Regional Mountain Bike Racing and Gravel Grinders (UT, ID, MT, NV, AZ, CO, WY, NM)

2021 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Weekly MTB Race Series Bike Events Calendar (Regular Event Schedule is Below)

April 9-30, 2019Gallatin Valley Spring Series, Bozeman, MT, Weekly series that includes road races, with gravel and dirt possible, Alex Lussier, [email protected], Phil Rotherman, [email protected], Mollie McKiernan, [email protected], Patrick Wessel, [email protected],

May 14-August 20, 2019Gallatin Valley Summer 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],

June 18-July 23, 2019Laramie Mountain Bike Series, CANCELLED for 2020, Laramie, WY, Tuesdays. Local mountain bike series, great for riders of any age and ability. Starts at Happy Jack Trailhead at 6:00 p.m. Food and fun await at each finish line. Medicine Bow National Forest, Niesey Heckart, 307-761-1741, [email protected],,

July 10-August 7, 2019Ten Dollar Downhill, Whitefish, MT, Wednesday downhill, Josh Knight, 406-862-2900, [email protected],

July 11-August 8, 2019Thursday Night Race Series, Whitefish, MT, cross country series, Josh Knight, 406-862-2900, [email protected],

May 7-June 18, 2021Missoula TGIF Friday Night Race League, Missoula, MT, Various courses., Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected],

2021 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Mountain Bike Racing, Downhill Racing, Fat Bike Racing, Gravel Grinders Event Calendar

January 2, 20216 Hours in the Papago powered by SRAM, CANCELLED, Tempe, AZ, 6 hours in the Papago will test you like never before. Get ready for a highly entertaining course to kick off your racing season. Ride solo, with a friend or on a team to tackle this looped course in Tempe's infamous Papago Park to rack up as many laps as possible., Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected],

January 3-31, 2021Prickly Pedal MTB Race, Peoria, AZ, Get in a heart-pumping, rip-roaring ride through the desert terrain of the Maricopa Trail beginning in Cave Creek, Arizona and finishing at Lake Pleasant Regional Park in Peoria, Arizona. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Maricopa Trail and Park Foundation, Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected],

January 8-31, 2021JayP's Backyard Fat Bike Pursuit 60k, JayP's Backyard Series, Island Park/West Yellowstone, ID, 60k or 200k snow bike ride, ski, or run anywhere on snow. During normal times the challenge is held in Island Park near West Yellowstone but you can participate anywhere 80% of the route is on snow., Jay Petervary, 307-413-2248, [email protected],

January 9-10, 2021McDowell Meltdown, McDowell, AZ, Challenging XC race with pump tracks for everyone to enjoy., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected],

January 15-17, 2021DVO Nevada State Gravity Championships, DH, Enduro, and DS, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practiceon Friday,Saturday, andSunday. Trails hand built by the late Brent Thompson, gnarly on the top half and fast open ridge tops for the 2nd half. Free 0n-site camping with bathroom/shower facility. Cash purse for the pros and prizes from our sponsors for all amateur categories and age brackets for placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd., Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected],

January 23-24, 2021Estrella 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],

February 6-7, 2021White 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],

February 12-14, 2021DVO Mobn Mojave DH, DS, and Enduro, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practiceon Friday,Saturday, andSunday. Trails hand built by the late Brent Thompson, gnarly on the top half and fast open ridge tops for the 2nd half. Free 0n-site camping with bathroom/shower facility. Cash purse for the pros and prizes from our sponsors for all amateur categories and age brackets for placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected],

February 13, 2021Stanley Winterfest 40 Fat Bike Fondo, Stanley, ID, Stanley's Annual Winterfest Fatbike Fondo! This challenging 40km race winds through exciting and varied terrain located within the beautiful Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Come for the race, stay for the music, food and fun Winterfest activities., CJ Sherlock, 208-412-8343, 208-774-8343, [email protected], Jason Bosley, 614-260-4468, [email protected],,

March 6, 2021Havasu Havoc, Lake Havasu, AZ, XC race with awesome views, a fun trail and good local beer., MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected],

March 12-14, 2021DVO Reaper Madness DH ~ DS ~ Enduro, DVO Winter Gravity Series at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, NV, Open practiceon Friday,Saturday, andSunday. Trails hand built by the late Brent Thompson, gnarly on the top half and fast open ridge tops for the 2nd half. Free 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],

March 12-14, 2021The Drift Fat Bike, Pinedale, WY, 13 or 28 miles, and 100 mile run, bike, or ski, Upper Green River Valley, held on a groomed trail in the Wind River Range in the area of the Continental Divide Trail, Keri Hull, 907-306-9806, [email protected],

March 12-14, 2021Cactus Cup, Fountain Hills, AZ, Arizona's Original Mountain Bike Stage race, itshistory dates back to 1991. This is 3 days of racing to crack open the season featuring a Short Track, XC and Enduro event.To chase the Cactus Cup and capture the overall title, all 3 days of the stage race must be completed. STXC, Enduro, XC40, kids race. Held at McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Monique Pua, [email protected],

March 13, 2021Winter Whip Fat Bike Race, Pocatello, ID, 10K or 20Koption, 8:00 am start time for 20K Riders' Start at Pocatello Nordic Center, Each racer receives a Face Buff, Beer & Hot Chocolate for racers, Jeff Hough, [email protected],

March 20, 2021Echo 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],

March 27, 2021Bosque MTB Race, Tentative, New Mexico Off Road Series, Las Lunes, NM, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected],,

April 10, 2021Prescott 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],

April 18, 2021McDowell Circuit Race, Fort McDowell, AZ, Race starts at 8:00 a.m., Carlos O'Briens Racing , [email protected],

April 23-25, 2021Whiskey 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., Dave Castro, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected],

May 1, 2021Avimor 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],,

May 1, 2021Flagstaff Frenzy, Flagstaff, AZ, The 2021 MBAA finals, Anthony Quintile, 928-779-5969, [email protected], MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected], Denise Barron, 928-530-0868, ,,

May 1, 2021Ridgeline 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],

May 1, 2021Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur Gravel Grinder, Sandpoint, ID, Syringa Cyclery , 208-610-9990, [email protected],

May 1, 2021Sarlacc Attack 50k, Fruita, CO, The loop combines The Edge and Sarlacc trails to make up an epic adventure. You'll ride on the edge of cliffs and your limits. World class singletrack, uphill grinds, and flowy descents all abound on the Edge Loop. This desert 50K course is an early season test of stamina and gives a reason to train through the winter. With the combination of many short ups and downs and the big climb up the mesa, this event will definitely push riders. Racers will have three aid stations and will receive a finisher's memento and age group awards., Reid Delman, 303-249-1112, [email protected], Kyla Claudell, 303-249-1112, [email protected],

May 7-9, 2021US Bank 18 Hours of Fruita, Fruita, CO, 16th Annual event at Highline Lake State Park, an oasis in the desert with the famous midnight start. Limited to 100 teams and 30 solos., Mike Heaston, 970-858-7220, [email protected], George Gatseos, 970-858-7220, [email protected],

May 8-9, 2021Grand Enduro, Grand Junction, CO, 4th Annual, 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, 573-366-3681, [email protected],,

May 8, 2021The Pony Xpress Gravel 160, Colorado Gravel Grinder Championships, Trinidad, CO, 160 km and 80 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. 6th Annual, ride through the picturesque Spanish Peaks. This event will also include an electric bicycle class with a start time 30 minutes after the event begins., Phil Schweizer, 877-743-3566, [email protected],

May 8, 2021Fangdango, Bailey, CO, 5 mile circuit, XC race, Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

May 8-9, 2021Arizona State MTB Championships, Prescott, AZ, Arizona State MTB Championships (USAC Sanctioned) at Emmanuel Pines, MBAA , 480-442-4229, [email protected],

May 14-16, 2021Grand 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., Dave Castro, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected],

May 15, 2021Royal Gorge Six and Twelve Hour MTB Races, Caon City, CO, Six and Twelve Hour MTB Races, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

May 15, 2021Wild Horse Gravel, Tentative, Roll Massif, De Beque, CO, Back for 2021, Wild Horse Gravel showcases the unique high desertscape of the Western Slope. Hosted on the luxury High Lonesome Ranch, riders will be treated to a country cook-out, campfire, cabins, camping or glamping and the best local music. In addition to being hidden well, The High Lonesome Ranch and its surrounding area isn't open to riding year-round, so participants benefit from exclusive access to this secret stash of wild-west gravel. You'll only be disappointed if you were hoping for a bunch of auto traffic on the route., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

May 16, 2021Scratchgravels XC Cup, 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], Jesus Salazar, 406-202-2868, [email protected],,

May 16, 2021Madgravel, Peaceful Valley, CO, Three distances to choose from including: the Sprint (43 miles), Marathon (78 miles), and Ultra (123 miles)., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

May 22, 2021Battle the Bear, CANCELLED, 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],

May 22, 2021Co2uT – Desert Gravel, Fruita, CO, The Co2uT chemical equation can be broken down as follows: Co=Colorado, 2=to, uT=Utah. This kick-ass gravel race will take you from Colorado to Utah…and back. Designed by a long-time western-slope local, each route offers mind-blowing, gravel-loving terrain, quad-busting hills, breathtaking views, wildlife cameos, epic adventure and of course, FUN., Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], Morgan Murri, 303-475-6053, [email protected],,

May 28-30, 2021Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Durango, CO, 49th Annual, Road Race and Tour from Durango to Silverton. Both are on Saturday 25th and are a50 mile ride from Durango to Silverton. Take off with the train, traveling over two 10,000ft mountain passes enroute to the historical mining town of Silverton. Sunday 26th we have aKids Race and Kids Village, Mountain Bike Race, Gravel Grinder,Cruiser Crit, BMX event and vendors., Gaige Sippy, 970-259-4621, [email protected],

May 29, 2021City Creek Pocatello Pedalfest, Tentative, Pocatello, ID, Cross Country Races. Beginner, Sport, Expert & Open Classes (12, 17, 27 miles). Awards, prizes, raffle, music, food & fun. $2000 cash prizes, $500 to fastest riders, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],,

May 29-30, 2021Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Santa Fe, NM, BME Stop #2: A two-day backcountry race entailing upwards of 6'000 feet of long rocky descents., Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected],

June 2, 2021Mid Week Melee – Race 1, Bear Creek Lake, CO, Three distances to choose from including: the Elite Mini Course (1.9 miles), Short Course (4.3 miles), and Long Course (4.8 miles)., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

June 5, 2021The 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, ,

June 5, 2021The Angry Horse Gravel Grinder, Idaho Falls, ID, The course will be unmarked this year but a route file or cue sheet is mandatory. There will be primitive aid only with water and drop bag zones so prepare for a self-supported ride! Funds obtained will go toward local trail development within the Greater Teton/Eastern Idaho region., Brooke Jeffs, 208-528-0664, [email protected],,

June 5, 2021Elephant Rock Sunrise to Sunset, Roll Massif, Castle Rock, CO, 12 hour endurance race on a moderately technical off-road course. Register as an individual or form a team that loves to shred for a memorable day of racing, camaraderie and laughs., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

June 5, 2021Wente 8-Hour MTB, cancelled for 2021, Willits, CA, The funnest 8-hour mountain bike race you'll ever do. 3 days of venue access including a private lake for swimming and boating. 8 Miles, 1,745' of climbing and bermy-berms for days. NOTE: Wente is on a private boy scout reservation. It is closed to the public on all days of the year except during race weekend. No trespassing!, Bike Monkey , 707-560-1122, [email protected],

June 5, 2021Rimrock MTB Dash, Billings, MT, The Ride Cyclery , 406-272-2233, [email protected], The Spoke Shop , 406-656-8342, [email protected],

June 11-13, 2021Missoula PRO XCT, 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. Homesteader 6 hour on Saturday, Ben Horan, 312-502-5997, [email protected],,

June 11-13, 2021Silver Mountain Enduro – North American Enduro Cup, Montana Enduro Series, Idaho Enduro Series, North American Enduro Cup, Kellogg, ID, Held at Silver Mountain Ski Resort, Returning for its 5th year to Silver Mountain,theNorth American Enduro Cup will once again be an EWS qualifierwhere racers from across North America will descend upon sunny, scenic Kellogg, Idaho to take on world class trails, nationalcaliber competition, and the $12,000pro purse, New trails, race categories toinclude e-bikes*and more amateur age categories, cut-off times, full on finish line festivities and MORE!, NA Enduro ,,

June 11-13, 2021Missoula XC, Missoula, MT, solo, duo, quad, Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected],

June 12, 2021Fears, 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], Kyle Horvath, 775-289-3720, [email protected],

June 12-13, 202124 Hours in the Enchanted Forest, N24, Albuquerque, NM, Everything that you want from a 24 Hour Race. We have an amazing course with epic singletrack winding through meadows, pines and aspens. 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, great party atmosphere with vendors, movies, food, kids activities, and fun for everyone., Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

June 12, 2021Truckee Dirt Fondo, cancelled for 2021, Truckee, CA, Three days of activities with a competitive off-road bicycle race featuring the incredible dirt and gravel roads in the Tahoe National Forest, best suited for a gravel/cross bike or a hardtail MTB. 3 course options: 65.1 mi (Long), 58.1 mi (Medium) and 26.2 (Rollout – non timed)+ Family Fun Route (15 mi). Benefits the Truckee-based non-profit Adventure Risk Challenge., Bike Monkey , 707-560-1122, [email protected],,

June 17-19, 2021G3 (Grand Gear Grind), TENTATIVE, Winter Park, CO, G3 hosts its second annual 3-day mountain bike stage race in Winter Park, Colorado on June 25-27, 2020. Use this race to qualify for mountain bike nationals., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

June 17, 2021Grand Gear Grind, Grand County, CO, Expect 90 miles of pristine, challenging trails in Winter Park and Granby., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

June 19, 2021Lake 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 12.8 miles. Fast lap times are around 50 minutes. Cross country race is two laps. The course is a mix of single track and fire-road. It is a fast and smooth course with few technical sections.The most laps wins. Approximately 1350 feet ascending and descending per lap., Todd Jackson, 530-546-1019, [email protected], Kiley McInroy, [email protected],

June 19, 2021The Bailey Hundo, Palmer Lake, CO, 10th year for the race. The HUNDO is 100 miles with 10,000 vertical feet, the HUNDitO is 50 miles with 6,000 vertical feet, in the Buffalo Creek trail system permitted by the USFS., Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected],

June 19, 2021Terrible Two, Sebastopol, CA, The Terrible Two is our region's version of an epic, and has been running since 1976. There are two challenging routes, neither for the faint of heart. The first, starting at 121 miles is considered a tough century, and a gateway ride to the more formidable Terrible Two 200 mile course. It is a slightly abbreviated version of the Terrible Two and excludes Napa County. It also starts two hours later. Both are equally supported throughout., Santa Rosa Cycling Club , [email protected],

June 20-26, 2021Desert Rats Classic, Fruita, CO, The 2020 race will be a single 50K loop at 18 RoadRace on the beautiful flowy singletrack and dirt roads at 18 Road. This single loop course combines the Edge Loop and Sarlacc Trails to bring you some difficult climbs, fast descents, dirt roads, flowy singletrack and maybe some hike-a-bike.This fun 50K course is an early season test of stamina and gives a reason to train through the winter. With the combination of many short ups and downs and a couple climbs up the mesa, this event will definitely test your fitness. Racers will have three aid stations and will receive a finisher's memento and age group awards., Reid Delman, 303-249-1112, [email protected], Kyla Claudell, 303-249-1112, [email protected],

June 25-27, 2021NW Cup Downhill Series, 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, PRO GRT too, Scott Tucker, 360-797-4288, [email protected],

June 25-27, 2021Carson 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., Dave Castro, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected],

June 26, 2021Knobby 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],

June 26, 2021Pocatello Enduro, Idaho Enduro Series, Pocatello, ID, Long back-country stages. 28+ miles, 5000' descending, 4000' climbing. Pro payout., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

June 26, 2021Lutsen 99er, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, This race offers 99, 69, 49, 25, and kid distances combined with a weekend packed with fun, adventure and “killer” mountain biking for everyone., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected],

June 27, 2021Eagle Enduro, Revolution Enduro Series, Eagle, CO, This venue for the series will be a big one day backcountry race venturing up into the high country with both technical and high speed courses!, David Scully, 970-846-5012, [email protected],

June 27, 2021Hell Gravel Racing, Montana Off-Road Series (MORS), Helena, MT, 60 miles, Joe Hamilton, [email protected], Jason Steichen, [email protected], Sheli Thomas, [email protected], Jesus Salazar, 406-202-2868, [email protected],,

July 1-4, 2021Leadville 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., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected],

July 7, 2021Mid Week Melee – Race 2, Bear Creek Lake, CO, Three distances to choose from including: the Elite Mini Course (1.3 miles), Short Course (4.3 miles), and Long Course (4.8 miles)., Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],

July 10, 2021Lone Peak's Revenge Big Sky Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Big Sky, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],,

July 10-11, 2021Brundage Mountain Cross Country, Knobby Tire Series, McCall, ID, Cross country and endurance mtb race on Sunday, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

July 10, 2021Joe Cosley Pancake Ride Gravel Grinder, Whitefish, MT, The Uff da 184 rolls out to about 184 miles with 18k of climbing and descending. The route is a loop, with an aid station at about mile 40, 100, 150, and a convenience store at mile 60. The route rolls over mixed surfaces. 90% dirt and 10% chipseal/pavement. Roads are a combination of Forest Service, Montana Dept. of Resources, BLM and County. Dirt roads are improved and suitable for 2 wheel drive vehicles. Paved roads are, well paved. All roads are open to general vehicle traffic, Route:, Brad Lamson, [email protected],

July 11, 2021Silver 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],

July 12-18, 2021USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, Winter Park, CO, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected],

July 16-18, 2021NW Cup Downhill Series, 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],

July 17, 2021Tahoe 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],,

July 17, 2021Tahoe Trail, Leadville Race Series, Northstar Village, CA, Leadville Qualifier. The Tahoe Trail 100 offers athletes a 2-loop, 50 kilometer course filled with beautiful views of Lake Tahoe., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected],

July 24, 2021Butte 100 Races, Butte, MT, Continental Divide Trail, Single Track, Big Sky Country, 100 and 50 mile options, and a Sorini 25 mile option. 13th Annual, Stephanie Sorini, 406-490-7632, [email protected],

July 24, 2021Galena Grinder 4.0, Knobby Tire Series, Galena Lodge, ID, XC/Marathon, 40 mile loop; Pro/Expert/SS, 25 mile loop; Sport/Clydesdale, 20 mile loop; Beginner, 10.5 mile loop; and Youth with a 5 mile loop., Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

July 24, 2021Up the Creek (UTC) Cascade Gravel Grinder, Cascade, ID, Cyclists will enjoy some of Idaho's beautiful back country. We will offer two routes; 1) a 60-mile route thatwill include a race feature until mile marker 45and 2) a 40-mile route that features a scenic loop through Round Valley. Most of these routes will be on dirt roads thus the gravel grinder name. We are also adding a race feature for the longer route, please go to the website, Mary , 513-382-3938, [email protected],

July 24-25, 2021Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Big Sky, MT, BME Stop #3: 3 to 4 stages per day and upwards of 7,500 feet of descending, most of which will be lift accessed, but with some pedal transitions equalling roughly 3,000 feet of climbing over both days. Steep and technical., Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected],

July 24, 2021Winter Park Sunrise to Sunset, Roll Massif, Winter Park, CO, Winter Park Sunrise to Sunset will be held in conjunction with Crooked Gravel. The 12-hour relay format and the section of trails used in Sunrise to Sunset are just above town, making access and relaxation between laps super easy.The option to race in teams, from two person to five person squads, gives teammates not on course a chance to enjoy the festive and mountainous atmosphere., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

July 24, 2021Crooked Gravel, Roll Massif, Winter Park, CO, This ride is held in conjunction with Sunrise Sunset Winter Park. The 65- and 93-mile routes get right down to business, taking riders from downtown Winter Park onto remote gravel roads and up into the mountains. With high altitude, panoramic views and crisp mountain air, you'll be fired up before the ride even starts!, Tracy Powers, [email protected],

July 24, 2021The Rift Gravel Race Iceland, Hvolsvllur, Iceland, The Rift is a 200 km (125 miles) off-road bike race through the dark lava fields in the highlands of Iceland. It traverses the continental rift between North America and Eurasia – a rift that grows one inch every year. The growth is evident with vast lava fields all around creating a surreal landscape. A landscape that is remote, rugged and unpredictable!, The Rift , 011-354-626-3332, [email protected],

July 30-August 1, 2021Pomerelle 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],,

July 30-August 1, 2021Leadville 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],

July 31-August 1, 2021Steamboat 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],

July 31, 2021Telluride 100 Mountain Bike Race, Telluride, CO, 100 mile mtb race, Tobin , 970-417-1751, [email protected],

July 31, 2021Jug Mountain Enduro, Wild Rockies Series, McCall, ID, Enduro mtb race, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

August 1, 2021Breck Bash , CANCELLED, RME, Breckenridge, CO, 4 distance options. This year we offer a revised course and shortened version of the Ultra, covering two amazing loops of high country bliss. So saddle up and get ready to get a fresh take on a kickass network of backcountry trails and roads that will delight and challenge., Thane Wright, 970-401-1422, [email protected],

August 1, 2021Race Montana Triathlon, Great Falls, MT, Sprint and Olympic Distances along with the option of a solo or team triathlon. Long and short events are offered for youth participants. Beginner adults can sign up for “Try A Tri” Triathlon (100-meter swim, 3-mile bike, and 1-mile walk/run). All participants get a free pass to the Electric City Water Park on the day of the event., Ron Ray, 406-761-2222, [email protected],,

August 7, 2021Pierre's Hole MTB Race, National Ultra Endurance Series, Alta, WY, 12th 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],

August 7-8, 2021Tamarack Twister & Enduro, Knobby Tire Series, Donnelly, ID, Cross country and enduro race on Sunday at a beautiful venue. Cross County race, Fast and flowy, Alex Phipps, 208-841-4120, [email protected],

August 14, 2021Leadville Trail 100, Leadville Race Series, Leadville, CO, One of the most notorious and challenging bike races in the world. 100 mile out-and-back., Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected],

August 14-15, 202112 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. Race features both bicycle and hand cycle courses. Held in Herron Park., Tia Celentano, 406-261-1769, [email protected],,

August 14, 2021Enduro Pescado Whitefish Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Whitefish, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],

August 14, 2021Big Mountain Enduro, Big Mountain Enduro Series, Winter Park, CO, BME Stop #4: The BME returns to Winter Park again in 2021. Taking place on August 14th, this ever-popular event will blend high altitude racing mixed with rugged terrain and big descents., Brandon Ontiveros, [email protected],

August 14, 2021Colorado Junior Cup, Bailey, CO, Colorado Junior Cup returns for its 3rd year on May 9, 2020 in Bailey, Colorado. Come on out all junior mountain bike racers!, Dave Muscianisi, 303-817-6523, [email protected],,

August 15, 2021SBT GRVL Gravel Grinder, Steamboat Springs, CO, 6:30 am on Yampa Street. Three distances: 37/100/141 miles with 2000/6000/9000 feet of climbing, respectively. Mixed surface with the majority on hard packed gravel roads, Amy Charity, 970-215-4045, [email protected],

August 21, 2021York 38 Special, York, MT, Ride38 or 76 miles on single track, gravel, and Forest Service roads through breathtaking scenery in the Helena National Forest gaining 3000 vertical feet!, Rita Naylor, 406-475-3085, [email protected],

August 22, 2021Battle of the Gravel, Good Dirt Ride, Savery, WY, The Battle of the Gravel will host 3 self-supported distances – a 21, 68 and 91 miles (we will have water/drink mix/snacks along the way & with the motos). The event will start and finish at the Boyer YL Ranch with a BBQ dinner to celebrate the finish. The ride is semi supported with three stops. Lodging and camping available at the Boyer YL Ranch and in the town of Baggs (20 miles). All proceeds go to support our work with Africa cyclists at, Kimberly Coats, 307-383-7778, 530-744-8773, [email protected],

August 22, 2021The Last Best Ride Gravel, Whitefish, MT, 48 and 78 miles, Jessica Cerra, [email protected],

August 28, 2021Big Sky Biggie, Big Sky, MT, Big Sky, MT, 30 and 50 Mile races on Saturday. 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 Osborne, 907-223-0858, [email protected],

August 28, 2021La Tierra Torture Mountain Bike Race, Tentative, New Mexico Off Road Series, Santa Fe, NM, fast and flowy course, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected],,

August 28, 2021Lake City Alpine 50, Lake City, CO, This lung-busting race will take you by the iconic Lake San Cristobal before climbing through the alpine tundra to the two of the highest passes in Colorado: Cinnamon Pass (12,640 feet) and Engineer Pass (12,800) feet. The race will feature over 7,500 feet of climbing through some of the most incredible sections of the San Juan Mountains. This is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. benefit the Town of Lake City and the Lake Fork Valley Conservancy., Michael Fleishman, [email protected],

August 28, 2021Old-Fashioned Mountain Bike Race, Flagstaff, AZ, The MTB season re-starts in Flagstaff. Technical challenges await – 1-2-3 lap categories . Old school mountain bike racing in Fort Valley., Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected],,

September 2-5, 2021Rebecca's Private Idaho Gravel Grinder and Festival, Ketchum, ID, Lifestyle, mountain bike and outdoor festival over Labor Day Weekend. The cornerstone of the two-day event is a 100-mile Gravel Grinder(or 50-mile option) mountain bike race & ride in the scenic Pioneer Mountains of Central Idaho, with renown mountain bike champion and endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch. The weekend activities are centered around giving back to non-profit organizations that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in cycling. Join the Queen of Pain on this beautiful route that ends in a great down-home party with food, festivities, music, and libations., Colleen Quindlen, 254-541-9661, [email protected],

September 4, 2021Rendezvous Enduro, CANCELLED for 2020, Montana Enduro Series, Teton Village, WY, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],,

September 5, 2021Fistful of Dirt Gravel Grinder, Cody, WY, A gravel bike race of grand proportions. With the Good (22 Miles), The Bad (65 Miles), or The Ugly (105 Miles), there will be a distance fit for everyone. Free gourmet burgers and beer on Saturday will be offered during packet pick-up with the race on Sunday and a dang good after-party featuring the Denver-based bluegrass band That Damn Sasquatch., Fistful of Dirt , [email protected], Janie Curtis, 307-213-0756, [email protected],

September 8-11, 2021Paydirt, Carson City, NV, VIP Pioneer's Camp will be held from September 8th-10th with the main race/celebration occurring on September 11th. The perfect blend of competition and camaraderie; Paydirt is equal parts race and celebration. With Bike Monkey's Road Rally format; racing takes place on designated segments. It's the perfect mix of full-gas racing while allowing you time to socialize, regroup, and enjoy the bounty of our aid stations., Bike Monkey , 707-560-1122, [email protected],

September 11, 2021Race 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., Kyle Horvath, 775-289-3720, [email protected],

September 11, 2021Gunni Grinder , Gunnison, CO, Two course options. Single loop-format. Although some paved roads are necessary, the vast majority (about 90%) of the course will be on gravel and dirt roads. Some of these roads receive little to no maintenance and can change drastically after heavy rains and/or snowfall. Riders are encouraged to be fully prepared for any and all conditions. The route is remote therefore will include signage to help prevent riders from getting off course., Joel Grimmett, 512-751-8940, [email protected],

September 12, 2021Walla Walla Grit, Walla Walla, WA, This Grit has three course lengths which include long, medium, and short routes. The long course starts at 6 a.m., medium begins at 8 a.m., and the short course commences at 9 a.m., Michael Austin, 509-386-1149, 509-525-4949, [email protected], Kathyrn Austin, 509-964-8951, [email protected],

September 18, 2021Barn 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], Paul Anderson, 719-219-9364, [email protected],,

September 18, 2021Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race, Pine, AZ, 15, 30, and 45 mile mtb races near Payson, AZ, Janet Brandt, [email protected],

September 18, 2021Helena Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Helena, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected],,

September 18, 2021Mountains to Meadows, Grinduro, Mt. Shasta, 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., Kurt Stockton, [email protected],

September 19, 2021Rats 50 Endurance MTB Race, Eagle, CO, With the start/finish line right in the heart of Eagle friends and family can enjoy a weekend of relaxing with a beer, a hot meal, music and a massage at the recovery station. The singletrack is beautiful with a great test of stamina by featuring uphill grinds, short ups and downs, and a couple of big climbs which will test your fitness and culminate into a worthwhile summer training. Racers will have three aid stations and will receive a finisher's memento and age group awards. Proceeds will benefit The Cycle Effect, a local non-profit with the mission to empower girls through mountain biking., Reid Delman, 303-249-1112, [email protected], Kyla Claudell, 303-249-1112, [email protected],

September 25-February 26, 2021The Fox US Open of Mountain Biking, Big Bear Lake, CA, Chuck Hodge, 719-434-4200, [email protected],

October 2-3, 2021Yeti 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., Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected],

October 2, 2021Tour 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., Dave Castro, 520-623-1584, [email protected], Dave Castro, [email protected],

October 2, 2021Great 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],,

October 2-3, 2021Road 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],,

October 2, 20216 Hours in the Basin for Commonweal, New Mexico Off Road Series, Santa Fe, NM, The CORE Crew in conjunction with Commonweal Conservancy is excited to promote this 6-hour endurance race over a 9.3mile course with varying terrain. Due to the fragile nature of the area the event will be limited to 100 entries., Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected],

October 9, 2021Chino Grinder p/b Lauf, Chino Valley, AZ, Endurance Cycling Event- Gravel road cycling adventure with 150, 115, 62, 44 and 25 mile options., AZ Gravel Rides , 480-452-9767, [email protected],,

October 14-17, 2021USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships, Durango, CO, 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],

October 16, 2021Prescott 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],

October 16-17, 2021Wild West Fest, Ruidoso, NM, 6 hour and 12 hour race, along with a 40 miler marathon option and pedalduro held at Grindstone Lake and the Cedar Creek trails, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected],

October 23, 2021Horny 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],,

October 30-31, 2021Rexy, Queen of the Desert!, Fruita, CO, Rexy has two options: the Solo and the four person relay. The solo spans 208 miles and is for men and women. The relay is for women only., Morgan Murri, 303-475-6053, [email protected],

November 7, 2021Ignite Bike, Fountain Hills, AZ, 8, 20, 40 mile options, Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected],

November 20, 20216 and 12 Hours of Fury, Fountain Hills, AZ, 12 Hours of Fury will test your body, mind and mountain biking skills. The race will begin and end at the Four Peaks Staging Area in McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The 15 mile loop is smooth, fast and fun. The most loops in 12 hours wins it!, Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected],

November 21, 20216 & 12 Hours of Fury, Fountain Hills, AZ, The 6 & 12 Hours of Fury aims to test experienced mountain bikers while welcoming new riders to dip their tires in the dirt. The challenge remains the same, do the most laps possible within 6 or 12 hours! With colder weather on the way we have you covered with our 2021 Fury beanie- included with registration., Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected],

December 11, 2021Dawn to Dusk AZ, 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],

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