George Street Bike Challenge

See how fast you can pedal up George Street, a two-block uphill quad-buster
that was a training ground for 1899 world champion Major Taylor.

10:00 a.m.
Sunday, July 24, 2022
18th edition


George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor
Main and George streets in Worcester, Mass.

2022 results, photos, updated course records, news coverage, and raffle winners

It’s one rider at a time races against the clock in this steep uphill time trial in downtown Worcester.
The distance is 500 feet and the average grade is 18 percent.
The contest is open to riders age 12 and up. Helmets are required.
Entry fee is $20. Registration has closed.

Barney’s Bicycle and the Seven Hills Wheelmen organize the event.
Proceeds benefit the Major Taylor Association, Inc.

Win a bike!
Grand prize in the 2022 George Street raffle was a Giant Talon 4 mountain bike from Barney’s Bicycle.