Bicycling in Frederick County
Home to the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race
Frederick is home to the only high wheel race in the United States - the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race. This unique racing event takes the streets of historic Downtown Frederick, Maryland every August. Racers ride original or replica high wheel bicycles dating from the late 19th Century. To celebrate these historic machines, the event features riders dressed in vintage clothing. The race is a one-hour criterium (multi-lap) race of high-wheels along a 0.4-mile route through historic downtown Frederick, MD.
Ride Frederick County
Frederick County, Maryland, is the ideal destination for those with a passion for pedaling. Whether you're an avid road cyclist with a carbon fiber frame and clipless pedals searching for the next cool strip of pavement with amazing scenery or a mountain biker looking to cycle some of the best singletracks on the east coast, Frederick County has it all.