The Only High Wheel Race of Its Kind in America

>>>>>>The 2014 Race Results are in! Click here.


Congratulations to the winners of 2014 Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race:

  • Brian Caron (Male Category) - 41 laps
  • Sheryl Kennedy (Female Category) - 38 laps

Thanks to all our spectacular racers, supporting sponsors, dedicated volunteers, and the City of Frederick for helping make this year's event a success!  

The 2014 Frederick Clustered Spires Race will be on Saturday, August 16th in historic downtown Frederick. The race will be held in conjunction with the 5th Annual Tour de Frederick. Bring your family and friends to watch this unique event and celebrate the love of bicycles in Frederick, MD!



  • Antique Bicycle Display (3-5pm - City Hall)
  • Race (Begins at 4 in front of Brewer's Alley Restaurant)


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  • "Meet the Racers" Event - Racers from across America are coming to take part in the race! Come out to Westview Promenade from 6-7pm to meet some of the racers, see bike demos and enjoy live music! 


  • Enjoy a live performance by the Frederick Catoctones (an awesome local barbershop chorus) while the racers form a "penny stack" (a self-supporting line of their high wheel bicycles) before the race begins on Market Street


  • Step back into time by enjoying an impressive display of antique bicycles in front of Frederick's City Hall, with the Blue Crescent Syncopators performing roaring 20s music 



* Event t-shirts can be purchased at Da Black Cat, 121 N. Market St for $15

Get a vibe of the race by watching a video from last year's race!

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