The Arizona deserts are a mecca for cyclists in the winter season! The weather makes it perfect for riding throughout the daylight hours and pro athletes, from tri-athletes to professional cycling teams come to the dessert to train. So, train like a pro, or at least get out of your ... Read More
The Arizona deserts are a mecca for cyclists in the winter season! The weather makes it perfect for riding throughout the daylight hours and pro athletes, from tri-athletes to professional cycling teams come to the dessert to train. So, train like a pro, or at least get out of your cold northerly weather and come warm up on a bike ride; enjoy the western spirit of Arizona as well as the nightlife and ambiance of the sun! With over 300 days of sunshine and incredible scenery, the conditions are perfect for exhilarating road rides, including challenging climbs to beautiful views of the surrounding desert. The ever present Saguaro Cactus, our nation’s largest, is everywhere, but also are all the other wondrous species that comprise the most diverse southwestern ecosystem in our country. Our cycling trip in Scottsdale and the Sonoran Desert is tailored to each guest and incorporate the best cycling routes in the area, offering daily lengths from 15-100 miles. Choose a bike from our top-notch rental fleet, let us know your pedal requirements and the type of rides you are looking for and we will design it for you. This self-guided road bike trip is perfect for the casual road biker, the visiting triathlete looking for winter miles, or the avid cyclist.
Just North of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona lies a desert gem, the Carefree Resort & Conference Center. Here you can embrace the Southwestern lifestyle in total relaxation. It’s a place of soothing and simple spaces with uncluttered panoramic views of the Continental Mountains. Play tennis, enjoy the Spa, or simply relax at the pool with a margarita. For couples, families or groups, Carefree Resort & Conference Center is a year-round destination that truly lives up to its name.
Road cycling tour in the Sonoran Desert near Scottsdale Arizona
Escape to "Easy Living" at Saguaro Lake Ranch Resort, where sun-filled days, peaceful nights, good friends, and carefree relaxation mean a memorable time for everyone. Set in one of Arizona's most magnificent scenic areas, this unique ranch accommodates guests in comfortable and rustic ranchettes. With a panoramic view that encompasses the Bulldog and Superstition Mountains and the wilderness made famous by the writings of Zane Grey, the Ranch is literally and figuratively a vacation oasis on the banks of the Salt River.
Scottsdale Arizona Self Guided Road Cycling Tour
- Luggage transfers day 1 and 5
- Orientation on Day 1 to cover GPS, Route Book with expert staff
- nights lodging at Carefree Resort (double occupancy)
- Breakfast daily (2-5)
- Gloves, helmet and specific pedals when requested with bike rental below
-Detailed Route book with maps, cue sheets, suggestions for stops, water, visits, restaurants, more
- GPS Garmin Touring (1 for 2 persons)
- Telephone support
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