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Northern California

Sea Otter Classic is back Oct. 7-10, 2021. Register now!

June

6/26 Broken Spoke Challenge: MadeWest Brewery, Ventura. Gravel ride featuring 80+ mi. of road and dirt 6,000+ feet of climbing & challenges along the way. Packet pick up: Friday 6/25 5-8 p.m. & Saturday, June 26 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. A fundraiser to maintain existing trails, as well as build new ones. Fee includes event shirt, post-race meal, finishers prize, unforgettable memories. Marty O'Malia, email: Marty@fastgreenracing.com, or BrokenSpokeChallenge.com

September

9/11 Gold Country Challenge: Grass Valley/Nevada City. Gravel grinders. Ride beautiful and historic back roads of Nevada County’s gold country along the scenic Yuba River. Road rides include challenging 100, 75, 55 and 35 mi. Gravel rides include challenging 49 and 29 mi. options. Excellent route support. Enjoy a post-ride meal and beer under the pines. Stay for the downtown Nevada City Brewfest Saturday / evening and the Nevada City Classic pro ride on Sunday. Grass Valley Rotary and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northern Sierra. Register early for discounts. rotarygoldcountrychallenge.com

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October

10/7-10 Sea Otter Classic: Monterey. Get your calendar out & get ready to celebrate Sea Otter's grand reopening with friends and family! More info to come. seaotterclassic.com

Southern California

June

6/5-6 Big Bear #2: Bear Mountain, Big Bear Lake. SoCal enduro #6, cross-country #5, endurance #4. Pre-Reg. req’d. Visit the covid and racing page for further details. USAC-sanctioned license req'd for Pro racing. One-day licenses for Cat 1, Cat 2 and Cat 3 during pre-reg. Jrs do not need to pay for a license. Teambigbear.com

6/19-20 Big Bear #3: Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake. SoCal enduro #7, cross-country #6 series final, endurance #5 series final, Snow Summit. Downhill Series #1. Pre-Reg. req’d. Visit the covid and racing page for further details. USAC-sanctioned license req'd for Pro racing. One-day licenses for Cat 1, Cat 2 and Cat 3 during pre-reg. Jrs do not need to pay for a license. Teambigbear.com

6/27 Big Bear #4: Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake. Snow Summit Downhill Series #2. Pre-Reg. req’d. Visit the covid and racing page for further details. USAC-sanctioned license req'd for Pro racing. One-day licenses for Cat 1, Cat 2 and Cat 3 during pre-reg. Jrs do not need to pay for a license.Teambigbear.com

July

7/18 Belgian Waffle Ride: San Diego. 135 mi. road/off-road w/12,000 ft. elev. gain. Created as an extremely challenging race in the spirit of the great European one-day Spring Classics, BWR is a difficult race. The first in a series of the relaunch of the Triple Crown of Gravel Series of the Belgian Waffle Ride. belgianwaffleride.bike

7/30-8/1 Gravity Fest: Big Bear Lake. Fri: Dual Slalom qualifying. Sat: Enduro, Dual Slalom finals. Sun: Snow Summit Downhill Series Final #3. Pre-Reg. req’d. Visit the covid and racing page for further details. USAC-sanctioned license req'd for Pro racing. One-day licenses for Cat 1, Cat 2 and Cat 3 during pre-reg. Jrs do not need to pay for a license. Teambigbear.com

August

8/28-29 Snow Valley Resort #1: Running Springs. Enduro, Snow Valley Downhill Series #1. Pre-Reg. req’d. Visit the covid and racing page for further details. USAC-sanctioned license req'd for Pro racing. One-day licenses for Cat 1, Cat 2 and Cat 3 during pre-reg. Jrs do not need to pay for a license. Teambigbear.com

Nevada

June

6/12 Fears, Tears & Beers: Ely. The nation’s oldest and longest running enduro race. 45 mi., 7,000 ft. of climbing. Reg. is open. http://elynevada.net/fears-tears-and-beers-enduro-in-ely-nv/

6/19 Beaver Dam Gravel Grinder: Beaver Dam State Park. 35 mi., 45 mi. w/elev gain. Explore Nevada’s beautiful backcountry. Not for the skinny-tire set — fatties, mountain bikes, or all-purpose bikes are best for this fun, yet challenging ride. Beaverdamgravelgrinder.com