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Mountain to Mountain

Mountain to Mountain
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Registration and Start 7 AM 
Options for 96, 64, and 35 miles
Great Warm-Up for the El Tour!
 
When registering for the ride, if you have to go back a page, ONLY USE the "Back Button" at the bottom of the page and NOT the browser back button.
 
Click HERE for instructions on how to register properly for this event!

Mountain to Mountain is a great warm-up ride for El Tour de Tucson! It comes at a time when your training needs to intensify for the last time before the great event. Ride on a portion of the El Tour route on the northwest side of town, with long stretches of straight flat roads, perfect to practice riding in a group or pace-line.

There are 3 distances to choose from: 35, 64 and 96 miles. Watch for GABA signs indicating all the turns of the course, and where turnaround spots are if you are riding less than the full distance.

No Mass Starts. No more than 5 riders in a group!

This ride includes 3 aid stations loaded up with fruit, water, snacks and sandwich makings, and there will be Subway sandwiches served at the Finish Point. GABA volunteers will drive the course offering aid in case of mechanical failure, but please carry a cell phone and call 911 in a medical emergency.

REGISTER EARLY FOR THIS EVENT FOR A REDUCED FEE! Online registration will close Wednesday at 10pm prior to the ride.

Start location: Brandi Fenton Park, The Hay Barn
3482 E. River Rd.
Parking is available in the park parking lot and the dirt lot located behind the Hay Barn.

PSC HELMETS ARE REQUIRED AND ALL TRAFFIC LAWS MUST BE OBEYED.

Riders are responsible for any traffic citations assessed.

START TIME: 7:00 AM. Please plan to be off the course by 4:00 PM.
No more than 5 riders in a group per Pima County Department of Transportation Permit requirements.

35 Mile route (short) - Please check in by 8:00 am and please be on the road by 8:30 am to be cleared from the road by 4:00 pm. Start route by following East River Rd to Craycroft Rd, make a Left turn and enjoy the views of the Catalina Mountains in front of you. At Sunrise Dr, make another Left following the route to La Canada where the route turns Right. This is a soft climb with a nice road. At Lambert Lane is your first SAG stop and turn around point for this distance. This SAG will have some tasty breakfast snacks.  Make a U turn and head back the way you came, there will be a Subway lunch waiting for you at the start, along with water, fruit, snacks, and soda.
64 Mile route (Medium) - Please check in by 7:30 am to be on the road by 8:30 am to be cleared from the road by 4:00 pm.  Start route by following East River Rd to Craycroft Rd, make a Left turn and enjoy the view of the Catalinas in front of you. At Sunrise Dr, make a Left turn. Your route will take you to La Canada and Lambert Ln where your first SAG stop will be. Your route takes you through Oro Valley and up Dove Mtn.  Make the Right onto to Tangerine Rd. SAG 2 is located at Tangerine Rd and Frontage Rd. Following your route to Twin Peaks and Silverbell Rds continue El Camino Del Cerro, turn onto the Loop. Update! The route back to Brandi Fenton Park will follow the Loop. ( Santa Cruz to Rillito Path) 
96 Mile route (Long) - Please check in by 7:00 am and please be on the road by 8:30 am to be cleared from the road by 4:00 pm.   The route will start out on East River Rd from Brandi Fenton Park.  This route will take you out E. River Rd to N. Sabino Cyn Rd with views of Sabino Cyn and Mt Kimble in the distance. Next, from Sunrise Dr turn Right onto Kolb Rd beginning your steady climb up into Ventana Cyn. On the back side of this short loop are great views of Tucson and the downtown area. Watch your speed on this down hill portion of the route.  First SAG stop will be located on La Canada and Lambert Ln.  Once through Oro Valley continue on Moore Rd, up Dove Mtn Blvd thru the traffic circle then back down Dove Mtn Blvd onto Tangerine Rd.  SAG 2 is located at Tangerine Rd and Frontage Rd. The route continues under I 10 to N Rillito Village Trail that turns into the frontage rd on the East bound side of I 10. Follow route to Silverbell Rd keeping your pace making your way to A mountain where you will loop our A mountain and return on Silverbell Rd where you will come to SAG 3 at Joaquin Murrieta Park. Continue on Silverbell Rd to El Camino Del Cerro then to the Loop path. Update! The route back to Brandi Fenton Park will follow the Loop. ( Santa Cruz to Rillito Path)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
PLEASE PRINT MAP AND CUE SHEET FOR YOUR RIDE. LIMITED AMOUNT WILL BE AT START.
 Click HERE for 35 Mile Map & Cue sheet or click RidewithGPS for the GPS File.
 Click HERE for 64 Mile Map & Cue sheet or click RidewithGPS for the GPS File. Updated!
 Click HERE for 96 Mile Map & Cue sheet or click RidewithGPS for the GPS File. Updated!
Note: Please check back to this page regularly for map updates. 
 
Want to help?  Everyone needs to take a turn to help make all our GABA rides a success! You could help at registration before the ride, or at a sag stop along the course, or as a sweep vehicle to help cyclists with problems. Click HERE for more information about the different positions or e-mail the Volunteer Coordinator, Pam Cullop, at volunteer@bikegaba.org.
 
Ride Organizer is Colleen Giles
Contact Supported Rides for more information: supportedrides@bikegaba.org
        
EVERYONE MUST REGISTER ONLINE TO RECEIVE THE EARLY REGISTRATION FEE. THOSE OF YOU WHO DO NOT WANT TO REGISTER ONLINE, CAN ONLY REGISTER THE DAY OF AT THE HIGHER RATE.
 
If we don't have a good email address, you will not receive the welcome letter! So please provide an email and be sure that your spam/junk does not block our emails.

           
Please click on the SEE BELOW for pricing details.
 

NEW!

Registration Costs:

Registration Opens May 28, 2017

Members ONLY Fee $20 until August 1st (members must log in)

Members and Non-Members Fee $40/$60 August 2nd - Nov 1st

Members and Non-Members Day of Fee $60/$80

            

Online registration closes at 10pm on the Wednesday prior to the ride. If paying on the day of the event, you mustbring your membership card which can be printed out from the website once you log in or you will be charged the non-member rate.

 

You can pay your fees either with a check, cash or credit card. Each tandem rider is required to pay. Please see the cancelation policy below.

 
ATTENTION GABA MEMBERS: 
WHEN REGISTERING ONLINE, YOU MUST LOG IN BEFORE REGISTERING TO GET YOUR MEMBER DISCOUNT!  
(no refunds will be given if you forget).

ABC/PMBC members must contact Supported Rides for your online discount code at supportedrides@bikegaba.org.
 
ON THURSDAY MORNING AN AUTOMATIC EMAIL WILL GO OUT TO ALL REGISTERED RIDERS WITH A WELCOME LETTER AND ANY INFORMATION THAT MIGHT HAVE CHANGED. SO PLEASE LOOK FOR THIS EMAIL IN YOUR INBOX OR SPAM/JUNK FOLDER!

When registering for the ride, if you have to go back a page, ONLY USE the "Back Button" at the bottom of the page and NOT the browser back button.
Click HERE for instructions on how to register properly for this event!

For more information please contact your Ride Organizer(s) Colleen Giles at colleen.giles64@gmail.com 254-220-2221

Forum Discussions
Location : 
Contact : 
supportedrides@bikegaba.org
When:
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where:
Brandi Fenton Park
3482 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  
Contact:
Supported Rides
Category:
Overnights/Centuries
Registration is closed
You must wear a helmet and obey all local traffic laws.
Cancellation Policy:
GABA Cancellation Policy -
If you cancel day of the ride, no refund will be issued.

If you cancel 1 week or less prior to the ride, you get half of your money back in one of these options:
1. GABA Credits if used (these are tracked online for your next ride registration, membership renewal, etc…
2. Credit Card will be refunded
3. Check if credit card registration is older than 120 days

If you cancel more than a week prior to the ride, you will receive a full refund in one of these options:
1. GABA Credits if used (these are tracked online for your next ride registration, membership renewal, etc…
2. Credit Card will be refunded
3. Check if credit card registration is older than 120 days

In inclement weather, the ride organizer will determine the morning of the ride at the start location if it will be cancelled. Keep in mind that if the weather is bad at your location, that does not mean it is bad at the ride location. If cancelled, you will be issued a refund.
Registrants & Fees
$60.00
$40.00