Calling All Passionate Pedalers
Whether you're training for a long race, looking to take on mountain trails, or just like an easy, laid-back ride, Tucson is perfect for people who love to see the world on two wheels.
Our hundreds of miles of bike-friendly roads include the 55-mile, car-free Urban Loop as well as dozens of paths that range from family-friendly to trails that should deliver some kind merit badge.
In fact, Tucson has been ranked by Bicycling magazine as one of the top cycling cities in the U.S. Tucson ranks 7th within Betterdoctor.com's Bicycle Index: Most Bike-Friendly Cities. And with our mild climate and mostly sunny skies, almost every day is perfect for a ride any time of year.
Check out our road cycling and mountain biking pages for more info on Tucson cycling, or get in touch with some of our local cycling clubs' websites (see "Helpful Links" at right to learn more about biking in Tucson.
Get information on Tucson cycling events presented by the Perimeter Bicycling Association, which puts on our famous The University of Arizona Medical Center Special Olympics El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino Del Sol bike race event each November.
Patrick Dempsey Cycles in Tucson
Bicycling Editor-in-Chief Peter Flax joins actor Patrick Dempsey and pro cyclist Tom Denielson for a closed-street ride around Tucson.
Tucson is listed in the Best U.S. Cycling Town category in 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest, sponsored by USA Today.
USA Today named Tucson as one of the Top-10 mountain bike destinations in the country.
Walkscore.com ranks Tucson as the #8 Most Bikeable Large US Cities of 2013.
The August 2010 issue of Outside Magazine lists Tucson as the Best Road-Biking City.
Even Denver loves Tucson for our balmy winter weather, agreeing with National Geographic and Outdoor Magazines that Tucson is a winter biking destination.