The Only High Wheel Race of Its Kind in America



Next Race: August 10, 2019

What is the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race?

It is one of the most unique cycling events in the country - a criterium race featuring racers atop high wheel bicycles (aka penny farthings). 

Who competes in the race?

Racers from across the United States, and even internationally, come to participate in this event. This year we have racers coming from England, Canada and Sweden. Last year’s Swedish champion Per-Olaf Kippel will be back this year to defend his title!

Where and when will the race take place?

This annual event will take place on Saturday, August 11th at 2pm in the heart of beautiful historic downtown Frederick, Maryland. Check out the full schedule of events.

Is it free to attend as a spectator?

Absolutely! This is a must-see event for all ages, so don't miss out on this opportunity. Bring your family, friends and some chairs!