by Luci Scott – Apr. 14, 2011
The Arizona Republic
The “SanTan Wheelie Jam,” a bicycle and beer festival, is scheduled for April 23 at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix.
WHEN, WHERE Noon to 4 p.m. at the park, Central Avenue and Indian School Road. Light-rail stops are Central and Indian School or Central and Campbell Avenue. WHO For fans of road bikes, mountain bikes, BMX and tricycles. Festival is sponsored by the Tempe Bicycle Action Group and SanTan Brewing Company of Chandler. ACTIVITIES Wheelie competition, bike polo, roller racing, BMX demonstration, custom bike show, foot down/slow ride, bike mechanic build-off, mini/tall bike races, trials/fixie tricks demo, kids bike rodeo and safety demo, kids helmet decorating and displays of bikes. Beer sales will benefit Valley bike groups. MUSIC Necronauts, Hello the Mind Control, Liam & the Ladies, Tremulants and Amen Cowboy. Emcees include Leslie Barton and Tim Tagtmeyer. INFORMATION biketempe.org.