Training Calendar

All practices listed below are subject to last minute changes as seen fit by the Head Coach. No questions asked.
Regular practice schedule during the school year is as follows:
Tuesday 4:30 – 6pm
Wednesday 3:45 – 6pm
Thursday 4:30 – 6pm
Sat/Sun – early morning rides, depending on time of year


– support those who support El Grupo


There are many ways in which individual members of the community can and do support El Grupo.   1. We ride your old stuff!! We accept any and all donations cycling related that can be of use to our youth participants. In fact, the good-will of our community has enabled us to get as many… Read more »


Here are some websites/organizations/friends we like – to stay informed about bicycles & such:   Arizona Bicycle Racing Association (ABRA) Tucson Velo Living Streets Alliance Cycling News Pima County Bicycle & Pedestrian Program     Here are some of our friends – support those who support El Grupo The Running Shop the place to get… Read more »


History of El Grupo by Ignacio, Head Coach At a time long, long ago and in a galaxy far, far away….well, not exactly. In the fall of 2004, I was working at BICAS and attending classes at the University of Arizona in Tucson, seeking a master’s degree in Bilingual Education. BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Action &… Read more »

Hire Us

Putting on an event? Want to encourage folks to ride their bikes there? Be Progressive. Hire El Grupo to provide Bike Valet Parking for your community event.  We will give your event participants peace of mind as we watch over their bikes and they fully enjoy themselves. Contact us to discuss this very cool feature… Read more »


Our mission is to empower youth through bicycles.    Through our programs Team El Grupo & Youth Empowering Youth Outreach, we are getting youth on bikes, and they in turn are teaching, inspiring and empowering other youth to ride, enjoy and love bikes. Through the use of bicycles, El Grupo’s goals are to…   Enable… Read more »


We encourage our riders to be civic-minded through giving back to the community. Each El Grupo rider is expected to contribute towards community outreach. For example, El Grupo teaches safe cycling to different community groups and schools. Each year, we teach over 500 kids bike safety and provide free bike valet parking for over 1,000… Read more »

Hello world!

This is the start of our new blog/website . You can find all past information and posts on our old blog, including a recap and photos from the Headless Hunt Bicycle Scavenger Hunt last weekend. Plan on finding out all you need to know about El Grupo right here from now on! Link to Old… Read more »