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June 2018
Swift Campout 2018, 4th Annual Swift Campout
Group Rides / Anywhere,

Swift Campout 2018 (4th Annual Solstice Overnighter)

June 23, 2018 @ 6:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm / Free

The Swift Campout 2018 (the 4th annual) is a worldwide group ride event calling for bikepackers and adventure cyclists to go out on a bike-camping solstice overnight on June 23rd, 2018...

Veneto Trail 2018
Bikepacking Races / Province of Padua, Italy

Veneto Trail 2018 (341mi /549km)

June 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am

A self-supported adventure on dirt roads, trails and secondary paved roads from the Po Valley to the Dolomites passing through a myriad of fascinating landscapes...

The 1000 Miler (2018)
Bikepacking Races / GAUTENG, South Africa

The 1000 Miler (2018) (621.5mi /1,000km)

June 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am / R5,600

The 1000 Miler is an adventure cycling race that takes place annually from Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa.

Lost in Prealps 2018
Group Rides / TREVISO, Italy

Lost in Prealps 2018 (124.2mi /200km)

June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The Lost in Prealps 2018 is a bikepacking and randonneur event aimed at appreciating and enjoying the natural beauty found in the Venetian Prealps of Italy.

The Karoo Dash 2018
Bikepacking Races / BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa

The Karoo Dash 2018 (621.5mi /1,000km)

June 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am / R5000

The Karoo Dash is a 1000km adventure cycling race between Bloemfontein and Cape Town, South Africa.

2018 BC Epic 1000
Bikepacking Races / BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

2018 BC Epic 1000

June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The third annual 2018 BC Epic 1000 follows a mix of service roads, double track, and single track along a good portion of the Trans Canada Trail. A 1040km route from Merritt to Fernie!

2018 GEA TRAIL (GREAT APENNINE EXCURSION)
Group Rides / Arezzo, Italy

2018 GEA TRAIL (GREAT APENNINE EXCURSION) (342mi /550km)

June 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / Free

The 2018 GEA Trail (Great Apennine Excursion) is a bikepacking group ride that follows the ridgeline along the Apennine mountains on the Italian Divide.

July 2018
Inca Divide 2018
Bikepacking Races / TRUJILLO PROVINCE, Peru

Inca Divide 2018

July 1, 2018 @ 5:00 am / €299

1,800km, plus a lot of up and down, the Inca Divide 2018 is an ultra bikepacking event in the heart of Peru...

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2018
Bikepacking Races / BASEL, Switzerland

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2018 (1021mi /1,643km)

July 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

The bikepacking Trans Germany race follows 1,000 miles across Germany on forest roads, gravel, tarmac, old cobblestone, and singletrack.

TransOst Challenge 2018
Bikepacking Races / BAYERN, Germany

TransOst Challenge 2018 (1864.1mi /3,000km)

July 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am / €99

3000km through six Eastern European countries, over 47,000 elevation meters, mostly on paths, forest roads and small roads. This is the TransOst Challenge!

Green Mountain Bikepacking Expedition 2018
Workshops & Clinics / NH, United States

Green Mountain Bikepacking Expedition 2018

July 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

A 21-day bikepacking expedition for students interested in self-propelled exploration, led by Michael Dammer and Marcela Restrepo.

Big Horn Trail Race 2018
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

Big Horn Trail Race 2018 (200mi /322km)

July 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The 2nd annual 200 mile self - supported race through Big Horn mountains of North Wyoming.

Vistula 1200 (2018)
Bikepacking Races / WISŁA, Poland

Vistula 1200 (2018) (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am / zł180

The Vistula 1200 is a bikepacking race, almost 1,200km, that follows a scenic and historically relevant route through some of the most beautiful areas of Europe.

La Baroudeuse 2018
Group Rides / La Turbie, France

La Baroudeuse 2018 (196mi /315km)

July 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm / €52

La Baroudeuse is a self-supported bikepacking event that explores France, the Maritime Alps, and Italy between Ligurie and Piémont. The 2018 event offers even more distance options ranging from 90km to 1000km.

2018 Alberta Rockies 700
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

2018 Alberta Rockies 700 (447mi /719km)

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Alberta Rockies 700 is an epic adventure through the front range of the Canadian Rockies. A true gravel grinder...

XDUROWales 2018
Bikepacking Races / Wales, United Kingdom

XDUROWales 2018 (186.4mi /300km)

July 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

XDUROWales is a 300km self-supported ride from North to South Wales, combining the best of road, cyclocross, and enduro!

Trans Dolomitics Way 2018
Bikepacking Races / TN, Italy

Trans Dolomitics Way 2018 (683.5mi /1,100km)

July 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm / €150

The Trans Dolomitics is a 1,100km unsupported road cycling challenge across 5 different regions in Italy.

2018 Rail Trail Ramble
Group Rides / BC, Canada

2018 Rail Trail Ramble (161.5mi /260km)

July 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am / $350

Hosted by The Lions Cyclery, the 2018 Rail Trail Ramble is a fully supported bikepacking adventure circumnavigating Lake Okanagan.

Hydra Trail 2018
Bikepacking Races / LAZDIJAI, Lithuania

Hydra Trail 2018 (430.6mi /693km)

July 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm / €35

The 2018 Hydra Trail traverses Lithuania from South to North, following some of the largest rivers in the region while navigating a healthy dose of singletrack as well...

Oregon Timber Trail 2018 Grand Depart
Group Rides / CA, United States

Oregon Timber Trail 2018 Grand Depart (668mi /1,075km)

July 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

The first annual 2018 Oregon Timber Trail Grand Depart takes place this coming July. Here's your chance to be one of the first to complete this big singletrack route with a group of likeminded folks...

2018 New Belgium Ramble Ride: Steamboat Ramble
Group Rides / ,

2018 New Belgium Ramble Ride: Steamboat Ramble (218mi /351km)

July 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am / $400

The New Belgium Steamboat Ramble starts in Fort Collins and ends Steamboat Springs CO. 218 miles, 20,519 ft of climbing.

Trans South Dakota 2018
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

Trans South Dakota 2018 (740mi /1,191km)

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 am / $75 - $699

A 740 mile bikepacking race across the state of South Dakota with 5 miles of packrafting across the Missouri River...

The Heck Epic 2018
Bikepacking Races / MN, United States

The Heck Epic 2018 (225mi /362km)

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 am / $150

The Heck Epic is a two day, 200 plus mile bikepacking stage event. The course will be predominately gravel/dirt road…some of them pretty remote and rugged.

Lost Elephant 2018
Bikepacking Races / British Columbia, Canada

The Lost Elephant 2018 (315mi /507km)

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

Previously known as the Kootenay Gravel Grinder, The Lost Elephant explores the bikepacking paradise of the East Kootenay region. Our original intention wasn't to make it harder, but we did.

NorthCape 4000 (2018)
Bikepacking Races / TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE, Italy

NorthCape 4000 (2018) (2609mi /4,199km)

July 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am / €248

1 continent, 10 countries, over 4200 km of self supported riding with a legendary destination, the Arctic Circle! This is the NorthCape 4000.

Offroad Finnmark 2018
Bikepacking Races / Finnmark, Norway

Offroad Finnmark 2018 (434.9mi /700km)

July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am / NOK1150

Offroad Finnmark; we make people bike in the arctic...

Colorado Trail Race, A Self-Powered Adventure, Film, bikepacking video
Bikepacking Races / CO, United States

2018 Colorado Trail Race (540mi /869km)

July 29, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

The 2018 Colorado Trail Race runs from Durango to Denver, following the entire CTR route, only 25% of starters finished last year...

transcontinental race 2017
Bikepacking Races / Flanders, Belgium

The Transcontinental Race No.6 (2018) (2420mi /3,895km)

July 29, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

Founded by Mike Hall in 2013, the Transcontinental Race (TCR) is an annual, self-supported, ultra-distance bikepacking race across Europe. The route varies for each edition, but participants are free to choose their own route between the mandatory checkpoints.

China Express 4000
Bikepacking Races / XINJIANG, China

China Express 4000 (2485.5mi /4,000km)

July 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am / €200

The China Express 4000 is a solo, single-stage, unsupported bikepacking, 4,000km road cycling race, along the Chinese Silk Road from Ürümqi to Beijing in The Forbidden City.

August 2018
2018 French Divide
Bikepacking Races / Nord, France

2018 French Divide (1304mi /2,099km)

August 4, 2018 @ 6:24 am - August 18, 2018 @ 6:24 pm

A kind of Tour Divide made in France that links the Franco-Belgian border to the Franco-Spanish border. A challenging all-roads route between gravel and mountain biking using the GR footpaths of Santiago de Compostela.

Fitz-Barn 2018
Group Rides / ID, United States

Fitz-Barn 2018 (446mi /718km)

August 10, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

A bike packing route between Fitzgerald's Bicycles in Victor, Idaho and Red Barn Bicycles in Hamilton, Montana to be ridden as an unsupported group ride.

2018 Hurt’n Albert’n 550
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

2018 Hurt’n Albert’n 550 (341mi /549km)

August 11, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

For the third year in a row, the Hurt'n Albert'n 550 brings self-supported gravel racing to Alberta, Canada.

Single Tracks, Rock Faces, Secret Places
Workshops & Clinics / NH, United States

Single Tracks, Rock Faces, Secret Places

August 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

A 10-day bikepacking expedition for students aged 13-16 interested in muddy single track, scrambling up rocks, and exploring hidden caves.

WTF Bikexplorers Summit
Workshops & Clinics / MT, United States

WTF Bikexplorers Summit

August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

WTF Bikexplorers, a community for Women, Trans, Femme and non-binary bicycle adventurers announce the first-ever summit and ride series in 2018...

Silk Road Mountain Race 2018
Bikepacking Races / BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan

Silk Road Mountain Race 2018 (1056.3mi /1,700km)

August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am / £250 - £300

The Silk Road Mountain Race is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.

2018 TNGA (Trans North Georgia)
Bikepacking Races / SC, United States

2018 TNGA (Trans North Georgia) (350mi /563km)

August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm / Free

The Trans North Georgia Adventure is a 350-mile mountain bike route through the mountains of northern GA on trails, forest roads and paved roads featuring challenging terrain, beautiful scenery and over 56,000 ft of climbing.

Bones to Blue 2018
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

Bones to Blue 2018 (250mi /402km)

August 19, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

A little loop followed by a much bigger loop around Lake Tahoe, tracing the footsteps of dead pioneers. This is the Bones to Blue!

A-CROSS THE 5 (2018)
Bikepacking Races / ANTWERPEN, Belgium

A-CROSS THE 5 (2018)

August 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am / €100

A-Cross the 5 is a "Pure Mountain Bike" bikepacking race, completely unsupported, across Belgium, France, Luxemburg, Germany, and the Netherlands...

Romagna Bike Trail 2018
Group Rides / Ra, Italy

Romagna Bike Trail 2018 (373mi /600km)

August 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am / €40

Two trails, one adventure. A journey through magical forests, ancient walks and the art of some of the most beautiful UNESCO sites. Hidden hermitages and historical citadels await you...

September 2018
The Buckshot 2018
Bikepacking Races / BC, Canada

The Buckshot 2018 (363mi /584km)

September 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

For those bikepackers out there not yet up to the full 1000+ km and 11000+ m of elevation of the BC Epic, BC's ultimate bikepacking race, or those that simply do not have the time this season to commit to the Epic... comes the 'Buckshot'!

XDUROScotland 2018
Bikepacking Races / Scotland, United Kingdom

XDUROScotland 2018 (205mi /330km)

September 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am / Free

Following the Badger Route, XDUROScotland is a 2 day self-supported gravel ride from North to South Scotland.

Torino-Nice Rally 2018
Group Rides / Turin, Italy

Torino-Nice Rally 2018 (435mi /700km)

September 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

The Torino Nice rally...a great opportunity to explore some spectacular, lesser known alpine routes in a 700km self-supported ride from Turin to Nice via the high altitude roads and stradas of the French-Italian border.

Olympic 420 Adventure 2018
Bikepacking Races / WA, United States

Olympic 420 Adventure 2018 (420mi /676km)

September 5, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

After 4 years of racing, only four riders have completed the Olympic 420 Adventure...will you conquer the route in 2018?

ReTrail 2018
Group Rides / Reggio Emilia, Italy

ReTrail 2018 (155mi /249km)

September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

Following the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines Bike Trail, The ReTrail is a self-supported adventure through 7 predetermined points of interests between the lands of Matilde to the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines National Park.

Lazio Trail 2018
Bikepacking Races / Rome, Italy

Lazio Trail 2018 (434.9mi /700km)

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am / €50 - €70

The Lazio Trail is a tour of the cradle of occidental civilization, of lakes and legends, of thermal spas and history, of ancient roads and verdant hills.

Bikepack SoDak Bikepackers Series
Bikepacking Races / SD, United States

Bikepack SoDak Bikepackers Series

September 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm / Free

The South Dakota bikepacking series hosted by Bikepack SoDak offers several different route options, for different styles of riding. The series follows the Trans South Dakota route and the Black Hills fire lookout route.

2018 Smoke ’n’ Fire 400
Bikepacking Races / ID, United States

2018 Smoke ’n’ Fire 400 (400mi /644km)

September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Idaho Smoke ‘n’ Fire 400 is a 400ish mile self-supported mountain bike route traversing some of Idaho’s diverse geography on two-track, big gravel and dirt Forest Service roads, singletrack and some paved roads.

TATR – The Adirondack Trail Ride 2018
Group Rides / NY, United States

TATR – The Adirondack Trail Ride 2018 (550mi /885km)

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

“The history of the Adirondack Mountains, its towns and villages, stories of adventures past… all unfold like the day’s challenges; relentless, biting, beautiful. “

2018 New Belgium Ramble Ride: Fort Collins Ramble
Group Rides / CO, United States

2018 New Belgium Ramble Ride: Fort Collins Ramble (201mi /323km)

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am / $400

New for 2018, the Fort Collins Ramble follows the classic Steamboat route…but in reverse.

Canada Bikepack Summit 2018
Talks and Community / Alberta, Canada

Canada Bikepack Summit 2018

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am / $210

Join Bikepack Canada for their third annual summit in Canmore, Alberta. A weekend full of group rides, seminars with bikepacking experts, great food, and even better company.

Bikepacking Summit 2018
Talks and Community / CO, United States

2018 Bikepacking Summit

September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm / $190

What’s better than a room full of bikepackers, industry partners, record-breaking athletes, and beer o’ plenty? The 2018 Bikepacking Summit offers three days of riding, storytelling, and community building in Gunnison, Colorado...

Terra Australis Bike Epic
Bikepacking Races / QUEENSLAND, Australia

Terra Australis Bike Epic (4039mi /6,500km)

September 15, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

6,500 kilometres down the eastern regions of Australia starting at Cape York, the northern tip of Australia and finishing at Wilsons Promontory the southern most point. The race route is North to South - there is no other option.

Black Hills Expedition 2018
Bikepacking Races / SD, United States

Black Hills Expedition 2018 (460mi /740km)

September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Black Hills Expedition is a 440-mile singletrack heavy race through the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. No support, no fees, and no registration.

Bohemia Divide 2018
Bikepacking Races / VYŠŠÍ BROD, Czech Republic

Bohemia Divide 2018 (403.8mi /650km)

September 23, 2018 @ 12:00 am / €60 - €80

The Bohemia Divide is an unsupported cycling race through the Czech Republic, starting from South and ending in the North.

Cannonball 550 2018
Group Rides / KS, United States

Cannonball 550 2018 (550mi /885km)

September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The second annual Cannonball 550 offers, you guessed it... 550 miles of self-supported bikepacking in eastern Kansas.

Adventure Bike Camp “Desert and Ocean”
Group Rides / CA, United States

Adventure Bike Camp “Desert and Ocean” (1000mi /1,609km)

September 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm / €2,599

The "Desert and Ocean" Adventure Bike Camp is a 15 day semi-supported group ride and introduction to bikepacking led by ultra cyclist Michael Wacker.

October 2018
Coconino Stage Bikepack 2018
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Coconino Stage Bikepack 2018 (250mi /402km)

October 5, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Coconino Stage Bikepack takes on a different approach to racing for a fun event over a fantastic course.

RAT 1000: Race Across Texas, 2018
Bikepacking Races / TX, United States

RAT 1000: Race Across Texas, 2018 (1000mi /1,609km)

October 6, 2018 @ 6:30 am / $150

The RAT 1000 crosses Texas via 1000 miles, cities large and small, ghost towns, pine forests, deserts, canyons and sights almost nobody else has seen...

2018 Trans North California
Group Rides / NV, United States

2018 Trans North California (400mi /644km)

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 am / Free

The 5th annual Trans North California runs from Reno, Nevada to Mendocino, following a challenging off-road route that should not be underestimated.

Santa Fe Trail Race 2018
Bikepacking Races / MO, United States

Santa Fe Trail Race 2018 (1000mi /1,609km)

October 7, 2018 @ 7:13 am / Free

The Santa Fe Trail Race is a new 1000 mile race roughly following the Santa Fe Trail trade route from 1821 starting in New Franklin, MO and topping out at Santa Fe, NM.

The Addo Elephant Cycle Charge 2018
Group Rides / Eastern Cape, South Africa

The Addo Elephant Cycle Charge 2018 (124.2mi /200km)

October 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm / R15,000

If you've got fire in your belly and adventure in your heart, SANParks Honorary Rangers, Addo Region, invites you to participate in the Addo Elephant Cycle Charge.

2018 Bear Bones 200
Bikepacking Races / Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

2018 Bear Bones 200 (124mi /200km)

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

The Bear Bones 200 is known for its challenging terrain, steep climbs, and remoteness. In 2017, over 20 riders scratched within 24 hours...are you up for the challenge?

2018 Danger Bird 350
Group Rides / NM, United States

2018 Danger Bird 350 (344mi /554km)

October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am / Free

The Danger Bird 350 is a bikepacking event to support cycling within the Organ Mountains Desert National Monument and follows the Monumental Loop route.

2018 Japanese Odyssey
Group Rides / Tokyo, Japan

2018 Japanese Odyssey (1988mi /3,199km)

October 31, 2018 @ 5:00 am / €185

The fourth edition of the Japanese Odyssey will bring on even more surprises...but with a focus on forest roads.

November 2018
Cohutta Cat (2018)
Group Rides / GA, United States

Cohutta Cat (2018) (290mi /467km)

November 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am / Free

The Cohutta Cat is a 290-mile figure-8 loop in the mountains North Georgia and Eastern Tennessee.

December 2018
Estrada Real 2018
Group Rides / MG, Brazil

Estrada Real 2018 (1012mi /1,629km)

December 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm / Free

The Estrada Real passes through Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Over 1,500km of beauty and tradition...

World by Bike Challenge (2020)
Bikepacking Races / Paris, France

World by Bike Challenge (2020)

December 31, 2018 @ 5:00 am / €230

The World By Bike Challenge is a fully self-supported bike packing event, you guessed it, around the world!

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