Monday Gravel Rides

  • Designed for gravel or mountain bike riders and often include the exploration of historic or unusual points of interest.

  • Distances range from 20 to 50 miles and the amount of climbing can vary considerably. Pace varies according to the terrain.

  • Routes typically involve wide gravel/dirt roads and occasionally some pavement with the rare water crossing. More challenging rides can sometimes be shortened.

Monday Road Rides

  • Almost always the same route- from Frys on Willow Creek, out 89A, through Prescott Valley then back in on 69.

  • Approximately 25 to 30 miles with 1200 ft of climbing.

  • No-drop, moderately paced rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Tour de Wednesday Rides

  • Road rides designed for cyclists looking for a challenging ride.

  • Longer and/or hillier routes, and distances range from 30 to 60 miles.

  • Standard routes include the Skull Valley Loop, Wilhoit and beyond, and Chino/Williamson Valley.

  • Pace varies to suit each week’s participants, and similarly paced riders often ride together.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Wednesday Old Guys Rides

  • Road rides designed for cyclists who want a “conversational” pace.

  • The series features distances ranging from 25 to 35 miles.

  • Routes may be somewhat hilly, but the focus is not on climbing.

  • Standard routes include Walker Road, Coyote Springs and Pioneer Parkway/Fain Road.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Thursday Fun Rides

  • Road rides designed for less experienced riders or anyone who wants a less challenging ride.

  • Most rides are under 20 miles in length and as flat as possible – given Prescott’s surroundings.

  • Pace is expected to be in the 12+ mph range (we generally ride at the pace of the slowest rider).

  • Four regular routes: Two in Prescott Valley and two in Chino Valley.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

  • Road rides designed for cyclists who want a “conversational” pace.

  • The series features distances ranging from 25 to 35 miles.

  • Routes may be somewhat hilly, but the focus is not on climbing.

  • Standard routes include Walker Road, Coyote Springs and Pioneer Parkway/Fain Road.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Friday Hills Rides

  • Rides around the Prescott and Prescott Valley hills.

  • Mileage is usually 20 to 30 miles and the aim is to achieve 100 feet of climbing per mile (although we often don’t reach that goal!).

  • Everyone rides the hills at their own pace or skips some altogether.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Freewheeling Friday Rides

  • Rides designed for cyclists who want a moderate ride that often incorporates parts of more challenging rides but doesn’t go as far or as fast.

  • These rides are mostly on paved roads but very occasionally on gravel.

  • Ride length is usually between 20 and 30 miles and often explores neighborhoods in the quad cities area as well as longer highway stretches.

  • The ride description includes a pdf of the route and a link to the route on Ride with GPS.

  • The rides are no-drop with regroups and stops as needed.

Saturday Road Rides

  • Usually flatter rides of 30 to 40 miles.

  • Rides are for anyone, regardless of pace. Faster riders can ride ahead and wait for the group.

  • The routes usually venture out to Prescott Valley or Chino.

  • No-drop rides with regroups and stops as needed.

Sunday Saints & Sinners “Casual” Rides

  • Casual-ish road rides (& occasionally the Peavine Trail or other low-key gravel).

  • Distances in the 30-mile range.

  • The pace is casual/moderate but faster riders can head up to the next regrouping point as they see fit.

  • Routes vary, and attempts are made to find different areas away from some of the busier roadways.

  • No-drop rides with strategic regroups to keep things casual. Perfect for relaxed Sunday mornings in Prescott.

Rides

Weekly Ride Series

Tuesday Rides

  • Could be either a road ride or gravel ride.

  • All rides are at a moderate pace to suit all fitness levels and can be considered social rides.

  • Most road rides will be 20 to 50 miles in length with 2K to 4K feet of climbing.

  • Typical road rides will be in WIlliamson Valley, Wilhoit, Kirkland-Hillside, etc. 

  • Gravel rides are 25 to 30 miles with a moderate amount of climbing.

  • No-drop, moderately paced rides with regroups and stops as needed.