TOUR OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY
TORGV was started by the Albuquerque Wheelmen in the 1970’s and ran for over 20 years. At its height, TORGV attracted thousands of riders and was the premier bicycle tour in New Mexico. BCNM was proud to bring back the ride in 2011 and is continuing the event in 2012.
LINKS TO RESOURCES
Registration is $50, ($10 late fee after September 3rd) and includes the ride on Sunday with maps, rest stops, sag support, post ride party, TORGV T-shirt with TORGV water bottle (to pre-registered riders) and a membership in BCNM good through 2013 (a $20 value). A TORGV patch will be available for an additional fee.
Registration and packet pick-up will be from 6:00 - 9:00 AM at the Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Village Hall on Rio Grande Blvd. Riders can start the tour after 7:00 AM. There will be no mass start. 100 mile riders should be on the road by 8:00 AM. All other riders should be on the road by 9:00 AM. The post ride party will start at Noon. Routes will be swept for remaining riders at 5:00 PM.
AFTER PARTY AT MARBLE BREWERY!
Riders are welcome to head to Marble Brewery after having finished their ride. The address is 111 Marble St NW and their phone number is 505-243-2739.
Sag Support and Safety
Sag support will be provided on all routes. All riders must wear CPSC, Snell or ASTM certified bicycle helmets and obey traffic laws. Riding with headphones is not allowed. Please choose routes within your capabilities and be prepared to make minor repairs. We cannot anticipate every road surface hazard or construction project you will encounter on this ride. Use common sense and caution at all times.
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque Village Hall is located in the North Valley on Rio Grande between Paseo del Norte and Montano. NOTE: Rio Grande Blvd is NOT accessible via Montano or Paseo del Norte. Use Osuna/Chavez Rd.
BCNM Calls For Tabling Volunteers
Hello BCNM members:
BCNM appreciate help from its members tabling at the BikeABQ Bike Swap Saturday April 16 from 10-4 at Sports Systems – see www.BikeABQ.org for more info.
Rio Rancho Bike and Hike is hosting a ride starting at Haines Park across from Intel on Saturday May 21 – time TBD and we’d appreciate any help tabling for that too!
I have membership postcards and swag and a very nice tent and table and chairs that can be used.
Let me know directly if you can help BCNM – e-mail or call me – see signature below for info.
BCNM Proudly endourses the 2011 Roll for the Cure
In Honor of Ted McVay
August 13, 2011
Hobbs, New Mexico
The largest and most supported cycling event in Southeast New Mexico – just 4 miles from the Texas border! Well marked routes of 25K, 50K, and a metric century, hydration stations, police escort, motorcycle and bicycle ride marshals, mechanics, SAG vehicles, and intersection guards.
A great training ride in preparation for the Hotter N Hell
For more Information:
This charitable event benefits the American Cancer Society and provides a significant opportunity for cyclists in several state region.
The Spring 2011 Edition of NEW MEXICO BICYCLIST!
We hope you enjoy this edition of the new and improved "New Mexico Bicyclist." Thanks to editor Christopher Marsh for his outstanding work! Click here to download: Downloadable PDF.
The Coalition is heading to D.C.!
We're heading to Washington to speak with our NM lawmakers, so if you want something on our talking points, let us know!
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Tour of the Rio Grande Valley!
TORGV 2012 was a success. BCNM extends its thanks for sharing in this wonderful event. Watch for this event in 2013!