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June 2021

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

2021 Tour Divide (2745mi /4,418km)

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - July 1 @ 12:00 pm / Free

After a year hiatus, the 2021 Tour Divide is on, albeit slightly different. This year's event follows the length of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route for ~2,450 miles from the Canada border to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Follow the race on the tracker map here.

Taunus Bikepacking 2021
Bikepacking Races / Hessen, Germany

Taunus Bikepacking 2021 (621.3mi /1,000km)

June 15 @ 8:00 am / €100

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.

CAT 700 MTB Brevet (2021)
Bikepacking Races / Tarragona, Spain

CAT 700 MTB Brevet (2021) (434.9mi /700km)

June 17 @ 7:00 am / €395 – €430

The CAT 700, Catalonia from north to south, from the Pyrenees to the Ebre Delta...

Grenzsteintrophy 2021
Group Rides / Sachsen, Germany

Grenzsteintrophy 2021 (776.7mi /1,250km)

June 17 @ 8:00 am

Grenzsteintrophy is a self-supported bikepacking trip along the former inner-German border, which ran from Czechoslovakia to the Baltic Sea. 1,250km along former patrol roads and trails, with plenty of challenges along the way...

Balaton Bike Derby 2021
Group Rides / Balaton, Hungary

Balaton Bike Derby 2021 (217.4mi /350km)

June 17 @ 9:00 am

A loop around Lake Balaton, Hungary— this is the Balaton Bike Derby!

Midnight Sun Gravel
Group Rides / Helsinki, Finland

Midnight Sun Gravel Plus (2021) (377mi /607km)

June 18 @ 9:00 am / €80

Midnight Sun Gravel Plus is an unsupported bikepacking event that offers a unique opportunity to explore the paradise of forest and gravel roads of Finland...

Hope-1000 Event
Bikepacking Races / Thurgau, Switzerland

Hope-1000 (2021) (621.3mi /1,000km)

June 19 @ 6:00 am / Free

Formerly known as the Navad-1000, the Hope-1000 is a nonstop 1,000 kilometer bikepacking race from Romanshorn to Montreux…

Women’s Intro to Bikepacking Workshop
Workshops & Clinics / Queensland, Australia

Women’s Intro to Bikepacking Workshop

June 19 @ 7:00 am / $60

Join Into the Wee Hours for their first Women’s Intro to Bikepacking Workshop, focusing on packing your bike for your first overnighter...

ETHIR RT21
Group Rides / RAVENNA, Italy

ETHIR RT21 (260.9mi /420km)

June 19 @ 8:30 am

Ethir is the bikepacking event in Romagna. A non-competitive adventure, following a 400km long route to free your soul in the midst of nature and silence...

Northcape-Tarifa 2021
Bikepacking Races / North Cape, Norway

NorthCape-Tarifa 2021 (4598mi /7,400km)

June 20 @ 12:00 am / €390

The NorthCape-Tarifa bicycle adventure is the longest self supported road bicycle race!

TransCanada Bike Race
Bikepacking Races / Yukon, Canada

TransCanada Bike Race 2021 (7767mi /12,500km)

June 20 @ 6:00 am

The TransCanada Bike Race is the longest self-supported bike race in the world—12,500km from the Yukon to Newfoundland...

Trans Mni Sota Makoce Wheel Race (2021)
Bikepacking Races / MN, United States

Trans Mni Sota Makoce Wheel Race (2021) (1200mi /1,931km)

June 20 @ 7:00 am / $35

Join the inaugural Trans Mni Sota Wheel Race grand depart - a 1,200 mile road ultra-cycling challenge around Minnesota...

BT 700 (2021)
Group Rides / Ontario, Canada

BT 700 (2021) (472mi /760km)

June 20 @ 8:00 am / Free

The BT 700 wanders along a mixed surface of gravel roads, rail trail, rowdy unmaintained roads and forest trail for a big 760km loop involving some of Ontario’s most awesome bikepacking terrain.

BikingMan France (2021)
Bikepacking Races / Alpes-Maritimes, France

BikingMan France (2021) (621.3mi /1,000km)

June 21 @ 8:00 am / €249

The BikingMan race series heads to France! Join BikingMan in Le Cannet for the inaugural event in the Alpes-Maritimes...

Montana Mixed Epic 2021
Bikepacking Races / MT, United States

Montana Mixed Epic 2021

June 24 @ 8:00 am

The Montana Mixed Epic is a self-supported ride across Montana traversing the state between the Highline and the Canadian border...

The Salt On The Wheels (2021)
Group Rides / GENOVA, Italy

The Salt On The Wheels (2021) (421.2mi /678km)

June 24 @ 8:00 pm

The Salt on the Wheels is an unsupported road bicycle adventure in the Liguria landscape of Italy...

Moors One Hundred (2021)
Group Rides / Whitby, United Kingdom

Moors One Hundred (2021) (100mi /161km)

June 25 @ 4:27 am / £30

The Moors One Hundred is a weekend introduction to the joys of bike packing on the glorious North York Moors in the United Kingdom...

Dead Ends & Cake 2021
Bikepacking Races / SG, Switzerland

Dead Ends & Cake 2021 (310.6mi /500km)

June 25 @ 6:00 am

Dead Ends & Cake is a self-supported and self-navigated bikepacking event in eastern Switzerland—with fresh cake at each checkpoint...

Nature is Bike (2021)
Festivals and Demos / Angers, France

Nature is Bike (2021) (173mi /278km)

June 25 @ 6:30 am

Nature Is Bike is a weekend-long festival celebrating all things gravel riding and bikepacking, with an ultra-distance ride as the main event...

2021 Kenai 250
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

2021 Kenai 250 (265mi /426km)

June 25 @ 9:00 am / Free

The Kenai 250 is an epic endurance bikepacking race… Alaskan style. 100% self-supported and lots of singletrack.

Trans Alpes Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / Ljubljana, Slovenia

Trans Alpes Race 2021 (1770mi /2,849km)

June 25 @ 5:00 pm / €251

The Trans Alpes Race is a 2,850km self-supported event following the length of the Alps...

North Central Washington 250 (2021)
Bikepacking Races / WA, United States

North Central Washington 250 (2021) (254mi /409km)

June 26 @ 4:30 am

The North Central Washington 250 is a self-supported event following some of the best backcountry terrain in North Central Washington...

TransEcuador Bikepacking Race
Bikepacking Races / Pichincha, Ecuador

2021 TransEcuador Bikepacking Race (389mi /626km)

June 26 @ 6:30 am

The inaugural TransEcuador Bikepacking Race is a fully self-supported event along some of the best dirt roads and trails in South America...

2021 BC Epic 1000
Bikepacking Races / BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

2021 BC Epic 1000 (621.3mi /1,000km)

June 26 @ 7:00 am / Free

The 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!

Veneto Trail 2021
Bikepacking Races / Province of Padua, Italy

Veneto Trail 2021 (279mi /449km)

June 26 @ 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...

Trentino Bike Trail 2021
Group Rides / Trento, Italy

Trentino Bike Trail 2021 (310.7mi /500km)

June 26 @ 8:00 am / €30

The third edition of the Trentino Bike Trail, from lake of Garda to Dolomiti, riding the best trails in Trentino...

20K ULTRATRAIL ROAD 2021
Bikepacking Races / Seleziona, Italy

20K ULTRATRAIL ROAD 2021 (621.3mi /1,000km)

June 26 @ 8:00 am / €180 – €490

The 20K Ultratrail is a bikepacking adventure across the Alps on the highest roads in Europe...

Swiss-BikeAdventure 2021
Bikepacking Races / , Switzerland

Swiss-BikeAdventure 2021 (807mi /1,299km)

June 26 @ 8:00 am / CHF20

Swiss Bike-Adventure is an unsupported bikepacking event in the most hilly country in Europe!

Transpyrenees Event
Bikepacking Races / GIRONA, Spain

TRANSPYRENEES 2021 (621mi /999km)

June 26 @ 9:00 pm / €240

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

L’Impresa Iberica – A Descida do Douro
Group Rides / Castilla y Leon, Spain

L’Impresa Iberica – A Descida do Douro (248.5mi /400km)

June 30 @ 8:30 am / €1240

L'Impresa Iberica - A Descida do Douro, is a 400km four stage group ride from Spain to Portugal...

July 2021

Vistula 1200 (2021)
Group Rides / Wisla, Poland

Vistula 1200 (2021) (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 3 @ 8:00 am

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 Unpaved 2021
Bikepacking Races / Alpes Maritimes, France

La Baroudeuse Unpaved 2021 (621.3mi /1,000km)

July 3 @ 3:00 pm / €189

La Baroudeuse Unpaved is a self-supported bikepacking event that explores France, the Maritime Alps, and Italy between Ligurie and Piémont...

La Baroudeuse Road Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / Alpes Maritimes, France

La Baroudeuse Road Race 2021 (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 3 @ 3:00 pm / €189

La Baroudeuse on the Road is a road-based ultra endurance event offered in a 400km, 1200km, and 2,850km option, following some of the most iconic passes in Europe...

Italy Divide 2021
Bikepacking Races / Naples, Italy

Italy Divide 2021 (776mi /1,249km)

July 3 @ 8:00 pm / €205

The Italy Divide is an exciting 1,250km route crossing Pompei, Naples, Reggia di Caserta, Rome, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Mantova and Verona...

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2021
Bikepacking Races / Basel, Switzerland

Bikepacking Trans Germany 2021 (1025mi /1,650km)

July 4 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

GCOR 2021
Bikepacking Races / WA, United States

GCOR 2021 (440mi /708km)

July 4 @ 8:00 am / Free

GCOR is a gravel circumnavigation of the Olympic Range in Washington, get it? 440 miles and a lot of climbing...

Pan Celtic Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / Cornwall, United Kingdom

Pan Celtic Race 2021 (1600mi /2,575km)

July 4 @ 9:00 am / £395

The Pan Celtic Race is a 1,600-mile, self-supported cycling adventure, journeying through the Celtic Nations of Cornwall, Wales, Ireland and finishing in Wales.

Bikepacking For Beginners
Workshops & Clinics / Alberta, Canada

Bikepacking For Beginners

July 6 @ 12:00 pm / $165

Bikepacking for Beginners is an overnighter how-to clinic from Wild Rose Adventures—running in July, August, and September...

Trans Dolomotics Ways
Bikepacking Races / Trentino, Italy

Trans Dolomitics Way 2021 (745.6mi /1,200km)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm / €189 – €420

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

The TransAtlantic Way 2021
Bikepacking Races / Dublin, Ireland

The TransAtlantic Way 2021 (1553mi /2,499km)

July 8 @ 6:00 am / £480

The TransAtlantic Way is a 2,500km, one stage, self-supported road bike ride between Derry and Cork via The Wild Atlantic Way.

Tracks 6000 (2021)
Bikepacking Races / Trentino, Italy

Tracks 6000 (2021) (93.2mi /150km)

July 8 @ 7:30 am / €35

Tracks 6000 is old school mountain biking where you can forget about the averages that you are usually used to holding. Prepare yourself for an extraordinary experience...

GRUSK
Bikepacking Races / WV, United States

GRUSK – The Gravel Race Up Spruce Knob (2021) (220mi /354km)

July 9 @ 8:00 am / $66 – $90

Grusk is a gravel race up to the highest peak in West Virginia, including two overnight routes for those seeking a longer ride...

Three Peaks Bike Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / VIENNA, Austria

Three Peaks Bike Race 2021 (1522.3mi /2,450km)

July 10 @ 12:00 am / €235

Three Peaks Bike Race is a 2,450km unsupported bikepacking race across the Dolomites and the Alps, from Vienna to Barcelona.

Oregon-Timber-Trail-Ride-Report
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

The Oregon Timber Trail Grand Depart (2021) (670mi /1,078km)

July 10 @ 7:00 am / Free

The Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 670-mile backcountry mountain bike route spanning Oregon’s diverse landscapes from California to the Columbia River Gorge. Join the 2021 grand depart!

20K ULTRATRAIL MTB 2021
Bikepacking Races / Turin, Italy

20K ULTRATRAIL MTB 2021 (621.3mi /1,000km)

July 10 @ 8:00 am / €125 – €180

The 20K Ultratrail is a bikepacking adventure across the Alps on the highest roads in Europe...

Green Mountain Gravel Adventure (2021)
Group Rides / VT, United States

Green Mountain Gravel Adventure (2021) (250mi /402km)

July 10 @ 3:00 pm / $1295

The Green Mountain Gravel Adventure is a 7-day semi-supported bike ride hosted by Discovery Bicycle Tours, following our Green Mountain Gravel Growler Route in Vermont...

TransOst Challenge 2021
Bikepacking Races / Bavaria, Germany

TransOst Challenge 2021 (1864.1mi /3,000km)

July 11 @ 10:00 am / €149

3,000km through six Eastern European countries, over 56,000 elevation meters, mostly on paths, forest roads and small roads. This is the TransOst Challenge!

Catalunya Trail 2021
Group Rides / Catalonia, Spain

Catalunya Trail 2021 (403mi /649km)

July 16 @ 8:00 am

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

Sea To Peak 2021
Bikepacking Races / Plouarzel, France

Sea To Peak 2021 (1242.7mi /2,000km)

July 17 @ 6:30 am

The Sea To Peak is a self-supported bikepacking event following a route between Brittany and Queyras through the center of France...

Trans South Dakota Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

Trans South Dakota Race 2021 (714mi /1,149km)

July 17 @ 7:00 am / $75 – $499

The Trans South Dakota Race is a 714-mile bikepacking race across the state of South Dakota with 5 miles of packrafting across the Missouri River...

Gravel Attack II
Bikepacking Races / Dolny Ślask, Poland

Gravel Attack II (248.5mi /400km)

July 17 @ 7:00 am

Gravel Attack is a self-supported long distance gravel race starting and ending in Strzelin, Poland...

Sisters In The Wild – UK Bikepacking Gathering
Festivals and Demos / England, United Kingdom

Sisters In The Wild – UK Bikepacking Gathering

July 23 @ 4:00 pm / £103

Sisters in the Wild isn’t a race, nor a trail riding event, but a community building experience for women, non-binary and trans folks...

Lost Elephant Ultra Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / British Columbia, Canada

Lost Elephant Ultra Race 2021 (340.5mi /548km)

July 24 @ 6:00 am / Free

The Lost Elephant explores the bikepacking paradise of the East Kootenay region, with two different route lengths to choose from...

NorthCape 4000 (2021)
Bikepacking Races / TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE, Italy

NorthCape 4000 (2021) (2485.5mi /4,000km)

July 24 @ 8:00 am / €377

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

The Gravel Rallye Black Forest (2021)
Festivals and Demos / Breitnau, Germany

The Gravel Rallye Black Forest (2021) (77.6mi /125km)

July 24 @ 10:00 am

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

2019 Colorado Trail Race Photos
Bikepacking Races / CO, United States

2021 Colorado Trail Race (540mi /869km)

July 25 @ 4:00 am / Free

The 2021 Colorado Trail Race runs from Durango to Denver, following the entire CTR route, only 25% of starters finished in 2017...

Transcontinental Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / Brittany, France

Transcontinental Race 2021 (2485.4mi /4,000km)

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am

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.

Slovakia Divide 2021
Bikepacking Races / Bratislava Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

Slovakia Divide 2021 (441.1mi /710km)

July 31 @ 8:00 am / €99

The Slovakia Divide is a 710km self-supported mountain bike event across Slovakia...

Sa Costa Brava (2021)
Group Rides / Catlunya, Spain

Sa Costa Brava (2021) (67.7mi /109km)

July 31 @ 9:00 am

Sa Costa Brava is a self-supported bikepacking event in Palamos, Spain. Choose from two different route options and enjoy the ride...

Great British Divide
Bikepacking Races / Kent, United Kingdom

The Great British Divide (2021)

July 31 @ 10:00 am / £275

The Great British Divide is an unsupported bikepacking event from one end of Great Britain to the other...

Around Norway 2021
Bikepacking Races / Oslo, Norway

Around Norway 2021 (2019.4mi /3,250km)

July 31 @ 2:00 pm / €260

Around Norway is a self-supported bikepacking event through some of the most scenic regions in Norway...

Driftless 250 7th Edition (2021)
Group Rides / WI, United States

Driftless 250 7th Edition (2021) (250mi /402km)

July 31 @ 6:00 pm / $350

The Driftless 250 is a 7-day, unsupported multi-sport adventure that takes place in the beautiful Driftless Region of Southern Wisconsin.

August 2021

A-CROSS THE 4 & 5 (2021)
Bikepacking Races / Antwerp, Belgium

A-CROSS THE 4 & 5 (2021) (745.6mi /1,200km)

August 1 @ 8:00 am

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

West Carpathian Challenge (2021)
Group Rides / Liptov, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

West Carpathian Challenge (2021) (341.7mi /550km)

August 6 @ 9:00 am / €80

The West Carpathian Challenge is a 550km self-supported bikepacking adventure through the Carpathian Mountains in Slovakia...

2021 French Divide
Bikepacking Races / Nord, France

2021 French Divide (1367mi /2,200km)

August 7 @ 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.

Austrian Extreme Bike Race (2021)
Bikepacking Races / Graz, Austria

Austrian Extreme Bike Race (2021) (1553mi /2,499km)

August 7 @ 9:00 am / €350

The Austrian Extreme Bike Race is an unsupported 2,500km bike event through some of the most iconic Austrian landscapes...

Eifel Graveller (2021)
Group Rides / Rheinland Pfalz, Germany

Eifel Graveller (2021) (528mi /850km)

August 8 @ 10:00 am / Free

Eifel Graveller is an unsupported bikepacking adventure through the area of Eifel formerly known as "Prussian Siberia“.

Vermont Gravel Traverse Bike Tour
Group Rides / VT, United States

Vermont Gravel Traverse Bike Tour (340mi /547km)

August 8 @ 10:45 am / $2795

The Vermont Gravel Traverse is a semi-supported bikepacking trip from Discovery Bicycle Tours, following a 340-mile route through the state of Vermont...

Poland Gravel Race 2021
Bikepacking Races / Przemysl, Poland

Poland Gravel Race 2021

August 12 @ 8:00 am

The Poland Gravel Race is over 500km long with 10,000m of elevation gain, through some of the most beautiful areas of the Polish Carpathians...

Hungarian Divide 2021
Group Rides / Rudabányácska, Hungary

Hungarian Divide 2021 (745.6mi /1,200km)

August 13 @ 9:00 am

The Hungarian Divide is a self-supported bikepacking event across Hungary. Choose from either 600km or the full 1,200km route...

Aur Gotland 2021
Group Rides / Gotland, Sweden

Aur Gotland 2021 (279.6mi /450km)

August 13 @ 9:00 am

Aur Gotland is an annual 3 day gravel experience on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea...

Silk Road Mountain Race 2020
Bikepacking Races / Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan

2021 Silk Road Mountain Race (1118.5mi /1,800km)

August 13 @ 10:00 pm / £305 – £610

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

The Day Across Minnesota (DAMN 2021)
Bikepacking Races / SD, United States

The Day Across Minnesota (DAMN 2021) (240mi /386km)

August 14 @ 12:00 am

Day Across Minnesota is a gravel race from midnight to midnight—240 miles of Minnesota gravel roads by bicycle in a single day...

WOLFman 2021
Bikepacking Races / Borová, Czech Republic

WOLFman 2021 (1380.6mi /2,222km)

August 14 @ 5:00 am / Kč3000

WOLFman is a self-supported race around the Czech Republic on a fast and 100% rideable route—no more carrying your bike on your back. Off-road, gravel, and a bit of asphalt....

2021 Alberta Rockies 700
Bikepacking Races / Alberta, Canada

2021 Alberta Rockies 700 (434.9mi /700km)

August 14 @ 7:00 am / Free

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

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