Eastern Albuquerque Perimeter Loop
The Eastern Albuquerque Perimeter Loop ride is a variation of the Albuquerque Perimeter Rides. It is a good cold weather ride. This ride incorporates areas popular with rides, Tramway, the Riverside and Bosque Bikepaths, and the Chris Chavez Bikepath. Since this is a loop, it can be started and ended at any location or ridden in the opposite direction, just read the cuesheet from the bottom up.
Distance: ~ 50 miles.
Notes: This uses the bikepaths which have lots of "goat-heads" so prepare for flats.
Eastern Albuquerque Perimeter Loop Ride // 50 Miles
Mileage Waypoint Leg Description
Alameda Trailhead Start at the Alameda Trailhead. Ride right east (right) on Alameda.
Guadalupe Trail Red Light North (left) on Guadalupe Trail, turning east to 4th Street.
4th Street North (left) on 4th Street, turning east as it becomes Roy Avenue.
I-25 Pass under I-25 as Roy becomes Tramway Road.
Tramway Rd Stop Sign Climb Tramway Road and re-group at the top -- Tramway Road turnoff.
Continue South (straight) on Tramway Blvd to Four Hills Shopping Center.
Four Hills Shopping Center Re-group. Take the bike path west of Burger King through Singing Arrow Park.
Singing Arrow West (right) on Singing Arrow and then a short jog north on Juan Tabo to Southern.
Southern West (left) on Southern; follow bike route to Susan. Continue west on Susan to Wyoming.
Wyoming Cross Wyoming on bike route and ride through Phil Chacon Park/Veterans Memorial.
Louisiana At Louisiana, turn south (left) about 1 block on the sidewalk. Cross Gibson with the light.
(Could take Kathryn to San Pedro then south using the bike lanes)
Ridgecrest Turn west (right) on Ridgecrest.
San Pedro Take a short jog south on San Pedro to turn into the Veterans' Hospital.
Ride around north side of Veterans' Hospital to San Mateo and Gibson.
Gibson Bikepath West (left) on bike path on the south side of Gibson to Carlisle.
Carlisle Cross Gibson at Carlisle to the bike lane on the north side of Gibson; continue west to Girard.
Girard At Girard, turn south (left) and then jog west again on Miles/Colombia/Alamo
Yale Come out on Alamo at Yale Blvd; short jog south (left) on Yale to Randolph.
Randolf West (right) on Randolph, turning south as the street becomes University.
UNM Golf Course Re-group at the UNM South Golf Course on University past the airport underpass.
Continue south on University, turning west as the street becomes Rio Bravo under I-25.
Chris Chavez loop Turn left off Rio Bravo at the diversion channel and head south on the Chris Chavez (junkyard) loop.
Riverside Trail Complete Chris Chavez loop to head north (right) on the Riverside Trail.
Mountain Road Turnoff Detour (right) at Mountain Road for a stop/regroup in Old Town at Rolling in Dough. The turnoff is painted on the bikepath.
Mountain Road West on Mountain Road to the Riverside Trail again.
Riverside Trail North (right) on Riverside Trail back to the starting point at the Alameda trailhead
Alameda Trailhead Alameda Trailhead Parking Lot