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Northern California Mountain Bike Events


Mountain Bike or Gravel Rides

October

10/13 Deer Creek Hills Preserve trail rides: Sacramento County. 8-11 a.m. SVC mountain bike docents escort riders on climbing singletrack, cattle paths, and ranch roads. Docents will share their knowledge about the preserve, with guide topics highlighting historical use, including Native American, gold mining and ranching history and biology of this Blue Oak Woodland. Bring bike, helmet, tire repair kit, tubes, pumps and cell phone when cycling on the property. No exceptions. Mountain bikes or CycloCross bikes with knobby tires recommended. Approx. 8-11 mi. in 2-3 hours of riding. Pre-reg. is encouraged. www.sacvalleyconservancy.org

10/20 Discovery Classic: San Benito County. 50 mi. Gravel Grinder, 20 mi. family fun ride. Ride through undiscovered small idylic valleys surrounded by wide open mountain ranges and agriculture. Your fee includes t-shirt, after-ride meal, full support & schwag bag. DiscoveryClassic.org

Mountain Bike Races

September

9/15-16 2018 Rockhopper Festival at Rockville: Fairfield. Saturday: Rockhopper Classic Cross Country Race! Sunday: Rockhopper Enduro. The XC course is 5 mi., w/550 ft. of climbing per lap. Novice Riders: 2 laps, Sport: 3 laps, and Expert/Pro: 4 laps on singletrack. Enduro is 4 timed stages on challenging trails w/3 un-timed transfer sections. Monticellocycling.com

9/29 Grinduro!: Quincy. 60 mi. One long loop of pavement and dirt, where finishing times aren’t based on overall loop time, but four timed segments (each roughly five-to-ten minutes). 7,500 ft. climbing. Grinduro.com

Southern California & Nevada

Mountain Bike or Gravel Rides

October

10/28 Ninja Quest Trail Ride: Kit Carson Park, Escondido. Themed ride features 3 totems to be retrieved along the way, well-stocked rest stops for support, and the Giro di San Diego Finish party at the finish line. To complete the event, retrieve the 3 totems and ride back to the finish. The festival features a mass-start with police escort, timed cycling events for road and mountain bikers, the Bike & Fitness Expo. GirodiSanDiego.com


Oregon Mountain Bike Events


Mountain Bike Races

October

7/21 High Cascades 100 Endurance MTB Race: Bend. 75 mi. of single track. Racing starts at the Athletic Club of Bend. Cash purse minimum $3000.00 equal purse top 3 for men and women. Men awards 5 deep, women: 4 deep. www.highcascades100.com

Out of Area

October

10/16-17 Huntsman World Senior Games: St. George, UT. Mountain bike racing: Hill climb, downhill, cross country. Race as an individual or as a team! Compete against your peers, ages 50 and better. SeniorGames.net