Winter Park-Fraser Valley Announce 2010 Mountain Bike Races, Events - Climbing Magazine

Winter Park-Fraser Valley Announce 2010 Mountain Bike Races, Events

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"All Bikes, All Summer Long" mark summer on wheels

6/15/10 - Winter Park and the Fraser Valley, known as "Mountain Bike Capital USAT," will host nearly 20 races and festivals this summer for mountain bike enthusiasts.

Events take place throughout the area, and include the Epic Singletrack Series, considered the premier mountain bike race series in the country.

  1. Epic Singletrack Series No. 1 (hill climb), June 12

  2. Epic Singletrack Series No. 2 (cross-country super loop), June 26

  3. Epic Singletrack Series No. 3 (valley point-to-point), July 10

  4. Epic Singletrack Series No. 4 (super downhill), July 11

  5. USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships, July 15-18

  6. 19th Annual Fat Tire Classic, July 16-18 - In addition to the mountain rides, a Family Fun Ride will follow the paved, fully accessible Fraser River Trail from Winter Park Resort to the town of Winter Park.

  7. Cruiser Bike Party, July 17 - The afternoon event at Hideaway Park in downtown Winter Park will feature live music, beach volleyball, a kids' slip-and-slide, an all-ages bike parade and a best-decorated bike contest.

  8. Trestle Bike Park Race Series No. 1 (downhill), July 24

  9. Trestle Bike Park Race Series No. 2 (super downhill), July 25

  10. Crankworx Colorado Freeride Mountain Bike Festival and North American Championships, July 29-Aug. 1 - Some of the world's best mountain bike athletes compete for more than $35,000 in prizes.

  11. Mountain Bike Capital USAT Weekend, July 31-Aug. 1 - To celebrate its more than 600 miles of marked and mapped trails, the Winter Park-Fraser Valley has designated a weekend to focus on mountain biking. Hideaway Park will host the Party in The Park with the Big Air Mountain Board Show on Saturday evening along with live music, food, and interactive games. On Sunday, there will be guided mountain bike tours for all abilities throughout the valley and an expo at Hideaway Park.

  12. Epic Singletrack Series No. 5 (Crankworx Colorado cross-country), July 31

  13. Epic Singletrack Series No. 6 (Mary Jane circuit), Aug. 14

  14. Trestle Bike Park Race Series No. 3 (downhill finale), Aug. 15

  15. Epic Singletrack Series Finale (King of the Rockies), Aug. 28

  16. Mountain States Cup Rocky Mountain Regional Championship Series, Winter Park Pursuit, Sept. 4-6

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