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April 2017
Allegheny Mountains Loop 2017
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

Allegheny Mountains Loop 2017 (400mi /644km)

April 28, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Allegheny Mountains Loop is a 400-mile bicycle route created and mapped by the ACA. The route begins and ends at Virginia Tech's War Memorial Chapel in Blacksburg, VA. A "Grand Depart" of Individual Time Trials is proposed each year on the last Friday in APRIL at 6:00am EST.

Candy B Graveller (1st Annual)
Group Rides / Frankfurt, Germany

Candy B Graveller (1st Annual) (350mi /563km)

April 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm / Free

The Candy B Graveller is a self-supported Bikepacking adventure that follows one of the flight corridors that were used during the Berlin airlift. Starting in Frankfurt the route runs 550-600km and finishes in Berlin.

Trans Iowa V13
Bikepacking Races / IA, United States

Trans Iowa V13 (320mi /515km)

April 29, 2017 @ 4:00 am / Free

Trans Iowa is a self-navigated, self-supported, 300-plus mile gravel road event. Held in late April primarily on Iowa gravel roads.

2017 Cairngorms Loop ITT
Bikepacking Races / Scotland, United Kingdom

2017 Cairngorms Loop ITT (186mi /299km)

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am / Free

The Cairngorms Loop is a 186-mile (300km) independent time trial (ITT) route through the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands.

May 2017
Celebration of Mike Hall
Talks and Community / North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

A Celebration of Mike Hall

May 2, 2017 @ 12:45 pm / Free

The celebration of Mike Hall’s life will be held on Tuesday 2nd May at around 12:45 at Pavilions of Harrogate...

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2017
Group Rides / WA, United States

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2017 (683mi /1,099km)

May 14, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Cross-Washington Mountain Bike Route traverses Washington's diverse geography on double track, gravel roads, singletrack and some paved roads.

2017 Highland Trail 550
Bikepacking Races / Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

2017 Highland Trail 550 (550mi /885km)

May 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am / Free

A long distance self-supported mountain bike time-trail route through the Scottish Highlands.

June 2017
Search Brigade 2017
Group Rides / NY, United States

Search Brigade 2017 (3000mi /4,828km)

June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Search Brigade is Search and State's unique take on a group ride across America. Ride on one of six segments or be a part of the whole journey...

Bike Travel Weekend 2017
Group Rides / Anywhere,

Bike Travel Weekend 2017

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 / Free

Bike Travel Weekend 2017 is a worldwide call to go on a one or two-night bike trip during the weekend of June 2-4. Register your trip for free for a chance to win a bike too!

Tuscany Trail 2017
Group Rides / Massa and Carrara, Italy

Tuscany Trail 2017 (336mi /541km)

June 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am / €49 - €75

The essence of Tuscany encapsulated in one 540km ride, passing through enchanted forests and century-old towns and villages.

Adventure Cycle Festival
Festivals and Demos / Lakes District, United Kingdom

1st Annual Adventure Cycle Festival

June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - June 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm / £20

Curious about the world of adventure cycling in the UK? The inaugural 'Adventure Cycle Festival' — due to be held from June 2nd-4th at Brathay Hall, near Ambleside in the Lake District — could be a great introduction.

Trans Am Bike Race 2017
Bikepacking Races / OR, United States

Trans Am Bike Race 2017 (4182mi /6,730km)

June 3, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

Covering 10 States and 4,300 miles, the Trans Am bike race is a classic coast to coast race across the USA.

Capital Trail 2017
Bikepacking Races / Scotland, United Kingdom

Capital Trail 2017 (150mi /241km)

June 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am / £20

The Capital Trail was voted ‘Best New Trail‘ in 2015 by bikepacking.com. As such, this Individual Time Trial race is sure to please the experienced mountain bikers and bikepackers who choose to participate.

Hiawatha Adventure 2017
Group Rides / IL, United States

Hiawatha Adventure 2017 (150mi /241km)

June 4, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

Finally! A bikepacking trip rolling through magnificent landmarks within Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan...

Freedom Challenge RASA (Race Across South Africa) 2017
Bikepacking Races / KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Freedom Challenge RASA (Race Across South Africa) 2017 (1430mi /2,301km)

June 6, 2017 @ 6:00 am / R27200

This incredible adventure follows the Freedom Trail mountain biking routealong a wide variety of off-road terrain – dirt roads, farm roads and tracks, footpaths and animal tracks.

The TransAtlantic Way 2017
Bikepacking Races / , Ireland

The TransAtlantic Way 2017 (1550mi /2,494km)

June 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am / £230

Pay Attention! If the Ocean is on your left and you have a tailwind you're going the wrong way. That's rule number one for the TransAtlantic Way...

Bikepacking the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR)
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

Tour Divide 2017 (2745mi /4,418km)

June 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

The 2017 Tour Divide takes place on Friday, June 9 at 8AM. Race the rooftop of North America by mountain bike via the 2,745 mile Great Divide Mountain Bike Route.

2017 Navad 1000
Bikepacking Races / , Switzerland

2017 Navad 1000 (621mi /999km)

June 17, 2017 @ 6:00 am

If 1,000km and 33,000m of climbing doesn't sell it, how about a finish line at a Freddy Mercury statue? The Navad 1000 crosses Switzerland from Romanshorn to Montreux...

2017 Kenai 250
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

2017 Kenai 250 (265mi /426km)

June 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 12:00 am / Free

The Kenai 250 is an epic endurance bikepacking race… Alaskan style.

Swift Campout
Group Rides / Anywhere,

Swift Campout #3

June 24, 2017 @ 12:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 11:59 pm / Free

The 3rd annual global group ride takes place on June 24th and 25th, 2017. Make sure to sign up and be part of the fun!

2017 BC Epic 1000
Bikepacking Races / British Columbia, Canada

2017 BC Epic 1000 (646mi /1,040km)

June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

The 2nd annual BC Epic 1000 Grand Depart leaves the town of Merrit at 7am on June 24th 2017 and follows a 1040km route (mostly along the Trans Canada Trail) to Fernie, BC.

2017 Dixie 200
Bikepacking Races / UT, United States

2017 Dixie 200 (200mi /322km)

June 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Dixie 200 is a remote route in Southwestern Utah. This year the Dixie 200 group start is 7AM on Saturday, June 24...

CAT700 MTB BREVET
Group Rides / Catalonia, Spain

CAT700 MTB BREVET (404mi /650km)

June 30, 2017 @ 7:00 am / €430

The Cat700 MTB Brevet is a self-supported non competitive event that crosses Catalonia, Spain from North to South...

July 2017
Inca Divide 2017
Bikepacking Races / Quito, Ecuador

Inca Divide 2017 (2200mi /3,541km)

July 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am / €549

The Inca Divide is a very vertical and very epic cycling challenge designed for experienced cyclists seeking an exceptional race.

The GEA Trail (Great Apennine Excursion)
Group Rides / Arezzo, Italy

The GEA Trail (Great Apennine Excursion) (342mi /550km)

July 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

The GEA Trail (Great Apennine Excursion) is a bikepacking group ride set to follow the ridgeline along the Apennine mountains on the Italian Divide.

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2017
Bikepacking Races / , Switzerland

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2017 (1021mi /1,643km)

July 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

2017 Alberta Rockies 700
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

2017 Alberta Rockies 700 (447mi /719km)

July 8, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Alberta Rockies 700 is a 450-mile gravel grinder bikepacking event to test the grit of even the toughest riders...

2017 California Sierra Trail Race
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

2017 California Sierra Trail Race (430mi /692km)

July 14, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

The California Sierra Trail Race is a self-supported beast covering 430 miles and 70,000 feet of elevation gain through the Tahoe region of California.

Trans South Dakota 2017
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

Trans South Dakota 2017 (714mi /1,149km)

July 15, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

A 714-mile bikepacking race across the state of South Dakota with five miles of packrafting across the Missouri River...

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

2017 Colorado Trail Race (540mi /869km)

July 23, 2017 @ 4:00 am / Free

The 2017 Colorado Trail Race runs from Durango to Denver, self-supported, under only your own power, along the entire CTR route.

The Transcontinental Race 2017
Bikepacking Races / , Belgium

The Transcontinental Race 2017 (2420mi /3,895km)

July 28, 2017 @ 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, with a length of about 3800-4000 km expected for 2017. The race generally starts in northwestern Europe and finishes in southeastern Europe, with two to four intermediate checkpoints. Participants are free to choose their own route between the mandatory checkpoints.

NorthCape 4000 (2017)
Bikepacking Races / , Italy

NorthCape 4000 (2017) (2485mi /3,999km)

July 29, 2017 @ 8:30 am / €196

One continent, seven countries, over 4000km self-supported with a legendary destination, the Arctic Circle! This is the NorthCape 4000.

August 2017
French Divide Bikepacking Gravel
Bikepacking Races / Nord, France

2017 French Divide (1304mi /2,099km)

August 6, 2017 @ 6:24 am

Connecting the northern French-Belgian border and the southern French-Spanish border, this bikepacking adventure mixes cyclo-cross and mountain biking roads , covering approximately 2000 km of beautiful French countryside.

2017 Japanese Odyssey
Group Rides / , Japan

2017 Japanese Odyssey (1988mi /3,199km)

August 12, 2017 @ 5:00 am / €185

The Japanese Odyssey... Delve into the unknown. Take the road less traveled. Be prepared.

2017 Hurt’n Albert’n 550
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

2017 Hurt’n Albert’n 550 (341mi /549km)

August 12, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

Gravel racing meets western Canada in the Hurt'n Albert'n 550...

2017 Trans North Georgia (TNGA)
Bikepacking Races / SC, United States

2017 Trans North Georgia (TNGA) (350mi /563km)

August 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

A remote and daunting bikepacking race/ride in Georgia.. how tough could that be? Think again.

Bones to Blue 2017
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

Bones to Blue 2017 (250mi /402km)

August 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am / Free

250 miles and 50k' of climbing, all following in the footsteps of dead pioneers... awesome.

A-Cross The 5 (2017)
Bikepacking Races / , Belgium

A-Cross The 5 (2017) (650mi /1,046km)

August 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am / €100

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

Romagna Bike Trail 2017
Group Rides / Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Romagna Bike Trail 2017 (373mi /600km)

August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am / €40

The Romagna Trail sets out from Ravenna, Italy on one of two trails for an incredible adventure. A journey through magical forests, ancient walks, and the art of some of the most beautiful UNESCO sites. Hided hermitages and historical citadels await you.

September 2017
Torino-Nice Rally Film, bikepacking video
Group Rides / Turin, Italy

Torino-Nice Rally 2017 (435mi /700km)

September 5, 2017 @ 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 2017
Bikepacking Races / WA, United States

Olympic 420 Adventure 2017 (420mi /676km)

September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

A self-supported race and group ride through the Olympic Mountain rain forests via logging roads and trails...

The Adirondack Trail Ride 2017
Group Rides / NY, United States

The Adirondack Trail Ride 2017 (550mi /885km)

September 8, 2017 @ 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. “

2017 Smoke ’n’ Fire 400
Bikepacking Races / ID, United States

2017 Smoke ’n’ Fire 400 (400mi /644km)

September 13, 2017 @ 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 mixed terrain.

Canada Bikepack Summit 2017
Talks and Community / Alberta, Canada

Canada Bikepack Summit 2017

September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 am - September 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm / CAD210

Join Bikepack Canada for the second annual summit in Canmore!

Black Hills Expedition 2017
Bikepacking Races / SD, United States

Black Hills Expedition 2017 (460mi /740km)

September 20, 2017 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Black Hills Expedition lures riders on a bikepacking adventure bursting with singletrack, fantastic vistas, and Old West flavor through the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming.

2017 Caldera 250/500
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

2017 Caldera 250/500 (480mi /772km)

September 22, 2017 @ 12:00 am / Free

Both the Caldera 250 and 500 start and end in Mammoth Lakes, CA and work their way through a rich and scenic swath of the eastern Sierras...

October 2017
Coconino Stage Bikepack 2017
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Coconino Stage Bikepack 2017 (250mi /402km)

October 6, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

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

2017 Trans North California
Group Rides / NV, United States

2017 Trans North California (400mi /644km)

October 7, 2017 @ 7:00 am / Free

Try your luck with the slots or head out on a real adventure... the 2017 Trans North California runs from Reno, Nevada to Mendocino.

Tour de Chequamegon Bikepacking Weekend 2017
Group Rides / WI, United States

Tour de Chequamegon Bikepacking Weekend 2017

October 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm / $200

A three day guided bikepacking weekend through the Chequamegon Nicollet National Forest.

2017 Bear Bones 200
Bikepacking Races / Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

2017 Bear Bones 200 (124mi /200km)

October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

Notorious for its "death march" sections, historically the Bear Bones 200's relatively short distance carries a lot of punch. Expect the same in 2017...

Julian Bikepack Challenge 2017
Group Rides / CA, United States

Julian Bikepack Challenge 2017 (450mi /724km)

October 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

The 450 mile Julian Bikepacking Challenge is a three loop bikepacking adventure highlighting the incredibly diverse terrain and scenery in San Diego County...

RAT 1000: Race Across Texas, 2017
Bikepacking Races / TX, United States

RAT 1000: Race Across Texas, 2017 (1000mi /1,609km)

October 22, 2017 @ 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...

November 2017
Cohutta Cat (2017)
Group Rides / GA, United States

Cohutta Cat (2017) (260mi /418km)

November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am / Free

The Cohutta Cat is a 260-mile figure-8 loop in the mountains North Georgia and Eastern Tennessee.

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