This ride starts in Albuquerque and heads up Tijeras Canyon into the east mountains. It features a trip over Heartbreak Hill from the east (the easy way) and a climb up Gutierrez Canyon Rd in both directions. Route planned by Donna Chavez.
Distance: 62.2 miles, 3,875 ft. elevation gain.
Getting There: This ride begins at Smith's on Tramway, south of Central.
Roadway: Mostly 2-lane with light traffic.
Options: You can start at the Library in Tijeras and shorten the ride by 14 miles.
- See also Lester's East Side Ride.
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