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February 2019

The Disco Bay Mixer 2019
Group Rides / WA, United States

The Disco Bay Mixer 2019 (40mi /64km)

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am / Free

A 40 mile multi surface culture building bikepacking/gravel riding/underbiking social mixer on the wet and wild Olympic peninsula.

BikingMan Oman 2019
Bikepacking Races / MUSCAT GOVERNORATE, Oman

BikingMan Oman 2019 (621.5mi /1,000km)

February 24, 2019 @ 5:00 am / €499

BikingMAN OMAN 2019 is a self-supported ultra-cycling race in the middle east. 1000km and a 5 day limit...this is the real deal.

2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

2019 Iditarod Trail Invitational (1000mi /1,609km)

February 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm / $650 – $1575

The Iditarod Trail Invitational is the world's longest winter ultra marathon by fat bike, foot and ski and follows the historic Iditarod Trail from Knik to Nome.

March 2019

Bikepacking 201 (Session 2) with Gus’ Bike Shop
Workshops & Clinics / NH, United States

Bikepacking 201 (Session 2) with Gus’ Bike Shop

March 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm / $125

Back for 2019, Gus' Bike Shop is running a three part bikepacking workshop designed to teach the basic skills necessary for bikepacking. Session two focuses on Tents, Cooking and Camping...

Cloudride Prologue 2019
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Cloudride Prologue 2019 (327.5mi /527km)

March 9, 2019 @ 6:00 am / Free

A long-weekend 'flashpacker' for riders to test gear, get some fitness and experience tough racing conditions over similar terrain to the full Monaro Cloudride in three weeks time.

Tour de Los Padres 2019
Group Rides / CA, United States

Tour de Los Padres 2019 (275mi /443km)

March 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am / Free

Tour De Los Padres is a challenging bikepacking route that is about 275 miles that traverses through some of the most scenic areas of the Southern Los Padres National forest.

Bikepacking Workshop with Beagle Bikes
Workshops & Clinics / Utrecht, Netherlands

Bikepacking Workshop with Beagle Bikes

March 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm / Free

A free bikepacking workshop at Beagle Bikes in Utrecht with guest presenter Johan Blom...

Florida Divide 2019
Bikepacking Races / GA, United States

Florida Divide 2019 (1500mi /2,414km)

March 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am / $80

The Florida Divide is the the ultimate self-supported bikepacking event in the Southeast.

April 2019

P2P – Social Bikepacking Challenge 2019
Group Rides / LEHAVIM, Israel

P2P – Social Bikepacking Challenge 2019 (310.6mi /500km)

April 4, 2019 @ 7:00 am / Free

The P2P is a 500km social bikepacking challenge from the middle of Israel to the North...

Skyway Epic 2019
Bikepacking Races / AL, United States

Skyway Epic 2019 (300mi /483km)

April 6, 2019 @ 7:00 am

The Skyway Epic is an endurance mountain bike race in the Talledega National Forest in Alabama. The 300-miler will be a semi-self-supported bikepacking race...

Bikepacking 201 (Session 3) with Gus’ Bike Shop
Workshops & Clinics / NH, United States

Bikepacking 201 (Session 3) with Gus’ Bike Shop

April 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm / $125

Back for 2019, Gus' Bike Shop is running a three part bikepacking workshop designed to teach the basic skills necessary for bikepacking. Session three focuses on Bike Maintenance and Packing...

RockStar VA 2018
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

RockStar VA 2019 (270mi /435km)

April 13, 2019 @ 7:00 am / $48 – $108

The RockStar VA is a 270 mile mtb race from Rocktown (Harrisonburg) to the Star City (Roanoke).

2019 VENETO GRAVEL
Bikepacking Races / PD, Italy

2019 VENETO GRAVEL (428.7mi /690km)

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €60

Veneto Gravel is an unsupported adventure through some of the best countryside, hills and Venetian cities Italy has to offer.

Iberica Traversa 2019
Bikepacking Races / , Spain

Iberica Traversa 2019 (1180.6mi /1,900km)

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €250

An unsupported adventure across the Iberian Peninsula, this is the first annual Iberica Traversa.

AZTR 2018
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Arizona Trail Race 2019 (AZTR) (750mi /1,207km)

April 18, 2019 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Arizona Trail Race is an unofficial self-supported bikepacking race with no entry fees, no prizes, and absolutely no support.

Monaro Cloudride 2019
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Monaro Cloudride 2019 (621.4mi /1,000km)

April 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am / Free

1,000km of off road unsupported bikepacking, suitable for experienced multi-day riders only...

Catalonia Trail 2019
Bikepacking Races / Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia Trail 2019 (210mi /338km)

April 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €20 – €30

The Catalonia Trail is a non-stop bikepacking race through the mountains and villages of Catalonia, Spain!

English Channel Cycling Tour (2019)
Bikepacking Races / Portsmouth, United Kingdom

English Channel Cycling Tour (2019) (341.7mi /550km)

April 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / €25

The English Channel Cycling Tour is an endurance race bike, without ranking, about 550 km in autonomy and without assistance.

Italy Divide 2019
Bikepacking Races / Roma, Italy

Italy Divide 2019 (560mi /901km)

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm / €135

The Italy Divide follows fast rolling gravel roads and technical mountain bike trails crossing Rome, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Mantova and everything in between...

2019 Allegheny Mountains Loop (AML)
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

2019 Allegheny Mountains Loop (AML) (400mi /644km)

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Allegheny Mountains Loop (AML) follows the 400-mile route mapped by the Adventure Cycling Association, the grand depart occurs each April and is a chance to ride the loop as fast as you can!

BikingMan Corsica 2019
Bikepacking Races / BASTIA, France

BikingMan Corsica 2019 (434.9mi /700km)

April 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €299

Another race in the BikingMAN bikepacking series, the BikingMan Corsica 2019 shows off some of the best kept secrets of this majestic mediterranean island. If the rich history along the route doesn't draw you in, we expect the fantastic topography will.

May 2019

Race Around the Netherlands (2019)
Bikepacking Races / KA, Netherlands

Race Around the Netherlands (2019) (1012.8mi /1,630km)

May 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €100

The Race Around the Netherlands is a self-supported bikepacking event following a route rich with history and scenic vistas.

A-Cross The 3 #2 (2019)
Bikepacking Races / Liège, Belgium

A-Cross The 3 #2 (2019) (310.6mi /500km)

May 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

A-Cross the 3 is the little brother to the ACT5, a self supported mountain bike race that crosses through Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany!

Rando Imperator 2019
Group Rides / Munich, Germany

Rando Imperator 2019 (372.8mi /600km)

May 4, 2019 @ 4:30 am / €45

From Munich to Ferrara, the Rando Imperator is the only Randonnée that crosses the Alps, from Germany to Italy passing through Austria


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Oregon Emerald Outback 2019
Bikepacking Races / OR, United States

Oregon Emerald Outback 2019 (600mi /966km)

May 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am / Free

The first annual Oregon Emerald Outback is a self-supported bikepacking event following Oregon's Coastal Mountain Range from Astoria to Brookings...

Carso Trail 2019
Group Rides / GO, Italy

Carso Trail 2019 (217.5mi /350km)

May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm / €38

Overlooking the stunning Gulf of Trieste, on the border between Italy and Slovenia, the Carso Trail 2019 is an unsupported bikepacking adventure.

Race Through Poland 2019
Bikepacking Races / Lower Silesia, Poland

Race Through Poland 2019

May 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Race Through Poland is a self-supported event that takes riders through the most beautiful and hilly southern parts of Poland, and Czech Silesia.

Pinyons and Pines (2019)
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Pinyons and Pines (2019) (280mi /451km)

May 18, 2019 @ 6:00 am / Free

New for 2019! Pinyons and Pines is a 280-mile self-supported bikepacking race that explores some of the best riding in Arizona...

Vista 300 & Mountain 420 2018
Bikepacking Races / TN, United States

Vista 300 & Mountain 420 (2019) (420mi /676km)

May 18, 2019 @ 6:30 am

Two route options, two different lengths. The Vista 300 & Mountain 420 should not be underestimated!

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2019
Group Rides / WA, United States

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2019 (700mi /1,127km)

May 19, 2019 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Cross-Washington Mountain Bike Route traverses East from the Pacific Ocean through rainforests and deserts by way of singletrack and gravel roads.

Hydra Epic II
Bikepacking Races / Vilnius, Lithuania

Hydra Epic II (490mi /789km)

May 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm / €75

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

All Points North 2019
Group Rides / England, United Kingdom

All Points North 2019 (621.3mi /1,000km)

May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

An unsupported journey through the North of England following ten control points along the way - what happens in between is up to you...

2019 Highland Trail 550
Bikepacking Races / Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

2019 Highland Trail 550 (550mi /885km)

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am / Free

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

Bike Nonstop US (2019)
Bikepacking Races / OR, United States

Bike Nonstop US (2019) (3400mi /5,472km)

May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 am

12 states, 3,400 miles, self-supported, mixed terrain, from Portland, Oregon to Washington, DC...

NORMANDICAT 2019
Bikepacking Races / Normandy, France

NORMANDICAT 2019 (559mi /900km)

May 29, 2019 @ 10:00 pm / €55

The Normandicat is a 900km, one-stage cycling event, looping through some of Normandy's most artistic and historically relevant areas.

June 2019

2019 Dirty Kanza
Bikepacking Races / KS, United States

2019 Dirty Kanza (350mi /563km)

June 1, 2019 @ 6:00 am / $35 – $220

Dirty Kanza is an ultra-endurance bicycling challenge, held on the gravel roads through the Flint Hills region of east-central Kansas.

American Trail Race 2019
Bikepacking Races / NC, United States

American Trail Race 2019 (5000mi /8,047km)

June 1, 2019 @ 7:00 am / Free

The American Trail Race is a one of a kind ultra-endurance, self-supported, bikepacking race across the country on a majority off-pavement route.

Tuscany Trail 2019
Group Rides / TUSCANY MASSA, Italy

Tuscany Trail 2019 (310.6mi /500km)

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am

The 6th official Tuscany Trail ride offers the perfect taste of the essence of Tuscany, passing through enchanted forests and century-old towns and villages.

Trans Am Bike Race 2019
Bikepacking Races / OR, United States

Trans Am Bike Race 2019 (4300mi /6,920km)

June 2, 2019 @ 6:00 am

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

The TransAtlantic Way 2019
Bikepacking Races / Dublin, Ireland

The TransAtlantic Way 2019 (1553mi /2,499km)

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am / £380

The TransAtlantic Way is a 2500 km, one stage, self-supported road bike race between Dublin and Cork via The Wild Atlantic Way.

Romagna Bike Trail 2019
Group Rides / Ravenna, Italy

Romagna Bike Trail 2019 (373mi /600km)

June 8, 2019 @ 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...

Tour Divide 2018
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

Tour Divide 2019 (2745mi /4,418km)

June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am / Free

The 2019 Tour Divide takes place on Friday, June 14th at 8AM. Race the length of Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, from Banff to New Mexico, 2,745 miles of ultra-endurance bikepacking.

2019 Navad 1000
Bikepacking Races / Romanshorn, Switzerland

2019 Navad 1000 (621mi /999km)

June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 am / Free

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...

Freedom Challenge RASA (Race Across South Africa) 2019
Bikepacking Races / KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Freedom Challenge RASA (Race Across South Africa) 2019 (1430mi /2,301km)

June 16, 2019 @ 6:00 am / R35000

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.

NorthCape-Tarifa 2019
Bikepacking Races / , Norway

NorthCape-Tarifa 2019 (4590mi /7,387km)

June 20, 2019 @ 12:00 am / €390

The NorthCape-Tarifa is a 7,370km self-supported bicycle race starting at the North Cape in Norway and finishing in Tarifa, Spain.

Veneto Trail 2019
Bikepacking Races / Province of Padua, Italy

Veneto Trail 2019 (310.6mi /500km)

June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €40

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...

#GBDURO19
Bikepacking Races / Cornwall, United Kingdom

#GBDURO19 (1250mi /2,012km)

June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am

GBDURO? Best described as a scrappy rolling picnic through Britain's ever changing landscapes...

Taunus Bikepacking 2019
Group Rides / Hessen, Germany

Taunus Bikepacking 2019 (497mi /800km)

June 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am / €80

A self-supported bikepacking adventure in the Taunus hills north of Frankfurt, taking in a mix of surfaces from paved lanes, gravel roads, cobblestone alleys, dirt trails and everything in between.

Bikepack South Dakota 2019
Bikepacking Races / SD, United States

Bikepack South Dakota 2019 (790mi /1,271km)

June 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm / Free

Bikepack SoDak offers two different ways to explore beautiful South Dakota landscape: the South Dakota EPIC and the Fire Tower Expedition...

TransOst Challenge 2019
Bikepacking Races / Bavaria, Germany

TransOst Challenge 2019 (1864.1mi /3,000km)

June 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am / €149

3000km through six Eastern European countries, over 56,000 elevation meters, mostly on paths, forest roads and small roads. This is the TransOst Challenge!

2019 BC Epic 1000
Bikepacking Races / BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

2019 BC Epic 1000

June 29, 2019 @ 7:00 am / Free

The fourth annual 2019 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!

Takelma Gravel Grinder 2019
Group Rides / OR, United States

Takelma Gravel Grinder 2019 (57mi /92km)

June 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am / $55 – $65

The Takelma Gravel Grinder is a one-day gravel ride on some of Oregon's most beautiful trails, offered in both a 30 and 57-mile option...

Around Norway 2019
Bikepacking Races / , Norway

Around Norway 2019 (1864mi /3,000km)

June 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm / €240

Around Norway is an unsupported bikepacking event starting and finishing in Oslo, featuring over 38,000 metres of climbing over 3,000 kilometres.

TRANSPYRENEES 2019
Bikepacking Races / GIRONA, Spain

TRANSPYRENEES 2019 (590.3mi /950km)

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 pm / €105 – €150

Transpyrenees Ultracycling Race is the unsupported and single stage road cycling race across The Pyrenees.

July 2019

La Baroudeuse Unpaved 2019
Bikepacking Races / La Turbie, France

La Baroudeuse Unpaved 2019 (714.5mi /1,150km)

July 5, 2019 @ 6:00 am

La Baroudeuse is a self-supported bikepacking event that explores France, the Maritime Alps, and Italy between Ligurie and Piémont. The 2019 event offers even more distance options ranging from 317km to 1150km.

Hungary XXL 2019
Group Rides / Veszprém County, Hungary

Hungary XXL (2019) (1258.2mi /2,025km)

July 6, 2019 @ 5:00 am / €50

Hungary XXL is a 2,025km randonnée through some of the most beautiful areas of Hungary...

Vistula 1200 (2019)
Bikepacking Races / WISŁA, Poland

Vistula 1200 (2019) (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am / zł300

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.

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2018
Bikepacking Races / BASEL, Switzerland

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2019 (1021mi /1,643km)

July 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

Pan Celtic Race 2019
Bikepacking Races / Scotland-Ireland-Wales, United Kingdom

Pan Celtic Race 2019 (1437mi /2,313km)

July 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am / £380

The Pan Celtic Race 2019 is a 1,437 mile, 86,334 ft climb, self-supported cycling adventure, journeying through the Celtic Nations of Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Trans Dolomitics Way 2019
Bikepacking Races / Trentino, Italy

Trans Dolomitics Way 2019 (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 10, 2019 @ 12:00 am / €129 – €249

The Trans Dolomitics is a 1,200km unsupported road cycling challenge across 5 different regions in Italy.

BT 700 2019
Group Rides / Ontario, Canada

BT 700 (2019) (434.9mi /700km)

July 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am / Free

The BT 700 is eastern Canada's first official bikepacking event, come sample the dirt, gravel, and butter tarts of Southwestern Ontario...

Trans South Dakota 2018
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

Trans South Dakota 2019 (740mi /1,191km)

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 am / $75 – $599

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

The Gravel Rallye Black Forest (2019)
Festivals and Demos / Baden Württemberg, Germany

The Gravel Rallye Black Forest (2019) (77.6mi /125km)

July 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €79

The Gravel Rally Black Forest is a weekend long cycling festival for mountain bikers, cyclocross racers, and gravel riders...

Three Peaks Bike Race 2019
Bikepacking Races / VIENNA, Austria

Three Peaks Bike Race 2019 (1242.7mi /2,000km)

July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am / €120

Three Peaks Bike Race is a 2,000km unsupported bikepacking race across the Dolomites and the Alps, from Vienna to Nice.

Bikepacking Franconia 2019
Group Rides / Franconia, Germany

Bikepacking Franconia 2019 (472.2mi /760km)

July 21, 2019 @ 7:00 am / €115

A self-supported bikepacking adventure around Franconia, exploring the region well-known for its castles, ruins, chateaus, valleys and lakes...

A-CROSS THE 5 #3 (2019)
Bikepacking Races / ANTWERPEN, Belgium

A-CROSS THE 5 #3 (2019) (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 21, 2019 @ 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...

European Bike Challenge 2019
Group Rides / Trøndelag, Norway

European Bike Challenge: Arctic Edition (2019)

July 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm / $150

A fully supported scouting trip to the North Cape, Santos. Bikes and gear are provided...

transcontinental race 2017
Bikepacking Races / Flanders, Belgium

The Transcontinental Race No.7 (2019) (2420mi /3,895km)

July 26, 2019 @ 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.

NorthCape 4000 (2019)
Bikepacking Races / Piedmont, Italy

NorthCape 4000 (2019) (2671.9mi /4,300km)

July 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €357

1 continent, 10 countries, over 4300 km of self supported riding with a legendary destination, the Arctic Circle! This is the NorthCape 4000.

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

2019 Colorado Trail Race (540mi /869km)

July 28, 2019 @ 4:00 am / Free

The 2019 Colorado Trail Race runs from Durango to Denver, following the entire CTR route, only 25% of starters finished in 2017...

August 2019

manduro 2019
Bikepacking Races / NC, United States

Manduro 2019 (200mi /322km)

August 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm / $200

A gruelling bicycle adventure based around 13 checkpoints, brewery check-ins, and a 200+ mile course. You have 36 hours to finish.

2019 French Divide
Bikepacking Races / Nord, France

2019 French Divide (1367mi /2,200km)

August 11, 2019 @ 6:24 am

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.

Inca Divide 2019
Bikepacking Races / TRUJILLO PROVINCE, Peru

Inca Divide 2019

August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 am / €499

1,800km, plus a lot of up and down, the Inca Divide 2019 is an ultra bikepacking event in the heart of Peru...

WTF Bikeexplorers Summit 2019
Workshops & Clinics / OR, United States

WTF Bikexplorers Summit (2019)

August 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

WTF Bikexplorers, a community for Women, Trans, Femme and non-binary bicycle adventurers join for the second annual summit and ride series in 2019...

Transcarpatia 2019
Bikepacking Races / Silesia, Poland

Transcarpatia 2019 (372.8mi /600km)

August 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am / €100

600km of strenuous ultra-marathon through the Carpathian wild lands, no support, non-stop, no holding back.

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