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2016 Mountain Bike Action’s Ride, Race And Festival Calendar

 

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2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Calendar

  • 31 Mar-1 Apr
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – DHI
  • Lourdes
  • FRA
  • World
  • CDM
  • 23-24 Apr
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO – DHI
  • Cairns
  • AUS
  • World
  • CDM
  • 21-22 May
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO
  • Albstadt
  • GER
  • World
  • CDM
  • 28-29 May
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO
  • La Bresse
  • FRA
  • World
  • CDM
  • 4-5 Jun
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – DHI
  • Fort William
  • GBR
  • World
  • CDM
  • 11-12 Jun
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – DHI
  • Leogang
  • AUT
  • World
  • CDM
  • 30 Jun-1 Jul
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO – DHI
  • Lenzerheide
  • SUI
  • World
  • CDM
  • 6-7 Aug
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO – DHI
  • Mont-Sainte-Anne
  • CAN
  • World
  • CDM
  • 3-4 Sep
  • UCI MTB WORLD CUP – XCO – DHI
  • Vallnord
  • AND
  • World
  • CDM

 

 

PRO XCT AND PRO GRT EVENTS

The Professional Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT) and the Professional Mountain Bike Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) series will begin in March and May, respectively. The nine-race PRO XCT starts on March 12 and the seven-race Pro GRT series begins on May 7. Here are the schedules:

 

2016 Pro XCT calendar:

 

Event Location Date UCI
Bonelli XC #1 San Dimas, Calif. March 12 C3
Fontana XC Fontana, Calif. April 2 C3
Bonelli XC #2 (U.S. Cup) San Dimas, Calif. April 9 HC
Sea Otter Classic (U.S. Cup) Monterey, Calif. April 16 HC
Missoula XC (U.S. Cup) Missoula, Mont. June 18 HC
Chile Challenge Angel Fire, N.M. June 23-26 C1
WORS Cup Portage, Wis. July 23 C1
Boston Rebellion XC (U.S. Cup) Walpole, Mass. July 30 HC
Windham Pro XCT Windham, N.Y. August 13-14 HC

 

2016 Pro GRT calendar:

 

Event Location Event UCI
NW Cup Port Angeles, Wash. May 7-8 C2
Mountain Creek Spring Classic Vernon, N.J. May 20-22 C2
Chile Challenge Angel Fire, N.M. June 23-26 C2
Beast of the East Killington, Vt. July 28-31 C2
Windham Pro GRT Windham, N.Y. August 13-14 HC
Snowshoe Wild Hare Snowshoe, W. Va. August 21 C2
Kamikaze Bike Games Mammoth Lakes, Calif. September 17 C2

 

For questions, please contact USA Cycling National Events Manager Rachel Leif at rleif@usacycling.org.

SEA OTTER CLASSIC, APRIL 14-17

The Sea Otter Classic returns to Monterey, California, on April 14-17. The event will include a large exposition area as well as a wide variety of mountain bike and road bike races. The mountain bike categories will include cross-country, short-track, downhill, dual-slalom and enduro competitions.

 

 

Epic Rides Off-Road Series 

13th Annual Whiskey Off-Road, April 29th – May 1st

-held in Prescott, Arizona

-the website for the event is: http://www.epicrides.com/index.php?contentCat=6

 

4th Annual Grand Junction Off-Road, May 20th – 22nd

-held in Grand Junction, Colorado

-the website for the event is: http://www.epicrides.com/index.php?contentCat=9

 

Inaugural Carson City Off-Road, June 17th – 19th)

-held in Carson City, Nevada

-the website for the event is: http://www.epicrides.com/carson_city/

 

 

 

USA CYCLING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Fat Bike National Championships (Presented by Borealis Fat Bikes), Feb. 27, Ogden, Utah

Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships, June 4, Columbia County, Georgia

Mountain Bike National Championships, July 12-17, Mammoth Mountain, California

Collegiate National Championships, Oct. 21-23, Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia

 

UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: 

Nove Mesto, Czech Republic & Val di Sole, Italy, JUNE 23 TO JULY 3 (XC) & SEPTEMBER 6 TO 11 (DH)

The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are scheduled to be split between Nove Mesto, Czech Republic and Val di Sole, Italy. The cross-country (XCO), cross-country eliminator (XCE) and cross-country team relay will be held in Nove Mesto from June 23rd to July 3rd. The downhill (DHI) and four-cross (4X) will be held in Val di Sole, Italy, from September 6th to 11th.

 

OLYMPIC GAMES, AUGUST 20-21, BRAZIL 

The Olympic Games are scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5th to the 21st. The Olympic mountain bike competition is scheduled for August 20 and 21. There has reportedly been some discussion about adding downhill mountain bike racing to the Olympics, to boost television viewership, but that is not scheduled to take place yet. Maybe it will happen in 2020 or 2024.

MAMMOTH KAMIKAZE BIKE GAMES, SEPT. 15-18

The Mammoth Kamikaze Bike Games return to Mammoth Mountain, California, on September 15-18. We can expect to find cross-country, downhill, enduro and dual slalom events as well as kids events, live music and tasty food.

 

INTERBIKE EXPO, SEPT. 21-23

The annual Interbike Expo is scheduled for September 21-23, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Outdoor Dirt Demo is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, September 19th and 20th, at Bootleg Canyon, Boulder City, Nevada.

 

 

 

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