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]t.com, Mollie McKiernan, [email protected], Patrick Wessel, [email protected], gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org

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], gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org

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], laramieracing.com, laramiebikenet.org

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

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

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

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

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], rebeccasprivateidaho.com

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

September 4, 2021Party at Paja, Trail Party, Los Alamos, NM, Trail Party , ,

September 5, 2021Signal Peak Challenge MTB Race, New Mexico Off Road Series, Silver City, NM, 12, 25, and 31 mile races, Jan Bear, 505-670-4665, [email protected], Martyn Pearson, 575-654-3966, [email protected], signalpeakchallenge.com, nmors.org

September 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], fistfulofdirt.com

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], elynevada.net

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 and therefore, will include signage to help prevent riders from getting off course., Joel Grimmett, 512-751-8940, [email protected], thegunnigrinder.com

September 11-12, 2021Flagstaff Enduro, Flagstaff, AZ, Two days of enduro racing in and around Flagstaff, Jeff Frost, 928-380-0633, [email protected], bluewolfeventmanagement.com

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], tofww.org

September 12, 2021The Fall Classic, Breckenridge, CO, Jeff Westcott, 970-390-4760, [email protected], mavsports.com

September 17-19, 202112 Hour of Albuquerque Race and MTB Festival, Albuquerque, NM, The weekend will be full of activities with the anchor event being the 12 Hours of Albuquerque from 7am to 7pm on Saturday. The course for the 12 Hours of Albuquerque is 11+ miles of fast, fun, occasionally technical, but mostly flowy singletrack in the beautiful pine forests above Albuquerque, Seth Bush, 505-554-0059, [email protected], ziarides.com

September 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], barnburnermtb.com, leadvilleraceseries.com

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], fireontherim.com

September 18, 2021Helena Enduro, Montana Enduro Series, Helena, MT, Montana Enduro Series , [email protected], Christine Wike, [email protected], montanaenduro.com, montanabicycleguild.org

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], grinduro.com

September 18, 2021Mammoth Tuff (Gravel), Mammoth Lakes, CA, The short course is around 45 miles with 2,000 feet of climbing and will circle the famous caldera. The long course is around 100 miles with 8,000 feet of elevation gain and travels through the Volcanic Tableland formed by the Long Valley Caldera., Amanda Naumann, [email protected], http://www.mammothtuff.com

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], geminiadventures.com

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

September 25, 2021Coyote Classic Round 1 of 3, DVO Fall XC and E-Bike Coyote Classic Series, Boulder City, NV, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

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], betibikebash.com

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], epicrides.com

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], bigblueadventure.com, greattrailrace.com

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], fmtn.org/277/Road-Apple-Rally, nmors.org

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], nmors.org

October 2, 2021MEGA Party, Trail Party, Angel Fire, NM, Trail Party , ,

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], azgravelrides.com, chinogrinder.azgravelrides.com

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], usacycling.org

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], prescott6er.com

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], ziarides.com

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], hornytoadhustle.com, nmors.org

October 23, 2021Coyote Classic Round 2 of 3, DVO Fall XC and E-Bike Coyote Classic Series, Boulder City, NV, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

October 30-31, 2021Rexy, Queen of the Desert!, Fruita, CO, Rexy has two distance options: 200 miles beginning in Fruita, Co and ending In Moab and 90 miles beginning in Cisco, Ut and ending in Moab. Either way, it's Moab for Halloween! The 200 has both a solo option or a relay team option. The relay team can be from 2-4 riders and either all women or an open team. The route is 90% prime gravel terrain (this is NOT the Kokopelli trail) and a small amount of old hwy 50, Morgan Murri, 303-475-6053, [email protected], desertgravel.com

November 6-7, 2021Race the Face, Boulder City, NV, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

November 7, 2021Ignite Bike, Fountain Hills, AZ, 8, 20, 40 mile options, Jeremy Graham, 623-330-0913, [email protected], 4peaksracing.com

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], 4peaksracing.com

November 20, 2021Coyote Classic Round 3 of 3, DVO Fall XC and E-Bike Coyote Classic Series, Boulder City, NV, XC, E-Bike, and Gravity Fest, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

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], ziarides.com

December 11, 2021DVO Blue Diamond Enduro, Boulder City, NV, 3rd annual, Downhill Mike, 518-524-9805, [email protected], downhillmike.com

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