Dear Pima County Supervisors,
Bike Ranch is a natural outgrowth of Tucson's investment in biking infrastructure. I support this progressive, eco-friendly, and economically beneficial project that will further promote Tucson as a cycling destination. Please vote for the Bike Ranch.
My address is:
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Pima County Administration Building
130 West Congress, First Floor
Agenda posted at: http://pima.gov/DSDBCC
The combination of fine lodging and amenities with a world class training facility is an exciting and original concept. Bike Ranch will bring sport and eco-tourists from all over the world to enjoy Tucson.
Bike Ranch is inspired by the iconic Tucson guest ranches of the 1940s. Our design combines natural building materials with 21st century innovations in alternative energy sources and water conservation.
A rare combination of perfect weather and topography, along with visionary leadership that invests in infrastructure, has made Tucson one of the pre-eminent cycling cities. Bike Ranch is a natural extension of Tucson's commitment to safe cycling.
Bike Ranch is committed to sustainability in all aspects of its design and function. Our goal is to be a model for resource conservation in the desert, and we are striving to be one of only a handful of Platinum LEED designated hotels in the United States.
Cycling represents a new ethos in fitness that also embraces a greater awareness of the natural world. As the most energy efficient means of transportation, cycling is not only good for our health, it's good for the health of our environment. Every mile traveled by bicycle instead of an automobile saves the atmosphere a pound of carbon dioxide, and thanks to more than 900 miles of bike lanes, including the 131-mile urban Loop, Bike Ranch guests will be able to experience Tucson from their bikes instead of cars.
Our desert campus across from Saguaro National Park will preserve a significant amount of natural open space with biological connectivity for wildlife. Like the historic lodges that co-exist with many of the great parks, the Bike Ranch will be a supportive and a beneficial neighbor to Saguaro Park.