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Willcox Flyer Bike Ride
  
  
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66 Miles (2,000 ft)
33 Miles (1,129 ft)
8 Miles
Historic Railroad Avenue
Willcox, Arizona
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  The Inagural Willcox Flyer Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, August 31st 2013. The ride will begin at 7:00am in Historic Railroad Ave Park in Willcox, Arizona. Riders may choose between a 33 or 66 mile, out and back course. All riders leave town on Highway 186 and make their way up a gradual climb until they reach the 33 mile turn around point on top of the iconic Dos Cabezas Mountains. (It doesn't have to be fun to be fun!) If continuing, riders enjoy a scenic route with rolling hills and wide open rangeland until they reach the entrance to Chiricuhua National Monument. It's a beautiful time of year in Willcox. Temperatures are on average 10 degrees cooler than Tucson!

This year we've also added a special distance for kids, families and those who are just getting started. We are offering an 8 mile fun ride that will be led by Olympian Mike Allen of Willcox!

The 33 mile course will gain 1,129 feet of elevation while the 66 mile gains 1,965 feet.

This event was previously known as The Magic Circle. This will be the first year that Roca Motion in conjunction with Willcox Chamber of Commerce, is organizing the event and decided to change the name. Our hope is to bring excitement and enthusiasm for cycling straight into the heart of Willcox. We have invited all of the local wineries, Apple Annie's and the food truck round up to participate in our post ride festivies that will take place in Railroad Ave Park. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the event!

All racers will receive a bag of swag and a sweet race t-shirt! Plus, you'll be helping students in Willcox, just for riding your bike. All proceeds from this ride will be donated to "Small Town~Big Dreams" in honor of Matthew W. Peterson a 501 (c)(3). For more information please visit www.smalltownbigdreams.org.



Event Start Location
Historic Railroad Avenue in Willcox, Arizona

Course Description
Riders may choose between a 33 or 66 mile, out and back course. All riders leave town on Highway 186 and make their way up a gradual climb until they reach the 33 mile turn around point on top of the iconic Dos Cabezas Mountains. (It doesn't have to be fun to be fun!) If continuing, riders enjoy a scenic route with rolling hills and wide open rangeland until they reach the entrance to Chiricuhua National Monument. It's a beautiful time of year in Willcox. Temperatures are on average 10 degrees cooler than Tucson!


Packet Pickup / Expo
Historic Railroad Avenue Park - 5:00pm-7:00pm Friday August 30th and 6:00am-6:45am Saturday August 31st.

Post Race Activities
Food, music and festivities!

Weather
Average low of 55. Average high of 87.

Directions
Head east on 1-10. Take first Willcox exit. Turn right at the stoplight, Historic Railroad Avenue Park will be on your left before you go over the train tracks.
 
 
   
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