

April 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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April 15 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 7:00 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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April 16 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 7:00 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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

April 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. 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

April 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.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

April 22 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 7:00 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

April 23 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 7:00 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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

April 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. 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

April 23 (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

April 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.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

April 29 (Sat) Saturday Cycling
Start at 7:00 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

April 29 (Sat) Desert Classic Century
Join ABC on their Desert Classic Century taking place in the north valley. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. at Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Company located at 6681 W. Beardsley Road, Glendale, AZ 85308. The Century ride starts at 7:00 a.m. Visit Arizona Bicycle Club for more ride and registration information.
Arizona Bicycle Club

April 30 (Sun) Spin Cycle
Meet at 7:00 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). 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. Contact: Glen Fletcher.
Phoenix Metro Bicycle Club

April 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. 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.
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