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Ride / Race / Hike / Drink

IT'S TIME

TO RIDE

RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 2025
White Tank Regional Park, Waddell, Arizona

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

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  • Mountain Bike Racing

  • Beer tasting from multiple breweries

  • Food Trucks

  • Expo

  • Live clinics & seminars

  • Beer

  • Fun group rides, hikes and runs

  • Warriors Outdoor Festival Presentation

  • Live music

  • Bonfire

  • S'mores

  • Beer

  • Camping*

  • Free race photos by Frozen Motion Photos

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

  • Did we mention beer

  • Plus more!

*Camping is primitive at own risk

Highlights
Descripton

EVENT DESCRIPTION

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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*

*Subject to change

RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 2025

Schedule

EVENT DETAILS

Event Details
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2024 Categories

  • Junior 13 and Under Boys / Girls

  • Junior 14-17 Boys / Girls

  • Beginner 18 and Up Men / Women

  • Intermediate 18 and Up Men / Women

  • Expert 18 and Up Men / Women

  • Masters 50+ Men, 45+ Women

  • Singlespeed Open Men / Women

  • E-Bike Open (Class 1) Men / Women

  • Handcycle Open Men / Women*

    • *Handcycle athletes are required to race with a guide. Please enter the name of the guide when registering online. Guides are not required pay any registration fees.​
       

Awards
  • Top THREE overall finishers in each category

 

Registration Fees

September 1 - January 31

  • Junior $60 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $80 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $70 – Bike Only (18 and Over)
     

February 1 - February 22*

  • Junior $70 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $90 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $80 – Bike Only (18 and Over)
    *Register by Feb 9th to order a t-shirt
     

February 23 - February 24

  • Junior $80 – Bike Only (17 and Under)

  • Adult $100 – Bike & Beer (21 and Over)

  • Adult $90 – 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. Keeping it digital!

Don't Want to Race?

That's cool. Come out and participate in the additional activities and seminars or just hang out and drink beer while your friends/family ride, hike or race. Admission to festival area is $10 to spectators and includes pint beer glass. Beer tickets purchased at the Info tent. 

What To Bring​
  • Photo ID to get your bib/packet and proof you are over 21!

  • 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?
Bike & Beer Riders
  • Killer day of riding with your friends

  • Event Riding Socks or Water Bottle

  • Event pin or patch

  • Beer Glass (for those over 21)

  • Chip timing by Mangled Momentum

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

  • 6 - 6oz Beer tasting tickets for beer tasting (additional tickets for purchase)

  • Lots of fun and live entertainment
    *Shirts may be added to a registration for an additional $15. Cut off for shirts is February 9, 2024.

Bike Only Riders
  • Killer day of riding with your friends

  • Event pin or patch

  • Chip timing by Mangled Momentum

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

  • Lots of fun and live entertainment
    *Shirts may be added to a registration for an additional $15. Cut off for shirts is February 9, 2024.


Venue Layout / Parking
  • Please see the VENUE MAP so you know where and how to park for best placement for everyone.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

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WHO'S COMING?

BREWERIES

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Pedal Haus Brewery
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Saddle Mountain
Brewing Company

VENDORS

Stillwell Performance
Pin Drop Travel Trailers
ESI Grips
Trail Manos
Bicycles of Phoenix

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Pathway to Work
West Valley Trail Alliance
Warriors Outdoor Festival
Clean Up Papago
Ability 360 Sports & Fitness
Arizona Association for Foster &
Adoptive Parents
Transplant City Beer
Company
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Hundred Mile Brewing Co.
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FOOD TRUCKS

BJ's New Mexican Eats
WIFFY'S Hot Dogs & More
Hoodoo Brew Coffee

MUSICAL GUESTS

The Aaron McCall Band

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Jeff & Jessie

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Breweries

COURSE

We are mixing it up and riders will complete all courses in the

counterclockwise direction. A rare opportunity with a fun, new challenge.

2024 START TIMES* (Subject to change)

  • 12:00 pm - Wave 1 - All divisions except handcycle

  • 1:30 pm - Wave 2 - Handcycle Time Trial

DISTANCES:

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

  • Beginner Men - 5.0 loop x 2 blue laps (10 total miles)

  • Intermediate / Masters / Singlespeed - 5.0 mile loop x 3 blue laps    (15 total miles)

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

  • E-Bike (Class 1) - 5.0 mile loop x 3 blue laps    (15 total miles)

  • Handcycle - 2.57 mile loop x 3 green laps    (7.71 total miles) - Time trial start

Course Map - .pdf File

Beginner Women / Junior / Handcycle Loop GPX File

Beginner Men / Intermediate / Masters / Singlespeed / E-Bike Loop GPX File

Expert Loop GPX File

Course

RESULTS

Results

TRAVEL / CAMPING

Travel

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. *Camping is at own risk.

Reserved camping spots are an additional $25 per spot paid to race organizers. Once the reserved spots are full then space is first come, first serve. There will be designated parking and camping areas that parking attendants will help you navigate to once you arrive.

 

Only those who register for the event early will have this option available. An email will be been sent to registered riders on how to sign up for the reserved camping spots. Others who register late will 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 park campsite reservable 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

Sponsors
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