When

03/25/2023 - 03/31/2023    
All Day

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Where

Tucson, AZ
3800 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson, AZ, 85718

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DESCRIPTION

There is no better way to kick off the cycling season than a warm base camp

Tuscon AZ is one of the best bicycling cities in the country. We will be riding its iconic routes to prepare for the cycling season. This is an unmanaged excursion. Think of it as going on group rides with no leader (or everyone is a leader) while on vacation. For the most part, rides are straightforward. There are shorter ride options. The goal is to get in some base miles and enjoy the sun. It is important NOT to go hard every ride. Monday’s climb up Mt Lemmon will be the big challenge of the week.

Want more information? Check out the

2019 Winter Basecamp Ride Report.

 

The remaining rides will be at a suitable pace to build miles without going into the red. Riders have the option to ride at their speed or chose alternate routes.

At some point, we will all meet for dinner and maybe have a party. The last planned ride is on Thursday. This gives folks the opportunity to see the Grand Canyon, MTB Sedona, or chill in Phoenix before returning to work.

 

Routes

All routes can be found here:

https://ridewithgps.com/events/187319-winter-base-camp-tuscon-az#routes/31074189/

 

Event Kit

Order the event kit @

https://shop.vergesport.com/us-en/Account/Login

Password MTMSTucson

 

Allow up to 4 weeks for delivery.

 

BIKE SHIPPING

https://www.bikeflights.com

If you ship to the hotel, add this to the address

Attn: [your name] arriving, [arrival date]

 

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RIDE ITINERARY

This is the ride plan. Note: it is not in stone and is subject to change. Shorter options are available. See the Ride with GPS event for more details, routes, and cue sheets. gpx, etc.

https://ridewithgps.com/events/170528-winter-base-camp-tuscon-az https://ridewithgps.com/events/170528-winter-base-camp-tuscon-az 

 

FRIDAY / SATURDAY

Arrive and have the bike set up for Sunday’s ride. There may be a short ride in the afternoon to test the equipment.

If you are up to the challenge join the famous Shootout group ride on Saturday morning.  I’m planning to do an easy breakfast ride on Saturday and enjoy the pool for the rest of the day.

SUNDAY

Ride: To Town and Back

Start Time: 10:00 am

Start Location:

Rillito Regional Park
4570 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718

https://goo.gl/maps/rDQj8qHi3ARd74Ln6

 

MONDAY

Ride: Mt. Lemmon

Start Time: 10:00 am

Start Location: Le Buzz Coffee Shop, 9121 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85749

https://goo.gl/maps/pvY1UPp158D2

TUESDAY

Recovery/Spa Day off the bike or easy ride / Site seeing/spa day

 

WEDNESDAY

Ride: Picture Rock

Start Time: 10:00 am

Start Location:

Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library
7800 N Schisler Dr, Tucson, AZ 85743

https://g.page/AbbettLibrary?share 

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29537503

THURSDAY

Ride: East Side Ride

Start Time: 10:00 am

Start Location: The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa

https://goo.gl/maps/82cr2ByoFVp

FRIDAY

Home or head to Sedona or Grand Canyon, whatever, your call.

Non-cycling things to do in Tuscon https://www.desertmuseum.org/


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