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

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

January 6-8, 2017 — 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., Scott Fitzgerald, 208-787-2453, [email protected], Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected], fatpursuit.blogspot.com, fatpursuit.com

January 7, 2017 — 6 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, [email protected], , 12hoursinthepapagodotcom.wordpress.com

January 13-15, 2017 — DVO Nevada State Gravity Championships, DH, SD, and DS, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practice on Friday and Saturday. 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., Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

January 14, 2017 — McDowell Meltdown, McDowell, AZ, Challenging XC race with pump tracks for everyone to enjoy., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

January 21, 2017 — Grand 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 26-29, 2017 — Borealis Fat Bike World Championship, Crested Butte, CO, 2nd Annual Borealis Fat Bike World Championships presented by Odell Brewing Company. We love beer, bikes and good times. There will be venues all over the upper valley showcasing what Crested Butte has to offer., Eliza Cress, 970-349-6438, [email protected], cbchamber.com/events/fat-bike/

January 27-28, 2017 — Snowball Special Fat Bike Race, Sun Valley, ID, Sun Valley Idaho nordic trails, Distances: 20K, 40K and relay. 2nd annual race on groomed nordic trails. 1,000 foot elevation gain per 20K lap. Proceeds go to local cycling groups. Race start 10AM., Friday Jan 27 DH race at Dollar Mountain. Evening event, lights will be required for each participant. Saturday January 28th, 3rd annual, Bill McCann, 208-721-2711, [email protected], Randy Gibb, 801-222-9577, [email protected], frostythefatbike.com, sunvalley.com

January 28, 2017 — Estrella 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

January 28, 2017 — USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championships, Grand Rapids, MI, The 3rd annual Fat Bike National Championship held on snow! Races, expo, and bike demos., Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Rachel Leif, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org/2016/fat-bike-nationals

February 10-13, 2017 — DVO Mobn Mojave DH, SD, and DS, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practice on Friday and Saturday. 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 amaeur categories and age brackets for placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd., Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

February 11, 2017 — Havasu Havoc, Lake Havasu, AZ, XC race with awesome views, a fun trail and good local beer., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

February 17-19, 2017 — 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo, Tuscon, AZ, Riding sinuous single track in the Sonoran Desert, the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Presented by Tucson Medical Center is one of the largest 24 hour events in the world. Come join the event the mountain bike community has been raving about for years!, Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], epicrides.com

March 10-12, 2017 — DVO Reaper Madness DH ~ SD ~ DS, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Series Final. We will have the awards after each race, followed by the overall award ceremony. Open practice on Friday and Saturday. Trails hand built by the late, Brent Thomson, 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., Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

March 25, 2017 — White 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 1, 2017 — Prickly Pedal MTB Race, Peoria, AZ, New date! 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., Jeff Frost, [email protected], pricklypedal.com

April 8, 2017 — Barking Spider Bash XC, Wild Rockies Regional Championship Series, Nampa, ID, XC Start 11:00am. Season opener for the region and largest Olympic format off-road XC bike race of the year in Idaho. Free kids race to follow adult XC race. Qualifying event for the US National Mountain Bike Championships., Darren Lightfield, 208-608-6444, [email protected], wildrockiesracing.com

April 14-16, 2017 — Bootleg Canyon Benduro, Boulder City, NV, Held at Bootleg Canyon. Enduro Race on the killer mountain bike trail system in Boulder City, Nevada!, Josh Bender, 970-764-7845, [email protected], Lindsay Currier, 702-453-2453, [email protected], bootlegenduro.com

April 15, 2017 — Prescott 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 28-30, 2017 — Whiskey Off-Road, Epic Rides Off-Road Series, Prescott, AZ, Experience one of America’s best mountain bike destinations, starting on Whiskey Row in historic downtown Prescott. The event boasts challenging riding for all skill levels, a $30,000 pro cash purse, and 3 full days of mountain bike culture accented by free live music., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

April 29, 2017 — Ridgeline Rampage, RME, Castle Rock, CO, Distances for all levels, free junior and kids races. Distances: Endurance-50 miles, XC-30 miles, Appetizer-20 miles, Jr 15-18 20 miles, Jr 13-14 10 miles, Jr 11-12 5 miles., Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.com

May 5-6, 2017 — US 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, 303-282-9015, 303-635-2815, [email protected], George Gatseos, 970-858-7220, , 18hrsoffruita.com

May 6, 2017 — Eagle Double Down Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Eagle, 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. Collect series points at the Double Down to combine with Jug Mountain Ranch and Brundage Mountain Results toward the series overall title. No license required., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com

May 6, 2017 — Chino 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 6, 2017 — Unravel 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 6, 2017 — The Encierro Velo, 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

May 7, 2017 — USA Cycling Marathon MTB National Championships, Arkadelphia, AR, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected], Greg Randolph, , usacycling.org

May 13, 2017 — Desert 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 13-14, 2017 — Flagstaff Frenzy, Flagstaff, AZ, The 2017 MBAA finals will be held on the 13th with Super D and a fundraiser for the Flagstaff Bike Organization on Sunday the 14th., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], Denise Barron, 928-530-0868, , mbaa.net

May 13, 2017 — Battle the Bear, RME, Lakewood, CO, Distances for all levels, free junior and kids races. Distances: Endurance-50 miles, XC-30 miles, Appetizer-20 miles, Jr 15-18 20 miles, Jr 13-14 10 miles, Jr 11-12 5 miles., Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.com

May 14, 2017 — Helena Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Helena, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com

May 19-21, 2017 — Grand Junction Off-Road, Epic Rides Off-Road Series, Grand Junction, CO, Billed as one of the most challenging XC courses in America, the Grand Junction Off-Road offers 3 full days of mountain bike culture accented by free live music in the gorgeous Grand Valley on Colorado’s Western slope., Zoe Loffreda, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected], epicrides.com

May 20-21, 2017 — 12 and 24 Hours of Disco, 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 on May 20. 24 Hours on May 21, Max Lohmeyer, 208-756-7613, [email protected], David Lingle, [email protected], ridesalmon.com

May 20, 2017 — The 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 26-28, 2017 — Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Durango, CO, 45th 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, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Santa Fe, NM, 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

May 27-28, 2017 — 24 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

June 3, 2017 — Grand Enduro, Grand Junction, CO, 3 stage enduro – the Ribbon, Gunny, Free Lunch, John Klish, 970-744-4450, [email protected], madracingcolorado.com

June 3, 2017 — EROCK 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., Mike Heaston, 303-282-9015, 303-635-2815, [email protected], Scott Olmsted, 303-282-9015, [email protected], erockrace.com, emgcolorado.com/events.php

June 3-4, 2017 — Missoula Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Missoula, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com

June 3, 2017 — Flagstaff Team Relay, Flagstaff, AZ, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], mbaa.net

June 4, 2017 — Yeti 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 Rawley, 503-805-0043, [email protected], betibikebash.com

June 9-10, 2017 — City Creek Pedalfest, Pocatello, ID, Mountain Bike Race. Kids Race and Spaghetti Dinner Friday night. Saturday, Race Day! Beginner, Sport and Expert Classes (12, 17, 27 miles) Awards, Prizes, Raffle, music, food & fun., Lindi Smedley, 208-251-5915, [email protected], pocatellopedalfest.com

June 9-11, 2017 — El Dorado Benduro, Benduro Series, Georgetown, CA, Enduro racing at Mace Mill Staging Area, 2 days of racing!, Josh Bender, 970-764-7845, [email protected], Lindsay Currier, 702-453-2453, [email protected], benduro.com

June 10, 2017 — Fears, Tears and Beers Enduro, Tentative date, 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], greatbasintrails.org

June 10-11, 2017 — Missoula XC 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 10-11, 2017 — Scott 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], endurocupmtb.com

June 16-18, 2017 — NW Cup #4, 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

June 16-18, 2017 — Carson 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 17, 2017 — Black 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], bhfattirefestival.com, rcparksandrec.org

June 17, 2017 — Lolo 12 Hour, MBRA Series, Western Montana Trail Series, Lolo, MT, 12 hour race, Jesse Doll, [email protected], Chris Larson, [email protected], northernpeaksalliance.com, missoulabikesource.com

June 22-25, 2017 — Crested Butte Bike Week, Crested Butte, CO, World’sOldest Mountain Bike Festival celebrates 37 years with an Amateur Film Festival, Chainless World Championships, FatTire 40 mountain bike race, Bridges of the Butte townie tour, Gravity Slave downhill race at Crested Butte Mountain Resortand guided mountain bikerides to premiere trails!, Crested Butte Chamber , 970-349-6438, [email protected], Eliza Cress, 970-349-6438, [email protected], cbbikeweek.com

June 24-25, 2017 — Silver Mountain Enduro – North American Enduro Cup, Montana Enduro Series, Idaho Enduro Series, 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], montanaenduro.com, idahoenduroseries.com

June 29-July 1, 2017 — Camp of Champions, 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

July 1, 2017 — Big 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 1-2, 2017 — Scott Enduro Cup at Sun Valley, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Sun Valley, ID, The third stop of the 2017 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place at Sun Valley. As part of the Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival, this two-day enduro race will be the highlight of the four day festival filled with live music, races, clinics, demos and beer., Jessica Kunzer, 801-349-4612, [email protected], Sara Valerious, 847-946-4182, [email protected], ridesunvalley.com, endurocupmtb.com

July 1, 2017 — Philipsburg 46, Western Montana Trail Series, Philipsburg, MT, Cross country race., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], wmtrail.org

July 1, 2017 — Boomtown Gravel Grinder, Butte, MT, Gravel Grinder. 2 Courses, Kurt Stockton, 406-381-7962, 530-264-6364, [email protected], tourofmontana.org

July 8, 2017 — Winter Park Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Winter Park, 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

July 8, 2017 — Silver 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., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

July 8, 2017 — Spirit Bear Classic, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Kalispell, MT, XC race, Sheli Thomas, [email protected], montanacycling.net

July 14-16, 2017 — NW Cup #5, 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

July 15, 2017 — Tahoe Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Northstar, CA, 2-loop, 50 kilometer course filled with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe. Solo 50k or 100k. 2-person relay 100k. Leadville Trail 100 Qualifier., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

July 15, 2017 — Seeley Lake 55/35/22, Western Montana Trail Series, Seeley Lake, MT, Cross country race. 3 different courses., Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected], wmtrail.org

July 19-23, 2017 — USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, Snowshoe , WV, Micah Rice, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

July 20, 2017 — Southeast Idaho Senior Games , Pocatello, ID, City Creek Trails; Staging at Centennial Park 6:00pm. Categories: Short, Medium, Long and Single Speed., Dana Olson, 208-233-2034, 208-317-3918, [email protected], seidahoseniorgames.org

July 22, 2017 — Jug Mountain Ranch XC and State Championship Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, McCall, ID, XC Saturday, Enduro Sunday. Courses divided by ability. No license required. Hotel McCall is available right on the lake, plus plenty of camping nearby., James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, [email protected], idahoenduroseries.com, jugmountainranch.com

July 22-23, 2017 — Grand 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 for the fourth stop on the series. 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], grandtarghee.com, montanaenduro.com

July 28-30, 2017 — Leadville 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., Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, [email protected], leadvilleraceseries.com

July 29, 2017 — Laramie Enduro, Laramie, WY, New Course! ~32 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], laramieenduro.org

July 29, 2017 — Butte 100 Races, Butte, MT, Continental Divide Trail, Single Track, Big Sky Country, 100 and 50 mile options, and a Sorini 25 mile option., Gina Evans, 406-498-9653, [email protected], butte100.com

July 29-30, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro/Enduro World Series Aspen Snowmass, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Aspen Snowmass, 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

July 29, 2017 — Breckenridge 100, RME, Breckenridge, CO, 100, 68, and 32 mile races., Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected], rockymountainendurance.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, awilliams@grandtarghee.com, grandtarghee.com/the-resort/news-events/1863/2014PierresHole50100.php

August 5, 2017 — Boomtown Gravel Grinder, 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, info@GourmetGravel.com, tourofmontana.org

August 6, 2017 — Race Montana Triathlon, Great Falls, MT, Electric City Water Park, Olympic and Sprint distances, Ron Ray, info@racemt.com, racemt.com/event/race-montana-triathlon, racemttri.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, JColley@lifetimefitness.com, 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, nate@honeystinger.com, Jon Winkelblech, 970-367-4394, jwinkelblech@honeystinger.com, honeystinger.com/steamboatstinger.html

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, brandon@bigmountainenduro.com, bigmountainenduro.com

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, info@racemt.com, 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, colleen@rebeccarusch.com, 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, Casey Brown, 480-299-1203, Cbrown6@lifetimefitness.com, Josh Colley, 719-219-9357, JColley@lifetimefitness.com, Ryan Sumers, 949-929-7476, rsumers@lifetimefitness.com, barnburnermtb.com, redrockco.com

September 9, 2017 — Idaho High School Cycling League Race #3, Targhee, ID, Dylan Gradhandt, 208-340-5200, dylan@idahomtb.com, 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, lussiera@hotmail.com, Megan Lawson, 406-570-7475, meganmclawson@gmail.com, 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, earl@absolutebikes.com, Tom , 719-539-9295, tom@absolutebikes.com, vaportrail125.com

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

September 16-17, 2017 — Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Mt. Rainer, WA, 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, brandon@bigmountainenduro.com, bigmountainenduro.com

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

September 23, 2017 — Bogus Basin Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Boise, ID, James Lang, 208-571-1853, 208-344-9182, jlang83702@yahoo.com, 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, john@americanbunnyhop.com, americanbunnyhop.com/mt-lemmon-gravel-grinder.html, peppersauceroundup.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, info@epicrides.com, Dave Castro, dcastro@epicrides.com, epicrides.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, todd@bigblueadventure.com, Kiley McInroy, kiley@bigblueadventure.com, bigblueadventure.com, greattrailrace.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, info@mangledmomentum.com, prescott6er.com

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, mrice@usacycling.org, Chad Sperry, chad@gorge.net, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, ben@wmtrail.org, usacycling.org

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, jeremy@4peaksracing.com, 4peaksracing.com/events/12-hours-of-fury-2017

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