GABA – OFF THE GRID-Monster Gravel- Intermediate/4/55

The Steak Out Restaurant & Saloon The Steak Out Restaurant & Saloon 3235 AZ-82 ·, Sonoita, AZ, United States

Details Ride Description: We will travel from Sonoita on a combination of pavement and singletrack to the eclectic town of Patagonia alongside the Patagonia Mountains. After climbing along Harshaw Creek we will cross the stunning San Rafael Valley, and climb over rugged Canelo Pass. We will return on hilly pavement through "The Grasslands" to the Vaughn Loop and Papago Springs Rd. When we finally hit pavement we will roll downhill three miles into Sonoita. The last ten miles of this … Continue reading GABA – OFF THE GRID-Monster Gravel- Intermediate/4/55

Eclectic Arivaca: C,C+,B/3/48.5

Longhorn Grill and Saloon 28851 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ

Details Ride Description: This magical ride travels from Amado to Aravaca and back. The rolling hills offer unparalleled vistas of several mountain ranges, cattle country, and the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Sanctuary. Aravaca is an eclectic small town, population of 600, made up of artists, retirees, former hippies, ranchers, and folks just wanting to live off the grid. We will stop halfway at the Aravaca Mercantile store, where water and food can be purchased. We will then make our way … Continue reading Eclectic Arivaca: C,C+,B/3/48.5

Wednesday Loop Ride-St. Phillips B/1/54

St. Phillips Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave # 212, Tucson, AZ

Details Ride Description: This is a full Loop that recurs every two weeks. We will make a brief stop for coffee at Decibel Coffee House at the 35-mile point. We will be treated to views of four different mountain ranges as well as the Tucson skyline along the way. This ride will start near Ren Coffee House in St. Phillips Plaza. Stops will be minimal but we will regroup at several announced spots. This ride is about gaining some fitness, … Continue reading Wednesday Loop Ride-St. Phillips B/1/54

Saguaro East AND Pistol Hill B/3/48

Pour My Coffee 9136 E Valencia Rd #160, Tucson, AZ

Details Ride Description: This scenic ride includes a loop around Saguaro East National Park, a trip along the Rincon Mountain Range, and the gradual 8-mile climb up Pistol Hill. This time we will be doing the lollipop counter-clockwise. We will depart from our usual spot on Nexis and travel down the bike path to Kenyon and join Old Spanish Trail. After the loop at SNPE we will continue south on Old Spanish Trail to reach Pistol Hill. We will regroup … Continue reading Saguaro East AND Pistol Hill B/3/48

Epic GABA Century B-/2/102

El Camino Del Cerro Ball Park 32°17'37.3"N 111°02'22.6"W

Details Ride Description: This EPIC tour around the Tucson area takes us from the Camino del Cerro ball fields to Green Valley via bike paths and Mission Rd. Along the way we will see some impressive copper mines, pecan groves, and very few cars. While in Green Valley we will refuel at Posada Coffee. From Green Valley we will head east up Sahuarita Rd, and north on Wilmot to The Loop for the final 33 miles. Usually we will have … Continue reading Epic GABA Century B-/2/102

Wednesday Loop Ride-Nexxis B/1/54

Pour My Coffee 9136 E Valencia Rd #160, Tucson, AZ

Details Ride Description: This is a recurring full loop ride that takes place every two weeks. We will make a brief stop for coffee at Ren Coffee House at the 35-mile point. We will be treated to views of four different mountain ranges, as well as the Tucson skyline along the way. This ride will start at Pour My Coffee at the intersection of E Valencia and S. Nexxis Dr. We will travel gradually downhill through the Julian Greenway to … Continue reading Wednesday Loop Ride-Nexxis B/1/54

GABA- OFF THE GRID: Parker Canyon Lake B-/3/61

The Steak Out Restaurant & Saloon The Steak Out Restaurant & Saloon 3235 AZ-82 ·, Sonoita, AZ, United States

Details Ride Description: This may be our most scenic 100k ride. It takes us through Elgin wine country east of Sonoita, past cattle ranches, to the lush Canelo Valley, and finally to Paker Canyon Lake. We will enjoy spectacular views of the grasslands, the Mustang Mountains, and the Huachuca Mountains. Once at the lake we will take a leisurely break for refreshments. There is a convenience store there where you may buy snacks and water. If the weather allows, we … Continue reading GABA- OFF THE GRID: Parker Canyon Lake B-/3/61

GABA – OFF THE GRID: Big Square Metric B-/4/61

Feliz Paseos Trails Park Trailhead 1600 N Camino De Oeste, Tucson, AZ

Details Ride Description: This spectacular ride includes the climb over Picture Rocks Pass, a gigantic square on the west side of the Tucson Mountains, a traverse across Saguaro National Park West, and a climb over Gates Pass. Whew! The scenery on this ride is off-the-charts gorgeous as we get a first hand look at the Tucson Mountains, cotton fields. and the National Park. This ride features 2,000 feet of climbing, some of it steep. ! It is not easy. There … Continue reading GABA – OFF THE GRID: Big Square Metric B-/4/61

TNT Tour B+ – C+/4& 2/232 Miles (3 Days)

Desert Diamond Casino 7350 S Nogales Hwy, Tucson, AZ

Details TNT is a limited Tour of Southern Az. It involves 3 days, fantastic scenery, climbing, lakes, country school, old mining town, and Spanish Missions. If you don't want the crowds at Tour de Zona come out for this quaint 10 - 15 riders on a semi-supported ride! It leavers Tucson at Casino del Sol travels South to the border town of Nogales. Day 1 will be in Amado or Tubac depending on your taste($$$$) and availability. Day #2 will … Continue reading TNT Tour B+ – C+/4& 2/232 Miles (3 Days)

GABA – Wednesday Loop Ride-St. Phillips B/1/55

St. Phillips Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave # 212, Tucson, AZ

Details Ride Description: This full Loop ride will be clockwise with at Decibel Coffee House at the 35-mile point. We will be treated to views of four different mountain ranges as well as the Tucson skyline along the way. This ride will start near Ren Coffee House in St. Phillips Plaza. As a GABA Training ride, stops will be about every ten miles for a few minutes. If you are further off the pace than that allows, you may navigate … Continue reading GABA – Wednesday Loop Ride-St. Phillips B/1/55