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 19-July 17, 2018Laramie Mountain Bike Series, Medicine Bow National Forest, 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., Evan O'Toole, [email protected], Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected], laramiemtbseries.com, laramiebikenet.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

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

March 10, 2018Tommy Knocker 10, Silver City, NM, 10 hour race, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com/event-register/tommyknocker10

March 16-18, 2018DVO Reaper Madness DH ~ DS ~ Enduro, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practice on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Trails hand built by the late Brent Thompson, gnarly on the top half and fast open ridge tops for the 2nd half. Free on-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. Online registration opens on November 27, 2017., Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

March 17, 2018Echo Red 2 Red XC MTB Race, Pendleton, OR, 12, 24, 32 miles, sponsored by Echo Bike & Board, Stephanie Myers, 541-289-2444, 541-376-8500, [email protected], echored2red.com

March 24, 2018White Tank Whirlwind, Waddell, AZ, White Tank Regional Park is a fun course, mixed with a smidge of technical riding., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

April 14, 2018Sage Brush Scramble, Knobby Tire Series, Boise, ID, Short Track Racing! It consists of a short approximately 1 mile loop with table tops, twisting turns, and banked turns. Great for racers and spectators. Medals to top 3 finishers in each cat/class. No pro purse., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com

April 14, 2018Prescott Punisher, Prescott, AZ, Prescott is a great place for mountain biking. The Whiskey 50 will be 2 weeks later so consider racing and staying for a pre-ride the following day., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

April 14-15, 2018The Javelina Chase Gravel Grinder, Duncan, AZ, USA Cycling AZ State Road Race Championships for Juniors and Masters and Races for Cat. 1-5; Collegiate Omnium Events-road race, time trials & criterium; Ghost Mine Rumbles (gravel grinder events)- 20, 40, and 60 Miles; Fun Rides – 20, 40, and 60 Miles, Daniel Carver, 575-649-9142, [email protected], javelinachase.com

April 21, 201812 Hours in the Wild West, Ruidoso, NM, 6 hour and 12 hour race, held at Grindstone Lake Trail system, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

April 27-29, 2018Whiskey Off-Road, Epic Rides Off-Road Series, Prescott, AZ, Starting on Prescott's historical (and lively) Whiskey Row and climbing into the beautifully distracting views of Prescott National Forest, riders will connect some of the area's most exhilarating (and challenging) pieces of singletrack, double track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

April 28, 2018The Encierro Velo Gravel Grinder, Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships, Monument, CO, Gravel grinder with 100 km and 50 km options. Starts and ends at Peaceful Valley Scout Camp, 22799 N Elbert Rd, Elbert, CO 80106, south entrance.Working head and tail light and helmet are required. Maps will be adequate for 50 km but GPS is preferred for 100 km option., Phil Schweizer, 877-743-3566, [email protected], coloradogravelgrinderchampionship.com/encierro-velo/the-race

April 28, 2018La Tierra Torture Mountain Bike Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Santa Fe, NM, fast and flowy course, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], nmors.org, core-crew.com

May 4-5, 2018US Bank 18 Hours of Fruita, Fruita, CO, 13th Annual event at Highline Lake State Park, an oasis in the desert with the famous midnight start. Limited to 100 teams., Mike Heaston, 303-635-2815, [email protected], George Gatseos, 970-858-7220, , 18hrsoffruita.com

May 5, 2018Avimor Coyote Classic, Knobby Tire Series, Avimor, ID, 14th 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

May 5, 2018Chino Grinder , Chino Valley, AZ, Endurance Cycling Event- 106 mile gravel grinder from Chino to Williams and back with 9700 feet of climbing with 53 and 42 mile options., AZ Gravel Rides , 480-442-7694, [email protected], azgravelrides.com, chinogrinder.azgravelrides.com

May 5, 2018Ridgeline Rampage, RME, Castle Rock, CO, 16-mile loop runs clockwise this year with ~1,700? of elevation gain per lap. Distances for all levels, free junior and kids races. Distances: Endurance-48 miles, XC-32 miles, Appetizer-16 miles, Jr 15-18 16 miles, Jr 13-14 10 miles, Jr 11-12 5 miles., Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.com

May 5, 2018Salida720, Salida, CO, 12 hour race with a mandatory meeting May 4, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Several beer sponsors with 3 free beer coupons with entry. Options for 4, 3, and 2 group racers as well as solo racers., Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

May 6, 2018USA Cycling Marathon MTB National Championships, Arkadelphia, AR, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Greg Randolph, , usacycling.org

May 6, 2018Unravel the Scratchgravel, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Helena, MT, The course is approximately a 5.8 mile loop, comprised of 70% double-track and 30% single-track. Demo bikes after the race., Joe Hamilton, [email protected], Jason Steichen, [email protected], Sheli Thomas, [email protected], bigskybikes.com/events/unravel-the-scratchgravel/, montanacycling.net

May 12, 2018Desert Rats Classic, Fruita, CO, 100K or 50k on the world famous Kokopelli Trail. 5 well stocked aid stations and medical support. Relay race too. Sub 10 hour finishers receive Enduro awards and sub 6 hours receive Gonzo awards, plus age group awards. On the western slope of Colorado, the famous Kokopelli Trail winds its way through sagebrush, ledgy slickrock, winding double track, sandy washes, fast jeep trails and crosses the state line toward Moab, Reid Delman, 303-249-1112, [email protected], Kyla Claudell, 303-249-1112, [email protected], geminiadventures.com

May 12, 2018Flagstaff Frenzy, Flagstaff, AZ, The 2018MBAA finals, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], Denise Barron, 928-530-0868, , mbaa.net

May 12, 2018Gem Grit Grinder, Emmett, ID, Gravel Grinder, Gem Grit Grinder is an all-gravel bicycle race on county gravel roads. The race is open to everyone. Benefits the Emmett Valley Friendship Coalition and Food Bank, 21.4 and 44 mile options., Kelsey Spiegel, [email protected], Nadine Carter, [email protected], boisevelowomen.com, facebook.com/boisevelowomen

May 12, 2018Fountain-Roubaix Gravel Grinder, Tour of Colorado Series, Fountain, CO, The second gravel grinder in the Series, the Palmer Divide is an epic challenge through El Paso and Douglas Counties with nearly 6000 ft of climbing and 98 miles of dirt roads – a true gravel grinder! 41, 64, 101 mile options, Andy Bohlmann, 719-428-5807, 719-651-1677, [email protected], tourofcolorado.com

May 18-20, 2018Grand Junction Off-Road, Epic Rides Off-Road Series, Grand Junction, CO, Participants will climb their way out of downtown Grand Junction onto the Uncompahgre Plateau (the world's largest mesa), while connecting some of the area's favorite technically challenging singletrack, double track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment in the world famous Lunch Loops trail system and beyond., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

May 18-20, 2018Rocky Mountain Race Series Pajarito, Los Alamos, NM, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

May 19-20, 201812 and 24 Hours of Disco, Disco/Flathead 12-24 hour series, Salmon, ID, 11 mile laps, mostly singletrack with 1700' of climbing per lap, at the foot of the mighty Beaverhead Mountains. Race Solo, or teams of 2 or 4. 12 hours starts and ends on May 19 and 24 hour ends on May 20., Max Lohmeyer, 208-357-9109, 208-756-7613, [email protected], ridesalmon.com

May 19, 2018Battle the Bear, RME, Lakewood, CO, Distances for all abilities and ages, including the 3-person Relay Team discipline, fast 11.5 mile loop that encircles Bear Creek Lake Park favors a taste for speed, with five short punchy climbs and rolling big ring single-track, sponsor expo village with product sampling, Kidz Zone with jumpy house, and free Warriors Kidz race, Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.com

May 19, 2018The Pony Xpress Gravel 160, Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships, Trinidad, CO, 160 km and 70 km options. Held on gravel roads northwest of Trinidad, CO. Working head and tail light and helmet are required. Maps will be adequate for 70 km but GPS is preferred for 160 km option., Phil Schweizer, 877-743-3566, [email protected], coloradogravelgrinderchampionship.com/pony-xpress/the-race

May 19, 2018Rattlesnake Rally Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Casper, WY, 60 or 120 miles, Explore the lesser known side of Central Wyoming on the historic Oregon Trail. Experience the wild and unforgiving west that has been nearly untouched since the first settlers passed through this area over 160 years ago., Adam Leiferman, 307-462-6038, [email protected], wyominggravel.com, rattlesnakerally.weebly.com

May 20, 2018Revolution Enduro Race #1, Revolution Enduro Series, Buffalo Creek, CO, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

May 20, 2018Buffalo Creek Enduro, Revolution Enduro Series, Buffalo Creek, CO, A great early season tune-up to see your fitness and speed check. Race day will feature five stages totaling 24.5 miles of racing and pedal transfers. Black Jack is not one of the stages!, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

May 26, 2018Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Santa Fe, NM, A one-day backcountry race entailing upwards of 6'000 feet of long rocky descents., Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

May 26-27, 201824 Hour 'Round the Clock Mountain Bike Race, Spokane, WA, 24 hour MTB Race with a Fat Bike Class, starts noon May 27, Riverside State Park, 15 mile loop, Gino Lisecki, 509-953-9831, [email protected], Wendy Zupan, 509-953-9831, [email protected], roundandround.com

May 26-27, 2018Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Durango, CO, 46th Annual, Road Race and tour from Durango to Silverton, Road Circuit race and Time Trial, 25/50 mile tour, Kids Race and Mountain Bike Cross Country Race, Cruiser Crit, Gravel Ride, BMX race, swim race, Gaige Sippy, 970-259-4621, [email protected], ironhorsebicycleclassic.com

May 27, 2018Helena Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Helena, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, montanabicycleguild.org

May 30, 2018Mullet Cycling Classic, Missoula, MT, 2 rider relay race, mullets encouraged, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], mtbmissoula.org

June 2-3, 2018Grand Enduro, Grand Junction, CO, Race the top 3 trails of the Lunch Loops (Ribbon, Gunny, and Free Lunch) with amazing views in the background. This is the only race on the Ribbon… come see what it's like to ride up to 50mph on a big slab of rock! 22-35 minutes of racing over 6.2 miles of trail. 2.5-4 hours of total ride time covering ~22 miles., John Klish, 970-744-4450, [email protected], madracingcolorado.com

June 2, 2018EROCK Sunrise to Sunset, Castle Rock, CO, 4th Annual at the freshly cut trails of the Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock, Colorado. The 6.5 mile course wanders through the hills and drainages surrounding the park and offers ample viewing from the staging area for team members and spectators. For teams and solos., Scott Olmsted, 303-282-9015, [email protected], Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], erockrace.com, emgcolorado.com/events.php

June 2, 2018Lost and Found Gravel Grinder, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Lake Davis, CA, 100, 60, 30 mile gravel rides, Live acoustic music, excellent food and beverages, Greg Williams, [email protected], lostandfoundbikeride.com

June 2, 2018The Dead Swede Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Sheridan, WY, 40 or 100 miles, Adam Leiferman, 307-462-6038, [email protected], Sheridan Bicycle Company , 307-763-4481, , wyominggravel.com, thedeadswede.com

June 2, 2018The 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], cbibikes.com

June 2, 2018Firebird XC Race, Eagle, CO, XC race, USAC state championship mtb race, Mike McCormack, 970-485-5847, [email protected], eagleoutsidefestival.com

June 2, 2018Glory Days Mountain Bike Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Glorieta, NM, New Mexico-El Paso Regional XC Championship, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], nmors.org, core-crew.com

June 3, 2018Yeti Beti Bike Bash p/b Stan's No Tubes, Beti Bike Bash, Lakewood, CO, Women's only mountain bike race and festival including: Little Bellas Girls Camp and VIDA MTB Series Clinic. All ages and abilities welcome., Amy Thomas, 720-878-7363, [email protected], Sarah Rowley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], betibikebash.com

June 8-9, 2018City Creek Pocatello Pedalfest, Pocatello, ID, Kids, Cross Country & Enduro Races. Beginner, Sport, Expert & Open Classes (12, 17, 27 miles). Awards, prizes, raffle, music, food & fun. $2000 cash prizes, $500 to fastest riders, Lindi Smedley, 208-251-5915, [email protected], Katie Loveday, 208-232-8996, [email protected], pocatellopedalfest.com, barriessports.com

June 8-10, 2018Missoula XC PRO XCT at Marshall Mountain, US Pro XCT, Western Montana Trail Series, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Missoula, MT, Steep, technical climbs and descents will alternate between single track, double track, and infrequent dirt road sections. The course features over 850ft of relief per lap; while it is not at extremely high altitude, multiple long, steep climbs per lap will test racers' fitness limits. Pro XCT plus UCI Juniors 17-18, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], wmtrail.org, usacycling.org

June 9, 2018Fears, Tears and Beers Enduro, Ely, NV, Enduro mountain bike event. Timed sections mostly downhill, combined time wins. Men's and women's events for all classes. Fun run, beginner, sport, and expert classes., Kent Robertson, 775-289-6042, 775-296-2162, [email protected], elynevada.net/events/fearstearsbeers.html

June 9, 2018Knobby 9 to 5, Knobby Tire Series, McCall, ID, High speed rolling double-track. Tight, technical sagebrush single-track, water crossings, quick steep drops, nasty little granny gear climbs. Single speeders' dream., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com

June 9-10, 2018Scott Enduro Cup at Angel Fire, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Angel Fire, NM, The second stop of the 2017 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place in Angel Fire, NM. Don't miss the grueling backcountry, fast trails, flowy lines, sweet berms and big jumps at Angel Fire Bike Park – the largest bike park in the Rocky Mountains., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected]m, endurocupmtb.com

June 9, 2018Homesteader 6 Hour, Missoula, MT, solo, duo, quad, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], mtbmissoula.org

June 9, 2018The Palmer Divide, Tour of Colorado Series, Palmer Lake Gravel Grinder, CO, Starting & finishing in downtown Fountain, CO, the Fountain-Roubaix is the first event on our inaugural Tour of Colorado Series. Evoking it's namesake, the infamous Paris-Roubaix, the course has more than 40 miles of El Paso County, Colorado gravel roads. 40, 66, 100 mile options, Andy Bohlmann, 719-428-5807, 719-651-1677, [email protected], tourofcolorado.com

June 15-18, 2018Black Hills Fat Tire Festival MTB Races, Rapid City, SD, This All Mountain race will test your strength with a Hill Climb, technical ability with a Super D, all while competing in a 20 mile sprint cross country race., Kristy Lintz, 605-394-4168, 605-484-1724, [email protected], Black Hills MTB Festival , [email protected], bhfattirefestival.com, rcparksandrec.org

June 15-17, 2018Carson City Off-Road, Epic Rides Off-Road Series, Carson City, NV, At the Carson City Off-Road, riders of all skill levels will enjoy big climbs, long singletrack descents and expansive views of Lake Tahoe, the Eastern Sierra Nevadas, and the historic Washoe Valley while being immersed in 3-days of mountain bike culture accented by free live music., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

June 15-17, 2018Rocky Mountain Race Series Mount Crested Butte, Crested Butte, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

June 16, 2018SRMBC Super D, Idaho Falls, ID, The Snake River Mountain Bike Club's 5th annual Super D is a fun race or ride. Located above the scenic Snake River north of Idaho Falls. 1 mile up 8 miles down!, Garret Christofferson, 208-589-6048, [email protected], snakerivermountainbikeclub.com

June 16-17, 2018Revolution Enduro Race #2, Revolution Enduro Series, Granby Ranch, CO, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

June 17, 2018Granby Ranch Enduro, Revolution Enduro Series, Granby, CO, This event is a one day race a short drive from the Denver area. This bike park is small but mighty, offering fun technical trails with a mix of backcountry and lift access racing. Practice will be on Saturday June 16, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

June 19-24, 2018Crested Butte Bike Week, Crested Butte, CO, The World's Oldest Mountain Bike Festival celebrates 38 years with an Amateur Film Festival, Chainless World Championships, Fat Tire 40, Junior Wildflower Classic, Bridges of the Butte townie tour, Pinnacle Race Series at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, guided rides, clinics, and great memories!, Scott Stewart, 970-349-6438, [email protected], cbbikeweek.com

June 22-24, 2018NW Cup Series #4, Northwest Cup Downhill Series, Kellogg, ID, Downhill race. Held at Silver Mountain Bike Park. Friday will be open practice. Saturday will be split practice by category. Pro/JuniorX seeding Saturday evening. Sunday racing all categories, Scott Tucker, 360-797-4288, [email protected], www.nwcup.com

June 23-24, 2018Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Crested Butte, CO, The BME Crested Butte stop will blend high altitude backcountry racing mixed with some of the longest and most challenging descents in the area. Riders will be challenged with two days of racing on fast, technical, steep and raw trail that will keep riders on their toes. Riders should be prepared with necessary parts, clothing and food, as each day will be deep in the backcountry, with river crossings and ever-changing mountainous weather., Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

June 23, 2018Spirit Bear Classic, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Kalispell, MT, XC race held at Herron Park, start 10 am, Sheli Thomas, [email protected], Matt Butterfield, [email protected], montanacycling.net

June 23, 2018Lake Tahoe Mountain Bike Race, Tahoe City, CA, Race in the cross country race, 4 hour or 8 hour race as a solo or on a team of 2, 3 or 4 (teams of 3 and 4 apply to the 8hr race only). The course is approximately 12.6 miles. Fast lap times are around 50 minutes. Cross country race is two laps., Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], Kiley McInroy, [email protected], bigblueadventure.com

June 23, 2018Casper Mountain Challenge, Casper, WY, Third Annual 8-hour and 4-hour endurance race with more than 600 feet of elevation gain and loss per lap., John Giantonio, 307-234-5362, [email protected], bikecasper.com

June 23-24, 201824 Hours in the Enchanted Forest, N24, Albuquerque, NM, 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest provides everything that you want from a 24 Hour Race. We have an amazing course with epic singletrack winding through meadows, pines and aspens. Seriously, the Zuni Mountains outside of Gallup, NM are a great place to ride. We have an awesome venue in the ponderosa pines with plenty of space to hang out with friends and family and hang your hammock. And, Zia Rides creates a great party atmosphere with vendors, movies, food, kids activities, and fun for everyone., Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

June 23, 2018Bogus Basin Marathon and Cross Country, Knobby Tire Series, Bogus Basin, ID, Cross country and marathon mtb race, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com

June 23, 2018Pocatello Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Pocatello, ID, Long back-country stages. 28+ miles, 5000' descending, 4000' climbing. Pro payout., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com

June 23, 2018Palisades Gravel Fondo, Jackson , WY, Held at Palisades Reservoir, 25 miles from Jackson, 60 and 100 mile options, Palisades Reservoir is in a scenic valley with forested hillsides rising from the water to the towering snowcapped mountains which form the background and has about 70 miles of shoreline., Forest Dramis, [email protected], jhcycling.org

June 24, 2018Pajarito Punishment MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Los Alamos, NM, Held at Pajarito Ski Resort, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Pajarito Ski Resort , 505-662 5725, [email protected], pajarito.ski/events/pajarito-punishment/?rec=1529830800, nmors.org

June 27, 2018Cache Creek MTB Race, Jackson , WY, May be held on June 27, Starts and ends at Mike Yokel Jr Park. Cross country with a free enduro segment. Food, drink, a raffle, and awards afterwards., Forest Dramis, [email protected], jhcycling.org

June 28-July 1, 2018Leadville Training Camp, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, Ride with past champions and experience every inch of the LT 100 MTB course in Leadville. A question and answer session will offer insight into proper training, diet and race strategy. Camp riders will get tons of camp swag, great food and amazing, unforgettable experience., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], Kerrie Bruxvoort, 719-219-9357, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

June 30-July 1, 2018Silver Mountain Enduro – North American Enduro Cup, Montana Enduro Series, Idaho Enduro Series, North American Enduro Cup, Kellogg, ID, Held at Silver Mountain Ski Resort, James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], naenduro.com, idahoenduroseries.com

June 30, 2018Philipsburg 46, Western Montana Trail Series, Philipsburg, MT, Cross country race., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], mtbmissoula.org

June 30, 2018Coal Country Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Gillette, WY, 25, 55, and 136 mile options with start times at 6 a.m. for 136 miles, 7 a.m. for 55 miles, and 8 a.m. for 25 mile option. For intermediate to experienced cyclists but doable for most. Cash purse. Festival with live music, street dancing, games, and a bike raffle., Adam Leiferman, 307-462-6038, [email protected], David Bauer, 307-660-1570, [email protected], wyominggravel.com, energyaddicts.net

July 7, 2018Big Hole Challenge MTB Race and Duathlon, Driggs, ID, Mountain bike mass start first, at 10 am, 9.73 miles with 1,160 verticle feet, then either bike a second lap or run 6.13 miles with 938 verticle feet. Awards, Raffle and results at 1 pm held at the South Horseshoe Trail Head. Kids Duathlon at Noon, .5 mi run followed by 1 mi bike, Free entry, Awards to all., Dick Weinbrandt, 208-354-2354, [email protected], peakedsports.com

July 7, 2018Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Keystone, CO, The Keystone BME contains some of the rawest and most rugged lift-accessed mountain biking in the U.S. and year over year is ranked as one of the most popular mountain biking events in the Rockies. 3-4 stages, Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

July 7, 2018Silver Rush 50, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, At 10,000-12,500 feet above sea level, this challenging 50 mile out-and-back course takes racers through the historic mining district on Leadville's East side. This race is known for its long, lung-burning climbs and rocky, steep terrain. Solo or Tandem 50m. Leadville Trail 100 Qualifier., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

July 8, 2018Brundage Mountain Cross Country, Knobby Tire Series, McCall, ID, Cross country and endurance mtb race on Sunday, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com

July 12, 2018Southeast Idaho Senior Games , Pocatello, ID, City Creek Trails; Staging at Centennial Park 6:00pm. Categories: Men and Womens; Age Divisions start at 50 and are every 5 years., Dana Olson, 208-233-2034, 208-317-3918, [email protected], seidahoseniorgames.org

July 13-15, 2018Rocky Mountain Race Series Sol Vista, Granby Ranch, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

July 14, 2018Tahoe Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Northstar, CA, Ride 50K or 100K of rocky summits, breathtaking pine forests and beautiful Lake Tahoe views. 100K riders can qualify for the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], tahoetrailmtb.com, youphoriaproductions.com

July 14, 2018Breckenridge 100, RME, Breckenridge, CO, Colorado's premier off-road endurance race, the 13th annual BRECK 100, climbs 13,719 feet over 100 miles. Not quite ready for the Ultra 100? Challenge your abilities and ride the B-68 Marathon, the B-32 XC, or enter a two or three-person relay team, Colorado State Marathon Championship, Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.com

July 14-15, 2018Scott Enduro Cup at Durango, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Durango, CO, Athletes can expect climbs at altitude, abundant wildlife and technical descents from Round 3 in Durango, CO. This stop will feature one day of backcountry riding and one day of lift-accessed racing at Purgatory Resort., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], endurocupmtb.com

July 14, 2018Leadville Massive Gravel Grinder, Tour of Colorado Series, Leadville, CO, The Leadville Massive is an epic gravel challenge in the heart of the Rockies with nearly 7000 ft of climbing and incredible views. Start and finish in downtown Leadville at Periodic Brewing Company! 95 miles, Andy Bohlmann, 719-428-5807, 719-651-1677, [email protected], tourofcolorado.com

July 15, 2018Enduro Pescado Whitefish Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Whitefish, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com

July 17-22, 2018USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, Snowshoe , WV, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

July 17-22, 2018USA Cycling MTB National Championships, Snowshoe, WV, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Greg Randolph, , usacycling.org

July 21-22, 2018Pomerelle Pounder DH, Go-Ride Gravity Series, Albion, ID, Two USAC sanctioned downhill races in two days., Ron Lindley, 801-375-3231, [email protected], Darren Lightfield, 208-608-6444, [email protected], go-ride.com, utahdh.org

July 21-22, 2018Angel Fire Enduro, Revolution Enduro Series, Angel Fire, NM, 6 stages planned including a Super-D and chainless DH! Stage 1 starts with an old school Super D raced in heats of 10 racers. Stage 3 is Chainless Worlds! The Chainless Worlds stage is going to satisfy DH lovers with a classic course on trails that will put a grin behind your full-face! Both Saturday and Sunday will include lunch and beverages after the racing. This weekend is designed to be a fun mix of trails and race disciplines all wrapped together -the new revolution racing!, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

July 21, 2018Chainless Worlds, Revolution Enduro Series, Angel Fire, NM, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

July 21-22, 2018Iron Daisy Enduro, Western Montana Trail Series, Missoula, MT, Enduro MTB race, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], mtbmissoula.org

July 21, 2018Salmon Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Salmon, ID, The courses will be divided between expert/sport and beginner, so that no one feels like they're getting in over their head and everyone feels challenged. No license required., idahoenduroseries.com

July 21, 2018Salmonduro Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Salmon, ID, New back-country venue; rugged and wild. Pro payout., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com

July 27-29, 2018NW Cup Downhill Series #6 – PRO GRT at Tamarack, Northwest Cup Downhill Series, Donnelly , ID, Downhill race. Held at Tamarack Bike Park. Friday will be open practice. Saturday will be split practice by category. Pro/JuniorX seeding Saturday evening. Sunday racing all categories, Scott Tucker, 360-797-4288, [email protected], www.nwcup.com

July 27-29, 2018Leadville Stage Race, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, 100M (100 miles over three days), Team Option. Experience the legendary Leadville Trail 100 course over three days. Push the pace to see what you're made of, or use the stages to prepare or qualify for the Leadville Trail 100 in August. This is one amazing party, with daily stage prizes, raffles, unmatched swag, food, beer and live music., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

July 28, 2018Laramie Enduro, Laramie, WY, Approximately 30 mile loop of about 80% singletrack from smooth and flowy to steep and technical. Choose the One & Done to do one lap, or, the Enduro Epic to do two laps. Aid stations with fresh food, water and performance nutrition. Legendary after-party with live music, awards, cash pay-outs, raffle, free refreshments and warm food! Limited on-course camping and room specials, Nat Dyck, 307-755-1410, [email protected], Onies Heckart-Eads, 307-761-1741, [email protected], Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected], laramieenduro.org

July 28, 2018Butte 100 Races, Butte, MT, Continental Divide Trail, Single Track, Big Sky Country, 100 and 50 mile options, and a Sorini 25 mile option., Stephanie Sorini, 406-490-7632, [email protected], butte100.com

July 28-29, 2018Scott Enduro Cup at Powderhorn, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Mesa, CO, The fourth round will provide two days of racing at one of the newest bike parks in Colorado. Powderhorn, CO will feature lift-served trails with big jumps, technical rock gardens and high speeds through forests of aspens that will test even the best riders, Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], endurocupmtb.com

July 29, 2018Lone Peak's Revenge Big Sky Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Big Sky, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, montanabicycleguild.org

July 29, 2018Oak Flats MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Albequerque, NM, fast and flowy course, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Par , 505-730-2615, [email protected], nmors.org, oakflatsmtb.com

August 2-5, 2018Downieville Classic, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Downieville, CA, All mountain, cross country, and downhill races, Live music, premium beer, food vendors and an all-weekend mainstreet industry expo top off the event, mountain bike festival, Greg Williams, [email protected], downievilleclassic.com

August 3-5, 2018Rocky Mountain Race Series Powderhorn, Mesa, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

August 4, 2018Pierre's Hole MTB Race, National Ultra Endurance Series, Alta, WY, 10th 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 4-5, 2018Big Mountain Enduro/Enduro World Series Aspen Snowmass, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Aspen Snowmass, CO, Aspen Snowmass will host the BME Finals for 2018. The two-day event will blend high altitude riding adventures mixed with some of the biggest descents and best riding in the area. Also part of the Enduro World Series, Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected], bigmountainenduro.com

August 4, 2018South Boundary Big Ride, Angel Fire, NM, 40 mile singletrack race and ride, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

August 4, 2018Sun Valley Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Sun Valley, ID, New venue. Partial lift-served. Tons of fast flow. Pro payout., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com

August 5, 2018Race 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 11, 2018Leadville 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., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

August 11, 2018Steamboat Stinger, Mountain Town Challenge Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Beginning at 8:00am at the Howelsen Hill Ski Area in the heart of Steamboat Springs. The course takes a 50 mile singletrack detour into the beautiful backcountry of Routt County with a total of roughly 3,500ft elevation gain before returning to the transition/finish area. Solo and duo team options available, Nate Bird, 866-464-6639, [email protected], Jordan Edwards, 866-464-6639, [email protected], honeystinger.com/steamboatstinger.html

August 11, 2018Powderhorn 100k Gravel Grinder, Tour of Colorado Series, Leadville, CO, The last event in our 2018 Series, the Powderhorn 100k is a scenic road & gravel tour of the Western Colorado region featuring high altitude lakes, alpine climbs, and epic views along the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway. 63 miles, Andy Bohlmann, 719-428-5807, 719-651-1677, [email protected], tourofcolorado.com

August 17-19, 2018Rocky Mountain Race Series Purgatory, Durango, CO, Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

August 18, 2018Wright Brothers – The Building Company – Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, McCall, ID, Enduro Sunday. Courses divided by ability. No license required. Hotel McCall is available right on the lake, plus plenty of camping nearby. Held at Jug Mountain. Pro payout, James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com, jugmountainranch.com

August 18-19, 201812 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 18-19, 2018Enduro X Race, Revolution Enduro Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

August 18, 2018Togwotee Gravel Fondo, Jackson , WY, 60 and 105 mile options, held at Togwotee Pass, a mountain pass located on the Continental Divide in the Absaroka Mountains of Wyoming, between the towns of Dubois and Moran Junction in the Jackson Hole valley. All participants must carry accesible bear spray!, Forest Dramis, [email protected], jhcycling.org

August 18-19, 2018Rendezvous Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Teton Village, WY, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, montanabicycleguild.org

August 18-19, 2018Steamboat Springs Enduro, Revolution Enduro Series, Steamboat Springs, CO, Saturday racing will start with a shuttle ride to access new never raced trails for 3-4 Stages in the back country. Sunday August 19, will be three Stages with lift and pedal transfers at the Steamboat Bike Park and Forest Service trail system, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected], revolutionenduro.com

August 19, 2018Tamarack Twister, Knobby Tire Series, Donnelly, ID, Cross country and enduro race on Sunday at a beautiful venue., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected], knobbytireseries.com

August 24-26, 2018NW Cup Series #7, Northwest Cup Downhill Series, Whitefish, MT, Downhill race. Held at Whitefish Bike Park. Friday will be open practice. Saturday will be split practice by category. Pro/JuniorX seeding Saturday evening. Sunday racing all categories, Scott Tucker, 360-797-4288, [email protected], www.nwcup.com

August 25-26, 2018Grand Targhee Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Grand Targhee, WY, There's some seriously fun trails at Wyoming's Grand Targhee Resort, so we're going to race 'em. It's going to be a weekend long celebration of the Tetons., Andy Williams, 800-TARGHEE ext. 1309, [email protected], Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, grandtargheel.com

August 25, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Magic Mountain, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

August 25, 2018Ruby Mountain Relay, Wells, NV, 184 mile relay gravel grinder., Robert Johnson, 775-340-5943, 801-718-0557, [email protected], rubymountainrelay.com

August 25-26, 2018Big Sky Biggie, Big Sky, MT, 30 and 50 Mile races on Saturday, Short Track on Sunday, Starting in Big Sky's Town Center (Meadow Village) and climbing into the scenic views from Lone Peak and Buck Ridge, riders will ride some of the area's most exhilarating (and challenging) pieces of single-track, double-track, gravel roads and the occasional paved segment, Natalie Osborn, 907-223-0858, [email protected], bigskybiggie.com

August 25, 2018Battle of the Gravel, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Savery, WY, South of Rawlings, WY, The race will start and finish at the Little Snake River Museum. Riders will start between 7 and 9 am and return to a BBQ, band and brews on the grounds of the Museum. 95 miles, Adam Leiferman, 307-462-6038, [email protected], Kimberly Coats, 307-383-7778, 530-744-8773, [email protected], wyominggravel.com, battleofthegravel.com

August 31-September 2, 2018Rebecca'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 1-3, 2018Purgatory's Revenge Pro XCT and GRT, Purgartory, CO, Pro cross country and gravity tour races, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], purgatoryresort.com

September 1, 2018Joe Cosley Pancake Ride Gravel Grinder, Whitefish, MT, 140 miles, 15000 feet of climbing, gravel grinder, Brad Lamson, 406-250-9827, , pancakeride.com

September 2, 2018Signal Peak Challenge MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Silver City, NM, 12, 25, and 31 mile races, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Martyn Pearson, 575-654-3966, [email protected], signalpeakchallenge.com, nmors.org

September 8, 2018Barn Burner 104, Leadville Race Series, 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, 928-380-0633, [email protected], barnburnermtb.com, leadvilleraceseries.com

September 8, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Targhee, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 8-9, 2018Vapor 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 8, 2018Wyo 131 Gravel Grinder, Wyoming Gravel Grinder Series, Lander, WY, 51 or 106 miles, gravel grinders around and through the Snowy Range Mountains in southeast Wyoming, landercycling.org, Tony Ferlisi, [email protected], Mike Dicken, 307-332-2926, [email protected], Adam Leiferman, 307-462-6038, [email protected], wyominggravel.com, wyo131.com

September 8, 2018Race the Rails, Ely, NV, Race the train in Ely! Fun for the whole family! Race a coal fired steam engine that is over 100 years old. The event will accommodate both road and mountain bike riders of all ages., Meg Rhoades, 775-289-3720, 800-496-9350, [email protected], www.elynevada.net

September 14-16, 2018Tinker Classic, Beatty, NV, MTB Race and Festival, 60k race, Guided rides, demo bikes and industry vendors. Enjoy 60+ miles of single track or gravel roads and pavement., Cimarron Chacon, 970-759-3048, [email protected], tinkerclassic.com

September 15, 2018Fire 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 15, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Galena Lodge, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 15-16, 2018Two Moon 24, Glendo, WY, 24 hour race on the trails of Glendo State Park in eastern Wyoming. 9.5 mile loop; approximately 10 laps possible. Fun time all night with hot breakfast served Sunday morning!, Evan O'Toole, [email protected], Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected], twomoon24.com

September 15, 2018Double Dip Downhill, Whitefish, MT, Josh Knight, 406-862-2900, [email protected], skiwhitefish.com/events

September 15, 2018Scott Junior Enduro Cup at Gunnison, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Gunnison, CO, Junior riders ages 9-17 will put it all on the line at this one-day enduro race at the storied Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. A local favorite, Hartman Rocks offers playful and challenging trails in the high desert for a variety of skill levels, not part of the series, Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], endurocupmtb.com

September 15, 2018Squash Blossam Screamer MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Gallup, NM, Takes place on the High Desert Trail System, a series of loops on the pristine mesas overlooking Gallup. The course is primarily single-track, hard packed clay interspersed with slick rock, small climbs and technical sections., Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Andy Stravers, 505-862-2442, [email protected], squashblossomclassic.com, nmors.org

September 16, 2018Sunrise Ski Resort Enduro, Sunrise Ski Resort, AZ, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

September 22, 2018Royal 50 Mountain Bike Race, Canon City, CO, mtb race, 20 or 50 miles, Gordon Eckstrom, [email protected], Ashlee Sack, 719-248-6376, [email protected], bikesandbrews.org, royal50.com

September 22, 2018Roan Cliff Chaos, Rifle, CO, Start west end of Town of Rifle on W 3rd St. Bike race leads to Hubbard Mesa trail network and finish there. Run race stays around town and finishes same location as start. Bike: Various distances up to 22 miles, depending on category and course. Run: 5k with various course challenges and features., John Klish, 970-744-4450, [email protected], madracingcolorado.com

September 23, 2018Horny Toad Hustle MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Las Cruces, NM, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Dave Halliburton, 575-312-5991, [email protected], hornytoadhustle.com, nmors.org

September 26-30, 2018The San Juan Mountain Bike Festival, Durango, CO, Held at Purgatory Ski Resort, three days of mountain bike riding via chair lift and shuttled high country rides (permit pending), live music and numerous craft beer and spirits. This event will also include a demo program. We have invited many industry leaders in the world of mountain bikes to have product at this event, so come on out and throw your leg over a bike or two and try a few accessories from the best of the industry. This event happens in September to maximize the viewing pleasure of the fall color change in the southwest corner of the state and to showcase all the trails that Purgatory Ski Area has been building for the past couple of years., Keith Darner, 719-221-1251, [email protected], chocolatebunnyproductions.com

September 29, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, McCall, ID, Jug Mountain Ranch, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

September 29, 2018JayP'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 29, 2018Grinduro, Lost Sierra Triple Crown, Quincy, CA, 62 miles of pavement, gravel, and singletrack with a TON of climbing and twisty descents. Most of the ride is casual, there are four timed sections that are designed to cater to specific strengths. Grinduro racers and spectators are treated to three days of camping, live music (including a late-night DJ), beer, awesome food, and campfires., Greg Williams, [email protected], grinduro.com

September 29-30, 201812 Hour of Albuquerque Race and MTB Festival, Albuquerque, NM, The weekend will be full of activities with the anchor event being the 12 Hours of Albuquerque from 7am to 7pm on Saturday. The course for the 12 Hours of Albuquerque is 11+ miles of fast, fun, occasionally technical, but mostly flowy singletrack in the beautiful pine forests above Albuquerque, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

September 30, 2018Kingman Enduro, Kingman, AZ, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

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, 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, 2018Tour 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 13, 2018Idaho High School Cycling League Race, Boise, ID, Bogus Basin, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, [email protected], idahomtb.org

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

October 19-21, 2018USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, Missoula, MT, Collegiate National Championships and Montana High School Championships, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Chad Sperry, [email protected], Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], usacycling.org

October 27, 2018Prescott 6er, Prescott, AZ, 6 hour and 12 hour mountain bike race on a 9 mile loop with solo, duo, junior, masters and singlespeed categories, Breanna Bissell, 480-734-0558, [email protected], prescott6er.com

October 27, 2018Mount Lemmon Gravel Grinder, Oracle, AZ, 3rd Annual, 40, 50, 60 mile options on the back gravel roads of Mt. Lemmon with elevation gains ranging from 3,000 to 8,000ft. Begins at 7 a.m. at the YMCA – Triangle Y Ranch just north of Tucson on the “backside” of the Santa Catalina Mountains., John McCarrell, 615-636-4828, [email protected], mtlemmongravelgrinder.com

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 17, 201812 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

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

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