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

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

May 1-July 17, 2018 — Expo Idaho SWICA Criterium Series, SWICA Criterium Series, Boise, ID, Local training crit series at Expo Idaho West lot (Glenwood Street south of Hawks Stadium). Tuesdays, Kurt Holzer, 208-890-3118, [email protected], idahobikeracing.org

May 9-August 8, 2018 — ICE BAR Time Trial/Hillclimb Series, ICE BAR Series, Pocatello, ID, Flat time trials: Start at Rainbow Road, 6.2m(10k). Scoring is best 2 of 4 times., May 9 at 6:30 pm 7:00 pm, June 6, June 27 and July 25 Hill Climbs: Park at Cherry Springs, Crystal start at Cherry Springs and Scout start at bottom of Scout Mtn Rd. Scoring is best Crystal plus best Scout time. Approximately 5 mile climbs. mass start., May 23 -Crystal Summit, 6:30 pm. 7:00 pm: June 13-Scout, July 11-Crystal Summit, August 8-Scout Categories: End of season awards for men and women's overall winners of these categories: A's , B's , Master's 50+, Triathlete, Recreational (Non TT bike, Eddie Merckx style), Single Speed, and Clydesdale (210 lbs+) and Athena (150 lbs+)., Peter Joyce, 208-282-3912, [email protected], Tony Chesrow, 435-671-2506, [email protected], idahocycling.com

2018 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Road Bike Racing Event Calendar

March 3, 2018 — South Mountain Bicycle Classic – Circuit Race , Phoenix, AZ, Circuit Race, Eric Prosnier, 602-381-3581, [email protected], Brian Lemke, [email protected], wmrc.org, azcycling.org

March 16-18, 2018 — Tucson Bicycle Classic, Tucson, AZ, 3-day USA Cycling stage race featuring a challenging 3.2 mile prologue, a 20.5 mile loop road race and 5.6 mile circuit circuit race. $10,000 purse includes equal payout for men and women, Caroline Leonard, 520-444-7607, [email protected],

March 18, 2018 — Louisville Criterium, Louisville, CO, Kick off the spring season at one of the fastest races in Colorado. Louisville offers fast flowing corners, a power incline, and wide open roads to really put the hammer down!, Lance Panigutti, 303-408-1195, lance@withoutlimits.com, whitelinecycling.com

March 31, 2018 — Speedwagon Classic, Polson, MT, Road and Gravel race, Matt Seeley, 406-871-0216, 406-883-9264, [email protected], montanacycling.net

March 31, 2018 — Spring Breakout Series #1, SWICA, Boise, ID, 16 mile loop, 1-4 loops depending on category, held in Kuna, Justin Ward, 208-322-8042, [email protected], springseries.com

April 14-15, 2018 — Bobcat Classic, Bozeman, MT, A 33 mile loop through rural Montana landscape. Majestic views as riders traverse rolling hills and narrow river canyons. All riders finish on a grueling 5km, 1,200 ft climb to the top of the Lewis and Clark Caverns., Drew Cardoza, 406-425-0609, [email protected], Jacob Wahry, 907-229-0524, [email protected], Michael Amos, 415-306-4521, [email protected], usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2016-1207, montanacycling.net

April 14-15, 2018 — Collegiate Road – Montana State – NWCCC – Bobcat Classic, Collegiate Road – WCCC Road Season, Bozeman, MT, Road race, time trial, criterium, Kyle Olson, 612-327-7170, [email protected], nwcollegiatecycling.us

April 14, 2018 — Spring Breakout Series #2, SWICA, Boise, ID, 16 mile loop, 1-4 loops depending on category, held in Kuna, Justin Ward, 208-322-8042, [email protected], springseries.com

April 14-15, 2018 — The Javelina Chase Omnium, 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 15, 2018 — The Rocky Mountain Roubaix, tentative date, Frenchtown, MT, A one-day road cycling race inspired by the Spring Classics. Mix of smooth and rugged pavement, ample sections of gravel, undulating terrain, and beautiful Montana landscape. 40-70 miles. 1200-2200 ft gain. Ride or Race. Proceeds benefiting the Zootown Derailleurs youth cycling program, Cory Kaufman, 406-279-4109, [email protected], rockymountainroubaix.com, montanacycling.net

April 18-22, 2018 — Tour of the Gila, Silver City, NM, 5 stages, UCI men, UCI women, amateur categories, great spring racing!, Jack Brennan, 575-590-2612, [email protected], tourofthegila.com

April 20-22, 2018 — Tour of Walla Walla Stage Race, Walla Walla, WA, Pacific NW premier 3 day Stage race. – 2 RRs, crit, TT. Eight fields, 5 for men and 3 for women- Men Pro-1-2, 3, 4, 5, Mstrs 40+ cats 1-4; Wom 1-2, 3, 4. Stage Race – 2 RRs, Crit, TT. Men Pro -1-2, 3, 4, 5, Mstrs 40+ Cats 1-4, Wom 1-2, 3, 4., Michael Austin, 509-386-1149, 509-525-4949, [email protected], Kathyrn Austin, 509-964-8951, [email protected], tofww.org

April 28, 2018 — Tax Day Road Race, UCA Series, Marsh Valley, ID, Great circuit race, start and finish at Marsh Valley High School. This is the old Gate City Grind Course., Dirk Cowley, 801-699-5126, [email protected], Bob and Kris Walker, [email protected], Tony Chesrow, 435-671-2506, [email protected], idahocycling.com

April 28, 2018 — Spring Breakout Series #3, SWICA, Boise, ID, 16 mile loop, 1-4 loops depending on category, held in Kuna, Justin Ward, 208-322-8042, [email protected], springseries.com

April 29, 2018 — Koppenburg Road Race, Superior, CO, The infamous Koppenberg Race, featuring the climb (17% grade), is the queen of the spring time cycling events in Colorado. This rustic setting sits next to, and incorporates parts of the Morgul Bismark Course. Boulder's Spring Classic is set to make you suffer, and “the climb” is set to be the deciding factor once again. The Koppenberg is a 5.5 mile road race circuit, with 300ft of elevation gain per lap, and includes 2 miles on a packed dirt road. Those who do well here are marked men and women at the King of the spring time cycling events, the Superior Morgul, Lance Panigutti, 303-408-1195, lance@withoutlimits.com, whitelinecycling.com

May 4-6, 2018 — USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, Grand Junction, CO, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

May 4-6, 2018 — Tour de Bloom Stage Race, Wenatchee, WA, Athree-day cycling event organized by the Wenatchee Valley Velo Club. The event features a road race on Friday, a hill climb from Squilchuck State Park to the Mission Ridge Ski Area on Saturday morning, a twilight criterium in historic downtown Wenatchee on Saturday afternoon and evening, and a road race among the rolling wheat fields near Waterville in adjacent Douglas County on Sunday. The event is USA Cycling-certified. Tour de Bloom is held during Wenatchee's famous Apple Blossom Festival., Ace Bollinger, 509-679-5003, [email protected], wenatcheevalleyvelo.com/current-event/tour-de-bloom/

May 19, 2018 — Ride for the Pass, Aspen, CO, Benefits the Independence Pass Foundation. 24rdAnnual from the Winter Gate, 4 miles east of Aspen, to the Independence Ghost Town approximately 10 miles east up Highway 82 on Independence Pass, gains approximately 2200 feet of elevation, from 8,500ft to 10,700ft., Mark Fuller, 970-963-4959, 970-618-5086, [email protected], independencepass.org

May 19, 2018 — Idaho State Road Race Championships, SWICA, Kuna, ID, USA Cycling Categories, 34, 43, 52, 17 miles depending on category, 8.6 mile loop, Justin Ward, 208-322-8042, [email protected], idahobikeracing.org, springseries.com

May 19-20, 2018 — Superior Morgul Omnium, Superior, CO, 8 mile time trial, team time trial, Superior Morgul road race, Lance Panigutti, 303-408-1195, lance@withoutlimits.com, whitelinecycling.com

May 19, 2018 — Bearmouth Road Race, Missoula, MT, Alex Gallego, 406-721-6525, [email protected], missoulabicycleworks.com

May 26-27, 2018 — Iron 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

June 2, 2018 — Lyle Pearson 200-mile Team Challenge, Boise, ID, 9th Annual – Team relay road race from Boise to Sun Valley, Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], georgescycles.com

June 2, 2018 — Just for the Hill of It, White Bird, ID, Benefit for Syringa Hospital & Clinics Hospice, face the challenging switchbacks of the Old White Bird Grade. Experience 13 miles with a gentle climb starting at Hammer Creek at 1600' and continuing to the summit at 3800'. All ages are welcome to come & join in the fun!, Cindy Higgins, 208-983-8550, [email protected], syringahospital.org/hill-of-it-challenge.html

June 3, 2018 — Guanella Pass Hill Climb, Colorado Summit Cycling Series, Georgetown, CO, 7th annual, Begins in historic downtown Georgetown to the summit of Guanella Pass Elevation 11,670 ft, 3,050 ft. of elevation gain with grades from 8-12%, 11 miles on freshly paved roads and closed to traffic, Barry Lee, 720-244-8228, 720-409-7048, [email protected], sanitascycling.com

June 13-14, 2018 — USA Cycling Para Road Race & Time Trial National Championships, Augusta, GA, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

June 14-17, 2018 — USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships, Columbia County, GA, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

June 16, 2018 — Ketchum Criterium, Ketchum, ID, Idaho State Criterium Championship, Mark Lovlien, 208-720-6973, [email protected], sturtevants-sv.com

June 17, 2018 — Parker Main Street Criterium, Parker, CO, fast and flowing criterium, Barry Lee, 720-244-8228, 720-409-7048, [email protected], sanitascycling.com

June 21-24, 2018 — USA Cycling Professional Road, ITT, and Crit National Championships, Knoxville , TN, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

June 29-July 1, 2018 — Baker City Cycling Classic, Oregon Women's Prestige Series, Baker City, OR, Three days and five stages in beautiful eastern Oregon, with great support and unparalleled scenery. Over 8,000 ft of climbing over the three days in one of the country's most beautiful cycling regions. Pros and amateurs race the same courses and the women's and men's prize purses are matched by sponsor BELLA Main St. Market., Brian Vegter, 541-325-1689, [email protected], bakercitycycling.org

June 30, 2018 — Mike Mercy Memorial – Idaho State Time Trial Championships, Mountain Home, ID, All proceeds from the event will got to the Mike Mercy scholarship fund at BSU. The course is old hwy 20 heading east out of Mountain Home. Pavement is good, very little traffic and extremely well supported by local law enforcement and the community in general. New for 2018 will be the addition of Merckx categories. Unique medals for category/age group winners regardless of state of residency, Howard Roose, 208-484-8342, [email protected], idahobikeracing.org, bobs-bicycles.com

July 7, 2018 — Twin Falls Criterium, Tentative, SWICA, Twin Falls, ID, Rick Greenawald, 208-316-6176, [email protected], idahobikeracing.org

July 8, 2018 — Sunshine Pass Hill Climb, Boulder, CO, 3000 feet in 9.8 miles including 3 miles of hard pack dirt., Barry Lee, 720-244-8228, 720-409-7048, [email protected], sanitascycling.com

July 11-14, 2018 — Southeast Idaho Senior Games, Pocatello, ID, Scout Mountain Hill Climb, Criterium, 10k Time Trial and 20k Road Race, 5k Time Trial, 40k Road Race, Dana Olson, 208-233-2034, 208-317-3918, [email protected], seidahoseniorgames.org

July 13, 2018 — Chrono Kristin Armstrong Time Trial, Pro Road Tour, Boise, ID, UCI 1.2 men's, women's time trial, Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], georgescycles.com, chronokristinarmstrong.com

July 14, 2018 — ASWB Twilight Criterium, Pro Road Tour, Boise, ID, 29th Annual, Pro Road Tour, races for all categories, and race under the lights for the pros., Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], boisetwilightcriterium.com

July 15, 2018 — Chicken Dinner Road Race, Nampa, ID, Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], georgescycles.com

July 21, 2018 — Bob Cook Memorial Mount Evans Hill Climb , Colorado Summit Cycling Series, Idaho Springs, CO, 53rd annual, This is an arduous 27 mile bicycle race and gran fondo that ends on the highest paved road in the United States to the summit of Mount Evans at 14,130', 6000 feet elevation gain, Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], bicyclerace.com, teamevergreen.org

July 26-29, 2018 — USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships p/b Papa John's, Hagerstown, MD, Elite, U23 and Junior Road National Championships., Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected], usacycling.org

July 27-29, 2018 — Salida Cycling Classic, Salida, CO, One of the classic Colorado weekends in one the most beautiful mtn areas in Salida, Colorado! A perfect family vacation destination weekend with a short mostly flat to rolling time trial also part of Colorado State Games and a National Masters Games qualifier. Saturday is the very popular Salida downtown Criterium, held on the classic crit course that is flat figure 8! The grand finale is the Sunday Pion hills road Race that was Sr and Jr state championships last year and Masters state road champs this year. 5 mile laps with a longer steady climb each lap. Part of the Rocky Mountain State Games and Colorado Masters Road Championships, BRAC road Cup under USA Cycling. 14th annual, Barry Lee, 720-244-8228, 720-409-7048, [email protected], sanitascycling.com

July 28, 2018 — Targhee Hill Climb, Driggs, ID, Wyoming State Hill Climb Championships. Day 1 – Targhee Hill Climb. Day 2 – Teton Pass Hill Climb. Compete in one or both. To be scored for the State Champs you must race both days. Winners based on combined times. Time trial starts at 10 am with 30 second intervals. Starts at Peaked Sports in Driggs, climbs Ski Hill Road and ends half a mile from the Grand Targhee Resort. The course covers 12 miles and 2,200 vertical feet. Awards, Raffle and results 1 pm at Peaked Sports. Net proceeds benefit Teton Valley Trails and Pathways., Dick Weinbrandt, 208-354-2354, [email protected], Forest Dramis, [email protected], peakedsports.com, jhcycling.org

July 28, 2018 — Liberty Road Race, Spangle, WA, 2018 WSBA Road Race Championships, Justin Wagner, 509-939-9771, [email protected], teamodz.com/liberty-road-race

July 29, 2018 — Teton Pass Hill Climb, Wilson, WY, Wyoming State Hill Climb Championships. Day 1 – Targhee Hill Climb. Day 2 – Teton Pass Hill Climb. Compete in one or both. To be scored for the State Champs you must race both days. Winners based on combined times. 9:15 AM road race (4.7 miles, 2284 ft. vertical), 20th Anniversary, this year held on Old Pass Road instead of the highway! No cars, no brake dust, just peace and quiet for you to enjoy your suffering!, Dick Weinbrandt, 208-354-2354, [email protected], Forest Dramis, [email protected], jhcycling.org

July 29, 2018 — Riverbend Criterium, tentative, Post Falls, ID, Mike Sirott, [email protected],

August 4-5, 2018 — Idaho Senior Games, Kuna, ID, 5k and 10K Time Trials both at 9 a.m. date cooresponds to order of listing, 20 K Aug 5 and 40 K Aug 4 Road Races at 10 a.m., qualifying year for 2019 National Senior Games. Held at S. Cole Road & Hubbard/10 Mile Creek Rd., Mike Thorton, 208-861-8000, [email protected], Frank Gilbert, 208-853-1964, [email protected], idahoseniorgames.org

August 11, 2018 — Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Colorado Summit Cycling Series, Colorado Springs, CO, The start line is located at 9,390 ft./2,862 m and the finish line is 156 turns, 12.42 mi./20 km, later, with an average grade of 7%, and a gain in altitude of 4,725 ft./1.440 m, to conclude at 14,115 ft./4,302m. It will be held in conjunction with The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb gran fondo fun ride, The Sports Corp , 719-634-7333, [email protected], Jeff Mosher, 719-634-7333 Ext 1005, [email protected], usacycling.org, PikesPeakCyclingHillClimb.org

August 18, 2018 — Bogus Basin Hill Climb, Boise, ID, 42nd Annual, Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], georgescycles.com

August 19, 2018 — Arizona State Time Trial 20K Championships, Picacho, AZ, Arizona State Individual Time trial, 20K. Course out & back, flat, first ride start 6:30 AM, rider go off in 30 seconds intervals. USA Cycling State awards., Nippy Feldhake III, 520-747-2544 , [email protected], tucsonmasters.org, azcycling.org

August 26, 2018 — Arizona State Time Trial 40K Championships, Arizona City, AZ, Arizona State Individual Time trial, 40K. Course out & back, flat, first ride start 6:30 AM, rider go off in 30 seconds intervals. USA Cycling State awards., Nippy Feldhake III, 520-747-2544 , [email protected], tucsonmasters.org, azcycling.org

September 2, 2018 — Kitt Peak Time Trial, Tucson, AZ, 11.6 mile hill climb time trial up Kitt Peak, 3400' vertical., Donald Melhado, 520-325-7978, [email protected], azcycling.org, saguarovelo.org

September 2, 2018 — West Elk Bicycle Classic, Gunnison, CO, 34-46 mile north rim Black Canyon, 52 mile Raghorn, or 134 mile West Elk Bicycle Classic routes options available. This ride is fully supported with optional fundraising to help stop type 1 diabetes by donations to research and treatment. Bikes and Books for Kids will also benefit., Jeff Hillis, [email protected], westelkbicycleclassic.com, p2pcolorado.com

September 10-15, 2018 — World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC), Battle Mountain, NV, International cyclists compete on SR305, 5 miles to a 200 meter time trap. Current record is 89.59 mph. Classes: Men's, Women's, Juniors in Open, Multi-track, and Arm Power. Cyclists from around the world will gather on SR305, perhaps the fastest stretch of road in the world to see who is the fastest cyclist in the world., Al or Alice Krause, 707-443-8261, [email protected], ihpva.org, whpsc.org

September 14-16, 2018 — Silver State 508, Reno, NV, 35th Annual, Founded by John Marino in 1983 and recognized as “The Toughest 48 hours in Sport,” This 508-mile bicycle race is revered the world over for its epic mountain climbs, stark desert scenery, desolate roads, and its reputation as one of the toughest but most gratifying endurance challenges available, bar none. Solo, two-person relay, and four-person relay divisions. The Silver State 508 is a Race Across AMerica (RAAM) Qualifier, which traverses Highway 50, the Loneliest Road in America., Robert Panzera, 917-543-2670, [email protected], Jo Panzera, [email protected], the508.com

September 22, 2018 — Telluride 200 Gran Fondo, Telluride, CO, 14th annual, From the high mountains of Telluride, cyclists descend past hillsides of quaking aspens along a route that passes through millions of years of geologic record, ultimately finding themselves at the base of striated sandstone cliffs reaching up to 1,000 feet overhead. Benefits theJust for Kids Foundation., Todd Hageman, 435-414-1942, [email protected], Victoria Lovely, 773-590-6499, [email protected], m2dbikeride.com

October 12, 2018 — Nevada Senior Games, Las Vegas, NV, Cycling competition for age groups: 50-94. 5 and 10k time trials, 20 and 40k road races, start: Part of the Huntsman World Senior Games in 2018, Tim Jones, 702-994-6205, [email protected], nevada.fusesport.com, seniorgames.net

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