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Smaller field, shorter ride awaits El Tour cyclists

Smaller field, shorter ride awaits El Tour cyclists

Today’s race is down about 1,100 riders; route cut to 104 miles.

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Noble Hops introduces brunch with freebies to El Tour riders

If you ride on Saturday, you eat free on Sunday.

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El Tour weather should be '1,000 percent' better

El Tour weather should be '1,000 percent' better

Forecast of 71 should make last year's chilly event a distant memory.

November 20, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Giffords set to ride in El Tour de Tucson

Giffords set to ride in El Tour de Tucson

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to ride with her husband and a friend.

November 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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El Tour founder, new sponsor thrilled by partnership

El Tour founder, new sponsor thrilled by partnership

Special Olympics saved the bicycling event, which takes place Saturday. 

November 19, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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El Tour riders choose giving back over gifts

El Tour riders choose giving back over gifts

Jayden and Kate Nadeau helping Habitat for Humanity, other charities. 

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Photos: El Tour de Tucson through the years

Photos: El Tour de Tucson through the years

Photos from past years of the El Tour de Tucson bicycle race in Tucson. The race is Saturday. 

November 18, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Indoor champ Desert View riding first outside El Tour

Indoor champ Desert View riding first outside El Tour

They've ruled on stationary bikes; can Jaguar cyclists reign on Tucson streets? 

November 17, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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El Tour pros warning cyclists of distracted drivers

El Tour pros warning cyclists of distracted drivers

The way a professional cyclist describes his sense of fear on the road is harrowing.

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El Tour: Spill can't keep cyclist down

El Tour: Spill can't keep cyclist down

Sometimes it takes someone telling you that you can’t do something, shouldn’t do something, won’t do something, that makes you want to do it i…

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Photos: Meet Me Downtown 5K

Photos: Meet Me Downtown 5K

Photos from the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Walk held on Saturday, May 31, in downtown Tucson.

May 31, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Special Olympics ‘saves’ El Tour de Tucson

Special Olympics ‘saves’ El Tour de Tucson

Richard DeBernardis has spent the last year looking for a title sponsor for El Tour de Tucson.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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El Tour de Tucson officials say they've found new sponsor

El Tour de Tucson officials say they've found new sponsor

El Tour de Tucson will soon have a title sponsor and charitable beneficiary.

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Holcomb, teammates shine in Tucson Bicycle Classic

Holcomb, teammates shine in Tucson Bicycle Classic

With all three stages of the 28th annual Tucson Bicycle Classic completed, San Diego native Janel Holcomb sported the yellow jersey and champi…

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Riders arriving from all over to compete in Tucson's 'mini Tour de France'

A record 112 women, and 587 total racers, will converge at the starting line just beyond the Gilbert Ray Campground today, from as far north …

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'Second autumn' in mountains near Tucson

'Second autumn' in mountains near Tucson

Two months after fall color has faded from the mountains, cottonwoods' colorful leaves along Tucson watercourses bring a "second autumn."

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Tandem couple notches another win in their 20th El Tour

When Paul Thomas and Noreen Cary Thomas finished their second-ever mixed-tandem race in the 2010 El Tour de Tucson, the couple was just happy …

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El Tour de Tucson rider struck from behind in bike lane, killed

A 78-year-old driver crashed into an El Tour de Tucson bicyclist from behind in a designated bike lane late Saturday afternoon, killing him, a…

November 24, 2013 12:00 am

Seen and heard at El Tour de Tucson

The big number

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El Tour de Tucson: Magallanes wins rainy, chaotic ride

El Tour de Tucson: Magallanes wins rainy, chaotic ride

Juan Magallanes felt like he was riding in Tuscany, Italy, on Saturday morning — not Tucson.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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El Tour de Tucson results, 2006-2014

El Tour de Tucson results, 2006-2014

Search the multi-year database for results from El Tour de Tucson. Updated to include 2014 results.

November 23, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Photos: El Tour de Tucson 2013

Photos: El Tour de Tucson 2013

The 31st El Tour de Tucson was the first in the rain. Star photographers documented the riders sloshing their way to the finish during the 2013 race.

November 23, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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Magallanes wins 107-mile El Tour event, but flooding forces as many as 800 riders to find own route

Magallanes wins 107-mile El Tour event, but flooding forces as many as 800 riders to find own route

Riders braved rain, hail and flooded riverbeds in Saturday's 31st El Tour de Tucson presented by Casino del Sol Resort. 

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El Tour boss: 'Prepare to get wet' in soggy race

Patience rather than speed will be the word to remember in today’s El Tour de Tucson.

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