First published in 2007 and now in its second printing, Desert Journeys is an easy-to-use yet comprehensive resource for Tucson’s road-cycling scene. In addition to detailed directions for over 30 popular rides on this city's well-paved roads, Desert Journeys offers much more:  Eye-catching full color photography, easy to use ride descriptions and ratings, GPS supplied topographic profiles, rules of the road bicycle safety information, and local and national resources for cycling enthusiasts. 

 

Packaged in an attractive and compact 6x9 spiral format, this 80-page guide continues to be popular with those new to the sport as well as those road warrior veterans.

 Arizona Daily Star

"Tucson often wins praise as a bike-friendly city, but riders have had to rely on word of mouth to learn about some of the best road-cycling routes."

 

American Bicyclist

"A new book called "Desert Journeys: A Guide for the Tucson Road Cyclist," details 32 diverse rides in the Tucson area.

 

Every city in the country could use a helpful, colorful, and spiral-bound book just like this one. Next time you plan on going for a ride in the Tucson area, be sure to take this book with you."

 

 

Tailwinds, July/August 2007

"Jerry Rosen’s self-published book, “Desert Journeys: A Guide for the Tucson Road Cyclist,” is more than a compendium of ride directions.  Much more. 

Rosen’s photos, which range from exceptional to stunning, give the book coffee table cachet."

 

Sweat

"For bike lovers everywhere, Tucson’s Jerry Rosen has made it easy to wheel around The Old Pueblo with the 80-page “Desert Journeys: A Guide for the Tucson Road Cyclist"