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Northern California Mountain Bike Events

Clinics & Classes


6/9 Summer MTB Race Prep: Tahoe. This skills session covers Core Fundamental (high and slow speed cornering, braking, line selection, wheel lifts, vision, mental strategies, pre-ride strategies, and more).

6/23 Berms, Rocks, Drops & Jumps: South Lake Tahoe. Build confidence with high speed corners on banked or bermed trails. Learn to improve MTB skills in managing rocky terrain.


7/17-19 Truckee Youth MTB Camp: Truckee. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 3-day fun filled action packed mountain bike adventure camp your kids will gains the confidence and skills as well as make new friends to have as forever riding buddies.

7/28-29 Weekend MTB Core Fundamentals: White Hill Middle School, Fairfax. Master and improve bike skills. Learn foundation skills: cornering, braking, slow speed, balance, body position, wheel lifts, variance of the skills, switch backs, basic drops.

Mountain Bike Races


6/9 LaGrange Classic Mountain Bike Race: Weaverville. 14 mi., 27 mi. At the foot of the Trinity Alps, this new race route will take you through conifer forests and oak woodlands and across historic mining ditches. Ford clear creeks and race on miles of challenging singletrack. Pre-reg.: $50; $60 day of.

6/1-3 8 Hour MTB Relay: Wente Scout Reservation, Willits. Family camping extravaganza! Limited to the first 500 participants. Afterward, trail work! Fee includes contribution to Wente Scout MTB program. camping, shirt, post-race meal.

6/16 Mammoth Bar MTB Enduro 2018: Mammoth Bar OHV, Auburn. A race in the California Enduro Series. Race variety of singletrack, flow course, steep, rocky & technical ranging from Blue to Double Black Diamond.

6/23 Humbug Hurry-Up: Upper Greenhorn Park, Yreka. Beginner, Sport, Expert courses for Cats 1, 2, 3 levels. Fee includes food; spectators can purchase lunch.


7/14 Tahoe Trail MTB: Northstar Resort California, Truckee. 50K, 100K. This challenging course begins with a ride through Northstar California Village and onto the ski area trails, featuring flowing singletrack, mountain Jeep roads and exciting descents through the sculpted and bermed Northstar Bike Park. With 6,000+ ft in elevation gain, the course finishes at the Overlook area of Northstar Village.

Oregon Mountain Bike Events

Mountain Bike Races


6/16 The Best of Both - Road & Mountain: Wanoga Snow Park, Bend. A unique bicycle race/ride combing road riding & mountain biking. An Open Pro Men and Women solo race, an amateur race and a Team Relay. Once the racers have hit the road, Fondo riders head out onto this incredible road course. www.racethebestof


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.