Regional Mountain Bike Racing (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming)

2017 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Mountain Bike Racing Event Calendar

August 3-6, 2017 — Downieville Classic, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Downieville, CA, All mountain, cross country, and downhill races, Greg Williams, [email protected], downievilleclassic.com

August 4-5, 2017 — Ruby Mountain Relay, Wells, NV, 184 mile relay gravel grinder., Robert Johnson, 775-340-5943, 801-718-0557, [email protected], rubymountainrelay.com

August 5, 2017 — Pierre's Hole MTB Race, National Ultra Endurance Series, Alta, WY, 9th Annual! Staging begins at the Grand Targhee Resort, ample lodging and amenities available. 100 consists of 33-mile loop, each lap features approx. 4,000 ft climbing on single and double-track trails. The race course is on an IMBA Epic trails at Grand Targhee. Total elevation for the 100 mile race is approx. 13,000 ft. 100 mile (3 laps), 100km (2 laps), 50km (1 lap) events. The 100 mile race is part of the NUE Series and the 100 k is a new NUE marathon series race., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], grandtarghee.com/the-resort/news-events/1863/2014PierresHole50100.php

August 5, 2017 — Boomtown Gravel Grinder, CANCELLED, Butte, MT, Fully supported event that will start and finish in historic Uptown Butte and will cover the beautiful gravel, dirt (and a few paved roads) south and east of town. Crossing the scenic Continental divide twice, riders can challenge themselves in either the Mother Load 100 mile or the Nugget 50 mile routes while soaking in the breathtaking vistas offered only in Big Sky Country., Kurt Stockton, 406-381-7962, 530-264-6364, [email protected], tourofmontana.org

August 5-6, 2017 — Powderhorn Ski Resort & Bike Park Enduro, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Grand Junction, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], rockymountainenduroseries.com

August 6, 2017 — Race Montana Triathlon, Great Falls, MT, Electric City Water Park, Olympic and Sprint distances, Ron Ray, [email protected], racemt.com/event/race-montana-triathlon, racemttri.com

August 12, 2017 — Avimor Coyote Classic, Knobby Tire Series, Avimor, ID, 13th annual – This is real mountain bike racing; not for the weak. High speed rolling double and single track with a ton of climbing. Tight, technical sagebrush single track, water crossings, quick steep drops, nasty little granny gear climbs., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com, brokenspokecycling.com

August 12, 2017 — Leadville Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, Leadville Trail 100 is one of the most notorious and challenging bike races in the world. 100 mile out-and-back., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

August 12, 2017 — Steamboat Stinger, Mountain Town Challenge Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Beginning at 8:00am at the Howelson Hill Ski Area right in the heart of Steamboat Springs. The course takes an extended 50 mile detour deep into the beautiful backcountry of Routt County and a total of roughly 3,500ft elevation gain before returning to the transition/finish area. Teams of two are also welcome to race the 1st and 2nd half of the course., Nate Bird, 866-464-6639, [email protected], Jon Winkelblech, 970-367-4394, [email protected], honeystinger.com/steamboatstinger.html

August 13, 2017 — Big Sky Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Big Sky, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, montanabicycleguild.org

August 19-20, 2017 — 12 and 24 Hours of Flathead, Kalispell, MT, A non-profit race to provide awareness and adaptive equipment to individuals living with paralysis and other life altering disabilities, Tia Celentano, 406-261-1769, [email protected], 24hoursofflathead.org, facebook.com/24HoursOfFlathead

August 19-20, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Crested Butte, CO, Course will be designed to give riders a unique riding experience to include high altitude trails and big descents. Ties backcountry terrain with lift-accessed stages throughout the series. Courses will feature predominantly timed downhill (special) stages linked together by non-timed climbing (liaison) stages., Brandon Ontiveros, 303-551-4813, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

August 26, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, McCall, ID, Jug Mountain Ranch, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

August 26, 2017 — Dawn to Dusk, Gallup, NM, 6 hour and 12 hour race, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com/event-register/dawn-til-dusk

August 27, 2017 — Missouri River Rampage Mountain Bike Race, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Great Falls, MT, XC MTB Race and expo, 8.7, 15.4, and 18.6 mile options, Ron Ray, [email protected], racemt.com/event/missouri-river-rampage/

September 1-3, 2017 — Rebecca's Private Idaho, Ketchum, ID, 50mi or 100mi gravel grinder put on by professional racer Rebecca Rusch in her hometown of Ketchum, Idaho. The route can be done as a challenging ride or a lung busting, thigh screaming race up into the mountains surrounding Ketchum and Sun Valley. It is a beautiful route and it all ends in a great down-home party with food, festivities, music, and libations, Colleen Quindlen, 254-541-9661, [email protected], rebeccasprivateidaho.com

September 9, 2017 — Barn Burner 104, Flagstaff, AZ, 104 mile mountain bike race, Solo, Duo, Teams, Kaibab and Coconino National Forest, Camping on private land. 26 and 52 mile options. Party afterwards with music, food, and beer, Jeff Frost, [email protected], barnburnermtb.com, leadvilleraceseries.com

September 9, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Targhee, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 9, 2017 — Bohart Bash, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Bozeman, MT, This cross-country mountain bike race is on a mostly singletrack loop in the beautiful Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Alex Lussier, [email protected], Megan Lawson, 406-570-7475, [email protected], gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org, gascyclingteam.com

September 9-10, 2017 — Vapor Trail 125, Salida, CO, 125 miles, 20,000 feet of climbing, 10 pm start, singletrack, Earl Walker, 719-539-9295, [email protected], Tom , 719-539-9295, [email protected], vaportrail125.com

September 9, 2017 — Thompson Ridge Trail Gran Fondo, Thompson Falls, MT, Dirt fondo, gravel grinder, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], wmtrail.org

September 9-10, 2017 — Enduro X Race, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], rockymountainenduroseries.com

September 9, 2017 — The Angry Horse Gravel Grinder, Idaho Falls, ID, Come crush some gravel and Ride the Angry Horse. This fully supported ride offers three different routes. The Filly Run is a rolling 10 miles of all gravel fun, the Colt Run is 45 miles and 4200 vertical feet of climbing. Finally the Stud Run is 120 miles of epic suffering, rolling all the way down and around Blackfoot Reservoir and on through the Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, before turning up Horse Creek. Register at USACycling.com ALL of the proceeds will go to saving Wild Mustangs. Come out and ride the untamed., Brooke Jeffs, 208-528-0664, [email protected], facebook.com/ridetheangryhorse

September 16, 2017 — Stone Temple 8, Curt Gowdy State Park, WY, fundraiser for high school MTB racing teams and junior programs, will take place on the IMBA Epic designed single track trails at Wyoming's Curt Gowdy State Park. Starting at 9am at the Aspen Grove Trailhead parking area, racers will compete for eight hours on an approximately 15.1 mile loop, in teams and as individuals, with classes for Men, Women and Juniors, Dewey Gallegos, 307-742-5533, [email protected], Peter Skram, 307-316-2532, [email protected], stonetemple8.org, overlandmtb.org

September 16, 2017 — Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race, Pine, AZ, 15, 30, and 45 mile mtb races near Payson, AZ, Janet Brandt, [email protected], fireontherim.com

September 16, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Galena Lodge, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 16, 2017 — Todd Durango Dirt Fondo, Durango, CO, Mountain Bike Fondo, 15 and 50 mile options, Gaige Sippy, 970-259-4621, [email protected], ToddandNedFondo.com

September 23, 2017 — Bogus Basin Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Boise, ID, James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com

September 23, 2017 — Mount Lemmon Gravel Grinder, Oracle, AZ, 15, 40, 50 mile options on the back gravel roads of Mt. Lemmon with elevation gains ranging from 4,000 to 6,000ft. Begins at 7 a.m. at Arizona Zipline Adventures just north of Tucson on the “backside” of the Santa Catalina Mountains., John McCarrell, [email protected], americanbunnyhop.com/mt-lemmon-gravel-grinder.html, peppersauceroundup.com/

September 29-October 1, 2017 — Monarch Crest Enduro, Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Salida, CO, 5 stage epic backcountry enduro in the San Isabel and Gunnison National Forests., Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], rockymountainenduroseries.com

September 30, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Magic Mountain, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 30, 2017 — JayP's Backyard Gravel Pursuit, JayP's Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, 60 or 120 miles near Yellowstone National Park on Forest Service roads. It's an incredible time of year to be in this area and visit YNP!, Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected], gravelpursuit.com

September 30, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, San Tan, Boris Decourt, [email protected], arizonareg.com

September 30, 2017 — 12 Hour of Albuquerque Race and MTB Festival, Albuquerque, NM, 12 hour race, 2 hour race, and weekend long mtb festival, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

October 7, 2017 — Tour of the White Mountains, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Arizona's longest standing mountain bike event. At 7,000 feet, The Tour is a grassroots event with laid back vibes among a gathering of bike-minded individuals., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

October 7, 2017 — Grinduro, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Quincy, CA, Gravel enduro racing, Greg Williams, [email protected], grinduro.com

October 8, 2017 — Great Trail Race, 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 14, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Scottsdale, AZ, Held at McDowell Regional Park. USA Cycling State Championship and Collegiate State State Championship, Boris Decourt, [email protected], arizonareg.com

October 14, 2017 — Prescott 6er, Prescott, AZ, Six hours…not enough to bore you, not enough for you to fall asleep, just enough to keep you honest and bring along a friend (if need be) to rip some laps on some stellar single track! Complete the most laps in the least time after 6 hours of racing and win. 9.4 mile loop with single track, hills and switchbacks. Solo-male/female, Singlespeed-male/female, Duo-male/female/coed, Duo Singlespeed-male/female/coed., Breanna Bissell, 480-734-0558, [email protected], prescott6er.com

October 14, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Boise, ID, Bogus Basin, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

October 20-22, 2017 — USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, Missoula, MT, Collegiate National Championships and Montana High School Championships, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Chad Sperry, [email protected], Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], usacycling.org

October 28, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, Estrella Park, Boris Decourt, [email protected], arizonareg.com

November 4, 2017 — Showdown at Usery Pass, Phoenix, AZ, 8 hour cross country race on an 11 mile course, Two Wheel Jones , [email protected], mesabikerace.net

November 10-12, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Mascota, MX, Course will be designed to give riders a unique riding experience to include high altitude trails and big descents. Ties backcountry terrain with lift-accessed stages throughout the series. Courses will feature predominantly timed downhill (special) stages linked together by non-timed climbing (liaison) stages. Mascota, Mexico, Brandon Ontiveros, 303-551-4813, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

November 11, 2017 — Cave 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/race-2/cave-creek-cactus-classic

November 18, 2017 — 12 Hours of Fury, Fountain Hills, AZ, 12 Hours of Fury will test your body, mind and mountain biking skills. The race will begin and end at the Four Peaks Staging Area in McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The 15 mile loop is smooth, fast and fun. The most loops in 12 hours wins it!, Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected], 4peaksracing.com/events/12-hours-of-fury-2017

November 18-19, 2017 — Avimor Cyclocross, Boise, ID, Douglas Tobin, [email protected], byrdscycling.com

December 2, 2017 — AZ MTB Fall Series, Queen Creek, AZ, White Tank Park, Boris Decourt, [email protected], arizonareg.com

December 9, 2017 — Dawn to Dusk, Fountain Hills, AZ, 10 hours on the Pemberton trail at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Space is limited to 125 solo riders, 100 two-person, 50 four-person, and 10 corporate entries. 15.5 mile loop will be traveled in a counter clockwise direction and each lap will snake you through the venue where you may refuel, rest, or exchange your lap care with your teammate so they can take a turn out on the course. 602-312-4499, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com/event-register/dawn-dusk-arizona

December 16, 2017 — JayP'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 5-7, 2018 — JayP'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.blogspot.com, fatpursuit.com

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