ENDURO #2 – HAWES

October 31, 2021

Presented by Two Wheel Jones

Pivot Cycles

Location:
Two Wheel Jones (map)
Mesa, AZ

Race Format:
Enduro racing is made up of multiple timed descents. Riders will follow a specific route to get to the start of each stage, some by pedal others by chair lift. After all the stages are completed, a rider’s combined time will determine their overall placing on the day.

Knee pads, elbow pads, and a full face helmet are strongly recommended. A trail bike with 120+ mm of travel and a dropper seat post is encouraged.

General Information:
The Hawes trail system is one of the most iconic riding locations in the Phoenix Valley.

  • Start/finish, awards and venue is located behind Two Wheel Jones bike shop.
  • Parking located at the Hawes Trail Head Park and Ride 1/8 mile north of TWJ (no overnight parking).

Camping/Lodging:
Tent/RV Camping – Usery Park is the closest camping location to the venue.

Food/Dining:

  • Hava Java
  • Chipotle
  • Smash Burger
  • Echo 5 Sports Pub

Registration Fees:
$75 online (ends Thursday 10/28 at 8 PM)
$100 (cash) on race day

Categories:

  • Expert Men Open
  • Expert Women Open
  • Amateur Men 21-39
  • Amateur Women 21-39
  • Masters Men 40+
  • Masters Men 50+
  • Masters Women 40+
  • U21 Men 17-20
  • U21 Women 17-20
  • Youth Groms 10-16

Register NowRefund Policy:
If you become sick or are experiencing COVID symptoms approaching race day you may transfer your entry to the next event.

Awards/Payouts:
Medals awarded to top 3 men and women in each category

Course Info:

  • # of Stages: 3
  • Distance: 18-miles
  • Elevation Gain: ~2500′
  • Max Elevation: 2600′

Stages

Stage 1: Gidro

  • Transfer to stage 1: Pedal out through the Park n’ Ride north onto the trail. Turn right onto Eagle Crest Dr. Please ride in the bike lane no more than 2 wide. Turn left onto N. Boulder Canyon Rd. and jump on the sidewalk heading east to Red Mountain Trail. Follow the pink flags on Hawes trail to Magic Mountain up Cactus Garden to stage 1.

Stage 2: Red Mountain Rush

  • Transfer to stage 2: Pedal back up Cactus Garden past stage 1 start to Goat trail. Left at T to stage 2.

Stage 2 (EXPERT ONLY): Sunset Ridge

  • Transfer to stage 2: Pedal back up Cactus Garden past stage 1 start to Goat trail. Left at T to stage 2 past the RMR stage 2 start hang a left.

Stage 3: Mine

  • Transfer to stage 3: Left onto Wild Horse, then left onto Twisted Sister to stage 3. Expert riders head left on Twisted Sister to stage 3 start. Expert riders continue straight on Twisted Sister to stage 3.

To finish: Continue down mine to Granite. Right on Ridge, right on Hawes. Left along Powers Rd. Canal trail back to start. Please use caution when crossing Eagle Crest Dr.

Rider’s Meeting 7:50 behind TWJ. Race starts at 8:00 (all racers must start/end at TWJ)

Stage 1 Starts

  • 9:00 Expert Men/Women
  • 9:10 U21 17-20
  • 9:15 Amateur/Masters Women
  • 9:20 Youth Groms
  • 9:30 Amateur Men
  • 10:00 Master’s Men 40+ / 50+

 

Schedule:

Saturday – 10/30
All day Course open for pre-riding
3:00 – 5:00 Packet Pickup at Two Wheel Jones (map)

Sunday – 10/31
7:00 – 8:00 Packet Pickup / Day of Registration Open (out back of TWJ)
8:00 Race Start – Behind Two Wheel Jones (map)
2:30 Awards (or as soon as possible) – Party at TWJ!