Wednesday Night Spins

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    6:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (6:30pm)
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017 (6:30pm)
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (6:30pm)
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (6:30pm)
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Crystal City's signature bicycle race series in a parking garage returns this March. Taking over the G3 and G4 levels of the parking garage at 201 12th Street S., Wednesday Night Spins hosts races for elites and amateurs with participants in each category competing for weekly prizes and points in pursuit of the Series Title.

On the final Wednesday of March, there will also be a fixed gear race, a cargo bike race, and a a new addition of the federal employees versus contractors race.

Those too timid for the saddle can still get in on the fun in the lounge which features a wine and beer garden with select offerings from the Crystal City Wine Shop.

EVENT DETAILS
The Course: The Wednesday Night Spins subterranean course is laid out within an empty parking garage. The route is designed as a criterium course (not a cyclocross race) - fast and dry with many turns and no dismounts. View a course map online.

Beginners’ Race Series (Cat5/Novice/Junior)
March 1, 8, 15, 22 (Finale)
6:30 PM
Details: The race is for the garage race beginners, novices and juniors. It’s the perfect way to get your adrenaline fix or warm up for the Open Race. Points are awarded each week with the series finale during week 4 (March 23).

Women’s Open Series (All Women/Junior)
March 1, 8, 15, 22 (Finale)
7:25 PM
Details: New for 2016 due to popular demand, this women’s only race is open to all experience levels. Points are awarded each week with the series finale during week 5 (March 30).

Open Race Series (All Categories Welcome)
March 1, 8, 15, 22 (Finale)
8:25 PM
Details: If you are an experienced racer, this is where you’ll want to compete. Expect intense speed and competition, but all categories are welcome. Points are awarded each week with the series finale during week 4 (March 23).

Beginner/Intermediate/Junior Open Race (All Categories Welcome)
March 29
6:30 PM
Details: The Beginner’s and Open Race Series Finales both end during week 4 to make way for the Cargo Bike/Tandem Showdown and the Fixed Gear Finale. The winner may still want to defend his title or the number two may be seeking a rematch in this combined Open Race.

Feds v. Contractors Race
March 29
7:25 PM
Details: Details forthcoming...

Cargo Bike/Tandem/Bikeshare Showdown
March 29
8:00 PM
Details: Prizes, but most importantly, bragging rights are on the line. This 20-minute race is for cargo and tandem haulers only but will also include Bikeshare Parade Laps. Be prepared for special cargo carrying requirements in order to make the podium. This one is sure to be entertaining.

Fixed Gear Finale (Fixed-Gear Bikes Only. No SS Freewheel or Gears.)
March 29
8:25 PM
Details: If you are fixin’ for a real rush then the Fixed Gear Finale might be for you. Added by popular demand, this race is the only race of the series that allows fixed gears. No single-speed freewheels nor gears are allowed.

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