|Shootout||Saturdays||6 am to 7:30 am depending on time of year|
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Ride Oraganized By: Tyler Ford
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Voted the best group ride in the country by Bicycling Magazine. This is a Must Do Ride if you do the Shootout as the group ride. Get ready to suffer.
The Shootout is one of the best group rides on the country according to Bicycling Magazine. During the winter months big name professional cyclist and triathletes can be found on the ride. The Shootout has had Olympic riders like Kent Bostick, Davis and Connie Phinney, and Alexi Grawall in the early years. Professional rides such as Gord Fraser, German rider Steffan Wesseman, and Stephan Schreck and world famous triathlete Jimmy Riccitello and Peter Reed have also graced the peloton. The ride rolls out easy for the firs 10 miles but once the ride crosses Valencia it is game on. The ride ranges in size from 60 to 150+ riders.
Park at University and Park which is the west side of the University of Arizona.
From Park and University head west on University. Turn left on Granada Ave heading south. Turn right on St. Mary Rd. From St Mary Rd turn left on Grande Ave heading south. Grande Ave turns into Mission. Once on Mission continue to head south for about 25 miles. Turn left on Duval Mine Rd heading east. Stay on Duval Mine Rd which turns into Old Nogalas Hwy. Follow Old Nogales Hwy heading north back into town. From Old Nogales Hwy turn right on Valencia. Take your next left on Park and stay on Park until back to Park and University.
University and Park at the start of the ride there plenty of places to pick from. There is a Starbucks and Jamba Juice plus many more food options to pick from.
General store at Sahuarita and Old Nogales Hwy.
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Tucson, Az. 85719