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November 2019

The Munga 2019
Bikepacking Races / Orange Free State, South Africa

The Munga (2019) (671mi /1,080km)

November 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

The Munga is a 1000 km, semi-supported, single stage mountain bike race across the middle of South Africa in the heat of the summer...

Flare Bikepacking Movie Night
Talks and Community / Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Flare Bikepacking Movie Night

November 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm / €5

A night of great movies, friends, and food - presented by the Flare Bicycles Festival...

The Hunt 1000 (2019)
Group Rides / ACT, Australia

The Hunt 1000 (2019) (621.3mi /1,000km)

November 30, 2019 @ 6:00 am / $129

A 1,000 km journey through the rooftop of Australia along backcountry trails, exposed high plains, through snow gum woodlands and tall native forests.

Across Andes 2019
Bikepacking Races / Región Metropolitana, Chile

Across Andes 2019 (900.9mi /1,450km)

November 30, 2019 @ 7:00 am / $375

Across Andes is the first self sufficient bikepacking race to cross the longest mountain range in the world - 1,450km over 7 days from Chile to Argentina...

December 2019

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

Winter Highland Trail 550 (2019) (550mi /885km)

December 1, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The winter grand depart for a long distance self-supported mountain bike time-trail route through the Scottish Highlands...

The Evergreen Grinder (2019)
Bikepacking Races / WA, United States

The Evergreen Grinder (2019) (100mi /161km)

December 7, 2019 @ 5:30 am / Free

The Evergreen Grinder is the pacific north-west's premier gravel adventure race, testing even the most prepared cyclists...

Rocks, Roads and Reggae III
Group Rides / FL, United States

Rocks, Roads and Reggae III (100mi /161km)

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am / $50 – $110

100 mile gravel ride, camp and Reggae goodness, hosted by Atomik Carbon. Food and entertainment is provided...

Cross Florida 2019
Bikepacking Races / FL, United States

Cross Florida 2019 (300mi /483km)

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am / $40

The Cross Florida is a one of a kind coast to coast bikepacking and ultra running challenge, the only one of its kind in the United States...

The Hungryland S240 (2019)
Group Rides / FL, United States

The Hungryland S240 (2019)

December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am / $10

The Hungryland S240 is an introductory overnight trip open to anyone interested in giving bikepacking a shot!

Film Première of the Transcontinental Race Documentary “Onboard”
Talks and Community / Paris, France

Film Première of the Transcontinental Race Documentary “Onboard”

December 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm / €15

The world première of the film 'ONBOARD Transcontinental Race', by Antonin Michaud-Soret, the filmmaker of the transcontinental race since 2016...

Tuscobia Winter Ultra 2019
Bikepacking Races / WI, United States

Tuscobia Winter Ultra 2019 (160mi /257km)

December 27, 2019 @ 6:00 am

The Tuscobia Winter Ultra is a run, bike or ski event held on the Tuscobia State Trail in Northern Wisconsin, and a qualifying event for the Iditarod Trail Invitation...

The 03 2019
Bikepacking Races / CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand

The 03 2019 (2485.5mi /4,000km)

December 27, 2019 @ 8:00 am / NZD50

The 03 is New Zealand's longest brevet, circumnavigating the island by way of perilous peaks and shadowy single track...

January 2020

Fat Pursuit Winter Camp 2020
Workshops & Clinics / ID, United States

Fat Pursuit Winter Camp 2020

January 5 @ 12:00 pm / $500

The Fat Pursuit Winter Camp is a 3 day supported, winter camp in Yellowstone Country with a focus on skill development and practice.

The Mule Trail 2020
Bikepacking Races / Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The Mule Trail 2020 (391.4mi /630km)

January 8 @ 9:00 am / $550

The Mule Trail is approximately 630 kilometers long across the length of Costa Rica, from its southern border in Panama to the northern one with Nicaragua...

JayP’s Backyard Fat Pursuit 2020
Bikepacking Races / ID, United States

JayP’s Backyard Fat Pursuit 2020 (200mi /322km)

January 10 @ 12:00 pm / $85 – $375

JayP's Backyard Fat Pursuit is a 60km, 200km or 200 mile bike race on a network of groomed snowmobile trails. Groomed is relative.

NORMANDICAT GRAVEL 2020
Bikepacking Races / CAEN, France

NORMANDICAT GRAVEL 2020 (93mi /150km)

January 12 @ 6:00 am / €55

The Normandicat Gravel is a 150km event through every type of landscape Normandy has to offer. Prefer for awful weather.

Winter Fat Camp 2020
Workshops & Clinics / ID, United States

Winter Fat Camp 2020

January 17 @ 8:00 am / $999

Jay P's Winter Fat Camp is a 5-day supported camp in Yellowstone Country, focused on learning the techniques and gear necessary for winter fat biking.

Iditasport 2020
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

Iditasport 2020 (175mi /282km)

January 20 @ 12:00 pm / $149 – $499

Iditasport is Alaska's original human-powered adventure ultra. Ski, run, or bike your way along the Iditarod Trail!

FAT VIKING 2020
Bikepacking Races / GEILO, Norway

FAT VIKING 2020 (93mi /150km)

January 25 @ 7:00 am / NOK1200

FAT VIKING is a winter ultra endurance race in the highlands of Norway and an official qualifier for the Iditarod Trail Invitational...

Arrowhead 135 (2020)
Bikepacking Races / MN, United States

Arrowhead 135 (2020) (135mi /217km)

January 27 @ 7:00 am / $215

The Arrowhead 135 is a winter ultra for hikers, skiers, and bikers in Northern Minnesota with an average finish rate under 50%...

Drifty Everglades (2020)
Group Rides / FL, United States

Drifty Everglades (2020) (99mi /159km)

January 29 @ 7:00 pm / $375

The Drifty Everglades offers three days of biking, kayaking, and camping through the Florida Keys and the Everglades...

Y.O.T.A 2020 (Your Own Trail Adventure)
Bikepacking Races / Dimona, Israel

Y.O.T.A 2020 (Your Own Trail Adventure)

January 30 @ 10:00 am / Free

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

Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra 2020
Bikepacking Races / Yukon, Canada

Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra 2020 (300mi /483km)

January 30 @ 10:30 am / €100 – €2150

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

February 2020

The Huracan 300 Challenge (2020)
Bikepacking Races / FL, United States

The Huracan 300 Challenge (2020) (300mi /483km)

February 1 @ 9:00 am / $50

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?

Ranges to Peaks 2020
Group Rides / Nyahururu, Kenya

Ranges to Peaks 2020 (198.8mi /320km)

February 1 @ 10:00 am

Ranges to Peaks is a bike safari expedition with wilderness camping, it is for people who are keen to get on bikes and prefer a blend of altitude challenge and wilderness experience...

Race Around Rwanda (2020)
Bikepacking Races / Kigali City, Rwanda

Race Around Rwanda (2020) (621.3mi /1,000km)

February 2 @ 5:00 am / €180 – €250

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

Wendigo Ultra 2020
Bikepacking Races / Ontario, Canada

Wendigo Ultra 2020 (321mi /517km)

February 8 @ 6:00 am / $90 – $200

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

Cuba Bike-Adventure
Group Rides / , Cuba

Cuba Bike-Adventure (745.6mi /1,200km)

February 9 @ 9:00 am

A single-stage 1200km route from Havanna to Santiago de Cuba....

Actif Epica 2020
Bikepacking Races / Manitoba, Canada

Actif Epica 2020 (124mi /200km)

February 14 @ 7:00 am / $75 – $225

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

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

Atlas Mountain Race (2020) (711.5mi /1,145km)

February 15 @ 8:00 am / £250 – £500

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

2020 Tour Aoteartoa
Group Rides / New Zealand,

2020 Tour Aotearoa (1864mi /3,000km)

February 17 @ 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.

Ruta Del Jefe 2020
Group Rides / AZ, United States

Ruta Del Jefe 2020 (125mi /201km)

February 21 @ 8:00 am

Ruta del Jefe is a 125-mile self-supported adventure following a variety of dirt, rocky, and sandy surfaces around the Santa Rita Mountains, the lair of El Jefe, one of only three North American Jaguars to remain in the U.S.

BikingMan Oman 2020
Bikepacking Races / Jissah, Oman

BikingMan Oman 2020 (658.6mi /1,060km)

February 22 @ 8:00 pm / €249

BikingMAN OMAN is a self-supported ultra-cycling race in the middle east. 1,060km, 8,700m of elevation, and a 5 day limit...this is the real deal.

Presentation with Vermont Bikepackers!
Talks and Community / VT, United States

Presentation with Vermont Bikepackers!

February 27 @ 6:30 pm / Free

An introduction to bikepacking night led by Daniel Jordan and David Tremblay from Vermont Bikepackers - great for beginners!

Victoria Divide 550 (2020)
Bikepacking Races / Victoria, Australia

Victoria Divide 550 (2020) (341.7mi /550km)

February 29 @ 6:00 am

The second annual Grand Depart for the Victoria Divide 550; a new route traversing the Great Dividing Range across the state of Victoria.

Intro to Bikepacking: Leap Year Edition
Group Rides / FL, United States

Intro to Bikepacking: Leap Year Edition (40mi /64km)

February 29 @ 10:00 am

Intro to Bikepacking: Leap Year Edition is a slightly-supported bikepacking group ride - perfect for those new to bike touring or without all the necessary gear...

March 2020

2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational
Bikepacking Races / AK, United States

2020 Iditarod Trail Invitational (1000mi /1,609km)

March 1 @ 2:00 pm / $1450

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.

Cloudride Prologue 2020
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Cloudride Prologue 2020 (327.5mi /527km)

March 7 @ 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.

The Pima County Ultra Cruise 2020
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

The Pima County Ultra Cruise 2020 (200mi /322km)

March 8 @ 7:00 am

The most challenging ride Southern Arizona has to offer. The Pima County Ultracruise includes huge climbs with rewarding views and black diamond singletrack in deep backcountry.

Stagecoach 400
Bikepacking Races / CA, United States

2020 Stagecoach 400 (400mi /644km)

March 13 @ 8:00 am / $30

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

The Drift 100 (2020)
Bikepacking Races / WY, United States

The Drift 100 (2020) (101mi /163km)

March 13 @ 8:00 am / $375

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

Fried Clay 200 & 420k (2020)
Bikepacking Races / GA, United States

Fried Clay 200 & 420k (2020) (260mi /418km)

March 21 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

The Great Cowtown Campout 2020
Group Rides / AZ, United States

The Great Cowtown Campout 2020 (45mi /72km)

March 21 @ 10:00 am

The Great Cowtown Campout is back for 2020! This is a super fun group ride led by Blue Dog Bicycles to Cowtown Keeylocko, don't miss it...

April 2020

Tour de Los Padres 2020
Group Rides / CA, United States

Tour de Los Padres 2020 (275mi /443km)

April 3 @ 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.

The Fakahatchee Grind 2020
/ FL, United States

The Fakahatchee Grind 2020 (250mi /402km)

April 4 @ 9:00 am / $10 – $50

The Fakahatchee Grind is an opportunity to ride your Gravel bike or mountain bike through one of the most diverse and unique ecosystems in the state. The chance of you seeing a panther on this ride is in your favour...

Bikepacking Clinic v.3 – Fresh Tracks
Workshops & Clinics / Alberta, Canada

Bikepacking Clinic v.3 – Fresh Tracks

April 4 @ 9:00 pm / Free

An introduction to bikepacking night hosted by BikeBike in Calgary, Alberta - beginners welcome!

Monaro Cloudride 2020
Bikepacking Races / Canberra, Australia

Monaro Cloudride 2020 (621.4mi /1,000km)

April 10 @ 8:00 am / Free

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

Dales Divide 2020
Bikepacking Races / Cumbria, United Kingdom

Dales Divide 2020 (372.8mi /600km)

April 10 @ 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 8am on Good Friday.

Ask a Bikepacker with Ally Mabry
Talks and Community / MT, United States

Ask a Bikepacker with Ally Mabry

April 10 @ 1:00 pm / Free

Join Ally Mabry, lovely human and bikepacker extraordinaire, for an AMA on Adventure Cycling's Instagram Stories...

The 2020 Florida Divide Ride with SALT
Group Rides / FL, United States

The 2020 Florida Divide Ride with SALT (1500mi /2,414km)

April 13 @ 7:00 am / $30 – $90

The Florida Divide is the ultimate long-distance bikepacking route in the Southeast... are you ready for it?

Ask a Cartographer – Adventure Cycling Association
Talks and Community / MT, United States

Ask a Cartographer – Adventure Cycling Association

April 16 @ 3:00 pm / Free

You’ve ridden bicycle routes but have you ever considered how they’re created and mapped? Adventure Cycling is hosting a live Ask a Cartographer session with Jamie Robertson, the Assistant Director of the Routes and Mapping Department at Adventure Cycling.

2020 Hell of the North West
Bikepacking Races / Clitheroe, United Kingdom

2020 Hell of the North West (497mi /800km)

April 17 @ 5:00 pm / £30

Hell of the North West is a 800km self supported road event around the North West of England...

The Wild Chicken 100 (2020)
Group Rides / GA, United States

The Wild Chicken 100 (2020) (100mi /161km)

April 18 @ 9:00 am / $25 – $55

The Wild Chicken 100 is an entire day of riding, good people, and great food along some fo the finest backroads in South Georgia...

2020 Allegheny Mountains Loop (AML)
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

2020 Allegheny Mountains Loop (AML) (400mi /644km)

April 25 @ 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!

Minduro 2020
Bikepacking Races / NC, United States

Minduro 2020 (60mi /97km)

April 25 @ 12:00 pm / $50

The Minduro is like the Manduro, but a wee less gruelling...

GranGuanche 2020
Group Rides / Gran Canaria, Spain

GranGuanche 2020 (472.2mi /760km)

April 25 @ 7:00 pm

The GranGuanche is an off-road route across the Canary Islands in Spain. 760km and 18,000m of climbing...

May 2020

Race Around the Netherlands (2020)
Bikepacking Races / KA, Netherlands

Race Around the Netherlands (2020) (1174.4mi /1,890km)

May 1 @ 9:00 am / €185

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

Trans Devon 2020
Group Rides / Devon, United Kingdom

Trans Devon 2020 (200mi /322km)

May 1 @ 9:00 pm / £45

You plan your route, your stops, and resupplies. We provide four mandatory checkpoints. The rest is unknown...

RockStar VA 2018
Bikepacking Races / VA, United States

RockStar VA 2020 (270mi /435km)

May 2 @ 7:00 am / $48 – $108

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

2020 Chino eXtreme
Bikepacking Races / AZ, United States

2020 Chino eXtreme (150mi /241km)

May 2 @ 8:00 am / $90 – $130

The Chino Grinder is an event for experienced and well-trained endurance bicyclists. Riders will choose to ride either 25 miles, 44 miles, 62 miles, 115 miles and the 150 mile Chino eXtreme...

Carso Trail 2020
Group Rides / GO, Italy

Carso Trail 2020 (217.5mi /350km)

May 8 @ 8:00 am / €39

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

Rando Imperator 2020
Group Rides / Munich, Germany

Rando Imperator 2020 (372.8mi /600km)

May 9 @ 4:30 am / €65

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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Race Through Poland 2020
Bikepacking Races / Dolnośląskie, Poland

Race Through Poland 2020

May 9 @ 10:00 am

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

Traka Catalonia 2020
Bikepacking Races / Catalonia, Spain

Traka Catalonia 2020 (124.2mi /200km)

May 10 @ 6:30 am

Traka Catalonia promises a entirely gravel route, and several different route options up to 200km, exploring some of the best riding in the heart of Catalonia...

Brother in the Wild UK 2020
Festivals and Demos / Dorset, United Kingdom

Brother in the Wild – UK (50mi /80km)

May 15 @ 5:00 pm / £55

Put on by Brother Cycles, Brother in the Wild – UK is a two day ride and campout full of gravel tracks, wild swimming and good food...

The Buckshot 2020
Bikepacking Races / BC, Canada

The Buckshot 2020 (310mi /499km)

May 16 @ 6:00 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'!

Trans Virginia 2020 (Spring Grand Depart)
Bikepacking Races, Group Rides / DC, United States

Trans Virginia 2020 (Spring Grand Depart) (550mi /885km)

May 16 @ 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.

New York City-to-Philadelphia Greenway Ride
Group Rides / NY, United States

New York City-to-Philadelphia Greenway Ride (130mi /209km)

May 16 @ 8:00 am

Join the the inaugural New York City-to-Philadelphia Greenway Ride, a charity ride to support the East Coast Greenway with an overnight stop in Princeton...

Driftless 250 (2020)
Group Rides / WI, United States

Driftless 250 (2020) (250mi /402km)

May 16 @ 6:00 pm / $250

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

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2020
Group Rides / WA, United States

Cross-Washington (XWA) 2020 (700mi /1,127km)

May 17 @ 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.

The North Trail (2020)
Bikepacking Races / Lille, France

The North Trail (2020) (466mi /750km)

May 20 @ 6:00 am / Free

The North Trail is a 750km bikepacking race exploring the Pas-de-Calais region of France...

NORMANDICAT 2020
Bikepacking Races / CAEN, France

NORMANDICAT 2020 (559mi /900km)

May 20 @ 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.

Southern Tier Swelter Race 2020
Bikepacking Races / FL, United States

Southern Tier Swelter Bike Race (2020) (3075mi /4,949km)

May 21 @ 8:00 am / $395

The Southern Tier Swelter Bike Race will be the first southern crossing of the US, following a big portion of Adventure Cycling Association's Southern Tier Route. 3,075 miles from Orlando, Florida to Point Mugu State Park, California...

Random Adventure Quest 2020
Group Rides / Lancashire, United Kingdom

Random Adventure Quest 2020

May 22 @ 7:00 pm / £72

If you like mountain biking, gravel grinding, orienteering, and general adventures, than you'll love Random Adventure Quest...

All Points North 2020
Group Rides / England, United Kingdom

All Points North 2020 (621.3mi /1,000km)

May 22 @ 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...

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