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Mountain Bike Rides, Races, Gravel Grinders, Fun Rides


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Northern CaliforniaMountain Bike Fun Rides

May

5/13 19th Annual Singletrack MTB Ride: Nevada County. 25 & 50 mi. singletrack rides thru the hills of Nevada County. Ride for kids and raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County. For info on the 50 mi. ride, contact Rick, (530) 470-1800 or rickkalb@gmail.com or bigsofnc.org/events/mountain-bike-endurance-ride/

5/27 The Art of Survival Century: Tulelake. 20 mi. mountain bike ride through forest lands. Also Century, metic, 40 mi., 20 mi. family friendly rides. Ride through Lava Beds Nat’l Monument, past Tule Lake Nat’l Wildlife Refuge where waterfowl and wildlife abound, and by rolling farmland with serene settings. RV and camping sites available. Fee includes SAG, post-ride celebratory dinner, entertainment, prizes. SurvivalCentury.com


Northern California MTB Races

April

4/5 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com

4/2 MTB Celebration: Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. Racing at the lake! 6 mi. laps. Course features a fun, challenging combination of twisting single-track, wide double track, rolling cross-country with lots of turns that flow through the oak and pine forests. Totalbodyfitness.com

4/8 Super Skaggs Gravel: Sonoma. Lake Sonoma, add Sweetwater on our way to King Ridge, Tin Barn and finish via Skaggs to Lake Sonoma. Epic 96 mi. on singletrack. Expect extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climbing. www.grasshopperadventureseries.com

4/12 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com

4/19 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com

4/20-23 Sea Otter Classic: Laguna Seca, Monterey. A variety of races and recreational rides plus a demo zone to see and try your next bike. Events take place on a combination of rural roads inside the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, the Laguna Seca Raceway, and public roadways of the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel Valley. Festival entry includes race viewing, marketplace with hundreds of vendors, kids zone, and more. For more info, go to www.SeaOtterClassic.com or call (800) 218-8411.

4/22 Focus Bikes Mountain Bike Tour: Fort Ord Nat'l Monument. 22 mi. All levels of cyclists are welcome and riders will receive mechanical and medical support, feed zones, and post-ride complimentary lunch and massage. www.seaotterclassic.com/gran-fondos-tours

4/23 Race Behind Bars: Folsom. Cross country. Moderate hills, single track, flume, fire breaks and three bridge crossings in oak woodlands on the Folsom State Prison property. 6 mi. laps/425 ft. of climbing per lap. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Reg. includes T shirt for the first 250 registered racers. bicyclingevents.com

May

5/3 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com

5/6 King Ridge Dirt Hopper: Duncan’s Mills. 62 miles, 7,026 ft. A supreme cross/dirt/gravel challenge. www.grasshopperadventureseries.com

5/7 Race Behind Bars: Folsom. Cross country. Moderate hills, single track, flume, fire breaks and three bridge crossings in oak woodlands on the Folsom State Prison property. 6 mi. laps/425 ft. of climbing per lap. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Reg. includes T shirt for the first 250 registered racers. bicyclingevents.com

5/10 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com

5/21 Race Behind Bars: Folsom. Cross country. Moderate hills, single track, flume, fire breaks and three bridge crossings in oak woodlands on the Folsom State Prison property. 6 mi. laps/425 ft. of climbing per lap. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Reg. includes T shirt for the first 250 registered racers. bicyclingevents.com

5/26 Prairie City Race Series: Prairie City OHV Park, Rancho Cordova. Wednesday evenings. 6 p.m. (eBike 5:40 p.m., Juniors/First Timers 1 lap race at 5:45 p.m.). Cross country MTB event. Moderate hills, single track and jeep roads. Beginner 2 laps, Sport 3 laps, Expert and ProExpert 4 laps. Cross Country MTB Series for all: Juniors, Beginners through Experts, kids too at the last four races. Family fun, and midweek great training! Bicyclingevents.com


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