Regional Mountain Bike Racing and Gravel Grinders (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico)

2018 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

May 8-August 28, 2018Colin Craig Memorial Series, Bozeman, MT, Weekly series that includes road races, time trials, criteriums, mountain bike races and more, Alex Lussier, [email protected], Phil Rotherman, [email protected], Mollie McKiernan, [email protected], Patrick Wessel, [email protected], ccms.gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org

June 6-27, 2018Wednesday Night Race League, Western Montana Trail Series, Missoula, MT, Various courses. Wednesdays in June, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], mtbmissoula.org

June 20-August 1, 2018Ten Dollar Downhill, Whitefish, MT, Wednesday downhill, Josh Knight, 406-862-2900, [email protected], skiwhitefish.com/events

July 12-August 16, 2018Thursday Night Race Series, Whitefish, MT, Josh Knight, 406-862-2900, [email protected], skiwhitefish.com/events

June 18-July 23, 2019Laramie Mountain Bike Series, Laramie, WY, Tuesdays. Local mountain bike series, great for riders of any age and ability. Starts at Happy Jack Trailhead at 6:00 p.m. Food and fun await at each finish line. Medicine Bow National Forest, Evan O'Toole, [email protected], Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected], laramieracing.com, laramiebikenet.org

2018 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Mountain Bike Racing, Downhill Racing, Fat Bike Racing, Gravel Grinders Event Calendar

October 6, 2018Road Apple Rally MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Farmington, NM, The Road Apple Rally began in 1981 as a competition between horses and bicycles. It has since become a bicycle only race and stands as the longest running annual mountain bike race in the United States. Bring the family for a day of fun and try the children's riding obstacle course. This celebrated mountain bike race features five divisions: Beginner, Pro, Expert, Sport, Single Speed. The Beginner course is a 15 mile loop, all others ride the full 30 mile Road Apple Rally course. Both courses feature the whoops, where you spend more time in the air then on the ground! Course terrain also includes short climbs, flats, sandy arroyos and sharp corners., Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Leslie Mueller, 505-599-1184, [email protected], fmtn.org/277/Road-Apple-Rally, nmors.org

October 7, 2018Great Trail Race, cancelled for 2019, Truckee, CA, Ride or Run between Truckee and Tahoe City. The Great Trail Race follows roughly the same route as The Great Ski Race between Truckee and Tahoe City with one major difference: You choose to run or bike one of two course options, Elite or Classic. The Elite division course adds in more technically challenging terrain., Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], Kiley McInroy, [email protected], bigblueadventure.com, greattrailrace.com

October 13, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Boise, ID, Bogus Basin, Eddie Strayer, 205-310-5828, [email protected], idahomtb.org

October 14, 2018Prescott Enduro, Prescott, AZ, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

November 3, 2018Showdown at Usery Pass, Phoenix, AZ, 8 hour cross country race on an 11 mile loop, solo, duo, quad, and relay options, free kids races, Two Wheel Jones , [email protected], mesabikerace.net

November 10, 2018Cave Creek Cactus Classic, Cave Creek, AZ, The race passes through one of two county parks. Spur Cross Conservation Area will be the first, which includes multi-track trails to single track trails, between the 2 parks, you'll hit Maricopa Regional Trail. This will take you right into Cave Creek Regional Park, where incredible views of the Sonoran desert will be seen on every turn. There will be a Kids Kross at 2:30pm., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], dfmba.org

November 16-18, 2018Bootleg Canyon Gravity and Demo Fest, DVO Suspension, Alchemy Bikes, Trucker Co, Boulder City, NV, Please join us at our 5th annual Bootleg Canyon Gravity Fest. Expect more shuttles, more group rides, more demos, product demos, huck and bunny hop contests, daily happy hour and free camping!, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

December 8, 2018Frosty the Fat Bike series – Race #1 Grand Targhee , Grand Targhee, WY, The series opener of the Frosty the Fat Bike series will be held at Grand Targhee Resort. The course will be mostly groomed single track course of 8-9 miles long. There will also be fat bike demos for the race day. race details will be posted in November., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], frostythefatbike.com/2018/, grandtarghee.com

December 8, 2018Dawn to Dusk, Fountain Hills, AZ, Endurance mountain bike relay. Compete as a solo, duo, or team on a fast, fun course in McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Family friendly camping and event expo promises a fun weekend! Space is limited to 125 solo riders, 100 two-person, 50 four-person, and 10 corporate entries, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com/event-register/dawn-dusk-arizona

December 15, 2018JayP's Backyard Fat Bike Pursuit 60k, JayP's Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, 60k snow bike race on groomed snow machine trails in Island Park, ID near Yellowstone National Park., Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected], fatpursuit.com

January 4-6, 2019JayP's Backyard Fat Bike Pursuit 200km or 200 mile, JayP's Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, 2 Distances- 200 km or 200 mile. These endurance events take on an expedition feel and you will need to have outdoor winter camping skills., Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected], fatpursuit.com

January 5, 20196 Hours in the Papago powered by SRAM, Tempe, AZ, 6 hours in the Papago will test you like never before. Get ready for a highly entertaining course to kick off your racing season. Ride solo, with a friend or on a team to tackle this looped course in Tempe's infamous Papago Park to rack up as many laps as possible., Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected], , 12hoursinthepapagodotcom.wordpress.com

January 6, 2019Roll a Fatty Fat Bike Enduro, Laramie, WY, Happy Jack Trailhead, Southeast Wyoming, Time to bust out your pogies, ski goggles, frost proof dropper posts, and fleece lined knee pads, because it's about to get fat. Awesome 17 mile singletrack loop with four timed stages. Could be packed powder, could be ice. Could be 6″ wide packed trail with deep powder on the side, could be some rocks and roots showing. Will definitely be a fun day rolling your fatty with like minded fat feinds., Evan O'Toole, [email protected], Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected], laramieracing.com

January 12, 2019McDowell Meltdown, McDowell, AZ, Challenging XC race with pump tracks for everyone to enjoy., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

January 18-20, 2019DVO Nevada State Gravity Championships, DH, Enduro, and DS, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practiceon Friday,Saturday, andSunday. Trails hand built by the late Brent Thompson, gnarly on the top half and fast open ridge tops for the 2nd half. Free 0n-site camping with bathroom/shower facility. Cash purse for the pros and prizes from our sponsors for all amateur categories and age brackets for placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

January 19, 2019Grand Targhee Fat Bike Race, Grand Targhee, WY, 10:00am at Grand Targhee Resort, Registration is online or the day of, we'll have a 5-15 mile (depending on category) race at Grand Targhee. All bikes must have a 3.7″ tires or larger to race. This year will be adding 3-4 miles of fat bike groomed single track to the race. Race will start at 5:30pm. Racers will need a light to race., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], grandtarghee.com, grandtarghee.com/event/grand-targhee-fat-bike-race-2/

January 19, 2019Prickly Pedal MTB Race, Peoria, AZ, Get in a heart-pumping, rip-roaring ride through the desert terrain of the Maricopa Trail beginning in Cave Creek, Arizona and finishing at Lake Pleasant Regional Park in Peoria, Arizona. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Maricopa Trail and Park Foundation, Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected], pricklypedal.com

January 20, 2019Lone Cone Fat Bike Challenge, Norwood, CO, Lone Cone is located in gorgeous Norwood, Colorado just outside of Telluride in the San Juan Mountains. This is a self-supported backcountry endurance fat bike race. Two great options: a 25 mile long course and 12 mile short course, Scott , 435-259-7882, 800-635-1792, [email protected], Cullen Barker, 678-488-6998, [email protected], poisonspiderbicycles.com/lone-cone-challenge/

January 23-27, 2019Borealis Fat Bike World Championship, Crested Butte, CO, 4th annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Upslope Brewing Company. Join us for 4 days of races, demos, great beer, and excellent times! Winter townie crit too on Sunday!, Kat Cooke, 970-349-6438, [email protected], cbchamber.com/events/fat-bike/

January 26, 2019Estrella Hedgehog Hustle, Goodyear, AZ, Cross Country Race at Estrella Mountain Regional Park with a scenic venue for both spectators and racers. Remember sealant and tubes!, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

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