Sunday, October 14, 2012
Is a cycling event dedicated to the environment. Enjoy spectacular views of Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree, and Fountain Hills as you circumnavigate the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. When completed, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, located east of DC Ranch, will be the nations largest urban land preserve. Every mile benefits the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.
The 70-mile Tour de Scottsdale winds through 2,500 feet of elevation change on a fully supported course. The 30-mile Tour navigates Scottsdale and Cave Creek; a portion of the course is not supported by Scottsdale police, i.e. cyclists must adhere to all traffic rules.
The ride is rain or shine Scottsdale weather has a cool start, in the mid-sixties to low-seventies with high temperatures close to 100 degrees. Event festivities will include music, food, vendors, family activities, prizes and other fun.
To volunteer at the Tour de Scottsdale
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20555 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale AZ 85255
Market Street at DC Ranch is located at the southeast corner of Thompson Peak Parkway and Pima Road in Scottsdale. From Loop 101, take the Pima/Princess exit north toward Thompson Peak Parkway and follow event signage. Five parking lots will be dedicated for Tour de Scottsdale parking.