Cycle the Arts: A Self-Guided Tour in Celebration of Valley Bike Month

This year, Cycle the Arts is a self-guided bike tour of public art pieces from the city of Scottsdale’s Permanent Collection in celebration of Valley Bike Month throughout the entire month of April. Augmented reality content is available through the Hoverlay App, available on your mobile device.

Please dismount and walk your bike while traveling through the park area at Scottsdale Civic Center. Make sure you are not impeding pedestrian traffic at any of the art stops along the route. 

If you do not wish to download the Hoverlay App, you can find out more about each stop by clicking the links provided for each artwork on this page.


The Official Route

For route information including the official path to and from each artwork please visit the City of Scottsdale event page located here: City of Scottsdale Cycle the Arts 2021

Route Notes

The out-and-back route is 3.25 miles round trip. Please dismount and walk your bike while traveling through the park area at Scottsdale Civic Center. Make sure you are not impeding pedestrian traffic at any of the art stops along the route.  

Map of Artwork Locations

A. Windows to the West by Louise Nevelson

B. LOVE by Robert Indiana 

C. Spirit of Camelback by Kana Tanaka 

D. Horseshoe Falls by Michael Maglich 

E. Bronze Horse Fountain by Bob Parks

F. Passing the Legacy by Herb Mignery 

G. Traceries by Mary Bates Neubauer 

H. Soleri Bridge and Plaza by Paolo Soleri 

I. One-Eyed Jack by John Randall Nelson 

J. Diamond Bloom by Curtis Pittman


Get a T-Shirt 

Want a free Cycle the Arts T-shirt? Take a selfie with your bike and one of the permanent pieces on the route—or have someone take a picture of you interacting with an artwork in the Hoverlay App—and submit the image, along with your address, to Susan Conklu, senior transportation planner for Scottsdale at SConklu@Scottsdaleaz.gov. A T-Shirt designed by artist Daniel Funkhouser will be mailed to you.


While riding, please observe all laws and safety guidelines: