TUCSON, Ariz. - Hundreds of people are expected to take part in El tour this weekend, and among them will be one woman who fell in love with the sport after moving to the United States.
Nicola Cranmer moved to the U.S. from England in the 80's. She said the first group of people she met in the states were mountain bikers, which is where her infatuation with bicycles began.
Cranmer lived in California for some time, eventually relocation to Boise, Idaho. It was during her time there that she decided to start her own women's cycling team.
After living in Boise for some time she visited Tucson and decided she wanted to move to the desert.
Cranmer not only cycles in her free time, but she also trains Olympic cyclists, like Kristin Armstrong.
Many of the Olympic cyclists she trains are currently training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
During this year's El Tour, Cranmer will be taking part ing the fun ride and will also be leading the kids ride as well.