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EL TOUR HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 20, 2021: After carefully monitoring the ongoing public health concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and an abundance of caution for the safety and wellness of our cyclists, volunteers, staff and the communities through which we pass, the 38th Banner - University Medicine El Tour de Tucson has been postponed to Saturday, November 20, 2021.

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If you are planning to ship your bike to Tucson, Bike Flights will provide that service!

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Our partner bike shop, Bicycle Ranch Tucson, is available to receive your bike. If you would also like to book assembly, disassembly and repacking services in Tucson, please contact:

  • Bicycle Ranch Tucson
    • Contact Phone: (520) 219-4311
    • Services available include: Receiving, building and re-packing bike.
      • Please arrange any and all services directly with Bicycle Ranch prior to shipping
      • Bicycle Ranch Tucson will receive your bike and reassemble, ensuring that things like your  shifting is good and there was no damage in shipping.
        The assembly cost is $55 and if you are needing to repack the bike after El Tour, then the total price to $90.

You do not have to ship your bike to our suggested location on our suggested dates; you may ship instead to your hotel, a friend’s house, a local UPS or another local bike shop. You may also manually enter different ship dates to better suit your itinerary. You are responsible for getting your bike to/from these locations and assembling and disassembling it or getting help from a local shop. Please note that if you ship your bike to yourself in care of any UPS location, you will have to present an ID when picking it up there.