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Prickly Pedal Race Course

Intermediate/Difficult
 2.5 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

The 2016 full race course.


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Map Key

40.6

Miles

65.3

KM

50%

Singletrack

2,762' 842 m

High

1,398' 426 m

Low

2,722' 830 m

Up

2,066' 630 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

There are a lot of gates to open and close, please be courteous, and leave the gates as you find them.

Overview

The full, point-to-point course for the Prickly Pedal from Cave Creek to Lake Pleasant.

Need to Know

If rains have come through the area, stay off of trails, it damages them beyond belief.

Description

This ride follows the Maricopa Trail from Lake Pleasant over through Anthem, Cave Creek, and Spur Cross for the grand finale. The ride ends at Flat Tire Bike Shop.

The trail follows the Maricopa Trail markers into Spur Cross, where then you follow the C4 Trail markers.

Contacts

Land Manager: AZ State Land Department

Shared By:

Kata Skaggs

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Always look up the trail, even when climbing. I nearly ran over this rattle snake, then dropped my bike and danced out of the way. Snakes never seem to go out of their way to bite, just don
Aug 25, 2013 near Cave Creek, AZ
I got up at 3:30 AM for this ride and was well-rewarded.
Aug 12, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
Lake Pleasant
Dec 16, 2019 near Anthem, AZ
Testing out the new roll over cattle guard at the south end of Spur Cross Trail.
Oct 31, 2017 near Cave Creek, AZ
Enjoying the Spur Cross trail!
Apr 25, 2015 near Cave Creek, AZ
poppies on the Spur Cross Trail
May 7, 2013 near Cave Creek, AZ

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