Is this the fabled connection to Fountain Hills?

  Whole lot of road construction going on at the end of Eagle Ridge in Fountain Hills A few years ago cyclists lost access to the Hidden Hills area, (to the west and down from Eagle Ridge in the picture … Continue reading

Fountain Hills–Gilbert Metric

A metric century starting from the Gainey Village Shopping Center in northeast Scottsdale, looping around to Fountain Hills, Beeline Hwy, Gilbert, and through the streets of Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale. Approximately 1,300 feet of climbing. A fast and fun metric century … Continue reading

One Hill at a Time

A Fountain Hills / Hills of Via Linda climbing extravaganza and metric century, with over 3,100 feet of climbing. The popular Hummingbird climb in Paradise Valley was added as a bonus on the way home. Shoulder stabilization exercises in physical … Continue reading

Los Freeloaders climb Eagle Ridge

Our route for the day: A few of the climbs out Fountain Hills and Via Linda way. Approximately 2,000 feet elevation gain. Went riding with the Los Freeloaders today, and managed to get them to go out to Fountain Hills … Continue reading

Fountain Hills Metric

Fountain Hills / Hills of Via Linda metric century hill climbing circuit, shown with start from Roadrunner Park (36th St & Cactus). 62 miles, approximately 3,500 ft of climbing. January 15, 2011 In preparation for the upcoming Death Valley Double, … Continue reading

Los Freeloaders Ride

Here are some pictures from this morning’s Saturday ride with the Los Freeloaders group on the way up Eagle Ridge in Fountain Hills. For those of you not pictured (not including moi, who took said pictures), you’ll just have to … Continue reading


Rio Verde/Moon Valley loop, starting from the Gainey Ranch Fitness center Saturday, January 9th I cruise up Mountain View Rd, past 100th St, on a popular route that will take me out to Fountain Hills. I feel weird on the … Continue reading