We’re celebrating 35 years of racing in one of the best places to ride a bike! The dates are set so mark your calendars and set a reminder to register because you won’t want to miss the 2023 Tucson Bicycle Classic! Come and see why racers from 34 US States and 9 countries participated in 2022.
We're so grateful to all the riders who came out to race with us, as well as the sponsors and volunteers that made it possible! The 2023 Tucson Bicycle Classic far exceeded our expectations both in terms of attendance (553 riders from 9 countries and 34 US states), and atmosphere! We hope you had fun, made some great memories, and that you will join us again for the 36th annual Tucson Bicycle Classic in 2024!
The new course for 2023 is the iconic Pistol Hill. It features 355 feet of climbing over a 3.5 mile course with a rolling terrain and a climb to the finish. The prologue will create the first leaders of the General Classification.
Newly paved roads breathe new life into this classic course. A challenging 20.5 mile loop (33 km) with approximately 1000 feet of climbing, including a solid, sustained climb, rollers, flats and a rapid descent.
We are unveiling an exciting new course in 2023 The Oro Valley Circuit Race presented by Rutledge Dental. This new course is on smooth roads with a few technical turns so you can test your speed and skills on this final day of racing.
The Meteor was founded by business partners Doug Zell, the founder of Intelligentsia Coffee, and Chris St. Peter, a former attorney. Both are avid cyclists and close friends, largely through their shared love of the sport. Their vision began with a desire to create a beautiful environment that combines all the things they love under one roof: great coffee, wonderful wine, delicious food, and, of c