Be a Defender

Being a fundraising cyclist in the 38th El Tour de Tucson is a fun, impactful, and simple way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona.

Join us to make a difference in a child's life

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona (SoAzbigs) is a proud beneficary of the 38th El Tour de Tucson to be hosted Saturday April 10th, 2021.  Fundraising cyclists participating on behalf of SoAzBigs do so as a fun and active way to support our life-changing one-to-one mentoring programs while earning their entry into the tour and winning prizes.

NOW hosting VIRTUAL Practice Rides every Tuesday and Saturday begining at 5:30AM AND hosting in-person rides each Thursday - additional rides available as listed: CLICK HERE to join our next ride!  For Tuesday and Saturday Virtual Rides, all participants check in on Zoom at 5:30am and then log off to begin their individual practice session riding a bike in their neighborhood, using a stationary bike in their home, with a buddy or from their gym! For in-person rides the dates, locations and times will vary depending on the ride lead.  Check out our RIDE SIGN UP Calendar and remember ALL are WELCOME!

As a Defender of Potential Cyclist, you commit to raising a minimum of $450 by December 1st, 2020, in order to be eligible to ride in the tour for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona.  



Click the register button and tell us a little about yourself.


We suggest a fundraising goal of $1,500 per team.


Find friends, family or co-workers who will help you exceed your fundraising goal.

Raise Money!

Fundraise via email, go door to door or host an event to help support our life-changing work.


There is a tour distance for every cyclist level - be active and be apart of SoAzBigs life-changing work!

Top Teams
Raised $200.00
R*Cycle Cooperative
Raised $100.00
Crane Cares
Raised $75.00
Raised $0.00
Top Participants
Robert Lawson
Raised $179.38
Dave McHorney
Raised $131.05
Vanessa Richter
Raised $125.00
Mark Helfrick
Raised $100.00
Lori Pluchinsky
Raised $75.00
Hugo Rodriguez
Raised $56.93