FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get in touch with the Spindletop Spin?

Contact Cindy Torrans, at 409-839-2332 or email probono@jcba.org

Are there host hotels?
​Comfort Suites 409-840-6001
Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza 409-842-5995
​Hampton Inn 409-840-9922
MCM Elegante' 409-842-3600

When and where can I pick up the rider packe
Rider packet pick up is Friday, June 2 , 2017 at the Event Centre, 700 Crockett Street, Beaumont Texas between the hours of 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  Rider packets can be picked up the day of the event starting at 6:00 am.

How do I register?

On line registration is open until May 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am. Onsite registration is open June 2, 2017 from 3:00 pm- 7:00 pm at Event Centre, 700 Crockett Street. You may also registration the day of the event.

Can someone else pick up my rider packet?

Yes  

Is the Spindletop Spin a race?

The Spindletop Spin is not a race.  The event is a ride designed for everyone to enjoy at their own pace.

Where should I park the day of the event?

Parking is available at the Event Centre, Edison Plaza, Jefferson County Court House, Provost Umphrey Law Firm. Please go to the website www.spindletopspin.com under the Routes tab for a copy of the parking map.

When does the event start?

The Spindletop Spin begins at 7:00 am for the 106 mile route, 7:30 am for the 29 & 52 mile route and 8:00 am for the 13 mile route. 

Is there a map of the route for us to review?

There are blown up versions of the routes at the starting line. Route maps are posted on the website www.spindletopspin.com. Maps will be available at check in. 

Cheering Sections?

Please bring your family and friends to cheer at the finish line or along the routes.  

Can I volunteer?

Yes, there are volunteer positions available. There is no such thing as too many volunteers to support the riders. Contact probono@jcba.org if you wish to volunteer. We appreciate any amount of time you can give.

Where do I wear my ride bib number?

Please pin the bib on your back. 

How long will the course be open?

The course will be open until 4:00 pm. 

Are there SAG wagons?

Yes, we will have support along the route for weary riders. SAGS will travel between each rest stop. 

Is medical support available?

Acadian Ambulance will be on stand by for any medical emergencies.

Where are the port-a-potties?

There is a bank of port-a-potties outside at the Event Centre. Rest rooms are available inside the Event Centre.  There will be port-a-potties at each rest stop along the routes. 

How many rest stops?

8 rest stops, plus a stationary water truck and 3 stationary water trucks on the 106 mile route.

What do they have at the rest stops?

Water, Gatorade, fruit, other snacks


After the Race

What will they have at the finish line?

Del Papa Distributing will provide adult refreshing beverages.
Southeast Texas Water will provide water.
Christus Health Foundation of Southeast Texas will provide water.
Zummo Meat Co. will be cooking links and boudain for lunch.

Can I leave as soon as my ride is finished?

Absolutely, but you will miss the joy of cheering other riders in. It's quite an accomplishment to the cyclist that has struggled so long to finish his or her ride and your cheering is always appreciated. Don’t forget to check the door prize list to see if you won. Plus stay to enjoy the camaraderie.

Door Prizes

TBA Good luck cyclists!

Is it okay to visit a sponsor and say thank you for supporting this event?

Please! It helps us recruit their support for next year. They also love to hear from you.



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