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At Zia Rides, we pride ourselves our family friendly fun weekends. We might have finally outdone ourselves, as we invite you to come spend Labor Day weekend at Glorieta Camps for what will essentially be a weekend at bike camp! In addition to a full schedule of bike races, the weekend will also include live music, food trucks, games and activities for the kids hosted by our NICA NM friends, and hopefully so much more.

If you haven’t been to mountain bikesyet, the riding is phenomenal, and the trails surround a full service summer camp with a swimming lake, water slide, zip lines, a pump track, and so many other fun things to do. And in addition to camping spots, there are rooms onsite available to reserve for you and the whole team or family. So we mean it when we say that we want you to spend the weekend at bike camp.

Zia Rides will be leading action on Saturday with several endurance mountain bike events to choose from. The headline event is the 50ish mile “Blaze of Glori” that will take riders on most of the trails around Glorieta including the epic climb up Ghost Town.  For those that aren’t ready to get their butts completely kicked, we are also offering the 25 mile “Path to Glori”, which will do all of the epic singletrack around Glorieta minus the Ghost Town climb. Finally, we want to offer something for everyone, so we will be doing a 6 hour race, the “Laps to Glori”, on some of the easier trails around Glorieta including an adaptive bike category on the Route 66 adaptive trail at Glorieta.


24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest

July 20th-21st 2024

Come join us outside of Gallup, NM for This is a 12 or 24-hour endurance competition held on some fun singletrack. Ride as a solo, duo, or team while hanging out in a family friendly venue in the beautiful Zuni Mountains.

This is our most popular event and provides everything that you would possibly want in an endurance race. We have an awesome venue equipped with food trucks and music, a party atmosphere complete with movies and kid’s activities, and an epic singletrack course. The course is a 13.5 mi. loop with a 700 ft. elevation gain and incorporates some technical rocky sections that are bound to make you smile. Wind and grind through meadows, pines, and aspens, or hang up your hammock and kick back with friends and family. Whether you are going for the podium or going for the party, everyone is welcome and we guarantee that you will have a great time.

Tommy Knocker 10

For those that don’t know, we lost two giants of the Silver City community in October 2022, Alex Olsen and Martyn Pearson. Not only did Alex and Martyn own the local bike shop, Gila Hike and Bike, they were also heavily involved with the local high school teams as coaches. As for Zia Rides, Alex was a long time Zia Rides employee and close friend, and Martyn was a true driving force behind the Tommyknocker. The Tommy Knocker 10 is now dedicated to Alex and Martyn, so help us keep their memory alive every year by making Tommy Knocker our biggest and best event.

With the help of the Villag

and the USFS we officially moved the event venue onto the grounds of Historic  in 2023. For those that made it in 2023, you are fully aware what an amazing improvement this was to the event. Better venue and a new and improved course make the Tommy Knocker 10 a great start to the Zia Rides Season.

Curve through the beautiful grasslands surrounded by enormous juniper and cottonwood trees, get a little bit wet riding through fun stream crossings, and see beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and meadows. The course is an intermediate 13+ mi. loop with less than 1000 feet elevation gain.

Bring the whole family for a weekend of killer riding, hanging out in the spooky but cool Fort Bayard staging area, and then go for a soak in local hot springs while sightseeing in the Gila Wilderness area. The Tommy Knocker 10 makes for an amazing getaway weekend of recreation and fun. We hope to see you there!

The Ride List

I’m ambitious for making the best and most detailed ride and event list in the four corner states. The content is great, but I know that the format of this has room to improve (OK, it sucks) so I’ve been researching the best online calendars and hope to have all of the rides listed below uploaded in the next few weeks.  For now, the old format. TONS of events for the first 4 months of the year.  Still have not done any Utah rides and if you see anything that I’m missing, please let me know.

In case you did not know, I do this list because I have a passion for cycling, but it does not pay any bills. In order to find the time to do this list all I ask is if you are thinking of buying or selling real estate, or know someone who is, please let me know. Real Estate pays the bills and I can either do traditional real estate marketing like sitting open houses and making cold calls, or provide an actual service, like this ride list. Please and Thanks.

 If you know of a ride that’s not on the list, please contact me. Best is text 520-977-5664 or email damion@damionalexander.com.

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I DID NOT CONFIRM EVERY TIME, but did get in touch with most of the ride leaders and shops.  You should always verify times before you head out and remember these ride times are when the ride leaves. Please show up as early as needed to make sure you are ready to roll out at the time posted.


CHECK OUT THESE CALANDERS FOR MORE UP TO DATE RIDES. https://cactuscycling.org/schedule.php https://www.meetup.com/bikegaba/events  
Ben’s Bikes MTB Night RideAlternates between Ben’s Bike the Vail TrailsMonday 6:30PM2 hours no drop 12-15 mileswww.bensbikestucson.com 520-574-2453
Tuesday Morning Fast Ride(TMFR)University/EuclidTuesday 7:30AM2.5 hours 40 milesFastwww.Fairwheelbike.com 
Tuesday Night Ride Flagpole  – West Side of  Old MainTuesday 8:30PM12-18 milesSlowhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/5833629539/
Mt. LemmonUniversity/EuclidWed 7:30AM55-60 Miles www.Fairwheelbike.com
JKG DnA Easy Udall Parking LotWed 5:30AMUdall-Mile post 3 on LemmonCasual No Drophttps://www.facebook.com/groups/579397565447522/?fref=ts
Wednesday ShredzdaySierra Vista Cherokee Parking LotWed 7:00PM10 miles Sun & Spokes. 520.458.0685 https://sunnspokes.com/ Awesome Site for local routes!
Bike PoloU of A Mall closer to CampbellWed 8:00PM  https://www.facebook.com/tucson.bikepolo?fref=ts
Up Oracle ThursdayUniversity and EuclidThurs 7:30AM Fastwww.Fairwheelbike.com
The JKG Flagship rideLe Buzz 9121 E Tanque Verde Rd Thurs 5:30AMLe Buzz to Molina BasinHammer festJKG Strava on Facebook
Homestretch Foundation Spin with the StretchiesLe Buzz 9121 E Tanque Verde Rd Friday 9AM75-90 minutesRecovery ridehttps://www.facebook.com/HomestretchFoundation/?pnref=story
Bicycle Ranch Tucson Group Bicycle Ranch at Oracle and Ina  Saturday 9:00AM  35-55  miles17-20 MPHFree Breakfast after ride Steve 520-219-4311
The  Old Man ShootoutUniversity and EuclidSaturday 7:15 AM  60 Mile (can be extended to 100)Fast 20 MPH+www.fairwheelbikes.com
The ShootoutUniversity and EuclidSaturday 7:30AM60 Miles(can be extended to 100)Fasterwww.fairwheelbikes.com
HMS Shop Ride8225 N. Courtney Page WaySaturday 7:00AM resuming in March4 routes 25-30 MilesNo Drophmsbikes@gmail.com 520-989-0196
Zona Cycling  East Side Of TucsonVarious ridesdependsDependshttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057539225939 Send Message on facebook to Colleen who manages page


PLEASE NOTE- Category below just for Mountain Bikes

WhatLocationDate/TimeDistanceSpeedContact- More Info
Sun and Spokes Scavenger HuntsSierra Vista, AZMarch 21,2014 3PMDepends how fast you find the cluesBring your bike, your brain, your phone, and your friends! You can participate solo or in a group. ride around the greater Sierra Vista area photographing your answers to the clues.https://www.facebook.com/events/615305934027168/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22your_upcoming_events_unit%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D
Tolero Training Ride    Brooke Streicher 520-476-6958
More Road rides next week. If you have a ride, text me at 520-977-5664 or email damion@damionalexander.com 
LOOKING FOR A GROUP RIDE? Check out these groups Cactus cycling and GABA have on-line ride calendars.  Check them out for more rides. Cactus Cycling   http://www.cactuscycling.org/schedule.php   Greater Arizona Bicycle Association GABA- http://www.meetup.com/bikegaba/events/ Cycle Fit Solutions https://www.cyclefitsolutions.net/articles/local-rides-clubs-pg195.htm Zona Cycling https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057539225939 Message Colleen Steinmann Tolero  

THIS WEEKS MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDES  ^^^^Road rides are above^^^^

WhatLocationDate-TimeTime  – Distance- SpeedContact- More Info
“OldSkool OG’s”Enchanted Hills3.21.248-12 mileshttps://www.facebook.com/events/1037875490844515/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22your_upcoming_events_unit%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D
Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists(SDMB)  and Southern Arizona Mountain Bike Association (SAMBA Tucson off-road Cyclists and Activists.  (TORCA) have a calendars. Check them out  at. SAMBA http://www.meetup.com/Southern-Arizona-Mountain-Bike-Association/events/ SDMB http://www.sdmb.org/events/ TORCA https://torca.org/events Tucson MTB Addictshttps://www.facebook.com/TucsonMTBAddicts


WhatLocationDateContact- More Info
TORCA TRAIL BUILDMolino BasinJan 20th 9:00AMhttps://torca.org/event-5552992?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=1/18/2024
Half The RoadThe Loft CinemaJan 25thhttps://www.facebook.com/HalfTheRoad https://loftcinema.org/showtimes/ 
TORCA TRAIL BUILDGordon Hirabayashi Recreation SiteJan 27th 8:30AM    https://torca.org/event-5552999?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=1/18/2024
Guru Bikes 1st Anniversary2634 N. 1st Tucson AZ2.10.24 3PMhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1428289154466459?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22left_rail%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22left_rail%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D%2C%7B%22extra_data%22%3A%22%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22discovery_top_tab%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D
GABA Volunteer OpportunitiesYear Round Opportunities to give back to the community. Check out the link to the right. ————-àhttp://gaba.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=2664&club_id=307669&sl=745000180
El Grupo and El GrupitoCoaching youth CyclingContact me, Damion, and I’ll put you in touch with the right coach depending on what you want to do. 520-977-5664


WhatLocationDateTire SizeContact- More Info
Papago 6PHX , AZSaturday, January 6, 2024  
Learn To Turn Training CritTucson, AZJanuary 7  
MBAA- McDowell MeltdownPhx AZSaturday January 13, 2024  
State Race DoubleTucson, AZ  January 14, 2024BMXhttps://www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races?filter_state=1&past_only=0&goldcup=0&section_id=23&category=&series=&series_race_type=&year=0&state=AZ
Learn To Turn Training CritTucson, AZJanuary 14Road 
Antelope Peak Challenge Arizona Endurance Series                                Picketpost to Tigermine Road         Jan 20MTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
AZ NICA #1White TanksJanuary 20,2024MTB 
NM Old Fashioned CX SeriesBosque Farm NMJan 20CXhawke@bcdracing.com  505-259-6885
Learn To Turn Training Crit        Tucson, AZ           January 21Road 
CBR Critirium #1                               Domingues Hills, CA        Jan 21Road             https://socalcycling.com/road-racing-2/
San Tran CenturyQueen Creek, ArizonaJanuary 21, 2024Roadhttps://pmbc.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=943467&module_id=359096
Winter Nationals  Black Mountain BMXJanuary 26-28BMXhttps://www.usabmx.com/site/postings/2005
MBAA- Estrella HedgehogPhoenixJanuary 27, 2024MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/estrella-hedgehog-hustle/
NM Old Fashioned CX SeriesBosque Farms, NMJanuary 27, 2024CXhawke@bcdracing.com  505-259-6885
Fat Bike World ChamionshipsLeadville CoJan. 26-28Fatbikehttps://cloudcitywheelers.redpodium.com/2024-leadville-winter-mountain-bike-series
McDowell CircuitFountain Hills, AZJan 28MTBhttps://www.azcycling.org/event/mmc/
rACE Against Time TTSan ManuelFeb 3Roadhttps://uacycling.com/sc-omnium/
CottonWood Crusher           Buena Vista, CO2.3.2024Fat Bikehttps://coloradoes.wordpress.com/swes-event-list/2024-cottonwood-crusher/2022-cottonwood-crusher-registration/
Rosena Ranch Circuit RaceLa Verne, CAFeb 3Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
Silverton WhiteoutSilverton, CoFeb 3Fatbikehttps://silvertonwhiteout.com/
Vuelta a Santa CatalinaSan Manuel, AZFEBRUARY 3-4, 2024  Roadhttps://uacycling.com/sc-omnium/
Old Man Winter RallyLyons, COFeb 4Fat Bike 
CBR Critirium #2Carson, CAFeb 4Roadhttps://socalcycling.com/road-racing-2/
Leadville Winter MTB Series: Tennessee Pass Night JamLeadville, CO2.10Fat Bikehttps://cloudcitywheelers.redpodium.com/2024-leadville-winter-mountain-bike-
White Tank WhirlwindWadell, AZFebruary 10MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/white-tank-whirlwind/
Tortolita 50 Arizona Endurance Series                       Tucson, AZFeb 10  MTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
Tour De Palm SpringsPalm Springs, CAFeb 9-10Roadhttps://tourdepalmsprings.com/
State Race DoubleGoodyear AZFeb 11, 2024BMXhttps://www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races?filter_state=1&past_only=0&goldcup=0&section_id=23&category=&series=&series_race_type=&year=0&state=AZ
Flapjack Flats TTPicacho, AZFeb 11Roadhttps://www.azcycling.org/event/flapjacks-tt/
Roger Millikan Memorial CritBrea, CAFeb 12Roadhttps://socalcycling.com/road-racing-2/
Southwest Regional Gravity ChampionshipsBoulder City, NVFeb16-mar3Downhill, Edurottps://www.bikereg.com/61707
Golden State Nationals BMX                    Bakersfield, CA   Feb 16  BMX 
MOB N MojaveBoulder City, NV2-16Downhill/endurohttps://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/2-11-2022-mob-n-mojave
Frisco Freeze –  Frisco, COFeb 17Fat Bikehttps://www.townoffrisco.com/event/nordic-center-events/frisco-freeze-winter-bike-race/
Crystal Lake ChallengeDuarte, CAFeb 18Roadhttps://www.bikereg.com/crystal-lake-challeng
Valley of The SunPhoenix, AZFeb16-18Roadhttps://vosstagerace.com/
24 Hours in the Old PuebloWillow Springs ,AZFebruary 16-18, 2024 MTBhttps://epicrides.com/events/24-hours-in-the-old-pueblo/event-guide/
Tucson Bicycle ClassicTucson AZ2.23-2.25 2024Roadhttps://tucsonbicycleclassic.com/
UCLA Devil’s PunchbowlPearblossom, CAFeb 24Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
Majestic Grand prixCosta mesa, CAMarch 3Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
Leadville Winter MTB Series: Mineral Belt MayhemLeadville, CO March 2Fat Bikehttps://cloudcitywheelers.redpodium.com/2024-leadville-winter-mountain-bike-series
Project Echelon Gala WeekendTucson, AZ3.3.24Road 
Belgian Waffle Ride  Cave Creek, AZ  March 1-2Gravelhttps://belgianwaffleride.bike
Sedona Mountain Bike FestivalSedona, AZMarc 8-10MTBhttps://sedonamtbfestival.com/
Skinny Tire FestivalMoab, UTMarch 9-12Roadhttps://www.skinnytireevents.com/skinnytirefestival
Cruces TTLas Cruces,Nm3.9Road 
Tour De CookieTucson, Az3.9Roadhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1103931284106472/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22calendar_tab_event%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark_calendar%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D
Ripsey Arizona Endurance SeriesOracle, AZMarch 9MTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
Hillsboro RRHillsboro,NM3.10Roadziavelo@gmail.com 575-541-8271
Oro Vallet Triathlon and Biathlon FestivalOro Valley, AZ3.16Swim, bike, runhttps://www.trioyl.com/
Frostbite TTWellington, CO   March 16,2024Fat Bike 
Roost and Ridges EnduroFarmington NM3.16MTB-enduro 
Fatty PattyLeadville, COMarch 16,2024Fat Bikehttps://cloudcitywheelers.redpodium.com/2024-leadville-winter-mountain-bike-series
True Grit EpicSanta Clara, UTMarch 16MTBhttps://gropromotions.com/true-grit-epic/
Tour De CureGoodyearMarch 17Roadhttps://donations.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TourAdmin?pg=entry&fr_id=13607
Havasu HavocLake HavasuMarch 23MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/havasu-havoc/
CMU’s Maverick Classic Road Race and CritGrand Junction,COMarch 23Road 
Musselman Crit – State CritTucson, AZTBDRoadhttps://www.azcycling.org/event/musselman-crit-state-champs/
 Leadville Winter MTB Fatty Patty –Leadville, COTBD(Fat Bike)https://www.facebook.com/LWMBS/
Tour De ZonaSierra Vista, AZMarch 21-24, 2024Roadhttps://eltourdezona.org/
Victor Valley OmniumVictorville, CAMarch 22-24Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
Sedona Big Friggin Loop Sedona, AZMarch 23MTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #1  Aurora<COMarch 27 https://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
 The BearLakewood, CoMarch 30MTBhttps://rattlerracing.com/event/the-bear/
School of Mines Oredigger Classic Hill Climb and CritGolden, COMarch 30Roadhttps://coloradoavidcyclist.com/events/school-of-mines-oredigger-classic-hill-climb-and-criterium/
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #2  Aurora<COApril 3Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
Tommy Knocker 10Silver City, NMApril 6MTBhttps://ziarides.com/event/tommyknocker-10/
East Side EpicLeadville CoApril 6Fat Bikehttps://cloudcitywheelers.redpodium.com/2024-leadville-winter-mountain-bike-series
Boulder Roubaix Race and Gran FondoBoulder COApril 6Roadhttps://dbcevents.com/roubaix/
East Side Epic Fat BikeLeadville CoApril 6Fatbikehttps://www.cloudcitywheelers.com/the-winter-bike-series
Tour of MurrietaMurrieta, CAApril 6-7Roadhttp://tourdemurrieta.com/
Moab Rocks                              Moab, UtApril 6-8 MTBhttps://www.transrockies.com/moab-rocks
Spring Cyclovia                          Tucson, AZ            April 7All Bikes-on the roadhttps://www.cycloviatucson.org/
CU CritLongmont COApril 7Road 
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #3  Aurora<COApril 3Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
Redlands Bicycle Classic Stage RaceRedlands, CAApril 10-14Roadhttps://redlandsclassic.com/
Ft. Lewis College’s Squawker Classic Road Race, crit and ttDurango, COArpil 13`Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/event/fort-lewis-colleges-squawker-classic-road-race-crit-and-ttt/
Tour De ScottsdaleScottsdale AZApril 13, 2024Roadhttps://www.tourdescottsdale.org/
GABA Bike SwapTucson, AZApril 14Communityhttps://www.bikegaba.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=307669&item_id=1841006&eml=1&actr=3
Prescott PunisherPrescott, AZApril 13, 2024MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/prescott-punisher/
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #4  Aurora<COApril 3Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
Sea Otter ClassicMontery,CAApril 18-21Everything Bikeshttps://www.seaotterclassic.com
6 hours in the basin of comonwealthGaliesteo, NM4.20MTBhttps://www.core-crew.com/6-hours-in-the-basin-for-commonweal#:~:text=The%202024%20edition%20of%20%226,the%20Galisteo%20Basin%20Trail%20System.
Pony Express Gravel 4.20  
CSU’s Cobb Lake Road Race 4.20  
CSU’s Oval CritFt. Collins4.21  
Majestic Crit 4Carson, caApril 21Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #5Aurora<COApril 3Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
Reaper MadnessBoulder City, NVTBDDownhill Endurohttps://www.bootlegcanyonracing.com/4-15-2022-reaper-madness
Sinister Night RidesQueen Creek, AZTBDMTBhttps://www.aravaiparides.com/sinister/
Prescott Monstercross Arizona Endurance SeriesPrescottTBDMTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
Fire in the Hole TTArva Valley, AZTBDRoadhttps://www.azcycling.org/event/fire-in-the-hole/
LAX Circuit RaceLA, CaTBDRoad 
Royal Gorge GrooveCanon City, COTBDMTBhttps://www.aravaiparides.com/royal-gorge-groove/
Tour of the GilaSilver City, NMApril 24-28Roadhttps://tourofthegila.com/
The Whiskey Off RoadPrescott, AZApril 26-28MTBhttps://epicrides.com/events/whiskey-off-road/event-guide/
Fangdango Bailey, COTBDMTBhttps://rattlerracing.com/event/fangdango/
Ride Across ArizonaToprock, AZTBDGravelhttps://bikepacking.com/event/ride-across-arizona-2023/
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #6  Aurora<COApril 3Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
CO2NUT Desert GravelFruita, COMay 04Gravel 
Flagstaff FrenzyFlagstaff AZMay 4, 2024MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/flagstaff-frenzy/
CBR Criterium Dominguez hill crit #5Dominguez Hills, CAMay 5Roadhttps://majesticcycling.com/
Fangdango MTB RaceCastle Rock, COMay 5, 2004MTB 
Cajon Pass Circuit RaceCajon PassTBDRoad 
18 Hours of Fruita   Fruita, COMay 4,2024MTBhttps://18hrsoffruita.com/
 Dominguez, CATBDRoad 
Gran Fondo MoabMoab, UTMay 4, 2024roadhttps://www.transrockies.com/gran-fondo-moab
KAREN HORNBOSTEL MEMORIAL TIME TRIAL AT CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK #6  Aurora, COMay 8Roadhttps://www.bicyclecolorado.org/events-2/
Mt. Lemmon Hill ClimbTucson, AZTBDRoadBikeGaba.org
Rides and Vibes, Music and MTBGrand Junction, COMay 10  
Arizona XC MTB State Championship RacePrescott,AZMay 11,2024MTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/state-championship-race/
Individual Time Trial ChampionshipsLake Los AngelesTBDRoadhttps://socalcycling.com/events/individual-time-trial-championships/
Royal Gorge Six and TwelveCanon City, CoMay 18MTBhttps://ziarides.com/event/royal-gorge-six-and-twelve/
Sarlacc Attack 50k   Fruita, COTBDMTBhttps://geminiadventures.com/sarlacc-attack-50k/?target=Details
Co2uTFruita, COTBDGravelhttps://www.desertgravel.com/co2ut/
3 Bear #1Picacho, AZTBDRoadhttps://www.azcycling.org/event/3-bears-tt-1/
Ride of SilenceTucsonMay 15Roadhttps://www.rideofsilence.org/main.php
Adrenaline Night RidesMcDowell Mountain Regional Park
Fountain Hills, AZ
Aspen Asphyxiation-Arizona Endurance SeriesFlagstaff, AZTBDMTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
Julius Kim Cunanan Memorial Hunte Parkway Road RaceChula Vista, CAMay 20, 2023Road 
Sante Fe Century and Gran FondoSante Fe, NMMay 19-21Roadhttps://www.santafecentury.com/
Team Time Trail ChampionshipsLake Los AngelesMay 27Road 
Barry Wolfe Gran PrixThousand Oaks, CAMay 28Road 
The Original Growler EnduranceGunnison, COMay 27-28MTBhttps://originalgrowler.com/
MGXC   Elbert, COMay 29, 2023MTBhttps://rattlerracing.com/event/mgxc/
Iron Horse Bicycle ClassicDurango, COMay TBD 3 daysRoad,Gravel, MTBhttps://www.ironhorsebicycleclassic.com/
Wasatch 50Heber City, UTJune 1, 2023MTBhttps://www.redrockbicycle.com/articles/wasatch-50-pg1355.htm
Ojai Valley CenturyOjai, CaJune 3rdRoadhttp://ojaivalleycentury.org/
CBR Critirium #6Carson, CAJune 4, 2023Road 
Tour DivideBanff, Alberta Antelope Wells, NMJune 9Bike Pack, MTBhttps://tourdivide.org/
Wasatch 50Heber City, UTJune 10MTBhttps://redrockevents.raceentry.com/wasatch-50/race-information
Telluride Gravel RaceTelluride, COJune 10,2023Gravelhttps://telluridegravelrace.com/
Barrio Logan Gran PrixSan Diego, CAJune 10, 2023Roadhttps://www.sdbc.org/events/sdbc-barrio-logan-grand-prix
Ride the RockiesRumor says NE ColoradoJune 09-15,2024Roadhttps://ridetherockies.com/
Dirty Diner Gravel Grinder                                                 Vernal, UTJune 17Gravelhttps://gravel-dino.com/
Lunar Liftoff  https://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/CheyenneMountainColorado Springs, CO  June 24,2023  MTBhttps://www.aravaiparides.com/lunar-liftoff-mtb-race/
Bighorn GravelGypsum, COJune 23-25, 2023Gravelhttps://www.bighorngravel.com/
Hypnosis Night RidesEstrella Mountain Regional Park
Goodyear, AZ
June 23, 2023MTBhttps://www.aravaiparides.com/hypnosis/
Telluride 100Telluride, COJuly 8, 2023  MTBhttps://telluride100.com/
Cashe Gran FondoLogan, UtJuly 8thRoadhttps://www.cachegranfondo.com/
Bob Evans Memorial Mt. Evans Hill ClimbIdaho Springs, CoJuly 8thRoadhttps://www.bicyclerace.com/
Crusher in the TusharBeaver, UTJuly 8, 2023Gravelhttps://tusharcrusher.com/
Silver Rush 50 MTBLeadville, COJuly 9, 2023MTBhttps://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/mtb/silverrush50mtb/
Dirty Diner Gravel GrinderVernal, UTJune 17Gravelhttps://gravel-dino.com/
719 RideColorado Springs, COJuly 15, 2023Roadhttps://719ride.com/
Stunner Night RidesUsery Mountain Regional Park
Mesa, AZ
July 21, 2023MTBhttps://www.aravaiparides.com/stunner/
24 Hours in the Enchanted ForestGallup, NMJuly 22, 23MTBhttps://ziarides.com/event/24-hours-in-the-enchanted-forest/
Willcox Flyer Bike Ride by LifeNet                                    Willcox,AZSeptember 5, 2020 http://www.rocamotionevents.com/willcox-flyer-bike-ride/
Kitt Peak TTKitt PeatSeptember 13,                2020   http://www.azcycling.org/
El Tours Loop the Loop                        Tucson, AZ           September 19, 2020 http://www.perimeterbicycling.com/el-tour-de-tucson/loop-the-loop/
Cave Creek Overnight             Animas, New MexicoTBD         https://www.bikegaba.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=307669&module_id=265937
Horny Toad Hustle                               Las Cruces (Dona Ana) NMTBD https://hornytoadhustle.wordpress.com/
Enduro Series                      Flagstaff, AZ         TBD https://mbaa.net/
12 Hours Of Albuquerque and MTB FestAlbuquerque, NMSeptember 18-20, 2020 https://ziarides.com/event/albuquerque-mountain-bike-fest/
Barn Burner         Flagstaff, AZ         Saturday, September 19, 2020 http://www.barnburnermtb.com/
                Mt. Graham- State HcSafford, AZSeptember 27                        http://www.azcycling.org/
Man vs Machine                                                                                 Williams, AZDue to road widening, date still in question http://www.grandcanyonracing.com/
AZ CROSS Globe                  Globe, AZTBD https://legacy.usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2018-2091
Sky Island Tour    Sierra Vista, AZ    October 3, 2020 https://www.skyislandtour.com/
Arizona Bicycle Classic   Payson, AZ           October 18, 2019       https://www.bikereg.com/arizona-bicycle-classic
Tour of the White MountainsPinetop-Lakeside, AZ         October 03, 2019       https://epicrides.com/events/tour-of-the-white-mountains/event-guide/
Cycle Avondale                   AvondaleTBD         https://www.avondaleaz.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/cycle
Tour De Gila Gran Fondo      Silver City, NM     October – Exact date TBD         https://tourofthegila.com/gran-fondo/
Tour de Scottsdale                 Scottsdale, AZ      Sunday, October 11, 2019                 https://www.tourdescottsdale.net/  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sedona, AZ           November 3-5 Roam Fest Sedona                               MTB        https://www.roamfest.com/sedona
Austin Rattler                                       Austin, TXNovember 4, 2023 MTBhttps://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/austinrattlermtb/
25 Hours in Frog HollowHurricane, UTNovember 2-4,2024MTBhttps://gropromotions.com/6-hours-in-frog-hollow/
Spirit world 100                                  Patagonia, AZNovember  2-5 2023                       Gravelhttps://www.thespiritworld100.com/
Kentucky Camp Charity Ride Arizona Endurance Series    Sonoita, AZNovember 4               MTB              https://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
inGamba Cyciling at Canyon Ranch                  Road      Tucson, AZNovember 8, 2023  https://ingamba.pro/trip/arizona-ingamba-at-canyon-ranch-20-feb-2023/
UA Cyclocross                       Cyclocross                /az-cx-champs/San Manuel AZNovember 11/12     https://www.azcycling.org/event
6 & 12 Hours of Fury                       Fort McDowell, AZNovember 18, 2023MTB              https://4peaksracing.com/events/fury-2022-2/
Picketpost Punisher Arizona Endurance SerieSuperior, AZNovember 18MTBhttps://rockyroad5050.wordpress.com/
El Tour De Tucson                               Tucson, AZ           November 18, 2023Roadhttps://eltourdetucson.org/
BICAS Art AuctionTucson, AZ12/ 9,10/2022Art                https://bicas.org/art/auction
Dawn to Dusk Arizona  ,                              McDowell Mountain Regional ParkDecember 10, 2022                MTB https://ziarides.com/event/dawn-to-dusk-az/
GABA Toy Ride                                    Tucson, AZ           December 10 2022Charitywww.BikeGaba.org 
2021 McKenzie Frenzy                                                                  Vail, AZ  December ?????????MTBhttps://mckenziefrenzy3.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=14792
Race Against Time                               San Manuel          TBDRoad             http://uacycling.com/race-against-time-tt/
Winterbike                                                 Copper Mountain, COTBDFat Bike        https://www.coppercolorado.com/things-to-do/events/january-events/winterbike-2023
McDowell Meltdown             Fountain HillsTBDMTBhttps://mbaa.net/racing/mcdowell-meltdown/

ADVOCACY OPPORTUNITIES – WANT BETTER BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE? GET INVOLVED.  Feel free to e-mail damion@damionalexander.com if you want to get involved and have questions on the Velodrome Committee, CASA- Cycling Advocates of Southern Arizona, GABA – Greater Arizona Bicycle Association, SDMB -Sonoran Desert Mountain Bike, TORCA – Tucson Off Road Cyclist & Activists, El Grupo Youth Cycling, El Tour De Tucson and all of it’s charity partners, Tour De Zona, Tour De Mesa, Mt. Lemmon Gravel Grinder….  Added bonus, I’ll be there and the pictures are free;-)


These rides are not mine.  I am only sharing the data.  The Damion Alexander Team can’t guarantee anybody’s safety.  There are unknown and unforeseen potential hazards in every ride so you should pay attention and take reasonable precautions.  I always use a helmet.  I think that helmets should be required when riding.  If you choose to listen to music during rides you should only use the headset in one ear or use a bone conducting system.  Better yet, buy a FarEnd Gear earbud.  Communication is essential during all rides and having the ability to hear is a part of your responsibility to others.  Please also ride within your limitations. You are not racing the Tour de France.  If you see someone  that is  not riding within their limitations or are becoming a hazard to others we should politely bring this to their your attention.  Do this for your and everybody’s safety. 

Also, it is everybody’s responsibility to follow all traffic laws.  We are not lemmings.  Just because somebody does something foolish does not mean you need to follow.  Use your head and enjoy your ride. 


WHERE DO ALL THE RIDES COME FROM?  These links and shops and clubs and teams and facebook and YOU.  See a ride that is missing.  Please let me know  Damion@DamionAlexadner.com.  Thanks


*Vistoso Cyclist http://vistosocyclists.weebly.com/road-biking.html

Cactus Cycling http://www.cactuscycling.org/schedule.php

Greater Arizona Bicycle Association GABA-  http://www.meetup.com/bikegaba/events/203149392/

*Tucson Tri Girls https://www.facebook.com/groups/ttgandfriends/   http://www.tucsontrigirls.org/index.php/calendar

Zona Cyclist https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zona-Cycling/186457201423794   

 JKG Strava – https://www.facebook.com/groups/579397565447522/?fref=ts

U of A Cycling http://uacycling.com/

Velo Vets  Phonehttp://www.azvelovets.org/: 520-465-5186

Tuesday Night Ride https://www.facebook.com/groups/5833629539/

Bicycle Commuters of Tucson https://www.facebook.com/groups/160142187481277/

Mountain Bike

Tucson Offroad Cyclists and Activists TORCA http://torca.org/   www.facebook.com/events/

Southern Arizona Mountain Bike Association (SAMBA) www.meetup.com/Southern-Arizona-Mountain-Bike-Association 

Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists  https://www.facebook.com/SDMB.org   http://www.sdmb.org

Tucson Mountain Bike Addicts https://www.facebook.com/TucsonMTBAddicts \

Our MTB Rides – Dave Slagle Slaglesphone@live.com


Old Pueblo Mountain Bike – Todd Rasmussen 520-256-1340   https://www.facebook.com/groups/203787656312279/?fref=ts

RBAR – Jesus Friaa 520-271-3776

Shop Rides

Performance Bicycles Speedway Tucson – Pbs074@performaneinc.com

(520) 327-3232‎ http://www.meetup.com/Performance-Speedway-MeetNRide/events/

Performance Bicycles Broadway –  pbs054@performanceinc.com 520-296-4715

Fairwheel Bikes https://fairwheelbikes.com/tucson-arizona-location-ezp-1.html#rides  (520) 884-9018

Grasky Endurance Coaching  www.graskyendurance.com/weekly-workouts.html  

Broadway Bicycles

Bicycle Ranch Tucson – http://bicycleranch.com/tucson-rides/ (  520-219-4311

Ben’s Bikes http://www.bensbikestucson.com/  520-574-2453


Tucson Recumbent Cyclists  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TucsonRC/?fref=ts

This list is a major time commitment and it is my pleasure to put it together.  All I ask in return for the list is that you remember I’m A REALTOR.  If you have a relationship with another REALTOR, I love loyalty and respect those relationships.  However, if not, or if you need a second opinion, Please keep me in mind.  Many agents spend money advertising for new business, others sit open houses or cold call.  My business is based on referrals from past clients and friends.  The less time I have to do traditional prospecting the more I can do for the cycling community.  For example: this list.