Re: New here from Phoenix Arizona!
akohtz is correct about the paved multi-use paths on canal banks. If it is concrete or asphalt, it's human power only (and stealth electric).
There were some canals I rode to avoid baseline road that were still dirt surface, so it was no problem as long as I gave joggers and pedallers sufficient space.
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