Winter Classic

The 2016 ElliptiGO Winter Classic

January 16 & 17, 2016 | Phoenix, ArizonaElliptiGO Winter Classic Logo

Get ready for the 3rd Annual ElliptiGO Winter Classic in Phoenix, AZ. Come out an join ElliptiGO elliptical bike riders from across the country for a weekend of riding, socializing and FUN! See below for full details on the weekend’s events, including information on all rides, activities and the host hotel.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Weekend Schedule

Friday, January 15, 2016

6:30-9:30pm – Welcome Meet & Greet at Papi Chulo’s Mexican Grill & Cantina (connected to the host hotel)

Saturday, January 16, 2016

7:00am-8:00am – Breakfast on your own

9:00am – Begin arriving at meet-up location (Big Earl’s Greasy Eats – plenty of parking in the back)

  • 9:30am – Group #1 (long route) leaves Big Earl’s for the Bartlett Lake out & back (43mi, 4300ft of elevation gain, 14-16 mph avg. pace)
  • 10:00am – Group #2 (middle route) leaves Big Earl’s for Seven Springs out & back (25mi, 2065ft of elevation gain, 12-14 mph avg. pace)
  • 10:30am – Group #3 (shorter route) leaves Big Earl’s for Lone Mountain/Legacy Trail Loop (19mi, 950ft of elevation gain, 10-12 mph avg. pace)

12:30pm-3:00pm – Lunch, sand volleyball and socializing at Big Earl’s Greasy Eats (court is reserved for our group)

4:00pm-5:30pm – Poolside lounging & Tiki Bar Happy Hour at the host hotel

7:00pm-10:00pm – Meet up in Old Town Scottsdale for casual dinner and socializing (location TBD)

Sunday, January 17, 2016

8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast on your own

10:00am – Arrive at ride meet-up location (Apache Wash Trailhead – 1600 East Sonoran Desert Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85085)

10:30am-12:00pm – Group Rally Rides (flat course, no intersecting roads and beautiful desert scenery)

  • Harder Ride (20mi @16-18mph)
  • Moderate Ride (16mi @14-16mph)
  • Leisurely Ride (16mi @10-12mph)

12:30pm-2:30pm – Tailgate Party! Bring your own lawn chairs if local/driving in … and extras if you can for our out of town guests. We’ll have Streets of New York Pizza delivered and served with craft beer, water and desserts

3:00pm – Farewell for all of those traveling home Sunday

6:00pm-9:00pm – Meet-up for locals and all those not traveling home until Monday at Top Golf Scottsdale at Riverwalk

Host Hotel

Days Hotel Scottsdale

5101 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

(480) 945-4392

Mention “ElliptiGO” to reserve at the group rate of $110 per night (reg. $179)**

**You must call the hotel directly to receive our discount rate – it is not available through online reservations

Check out the recaps of our 2015 event and the 2014 Classic. We look forward to having you join us in 2016 for a weekend of fun riding and camaraderie!

Posted September 23, 2015 by Tennille in Events, racing series
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