Who We Are
The New Mexico Touring Society is an Albuquerque-based recreational bicycling club for riders of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Club members plan and lead one-day and multi-day road and mountain bike rides. Check our ride schedule to participate in a ride or come to a monthly meeting to meet us.
Route 66 Project
This club has developed a comprehensive route along the New Mexico section of the old Route 66 highway.
US Bicycle Route 66 Trail Notes for New Mexico
Developed by NMTS
League of American Bicyclists
The NMTS is an affiliate of the League of American Bicyclists.
Vienna to Budapest Bike Ride
This is a six day ride with a different city each night. Ride is a combination of bike paths along the Danube River, through farm valleys and small towns. Riders will rent 21 speed hybrid bikes from tour company.
Ride terminates in Budapest, Hungary.
Contact Dee Friesen at (505) 681-6094 for more information and also to notify him if you are interested and registering.
link to the Vienna to Budapest ride
2016 NMTS Gila Tour
May 14 -15
This extremely scenic tour will take us on a two-day ride on the Gila Inner Loop. You will ride through pine forests and green meadows and see wide-open vistas in the Gila National Forest and along the beautiful Mimbres River valley.
Information and Registration
You have been issued the following challenge: Climb 29,029 vertical feet, the height of Mount Everest, during the month of May.
To be part of the challenge, email Will Ferrell at his email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). Your name will be added to a list that is found on the NMTS club part of Meetup (www.meetup.com). You may get the miles on any riding you do, whether it is an NMTS club ride or not. Track your elevation gains, add them up and, at the end of the month, submit the number of feet you climbed to Will.
This is your opportunity to get in shape for summer and to lose weight!
Come ride with us!
National Bike Challenge
PeopleForBikes is making bicycling better for everyone by uniting millions of riders, thousands of businesses and hundreds of communities. They want to bring people together to create a powerful, united voice for bicycling and its benefits. Click below to sign up now for the National Bike Challenge! Challenge begins in May.
National Bike Challenge website
NMTS member Lindsay Waite's Journal
Lindsay Waite is maintaining a travelogue of her ride from Albuquerque to Baltimore. Below is the link.
Photos from ABQ Century
Below are some photos of the BikeABQ rest stop that was on the Albuquerque Century recently. Enjoy!