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5th Annual Whiskey Off-Road
In Memory of Mike Janelle
Accommodations - Reserve Yours Soon!
Processing Fee March 29th
15% Off at Crank Brothers for Next 50 Whiskey Registrants

Events Near and Far…
Elephant Head Challenge in Tucson, AZ
12-Hour Dawn till Dusk Race in Gallop, NM

5th Annual Whiskey Off-Road

In Memory of Mike Janelle

On November 23, 2007 the mountain bike community lost a great one. Mike Janelle, a seasoned pro cyclist from Eagle County, CO had accumulated an exhaustive list of endurance cycling achievements over his 40 years on the earth. A few of his accreditations include 3x winner in Race Across America's 4-person team category, International Competitor in the UCI Marathon format and… most notable to Arizona, Mike had attended the 2006 and 2007 Whiskey Off-Road mountain bike events. In '07 he finished first with a dominating margin over the rest of the field.

Mike was an incredible person, full of smiles and always happy when riding his bike. His attendance at the Whiskey Off-Road was always accented with a positive sphere of influence (and humor) on those around him.

Epic Rides will remember Mike and his contributions to cycling through the 5th Annual Whiskey Off-Road on April 26th.

Click here to learn a little more about Mike Janelle and why he was such an outstanding person and talent the mountain bike community was fortunate to have known.

Accommodations - Reserve Yours Now!

Epic Rides is excited to announce, once again, our Official Host Hotel is the Comfort Inn in Prescott. The Comfort Inn is located approximately 2 miles from the start/finish line right at the threshold of the Prescott National Forest.

Providing the perfect backdrop for your weekend getaway to the mountains, the Comfort Inn is enveloped in pine trees. Plus, being only 2 miles from Whiskey Row, the start/finish line and too many bars to count makes choosing the Comfort Inn a simple decision for being able to ride to and from all the event festivities throughout the weekend keeping you as car free as possible; run low on emissions and high on good times!

The Comfort Inn has a limited # of rooms available, contact them at 928-778-5770 (Reference 'Epic Rides' to get the discounted rate).

Click here to view our complete list of preferred accommodations.

Processing Fee March 29th

A friendly reminder from the folks at Epic Rides, the Whiskey Off-Road processing fee will go into effect after March 29th. Register on March 29th or before and pay zero processing fees. Anytime thereafter and you're looking at an additional $10-spot…

Click here to register…

15% Off at for the Next 50 Whiskey Registrants

That's right! Through a highly cooperative relationship with Crank Brothers, Epic Rides is pleased to offer 15% off of your next Crank Brothers product purchase for the next 50 people who register for the 5th Annual Whiskey Off-Road.

Crank Brothers, well known for their Egg Beater pedal, offers a complete line of progressively designed accessories including pedals, pumps, headsets, and more!

To get your 15% off certificate simply click here, register for the 5th Annual Whiskey Off-Road and Epic Rides will mail your gift certificate direct to your doorstep. Then, visit your local bike shop (that carries Crank Brothers products, of course) to make your purchase. 15% off good toward one item.

To learn more about Crank Brothers full line of accessories, click here.

Events Near and Far…

Elephant Head Challenge in Tucson, AZ

Kick off your Cinco de Mayo weekend on Saturday, May 3rd with the Mayan Mexican Bistro Elephant Head Challenge! The 2nd Annual Elephant Head challenge is a 16-mile bicycle adventure through Coronado National Forest in the beautiful Santa Rita Mountains of Southern Arizona.

For registration and event Information visit

12 Hours Dawn Till Dusk Race in Gallop, NM

Scheduled for April 12th, Dawn 'til Dusk is a fun, laid-back, grass roots, affordable race. For 12 hours, participants get to ride one of the best trails in the southwest! The awards ceremony is always a highlight of the event and gives racers an opportunity to hang out with each other over dinner and beverages.

For registration and event information visit

Remember… Ride Your Bike

Because… the wild flowers are best viewed up close.

Click here to register for the Whiskey Off-Road!

Enjoy the ride,

Todd Sadow
Epic Rides, Inc.

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