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February 2023

The Huracan 300 Challenge (2023)
Bikepacking Races / FL, United States

The Huracan 300 Challenge (2023) (320mi /515km)

February 4 @ 8:00 am

The Huracan 300 Challenge is the ultimate self-supported bikepacking race through the state of Florida. Boasting over 100 miles of singletrack and some of Florida's hardest and longest climbs...are you up for the challenge?

Atlas Mountain Race 2020
Bikepacking Races / Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco

Atlas Mountain Race (2023) (725mi /1,167km)

February 4 @ 8:00 am / £350

The Atlas Mountain Race, sponsored by PEdALED, is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race from Marrakesh to the Atlantic coast...

Kiwi Brevet 2023
Group Rides / Marlborough, New Zealand

Kiwi Brevet 2023 (683.5mi /1,100km)

February 4 @ 10:00 am

The Kiwi Brevet is a long-distance ride around the top of New Zealand's South Island, 1,100 or 750km...

Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra 2023
Bikepacking Races / Yukon, Canada

Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra 2023 (430mi /692km)

February 4 @ 10:30 am

The coldest ultra endurance event on the planet following the Yukon Quest Trail, one of the world's toughest sled dog races.

Race Around Rwanda (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Kigali City, Rwanda

Race Around Rwanda (2023) (621.3mi /1,000km)

February 5 @ 4:00 am / €220 – €270

The Race around Rwanda (RaR) is an ultra endurance cycling event that will lead participants over a spectacular route around the beautiful Rwandan countryside...

Y.O.T.A 2023 (Your Own Trail Adventure)
Bikepacking Races / Dimona, Israel

Y.O.T.A 2023 (Your Own Trail Adventure)

February 9 @ 10:00 am / Free

The annual YOTA (Your Own Trail Adventure) is a team-based, self-supported navigation challenge across the Negev desert in Israel.

Bikepacking Races / Valle del Cauca, Colombia

TRANSCORDILLERAS 2023 (621.3mi /1,000km)

February 12 @ 7:00 am

The Transcordilleras is a 1,00km self-supported bikepacking race across the Andes in Colombia...

2023 Tour Aotearoa
Group Rides / New Zealand,

2023 Tour Aotearoa (1864mi /3,000km)

February 15 @ 7:00 am / Free

Tour Aotearoa is New Zealand's longest bikepacking event. Stretching 3,000km from Cape Reinga to Bluff it follows a combination of cycle trails, tracks, paths and lanes connected by the most enjoyable country roads available.

Actif Epica 2023
Bikepacking Races / Manitoba, Canada

Actif Epica 2023 (142.9mi /230km)

February 18 @ 8:00 am / $50 – $240

The Actif Epica is a challenging winter adventure on the Crow Wing Trail near North America's geographic centre—Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Wendigo Ultra 2023
Bikepacking Races / Ontario, Canada

Wendigo Ultra 2023 (124mi /200km)

February 25 @ 6:00 am / $65 – $150

The Wendigo Ultra is a self-supported fatbike event through Whitewater Township and into Quebec, with options for 50km, 100km, and further...

Tuatara 1000 (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Southland, New Zealand

Tuatara 1000 (2023) (621.3mi /1,000km)

February 25 @ 8:00 am

The Tuatara 1000 is a 1000km journey through some of the best terrain in the deep south of New Zealand...

2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

2023 Iditarod Trail Invitational (1000mi /1,609km)

February 26 @ 2:00 pm / $1700

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 2023

Queen’s Ransom 2023
Group Rides / AZ, United States

Queen’s Ransom 2023 (227mi /365km)

March 3 @ 7:00 am

The Queen’s Ransom is a 227-mile bikepacking route around the greater East Valley of metro Phoenix, Arizona...

Montane Lapland Arctic Ultra 2023
Bikepacking Races / Norbotten, Sweden

Montane Lapland Arctic Ultra 2023 (310.6mi /500km)

March 5 @ 9:30 am

The Montane Lapland Arctic Ultra is a new winter ultra fatbike event in the Heart of Lapland...

VIBC Weekender to French Beach
Group Rides / British Columbia, Canada

VIBC Weekender to French Beach (62mi /100km)

March 10 @ 8:00 am / $20

Join the Vancouver Island Bikepack Collective for a two day campout at French Beach, starting and ending in Victoria...

The Drift 100 (2023)
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

The Drift 100 (2023) (101mi /163km)

March 10 @ 9:00 am

The Drift 100 is a self-supported winter race in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, the largest mountain range in the state...

Cloudride Prologue 2023
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Cloudride Prologue 2023 (327.5mi /527km)

March 11 @ 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.

Maricopa Trail Race 2023
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Maricopa Trail Race 2023 (240mi /386km)

March 17 @ 6:00 am

The Maricopa Trail Race is a 240-mile self-supported ultra endurance race along the Maricopa Trail in Phoenix...

2021 East Texas Showdown
Bikepacking Races / TX, United States

2023 East Texas Showdown (400mi /644km)

March 17 @ 8:00 am / $85

The East Texas Showdown is a self-supported race through Sam Houston National Forest and The Davy Crockett National Forest. First one back to the Bullet Grill House wins...

Spring Solstice Spoon Swap 2023
Group Rides / KS, United States

Spring Solstice Spoon Swap 2023 (50mi /80km)

March 18 @ 12:00 pm

The Spring Solstice Spoon Swap is a sub-24-hour group spoon carving campout in the Flint Hills of Kansas...

GranGuanche Audax Gravel (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Canary Islands, Spain

GranGuanche Audax Gravel (2023) (434mi /698km)

March 18 @ 10:00 pm / €240

GranGuanche Audax Gravel is a 700km self-supported gravel race across the Canary Islands...

2023 Stagecoach 400
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

2023 Stagecoach 400 (400mi /644km)

March 24 @ 8:00 am

The Stagecoach 400 is a masterpiece of stitchworked dirt doubletrack, sandy desert roads, technical singletrack, urban bike paths, and rolling tarmac.

Fried Clay 200k (2023)
Bikepacking Races / GA, United States

Fried Clay 200k (2023) (124mi /200km)

March 25 @ 8:00 am / $40

The Fried Clay is a self-supported endurance gravel event that takes you through Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest...

Florida Divide 2023
Bikepacking Races / AL, United States

Florida Divide 2023 (1500mi /2,414km)

March 25 @ 9:00 am / $60

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

April 2023

Skyway Epic 2023
Bikepacking Races / AL, United States

Skyway Epic 2023 (100mi /161km)

April 1 @ 7:00 am / $75

The Skyway Epic is an endurance mountain bike race in the Talledega National Forest in Alabama, starting and finishing on the stellar Sylaward Trail at Lake Howard...

Catalunya Trail 2023
Bikepacking Races / Catalonia, Spain

Catalunya Trail 2023 (466mi /750km)

April 6 @ 6:00 am

The Catalunya Trail is a self-supported event through some of the most spectacular areas of Catalonia, Spain...

The Unknown Bike Race 2023
Bikepacking Races / Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

The Unknown Bike Race 2023 (621.3mi /1,000km)

April 7 @ 7:00 am / €80

The Unknown Bike Race is a 1000km self-supported bikepacking event where the first checkpoint is presented an hour before the start and you must find your own way to the finish...

Monaro Cloudride 1000 (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Monaro Cloudride 1000 (2023) (621.4mi /1,000km)

April 7 @ 8:00 am

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

Dales Divide 2023
Bikepacking Races / Cumbria, United Kingdom

Dales Divide 2023 (372.8mi /600km)

April 7 @ 8:00 am / Free

A bikepacking track across the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks. Riders challenge themselves, to go as fast as they (safely!) can starting at 8:00am and returning back to Arnside...

Doom 2023
Bikepacking Races / AR, United States

Doom 2023 (375mi /604km)

April 8 @ 7:00 am

Doom is a beautifully evil bikepacking route in the south, consisting of soul-sucking climbs, rough roads, and a whopping 41,000 feet of elevation gain...

Tour de Los Padres 2023
Group Rides / CA, United States

Tour de Los Padres 2023 (275mi /443km)

April 20 @ 7:00 am / Free

Tour De Los Padres is a challenging bikepacking route that is about 300 miles that traverses through some of the most scenic areas of the Southern Los Padres National forest.

Ultraknuckle 2023
Bikepacking Races / UT, United States

Ultraknuckle 2023 (222mi /357km)

April 20 @ 5:30 pm

Ultraknuckle is a 222-mile self-supported race in Utah with a 72-hour cutoff time...

WeedSac 140 (2023)
Group Rides / NM, United States

WeedSac 140 (2023) (140mi /225km)

April 21 @ 9:00 am

The WeedSac is a non-competitive 140-mile bike tour in the Sacramento Mountains, starting and ending in Cloudcroft, New Mexico...

Desertus Bikus
Bikepacking Races / Pays Basque, France

Desertus Bikus 2023 (839mi /1,350km)

April 22 @ 12:00 am / €155

The Desertus Bikus event is a self-guided race across Spain, from the Bay of Biscay to the Costal Del Sol...

RockStar Challenge 2023
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

RockStar Challenge 2023 (270mi /435km)

April 22 @ 4:00 am

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

Bikepacking Races / PD, Italy

2023 VENETO GRAVEL (428.7mi /690km)

April 22 @ 8:00 am / €60

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

Adriatic Green Trail 2023
Bikepacking Races / Le Marche, Italy

Adriatic Green Trail 2023

April 23 @ 8:00 am

The Adriatic Green Trail: 3 days by bike to discover the most beautiful heart of the Le Marche Region of Italy...

Freedom Circuit 2023
Bikepacking Races / Underberg, South Africa

Freedom Circuit 2023 (434.9mi /700km)

April 24 @ 9:00 am / R5000

The Freedom Circuit is a challenging self-supported bikepacking race following the Freedom Trail in South Africa...

Dead Ends and Dolci
Bikepacking Races / Ticino, Switzerland

Dead Ends & Dolci 2023 (310.6mi /500km)

April 28 @ 6:00 am

Dead Ends & Dolci is a self-supported and self-navigated bikepacking event in southern Switzerland—with homemade dolci at each checkpoint...

Cohutta Cat (2023)
Group Rides / GA, United States

Cohutta Cat (2023) (290mi /467km)

April 28 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

A-Cross the 3 (ACT3) 6th edition (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Liège, Belgium

A-Cross the 3 (ACT3) 6th edition (2023) (310.6mi /500km)

April 28 @ 10:00 am

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

The Traka 2023
Bikepacking Races / Catalunya, Spain

The Traka 2023 (223mi /359km)

April 29 @ 6:00 am

Choose from four different route options, ranging from 50km to 360km, exploring the endless gravel roads surrounding Girona, Spain...

Gravel Tro Breizh 2023
Bikepacking Races / brittany, France

Gravel Tro Breizh 2023 (776.7mi /1,250km)

April 29 @ 6:30 am

Gravel Tro Breizh is a self-supported bikepacking event following a 1,250km route across Brittany...

Empire Lands 2023
Bikepacking Races / Abruzzi, Italy

Race Across Italy 2023 (RAI775) (481.5mi /775km)

April 29 @ 9:00 am

RAI775 is the first Italian ultra-cycling event—a 775km journey through the most beautiful National Parks in Italy...

Race Across Italy (RAI300) 2023
Bikepacking Races / Teramo, Italy

Race Across Italy (RAI300) 2023 (186.4mi /300km)

April 29 @ 9:00 am

Race Across Italy RAI300 is a 300km ultra-cycling event that runs from sunrise to sunset...

BPS 1000 (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Queensland, Australia

BPS 1000 (2023) (621.3mi /1,000km)

April 30 @ 2:00 pm / $110

The BPS 1000 is the ultimate route in sunny Queensland Australia—1000km and a grand finish instead of a grand depart...

May 2023

Ride Across Arizona 2023
Group Rides / AZ, United States

Ride Across Arizona 2023 (620mi /998km)

May 1 @ 6:00 am

Ride Across Arizona is a 620-mile self-supported bikepacking event following AZ Gravel Rides’ Arizona Gravel Highway…

All Along The Watchtowers 2023
Bikepacking Races / Drenthe, Netherlands

All Along The Watchtowers 2023 (466mi /750km)

May 5 @ 9:00 am

All Along The Watchtowers is a self-supported group ride along 7 “Luchtwachttorens” in the east of the Netherlands...

Rando Imperator 2023
Group Rides / Munich, Germany

Rando Imperator 2023 (372.8mi /600km)

May 6 @ 6:00 am / €70

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


Gravel Augusta 2023
Bikepacking Races / Catalonia, Spain

Gravel Augusta 2023 (279.6mi /450km)

May 6 @ 6:00 am / €139

Gravel Augusta is an unsupported gravel event connecting Barcelona and Valencia via singletrack, paths, and side roads...

Thunderbolts Adventure 2023
Group Rides / NSW, Australia

Thunderbolts Adventure 2023 (142.9mi /230km)

May 6 @ 8:00 am

The Thunderbolts Adventure is a 230km ride in the remote wilderness region of the Barrington Tops in New South Wales...

Pipeline Challenge (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Kalgoorlie, Australia

Pipeline Challenge (2023) (372.8mi /600km)

May 6 @ 12:30 pm

The Pipeline Challenge is a five day mountain biking adventure following Australia’s iconic Golden Pipeline from the red dirt of Kalgoorlie to the green hills of Perth...

2023 Seven Serpents: Quick Bite!
Bikepacking Races / Ljubljana, Slovenia

2023 Seven Serpents: Quick Bite! (310.6mi /500km)

May 6 @ 1:00 pm

Seven Serpents Quick Bite is a 500km introduction to the full Seven Serpents event...

Bikepacking Races / Berlin, Germany

STEPPENWOLF 2023 (466mi /750km)

May 11 @ 8:00 am

Steppenwolf is a 750 or 500km self-supported bikepacking challenge from Berlin to Usedom and back…

Southern Divide (2023 Spring Edition)
Bikepacking Races / Cornwall, United Kingdom

Southern Divide (2023 Spring Edition) (381.5mi /614km)

May 11 @ 8:00 am / £155

The Southern Divide is a 600km self-supported bikepacking event across Southern Britain...

Carso Trail 2023
Group Rides / Trieste, Italy

Carso Trail 2023 (217.5mi /350km)

May 12 @ 8:00 am

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

2023 Gravel Birds Ultracycling
Bikepacking Races / Alentejo, Portugal

2023 Gravel Birds Ultracycling (466mi /750km)

May 13 @ 7:00 am

Gravel Birds Ultracycling is a 750km self-supported ultracycling challenge across the Alentejo region in Portugal...

Women Cycling Camp – Picos
Group Rides / Cantabria, Spain

Women Cycling Camp – Picos (217.4mi /350km)

May 13 @ 8:00 am

A women's-only introduction to ultracycling put on by Transibérica Ultracycling...

2023 Seven Serpents
Bikepacking Races / Ljubljana, Slovenia

2023 Seven Serpents (528mi /850km)

May 14 @ 7:00 am

Seven Serpents is an unsupported 850km bikepacking challenge from Ljubljana to Trieste through the Croatian islands following gravel and side roads...

Pinyons and Pines 2023
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

Pinyons and Pines 2023 (300mi /483km)

May 18 @ 6:00 am / Free

Pinyons and Pines is a self-supported bikepacking race that explores some of the best riding in Arizona...

A Bike Race, Roughly The Size of Wales (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Wales, United Kingdom

A Bike Race, Roughly The Size of Wales (2023) (621.3mi /1,000km)

May 19 @ 9:00 am / £350

It's a bike race. Roughly 1,000km with no set route, 25 waypoints, and 5 checkpoints along one coastline.

400 Ultra 2023
Bikepacking Races / Hradec Kralove Region, Czech Republic

400 Ultra 2023 (248.5mi /400km)

May 19 @ 12:00 pm

The 400 Ultra is a self-supported race through meadows, woods, and over hills in Czech Republic...

Trans Virginia 2023 (Spring Grand Depart)
Bikepacking Races / DC, United States

Trans Virginia 2023 (Spring Grand Depart) (550mi /885km)

May 20 @ 6:00 am / Free

The TransVirginia Bike Route is a 550-mile mostly-unpaved backcountry cycling route that traverses the state of Virginia from Washington, DC to Damascus, VA.

The Buckshot 2023
Bikepacking Races / BC, Canada

The Buckshot 2023 (260.9mi /420km)

May 20 @ 7:00 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'!

Race Through Poland 2023
Bikepacking Races / Silesia, Poland

Race Through Poland 2023 (932mi /1,500km)

May 20 @ 4:30 pm

Race Through Poland is a TCR style bikepacking race, taking riders through the most iconic mountains of Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Free route, four controls, dedicated parcours, one ride.

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2023
Group Rides / WA, United States

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2023 (700mi /1,127km)

May 21 @ 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.

Andean Raid 2023
Bikepacking Races / Cuzco, Peru

Andean Raid 2023 (383.3mi /617km)

May 23 @ 6:00 am / $520

You don’t have to be a pro to enjoy the pain and glory of an epic climb – just try the Andean Raid.

La Conquista Bikepacking
Bikepacking Races / Valencia, Spain

La Conquista Bikepacking (366.6mi /590km)

May 26 @ 8:00 am / €99

Following an impressive number of historical landmarks and part of the Cid Burgos Valencia route, La Conquista Bikepacking is a bikepacker's delight...

All Points North 2023
Group Rides / South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

All Points North 2023 (621.3mi /1,000km)

May 26 @ 8:00 pm / £95

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

2023 Highland Trail 550
Bikepacking Races / Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

2023 Highland Trail 550 (550mi /885km)

May 27 @ 9:00 am / Free

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

Odyssey of VOG
Bikepacking Races / OR, United States

Odyssey of the VOG (2023) (350mi /563km)

May 27 @ 9:00 am

Odyssey of the VOG is a self-supported bikepacking race through some of the most rugged terrain on the Oregon Coast...

Dorset Dirt Dash 2023
Group Rides / Dorset, United Kingdom

Dorset Dirt Dash 2023 (94mi /151km)

May 27 @ 9:00 am / £95

The Dorset Dirt Dash is a self-supported two day bikepacking event following gravel roads around Dorset and the Jurassic Coast...

June 2023

Tuscany Trail
Group Rides / TUSCANY MASSA, Italy

Tuscany Trail 2023 (341.7mi /550km)

June 1 @ 8:00 am

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

Hydra Epic VI (2023)
Bikepacking Races / Tartu, Estonia

Hydra Epic VI (2023) (994.1mi /1,600km)

June 1 @ 9:00 am / €160

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

TransBalkan Race
Bikepacking Races / Sežana, Slovenia

EX-YU TransBalkan Race 2023 (807.8mi /1,300km)

June 2 @ 8:00 am / €290

The EX-YU TransBalkan Race is a 1,300km off-road unsupported bike packing race across the Balkans...

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