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Gorgeous mountains, hundreds of miles of trails and year-round sunshine make Albuquerque a great city for cycling. Named one of the best U.S. cities for biking, cyclists love Albuquerque for its extensive network of bike lanes winding through the city, high-intensity mountain biking trails within minutes of downtown, and additional trails throughout the area.
The Paseo del Bosque trail runs a 16-mile route along the bosque, the forested area along the Rio Grande. A short trip from downtown, the Paseo del Bosque has stunning scenery and makes for an unforgettable ride.
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Albuquerque boasts more than 400 miles of bike lanes, paths and trails throughout the city perfect for cyclists of all abilities. The City of Albuquerque offers great resources for cyclists including an interactive map of on-street facilities and multi-use trails throughout the city.
Albuquerque’s bike rentals and tours make it easy to see the city on two wheels. Albuquerque’s hundreds of miles of bike lanes, paths, accessible trails and low-traffic streets make biking in Albuquerque one of the best ways to get around.
Take a guided tour with Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals or Heritage Inspirations, try an electric bike with Free-to-Roam eBiking or try out a multi-passenger, pedal-powered tour on the Duke City Pedaler.
ABQ CiQlovía is the Albuquerque version of the global phenomenon known as ciclovía or open streets. This free event is designed to encourage all cyclists to enjoy our beautiful city and unique neighborhoods.
Day of the Tread is a 'Day of the Dead’ and Halloween themed bicycling event for cyclists of all ages and skill levels. At this only-in-Albuquerque cycling event, costumes and fun are encouraged!
Just an hour outside of Albuquerque, Tour de Acoma is a 100, 50 and 25-mile bike challenge covering some of the most breathtaking lands on the Acoma Pueblo reservation.
With 310 days of sunshine, beautiful high desert landscapes and relatively mild winters, Albuquerque is truly a city built for cyclists of all levels.
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Mountain bikers love the rolling terrain of the Sandia Mountain foothills, which have plenty of single tracks for biking, trail running and hiking. With easily accessible mountains in and surrounding the city, Albuquerque is a perfect hub for mountain bikers.
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Challenging elevation changes plus dramatic scenic vistas make New Mexico a haven for road cyclers.
Many of Albuquerque's businesses offer safe and secure bike parking or storage, offer bike-specific tours or events, or are easily accessible by bike.