Here are some Frequently Asked Questions


A 100 mile bicycle ride starting in Austin and traveling to the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas.

100 miles.

A 50 mile from McMahan, TX to Shiner, TX. Its half the distance on the same course but still a good challenge plus all the fun at the Spoetzel Brewery

You can sign up to ride an air conditioned luxury bus back or have friends or family meet you in Shiner to join in on the fun!

After you finish your ride, walk your bike over to the bike loading area and give your bike to our staff.  They will wrap it and load it, then it will be delivered to the start area in Austin or McMahan

April 25th, 2014, GASP start at 7:00am, ½ GASP start 8:30am.

Go to the registration link on the ride website.

Click Registration for complete info.

No, however, riders 17 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult on both the ride and the bus.

Please review scheduled times listed on this website under the Pre-Ride tab.

In the event of severe weather forcing cancellation of the GASP and ½ GASP, entry fees will be donated to the charity. No refunds, sorry.

Rest stops will have water and fluid replacement drink as well as snack foods including fruit, cookies and a variety of items. There will be PB&J at the later stops.

Spend the afternoon in Shiner enjoying complimentary food and plenty of FREE, cold Shiner Beer for all registered participants! Tour the Spoetzl Brewery from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Family and friends don't have to ride to join in the fun! Join us at the starting lines to send off the cyclists and then meet your cycling friends and family at the finish to enjoy a tour of the Spoetzl Brewery, food and fun! Purchase a Partner Pass for each additional person joining you in Shiner along with your Ride Registration so they can enjoy food and beverages.

Arrangements will be made to transport one small soft-sided bag with clothing for each participant from the start to Shiner. Shower trucks will be available in Shiner.

You should be prepared to ride 100 miles or you may wish to try the ½ GASP instead.  If you are unable to finish we will have sag vehicles to take you to the finish line for you to enjoy the festivities.

Check website for jersey availability.  They will be online at Shiner.com and at the gift shop at the Spoetzl Brewery.