Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the 34th annual Tucson Bicycle Classic p/b The Meteor has been reborn for 2022! Maybe you’ll return to defend your championship, or perhaps you will return to redeem yourself from the sting of defeat. Or perhaps you’ve never raced TBC and want a chance to race where the pros train.
A new course for this year will be revealed in January. 2022. The prologue, presented by Stone House Group, will create the first leaders of the General Classification. New pavement and a serene setting will make for a day of great individual effort.
Same as its always been. 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.
This is a 5.6 mile (9 km) loop with a small climb up Anklam, a fast descent on freshly paved Speedway, and an uphill finish on Greasewood.
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