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Challenging elevation changes plus dramatic scenic vistas make New Mexico a haven for road cyclers. Professional cycling teams (for instance, the Navigators Insurance team, Team Lipton, and Astana Cycling) have come to Albuquerque for altitude training and national USA Cycling events have found a home in the city, while local road cyclists take advantage of the city's network of bike lanes. Albuquerque cycling clubs have scheduled rides each week; for details, check out a local bike shop or visit the New Mexico Touring Society's website at nmts.org. The City of Albuquerque Bike Map, available for download at cabq.gov/bike, details bike-friendly routes and dedicated bike paths, including the celebrated Paseo del Bosque trail.
Albuquerque has 400 miles of accessible bike lanes and routes throughout the city, and serves as a true hub to great cycling routes in surrounding areas.
A few of Albuquerque's Favorite Road Cycling Routes:
With nearly nine miles of bike lane connecting to endless hills on Tramway Blvd. on Albuquerque's east side, to a 22-mile loop made up of bike routes in the city limits, to scenic and challenging rides around the city's surrounding mountains, Albuquerque is truly a hub for great cycling routes and conditions.