Tucson Bike Rentals | Great Arizona Climbing Rides: From Mount Lemmon to Madera, Tucson is Best
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Mount Lemmon

Arizona’s Greatest Road Biking Ride:
Cyclists and Pros Crave Cycling Mount Lemmon

The longest hill climb in Arizona, Mount Lemmon is Arizona’s quintessential climb that provides a rare combination of sustained climbing, excellent road surface, spectacular vistas, and importantly, an escape from the 100+ summer temps in Tucson. One of the best parts of Lemmon is that it a world class climb right in America’s greatest road biking destination – Tucson, Arizona. More…


Tucson Road Biking Climbs: Mount Graham

Mount Graham is about an hour east of Tucson on I-10 just south of Safford, Arizona. The Mount Graham climb is in the top 20 of most web sites and magazines for difficulty of climb in our country. More…


Biking Green Valley: A Southern Arizona Gem
for Cyclists and Mountain Bikers

Pros from all over the world come to road bike Madera Canyon. Starting at the La Posada Java coffee shop, Madera Canyon is a 12 mile climb, featuring a final 2.5 mile climb that will give you 12 and 14 percent grades. Madera is a climbers darling, featuring wide, safe roads with little traffic. More…


Road Biking Kitt Peak – Best Cycling in Tucson

Start from central Tucson and it works out to be a century ride. The actual climb up Kitt Peak is only 12 miles long. Many cyclists start at the bottom of Kitt Peak and road bike it twice. Kitt Peak is one of the best short road bike climbs in Arizona. More…


Road Biking Madera Canyon – Cyclists Love Climbing This Tucson Gem

Deservedly, Mount Lemmon gets most of the acclaim as Tucson, Arizona’s greatest climb. Madera Canyon, located just a hair south of Tucson in Green Valley, is our second greatest climbing ride.

Most riders will start and meet their buddies at La Posada Java at the base of Madera Canyon on Old Nogales Highway then head up Madera Canyon. This is an epic Southern Arizona road bike ride. And La Posada offers great food and tasty coffee. More…


Great Green Valley Area Road Biking – Old West Cycling To Arivaca

The ride to Arivaca ranks as one of my favorite road bike rides in all of Arizona. If you start at the Cow Palace in Amado you will bike 23 miles west on this narrow, windy curvy road with some very healthy up and down hill climb. Generally, you get a tailwind on the way back when you zoom back to Amado. More…