This is a great loop in Mesa, AZ. There are some awesome vista views as you parallels the Salt River and ride up Usery Pass Rd. There is a good climb up Usery Pass Road. Great loop for a time trial or interval training.
Potential Hazards: In the late spring, summer and fall be careful of the trucks towing boats on the way to the lake. There is a good bike lane throughout the entire ride but just keep is safe by riding in the bike lane.
Park at the Red Mountain Park which is at Brown Rd and Power Rd. The park is on Brown Rd. just east of Power Rd.
Head west on Brown Rd, Turn right on Power Rd, Power Rd turns into Bush Hwy, Stay on Bush Hwy until you get to Usery Pass Rd, Climb up Usery Pass and then descend down Usery Pass Rd. Usery Pass Rd will turn into Ellsworth Rd. From Ellsworth Rd turn right on Brown Rd back to Red Mountain Park. If you are feeling good hit the loop for a 2nd and 3rd time.
There are plenty of places to eat along Power Rd. At Power Rd just south of the Hwy 60 there is a PF Chang's and a Chipotle.
At Bush Hwy and User Pass Rd on the north west corner of the road there are bathrooms.
DNA Cycles, 2031 North Power Rd, 480-924-2453 or Cycle Spectrum, 1545 South Power Rd, 480-981-8901