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We are looking forward to scheduling group events soon! Stay tuned for updates.

upcoming events

Gran Fondo 2020

Fountain Hills Gran Fondo - Fourth Annual Road Ride

This year’s ride is a fundraiser for Bob’s Free Bikes. 

When: Saturday, February 12th, 2022

Directions/safety information: 8:00 AM

Start time, both distances: 8:15 AM

Metric half-century (35 miles) 

Metric century (65 miles)

This is a free event, but please consider making a donation to Bob’s Free Bikes. Donations can be made at the start of the ride.

Fountain Hills Bikes and McDowell Mountain Cycles have teamed up to offer this unique ride around the Fountain Hills area.  Two distances are available, 50K (35 miles) and 100K (65 miles). This will be a fully supported ride for everyone with sag support and two aid stations along the route.  Both routes start at McDowell Mountain Cycles and end at Fountain Hills Bikes. Both bike shops will provide snacks and refreshments at the finish. The two bike shops are two miles apart for those who care to park at MMC for the start and finish at Fountain Hills Bikes.

We’ve posted the route links below and will have paper copies available at the start. All riders will be required to sign our riders’ waver. You can stop in either shop to pre-sign or sign the morning of the event.

Metric Century 

Metric Half- Century

What is a Gran Fondo? - Gran Fondos are designed for everyone. Whether you are an experienced cyclist wanting to push your own limits, or you are someone new to riding and want to ride at your own pace, The Fountain Hills Gran Fondo has a perfect ride and group for you! Gran Fondo is an Italian term which very loosely translates to “Big Ride”. 


Pivot Demo

Pivot Bikes Demo

When: Sunday, February 27th, 9:00am-1:00pm

We are hosting a Pivot Demo right here at our shop! This is a bit different format from years past. Pickup and drop off will be at Fountain Hills Bikes. Reservations are required - no more long waits in line to demo your dream bike! Reservations are at 9:00 and 1:00. You have 3 hours to take the bike to McDowell Mountain Park, shred a few trails and get back to our shop. All reservations are made through the Pivot website.