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  Banquet: As always, Tuesday Night is banquet night! Each Hell Week registrant receives one banquet ticket in their packet. We will return to the 2011 location at the county building south of town. Information will be in your registration packet upon check-in.

Amenities: Each rider will receive (depending on the registration package you select): one Hell Week t-shirt, one Hell Week sweat shirt, one entry to the banquet, a complete set of maps and cue sheets, one commemorative, and more fun than cyclists should be allowed to have. We will also have additional shirts and sweatshirts available. Additional banquet tickets may also be purchased for your travelling companions, spouses, significant others, etc.

Register online and avoid the hassle of writing checks and sending mail! You can also reserve your extras shirts and banquet tickets, as well as purchase other Hell Week and related paraphernalia. Please, no mail-in registrations after 1st March, or online registrations after 9th March! You can register onsite. There are no limits to how many riders we will accept.

Non-Cycling Significant Others: There's no reason to leave your spouse or significant other behind. Bring them to Hell Week! There's plenty of interesting shops and restaurants in Fredericksburg, not to mention activities nearby in San Antonio and Austin. We will provide each registrant with a local publication that showcases all of the many things to do in and around Fredericksburg.

Important Times: All Rides will start at 9:00 a.m. CT, unless weather conditions dictate a later start.

Rider Check-In: Registration will start on Friday afternoon 9th March at approximately 4 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Riders may also check in on Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. before the rides, or at any time during the day. We also accommodate later arrivals. Please let us know if you will be arriving after Saturday.

Headquarters: Once again, headquarters for all Hell Week activities will be at the Sunset Inn. All rides will start and finish from the Sunset. Please make your reservations QUICKLY as Hell Week always fills up fast! Contact the Sunset Inn, 900 South Adams (Rt. 16), Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Phone:830.997.9581.

Other lodging can be obtained at these three motels, which are adjacent to the Sunset:

  • Econo Lodge, 810 South Adams.
    Phone: 830.997.3437
  • Quality Inn, 908 South Adams.
    Phone: 830.997.9811
  • Days Inn Suites, 808 South Adams Street.
    Phone: 830.997.1086

If you require other lodging information (including information on the more than 100 bed-and-breakfast inns in town), contact the Chamber of Commerce at 830.997.6523. Or, visit www.fredericksburg-texas.com for complete info.

Travel: If you are flying to Texas, you can fly into either Austin (90 miles east) or San Antonio (80 miles southeast). Rental cars are available at both locations. You may also link to bus lines that will take you to Fredericksburg (ask your travel agent for more information). Past Hell Weekers have shared rental car expenses, and car-pooled from the airport to Fredericksburg.

If you are driving to Hell Week, you can come to Fredericksburg a number of easy ways:

  • From the west: I-10 and Rt. 290
  • From the northhwest: Rt. 87
  • From the south: Rt. 16
  • From the east: Rt. 290
  • From the southeast: Rt. 87 and I-10
  • From the north: Rt. 16
If you plan to ship your bike to Fredericksburg, you must make your own arrangements with the post office, UPS, or your place of lodging. We cannot be responsible for your bike.

Weather: Bring a good supply of sunscreen, or plan on buying it in Fredericksburg. The March sun is very intense in Texas, and riders routinely get savage tans (and sometimes burns). Normal highs and lows for the period are low- to mid-70s by day, and mid-40s by night. Sunrise is at about 7:00 a.m., while sunset is at about 7:00 p.m. Some variability in the weather is normal; we may have some cool days, while we almost always have at least one day at or above 90-degrees. Come prepared for anything.

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