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Please check Ride Information for an explanation of abbreviations.

All riders - please read the Guidelines for Group Rides and our Club Policies.

Rides may be cancelled shortly before the ride in case of inclement weather, so check the schedule before leaving for the ride. 

Upcoming events

    • Fri, December 13, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • LeBuzz @ NE corner of Catalina Hwy & Tanque Verde

    Level: B+/B/B-/C+/C : several groups

    Terrain:  MH

    Distance:  28-35 miles

    START TIME 9:00 AM

    Socialize at LeBuzz afterwards!          

    Ride leader: Art Havemeyer /520-429-4797

    NEW RIDERS WELCOME / Come and enjoy the ride!

     

     

     

     

    • Sat, December 14, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Oracle and Pusch View/ Planet Fitness

    Starting on December 14th 2019


    Steady Pace 33-mile Ride at Moderate Speeds for B (and aspiring B riders)
    B Pace (spirited/enthusiast) is for the cyclist who enjoys riding at an average pace, likes a challenge but is not interested in race-like training conditions where the pace is challenged by different paces or top-end speeds. 
     

    Start and Finish on Canada del Oro Loop behind Planet Fitness
    Out to Saddlebrook via Oracle and in/out of Catalina State Park
      Route map here

    Our goal is to generally maintain a 15-18 mph speed (depending on wind direction) on the 1% -2% grade up to Saddlebrook. Store stop/rest break at the Mini mart in Saddlebrook. Return trip pace 18-24 mph on descent back into Oro Valley. The goal is to keep our group together.

    This will be a no drop ride; however, we ask riders to be able to maintain at least the minimum posted speed. Faster riders who choose to go off the front will be on their own.
    Andy or Diane Bourke
    Text or call us at 941-221-1611

    Meet at Planet Fitness parking
    (Rooney Ranch shopping center located 3.7 miles north from Village Bakehouse) Coffee and food at First Watch/Starbucks or Rubio’s TBD
      Link to directions here


    • Mon, December 16, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Behind Beyond Bread at Ina/Oracle

    Ride Leader:  Bill Koehler 512-963-0693

    Wear that funky  sweater, ride friends!! Or, how about those funky socks??!! Plan now to bring out that funky sweater you've been holding for days/weeks..... antlers and red noses welcomed!! Talk about hi-vis??!!!!! 

    - We will be on a nice ride through Catalina State Park and northwest Tucson!!       Start time: 9:30AM

    Please always check the weather reports and also for changes in schedule, including time, etc. It's a good idea to look at this Ride Notice a bit before leaving home for the Start.

    This ride generally repeats every week. Follow Bill Koehler on Strava for the route map.

    This ride will go through NW Tucson, taking in Catalina State Park (loop 1), Rancho Vistoso/Del Webb (loop 2). Riders may complete  both loops or skip them and reconnect with the main group. This ride has varied paces, depending on the riders present.  View maps of ride variants here and here.

    Coffee and chat after at Beyond Bread!

    • Wed, December 25, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Oracle at Magee, Village Bakehouse Parking Lot

    Ride Leaders: Bill and Carol Koehler 512-963-0693; Shawn and Howard Strause

    WEATHER WATCH- Ride may cancel late due to rain!!!

    Description: NW side. Out to Savaya Coffee in Shops at Tangerine & Dove Mtn Road. Regrouping. Link to route map. Multiple mileage options. Lately using Alternate Return - Moore Rd to Thornydale.

    We've temporarily added EXTRA CREDIT!  At the end of the ride, take an extra couple miles up Magee to the Dewhirst trail head=ALL new pavement--nice at end of ride...but, there are hills-- 

    Full range-of-B ride plus C+ riders having companions to see them through, thus also ebikes, always respecting Club policies. Sometimes a C+ rider group shows with a sweeper and that's great, but cannot be assured.

    Please be ready to ride at Start time. The rest of us thank you!

    First time riders always welcome. If you've ridden with us once but haven't yet joined, please check our Non-Members (tab) policy. We have a cheap one month plan!


    Details: Outbound to Dove Mtn Rd via La Canada to Tangerine to Thornydale to Moore Rd with a short loop through The Tunnel at Far N Thornydale. Then Moore to Dove Mtn and down to Savaya on your left. Higher milers have the top of Dove Mtn Rd (~ 39 mi) option or even the roundabout (~ 41 mi), but we all check in at Savaya. "Alternate" Return RETRACES Dove Mtn up to Moore, Moore to Thornydale, then down to Tangerine Bike Lane rejoining original route. Bike Lane east to Innovation then Bike Path on to Oro Valley Country Club gate.  Home via Desert Sky or Milagro by vote at the gate, for one more or less mile. Calorie recovery therapy at Bakehouse always on the table. Come join us!

     

     



    • Sun, December 29, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Mercado

    Hi everyone!! Ready to come out and get your Happy Hour Rides started again?? 

    There will be 3 groups!!!: A Pace: lead by Dean Marvin and John;  B Pace: lead by the Strauses; C Pace: Lead by Claudia Gallagher

    Each group will go out at their OWN pace for 2 hours and then meet back at the Mercado for tacos, beer, etc!  Please be sure to go out with the group that most meets your needs.

    • Sun, February 09, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • Harrison Hills Mobile Home Park, 4675 S. Harrison Rd.
    Register

    Come join us for our Annual Meeting (aka annual party!) 

    Your CCC Board Members are having a Chili Cook Off and we want YOU to be the judge! 

    There will be 6 different kinds of chili!! We will also provide cheese, sour cream, beer and wine! 

    If you would like to contribute to the party and your last name starts with A - K, please bring an appetizer or salad. If your last name stars with L-Z, please bring a dessert.

    We will have 50/50 tickets, Raffles and more! Come join the fun!

    Please register for the event ~ Also, feel free to bring a guest for $10

To get in touch with us with your comments or questions:

Cactus Cycling Club
P.O. Box 65124
Tucson, AZ 85728

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