Video: It’s a party in the desert

The 24 hours in the Old Pueblo brings together friends from all over to enjoy a memorable weekend of riding bikes and having fun

It’s a party with some bike riding included.

It’s a party with some bike riding included.

Have you ever wanted to party with 3500 of your closest biking buddies? Each February Epic Rides puts on the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo just outside of Tucson, AZ, and for a weekend a small town is born in the Sonoran desert. It’s a gathering like no other. Riders travel from all over the US, and sometimes farther, to compete in one of the largest 24 hour races in the world. If you haven’t yet had a chance to enjoy this special event and experience “24 Hour Town”, we highly recommend it. Although you better act fast as registration for next years event is almost full.

Take a winter vacation and experience the awesomeness that is the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo.

About the author: Jeff Titone

For as long as he remembers, contributor Jeff Titone has been riding bikes. The former National Champion triathlete has such a passion for cycling that he has dedicated his career to spreading the two-wheeled gospel. A cycling industry veteran of more than twelve years, Jeff has worked for such notable brands as Cannondale, Titus, and Blackburn. Whether grinding out the miles on his road bike, shredding the Arizona desert on his mountain bike, or cruising the greenbelt on his way to work, Jeff relishes every opportunity to be in the saddle. He also has a soft spot for vintage, lugged steel road bikes and bourbon.

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  • Etienne says:

    I think the largest 24 hour mtb event in the world is “le trophée des crapauds” in Rozérieules, France. This year it was the 22th edition, it started in 1989, now it’s limited to 2000 racers, but there’s more than 20000 spectators each year.
    Google it!

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