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In El Grupo, Tucson teens learn about cycling care and culture.

Tucson has evolved into a diverse bicycling community, with ample opportunities for riders of all ages to find just the right niche.

Local teens have discovered their own with El Grupo, a non-profit Tucson youth cycling team that works to challenge its members mentally as well as physically.

"I like to ride my bicycle," says one rider, and it's easy to see why. This video snapshot introduces some of the kids of El Grupo, as we follow them on a training ride from their clubhouse:

Tucson is known for a rich bicycle culture, and their are ample opportunities for riders of all ages to find just the right niche. El Grupo is a non\\u002Dprofit youth cycling team in here in Tucson that creates the opportunities of cycling to local teens who otherwise would not get the chance. Producer Luis Carrión takes a look at some of the kids in El Grupo, and the adult coaches that are working to instill the love of the bicycle in young people.

El Grupo Youth Cycling will participate in Tucson's first Youth Summer Bike Camp. The weekly camps aim to broaden access to bicycling and all its benefits.