Arizona Trail Leisure Tour

Salsa Cycles

Last December, I contemplated racing the Arizona Trail Race, the full 750-mile version. I went so far as to doing a couple of runs, as the route ends with a bike-pack, as in carrying your bike, on your back, across the Grand Canyon, and I’m not much for walking anywhere.Then I decided that 2014 wasn’t going to be a year for racing and the idea of doing the route went to the backburner until mid-March when Scott Morris, AZTR organizer, boyfriend, and all-around partner in crime announced, “I may tour the route instead of racing it this year.” My lets-tour-on-bikes-all-over-instead-of-doing-intervals attitude must have worn off on him.

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