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Ride / Race / Drink

IT'S TIME

TO RIDE

Feb 26, 2022
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White Tank Regional Park, Waddell, Arizona
REGISTRATION TO OPEN SEPTEMBER 1

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mountain Bike Racing w/ afternoon race start

  • Beer tasting from multiple breweries

  • Food Trucks

  • Expo

  • Live clinics & seminars

  • Beer

  • Fun group rides, hikes and runs

  • Live music

  • Bonfire

  • S'mores

  • Beer

  • Camping

  • Evening glow ride and run - Sponsored by Bicycles of Phoenix

  • Did we mention beer

  • Plus more!

 
 

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Spokes & Ale is an event where bike, beer and outdoor enthusiasts come together in the desert for a fun filled, active weekend with riding, racing, hiking, learning and beer drinking. The day includes organized hikes, rides, clinics and seminars as well as a mountain bike race that finishes up with live music, bonfires and beer and a fun night glow ride/run.

White Tank Mountain Regional Park

20304 W White Tank Mountain Rd

Waddell, Arizona 85355

SCHEDULE*

*Tentative (Final Schedule to Come)

Friday, February 25

Venue opens for camping

Early Packet Pickup

 

Saturday, February 26

Morning - Group hike

Morning - Registration open for bike race

Morning - Live clinic/seminar

Morning - Vendor/info booths open

Noonish - Bike race starts

Noonish - Beer garden open

Food Truck Lunch

Afternoon - Live clinic/seminar

Evening - Live music

Evening - Bike rodeo and shenanigans

Evening - S'mores

7:30pm – Park closed to daytime visitors (must be out by 8pm)

8:00pm – Night glow fun ride or run - Sponsored by Bicycles of Phoenix

 

Sunday, February 27

Breakfast food truck

Demo bikes available

Morning group ride

Pack it up and head home

 

EVENT DETAILS

 

2022 Categories

  • Junior - 17 and Under Male / Female

  • Beginner 18 and Up Male / Female

  • Intermediate 18 and Up Male / Female

  • Expert 18 and Up Male / Female

  • Masters 50+ Male, 45+ Female

  • Singlespeed Open Male / Female
     

Awards
  • Top THREE overall finishers in each category (no age groups the first year)

 

Registration Fees

September 1 - January 31

  • Junior $40 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $75 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $50 – Bike Only (18 and Over)
     

February 1 - February 6

  • Junior $45 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $85 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $60 – Bike Only (18 and Over)
     

February 7 - February 26

  • Junior $50 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $125 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $100 – Bike Only (18 and Over)
     

Race Day Registration

Online registration will remain open until 30 min before the start of the event. Jump on your phone and register before heading to the registration table. Digital all the way baby!

What To Bring​
  • Photo ID to get your bib/packet!

  • Water - there is some available on site, but best to come prepared

  • Sunscreen

  • Bike, bike stuff

  • Repair items - just in case

  • Good attitude

 

What Do You Get?
  • Killer day of riding with your friends

  • Event Riding Socks

  • Event T-shirt

  • Beer Mug (for those over 21)

  • Chip timing by Mangled Momentum

  • Race specific number plate to put on your wall of awesomeness

  • Beer Tokens for beer tasting

  • Lots of fun and live entertainment

Cancellation/Refund Policy

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WHO'S COMING?

BREWERIES

Desert Monks Brewing Co.

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Saddle Mountain Brewing Co.

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VENDORS

Stillwell Performance Suspension

Bicycles of Phoenix

Quicklink Cycle Service

ESI Grips

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Pathway to Work

 

COURSE

We are mixing it up a little bit and riders will complete all courses in the counterclockwise direction. A rare opportunity with a fun, new challenge.

Beginner / Junior - 2.57 mile loop x 3 laps    (7.71 total miles)

Intermediate - 5.0 mile loop x 3 laps    (15 total miles)

Expert - 6.9 mile loop x 3 laps    (20.7 total miles)

Beginner / Junior Loop GPX File

Intermediate Loop GPX File

Expert Loop GPX File

 

RESULTS

2022
 

TRAVEL / CAMPING

 

White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Competitive Loop

20304 W White Tank Mountain Rd

Waddell, Arizona 85355

 

Directions

From central Phoenix, take I-10 west to the 303 North, exit at Northern. Follow Northern Ave. west one block to Cotton Ln. and make a right. Follow Cotton north till you reach Olive and make a Left. Follow Olive west to the park. Take the park road all the way till it ends at the Competitive track.

From the North, coming down the 303 exit at Peoria Ave. and head west to Cotton Ln. Head south on Cotton Ln. and make a right onto Olive Ave. Follow Olive west to the park. Take the park road all the way till it ends at the Competitive track.

Camping

Primitive camping is available at the race venue for $15/night and paid directly to the park when you enter. No RV Hookups

Spots are first come first serve after sign up sheet is full. There will be designated parking and camping areas that parking attendants will help you navigate to once you arrive.

 

There will be an online sign-up sheet to reserve your spot for camping and team tents so you can be guaranteed a primo spot. Only those who register early will have this option available. Others who register late get to wait and see what is available when they arrive.  

Camping load in will start Friday afternoon. If you arrive any earlier you will not have access to the lot as we will be completing the setup of the venue. 

There are some reservable camping spots within the park so please check directly with the park to see rates and availability.  

Park Entry Fee

For all those coming to the race and are not camping there is a daily $7 fee that is paid directly to the park when you enter. 

EVENT BENEFICIARY

Pathway to Work is a nonprofit organization that prepares adults with developmental disabilities for sustainable, integrated work opportunities through the provision of individualized support, training, and resources.

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SPONSORS

 
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