Even once the summer's oppressive heat begins to subside, there is no escaping the sun in the desert.
The Valley just doesn't have those majestic tree-lined avenues that create a canopy of shade. More often than not, there are just a few streaks of saguaro shadows to break up sun exposure.
So, what's a cyclist to do? Regardless of your type of riding, here are five easy ways to keep the UV away.
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2. UPF clothing
3. Sun sleeves
4. Sun glasses