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Peter Bond racing at Angel Fire.

JANUARY


January 7 – Redneck Fat Tire Freeze, Chama, NM, Fat Tire MTB ride, free (fat bike) – cancelled

January 8 – FatBikes/PlusBikes in the Nambe Badlands, Nambe, NM (fat bike)

January 9 – Winterize Yourself and Your Bike/Club meeting, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

January 11 – Rio Grande Trail Commission meeting, NM DOT General Office Training Room 2, Santa Fe, NM (meeting)

January 12 – Eat, Sleep, Ride – First-Timer on The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route @ REI, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

January 14-16 – Chama Chile Ski Classic FatBike race, Chama, NM (fat bike)

January 19-22 – Snow Bike Festival, Gstaad, Switzerland (fat bike)

January 21 – Corrales CX, Rio Rancho, NM, informal CX “race” free (cyclocross)

January 21 – Antelope Peak Challenge, Oracle, AZ (endurance)

January 21-22 – Wilderness First Aid w NOLS @ REI, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

January 25-29 – Fat Bike Worlds Championships, Crested Butte, CO (fat bike)

FEBRUARY


February 2 – Carson National Forest Recreation Partnerships Summit, Taos, NM (meeting)

February 4 – Winter Fest Fat Bike Fun Race, Pagosa Springs, CO (fat bike)

February 4 – Carson National Forest Recreation Partnerships Summit, Abiquiu, NM (meeting)

February 4 – Silverton Whiteout, Silverton, CO (fat bike)

February 4-5 – SkiBike Weekend, Sipapu, NM (skibike)

February 8 – Friends of the Rio Grande del Norte, 1 pm, ACEQ Restaurant, Arroyo Seco, NM (meeting)

February 9 – Parks and Trails Rx Summit, Taos, NM (meeting)

February 10-12 – DVO Mob n Mojave, Bootleg Canyon, NV (mtb)

February 10-12 – Ray’s MTB Women’s Bike Weekend, Cleveland, OH (mtb)

February 11 – Winter Wooly Fat Bike Fest, Highland Mountain Bike Park, NH (mtb)

February 11 – Full Moon Bike Swap, ABQ, NM (swap)

February 11 – Leadville Winter Fat Bike Series/Tennessee Pass Night Jam, Leadville, CO (fat bike)

February 12 – Boggy Draw Snow Bike Festival, Dolores, CO (fat bike)

February 17-19 – 24 Hours of Old Pueblo, Tucson, AZ (endurance)

February 17-19 – IMBA Instructor Certification Program Level 1, Phoenix, AZ (clinic)

February 18 – Annual Love Your Library Celebration (UNM Taos Library), Sagebrush Inn, Taos, NM

February 18 – Leadville Winter Fat Bike Series/Winterbike @ Copper Mtn, Copper, CO (fat bike)

February 18 – Mt Taylor Winter Quadrathlon, Grants, NM, road bike, run, ski, snowshoe race (multi)

February 21 – Public Lands Celebration w Senator Martin Heinrich @ 10.30am, Taos Mesa Brewery, NM (meeting)

February 24 – Gila 100, Oracle, AZ (endurance)

February 24 – MountainFilm on Tour, Santa Fe, NM (film)

February 25 – Bike Day at the Capitol, Santa Fe, NM (rally)

February 25 – Paint for Peaks K2 Bumps Challenge + Auction, Taos Ski Valley, NM (fundraiser)

February 25 – Miranda Canyon Public Access Project Open House, Llano Quemado Community Center, 2 pm, Taos, NM (meeting)

February 25 – Tommyknocker10, Silver City, NM (endurance)

February 25 – Humili-nation; An Alleycat, Abq, NM (alleycat)

MARCH


March 2-4 – Taos Freeride Championships, Taos Ski Valley, NM

March 3 – Critical Mass Taos Bike Party, 6.30pm on the Plaza, Taos, NM 

March 3 – Fixed and Furious, Abq, NM

March 3-4 – Kingdom Trails WinterBike, East Burke, VT (festival)

March 3-5 – Sedona Mountain Bike Festival, Sedona, AZ (festival)

March 4 – VIDA MTB Series, Sedona, AZ (clinic)

March 4 – Leadville Winter Fat Bike Series/Mineral Belt Mayhem, Leadville, CO (fat bike)

March 4-5  – The Trifecta Series, Las Cruces and Hillsboro, NM (road)

March 6-7 – Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, Santa Fe, NM (film)

March 6-9 – National Bicycle Summit, Washington, DC

March 10-12 – Moab Thaw, Moab, UT (festival)

March 10-12 – Cactus Cup, Fountain Hills, AZ (mtb stage race)

March 10-12 – Wilderness First Aid Training, Pagosa Springs, CO (clinic)

March 11 – ABQ Mixed Media Big Friggin Loop, Abq, NM (cyclocross/mtb)

March 11 – New Belgium Brewing Rally in the Valley Scavenger Hunt!, Taos Ski Valley, NM

March 13 – Special Presentation of the La Tierra Dirt Jumps, Santa Fe, NM 

March 15 – Vineyard Ditchroad Circuit, Abq, NM (cross, mtb, road)

March 17-18 – Ben Myers Ridge-a-thon, Taos Ski Valley, NM (snowboard/ski)

March 19 – Oak Leaf Circuit, Tijeras, NM (cross)

March 22 – Vineyard Ditchroad Circuit, Abq, NM (cross, mtb, road)

March 24-26 – DVO Reaper Madness, Bootleg Canyon, NV (mtb)

March 24-26 – Hurricane Mountain Festival, Hurricane, UT (festival)

March 25 – Rio Grande del Norte National Monument 4th Anniversary Party, Taos, NM

March 25 – Leadville Winter Fat Bike Series/Great Divide Grinder at Monarch, Monarch, CO (fat bike)

March 29 – Vineyard Ditchroad Circuit, Abq, NM (cross, mtb, road)

March 31 – Critical Mass Ride, Abq, NM 

March 31-April 2 – Outerbike @ Moab, Moab, UT (festival)

APRIL


April 1-2 – 505 Cycling Classic, Abq, NM (road)

April 1-2 – Adoption Exchange Classic Omnium, Abq, NM (road)

April 1 – Sedona Big Friggin Loop (SBFL), Sedona, AZ (endurance)

April 2 – Pond Skimming Championships, Taos Ski Valley, NM

April 2 – The Triplets n Twins, Bard, NM (gravel grinder)

April 2 – Coyote Classic, El Paso, TX (mtb)

April 2 – La Tierra Jumps: Trail Work, Santa Fe, NM (trail maintenance)

April 7 – Critical Mass Taos Bike Party, 6.30pm on the Plaza, Taos, NM 

April 8 –  San Ysidro Dirty Century, San Ysidoro, NM (mtb/cyclecross/gravel grinder)

April 8-9 – Ladies AllRide, Sedona, AZ (clinic)

April 8-9 – Women’s Mountain Bike Skills Clinic w Alison Dunlap, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

April 9 – Alburquerque Century 2017, Abq, NM (road)

April 9 – La Tierra Jumps: Trail Work, Santa Fe, NM (trail maintenance)

April 9 – LOBO Triathlon, Kids Race and Wellness Fair 2017, Abq, NM (triathlon)

April 13 – Parks and Recreation Board meeting for Proposed Flow Trail, Los Alamos, NM (meeting)

April 15 – Shiprock Triathlon Festival, Shiprock, NM (triathlon)

April 15 – Prescott Monstercross, Prescott, AZ (endurance)

April 15 – Leadville Winter Fat Bike Series/East Side Epic, Leadville, CO (fat bike)

April 15 – Shiprock Triathlon Festival, Shiprock, NM (triathlon)

April 15 – Open Space Spring Clean-up: Menaul, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

April 15 – I Ride NM Sponsorship, Santa Fe, NM

April 15 – TrailWork Day – Borrego/Bear Wallow, Santa Fe, NM (trail maintenance)

April 16 – Oak Flats, Tijeras, NM (mtb)

April 19 – El Llano Landfill Park Redevelopment, Santa Fe, NM (meeting)

April 19-23 – Tour of the Gila, Silver City, NM (road)

April 20-23 – Sea Otter Classic, Monterey, CA (festival)

April 21-22 – Renewable Energy Festival, NNMC Campus, Española, NM (festival)

April 22 – LunaFest, Taos, NM (FREE film festival)

April 22 – 12 Hours in the Wild West, Ruidoso, NM (endurance)

April 22 – Adapted Sports Clinics – Cycling, Sitting Volleyball and Kayaking, Taos, NM

April 22 – Open Space Spring Clean-up: Piedra Lisa, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

April 22-23 – Continental Divide Trail Maintenance & Campout Weekend, Silver City, NM (trail maintenance)

April 23 – Diva Mountain Bike Clinic (women-only), Abq, NM (clinic)

April 27-30 – Fruita Fat Tire Festival, Fruita, CO (festival)

April 28-30 – The Whiskey Off-road, Prescott, AZ (endurance)

April 28-30 – Continental Divide Trail Coalition Trail Days, Silver City, NM (trail maintenance)

April 29 – Corrales Bike and Wine Tour, Corrales, NM

April 29 – Rio Grande Retro Triathalon 2017, Abq, NM  (triathlon)

April 29 – TrailWork Day – Lower Winsor, Santa Fe, NM (trail maintenance)

MAY


May 6 – Alien Run MTB Race, Aztec, NM (mtb)

May 6 – Javelina Chase Ghost Mine Rumble, Duncan, AZ (mtb, cross, fat)

May 6 – REI Opt Outside Women’s Ride, Santa Fe, NM (mtb)

May 6-7 – Wilderness First Aid w NOLS @ REI, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

May 6-7 – Javelina Chase Gran Fondo, Duncan, AZ (road)

May 8 – Kids Rides Program, Santa Fe, NM (mtb)

May 12 – Duke City Classic/Bike Prom: Anchors Away (Nautical Theme), Abq, NM

May 13 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

May 13 – River & Acequia Cruise, Santa Fe, NM  

May 13 – The Inaugural Second Sunday Spoke Splitter ride, Taos, NM (mtb)

May 13 – Duke City Classic/Long Form Alleycat, Abq, NM

May 13 – 12 Hours of Mesa Verde, Cortez, CO (endurance)

May 14 – Duke City Classic/Cyclocross, Abq, NM

May 14 – CicloFemme, Abq, NM (road, mtb)

May 14 – Duke City Classic/Pump Track Race @ North Valley Bike Park, Bernalillo, NM (mtb)

May 15 – Duke City Classic/Mountain Bike Mania, Abq, NM

May 16 – REI Bike Maintenance Basics – Level 1, Santa Fe, NM 

May 16 – Duke City Classic/Grass Track, Abq, NM

May 17 – Second Street Breweries Scavenger Hunt, Santa Fe, NM

May 17 – Ride of Silence / Spin Doctors, Santa Fe, NM

May 17 – Bike Santa Fe Maintenance Clinic, Santa Fe, NM

May 17 – Duke City Classic/Duke it Out Alleycat, Abq, NM

May 17 – Bike to Work Week Scavenger Hunt, Santa Fe, NM

May 18 – Duke City Classic/Brew Cruise, Abq, NM

May 18-21 – Outside Bike & Beer Festival, Santa Fe, NM (festival)

May 18 – Ride of Silence, Abq, NM

May 18 – Filmed by Bike (from Portland, OR), Santa Fe, NM

May 19 – Bike to Work Railyard Park Fiesta, Santa Fe, NM

May 19 – Duke City Classic/Fixed and Furious, Abq, NM

May 19 – Caja del Rio Gravel Grinder, Santa Fe, NM (gravel)

May 19 – National Bike to Work Day, everywhere 

May 19 – Ladies AllRide Mini Clinic, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

May 19 – Handcrafted Bike + Beer Show, Santa Fe, NM (festival)

May 19 – Blood Road Film, Santa Fe, NM (film)

May 19-21 – The Grand Junction Off-road, Grand Junction, CO (endurance)

May 20 – Del Norte MTB Alliance: Annual Ride & Meeting, Arroyo Hondo, NM

May 20 – Fun-D-raiser for World Bicycle Relief / Spin Doctors, Santa Fe, NM

May 20 – Ladies AllRide Mini Clinic, Santa Fe, NM (clinic)

May 20 – La Tierra Bike Demo, Santa Fe, NM (mtb)

May 20 – Tour de Brewer, Santa Fe, NM (beer)

May 20 – Blood Road Film, Santa Fe, NM (film)

May 20 – La Tierra Poker Ride, Santa Fe, NM (mtb)

May 20 – Duke City Classic/Duchess Ride, Abq, NM

May 20 – Duke City Classic/Poker Ride, Abq, NM

May 20 – Manzanita Mountain Epic, Abq, NM (mtb)

May 20 – Logan Lasoo, Logan, NM, (gravel grinder)

May 20 – VIDA MTB Series @ Valmont Bike Park, Boulder, CO (clinic)

May 20 – 2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series, Race #1, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

May 21 – Santa Fe Century, Santa Fe, NM (road)

May 21 – Gran Fondo, Santa Fe, NM (road)

May 25-28 – US Open of Mountain Biking, Mountain Creek Bike Park, Vernon, NJ (mtb)

May 26-28 – Wind Rider Mountain Festival, Ruidoso, NM (festival)

May 27 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

May 27 – IMBA National Enduro Series / Big Mountain Enduro #1, Glorieta, NM (enduro)

May 27 – Aspen Asphyxiation, Flagstaff, AZ (endurance)

May 27-28 – Demo Daze, Angel Fire, NM (demo)

JUNE


June 2-4 – Rio Grande AR Challenge, Taos, NM (adventure)

June 3 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

June 3 – Lost Tierra Torture/New Mexico State Championship, Glorieta, NM (mtb)

June 3 – National Trails Day, everywhere (bike ride/trail maintenance)

June 3 – Palisade Gran Fondo, Palisade, CO (road)

June 3 – ERock Sunrise to Sunset, Castle Rock, CO (mtb)

June 3-5 – Eagle Outside Festival, Eagle, CO (festival)

June 4 – Elephant Rock Cycling Festival, Castle Rock, CO (festival)

June 9-11 – Center Queens of Dirt / Liv Women’s Mountain Bike, Bellingham, WA (clinic)

June 10 – Pajarito Burnout, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

June 10 – Freedom Tour Prologue, Colorado

June 10 – Pajarito SummerFest, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

June 10 – Mad Cow 180, Abq, NM (road/cyclocross/gravel grinder)

June 10 – Scott Enduro Cup, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

June 10 – Kaibab 125 and 200, Jacob Lake, AZ (endurance)

June 10 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

June 10-17 – Ride the Rockies, Alamosa, Pagosa Springs, Durango, Ridgway, Montrose, Gunnison, Salida, CO (road)

June 11 – 2017 Death Ride Challenge ..The Toughest One Day Ride In the USA ..To Defeat ALS, Durango, CO (charity ride)

June 11 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

June 16-18 – The Carson City Off-road, Carson City, NV (endurance)

June 16-25 – Front Range Freedom Tour, Colorado (road)

June 17 – Santa Fe Big Friggin Loop, Santa Fe, NM (mtb)

June 17 – Folsom 100, Folsom, NM, (gravel grinder)

June 17 – City of Lakes Triathlon, Santa Rosa, NM (triathlon)

June 17 – Rally for the Rio Party, Orilla Verde Recreation Area/Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, Pilar, NM

June 17 – Not Forgotten Outreach Poker Run, Taos, NM (motorycle)

June 17-19 – Beti Bike Bash, Lakewood, CO (clinic)

June 21 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

June 22-25 – Crested Butte BikeWeek, Crested Butte, CO (festival)

June 23-25 – Chile Challenge Pro GRT AND Pro XCT Races, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

June 24 – 13th Annual Santa Fe Trail Jam/La Tierra, Santa Fe, NM

June 24-25 – RoughRiders 200, Angel Fire, NM (road) – cancelled for 2017 due to road construction

June 24-25 – 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest, McGaffey, NM (endurance)

JULY


July 1 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 1-2 – VIDA MTB Series, Winter Park, Co (clinic)

July 2 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 8 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

July 8 – Chama Redneck Epic, Chama, NM  (mtb)

July 14-16 – Mountain Bike Oregon, Oakridge, OR (festival)

July 15 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 15-16 – Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

July 16 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 19-23 – New Mexico Senior Olympics/State Summer Games, Abq, NM 

July 22 – South Boundary BigRide, Angel Fire-Taos, NM (endurance)

July 22 – Tri the Torture Exterra, Glorieta, NM (triathlon)

July 22 – 2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series, Race #2, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

July 27-August 1 – Colorado Freedom Tour, Colorado (road)

July 29 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 30 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

July 29 – Atomic Smasher 200, Abq, NM  (road)

AUGUST


August 3-6 – Downieville Classic, Downieville, CA (mtb)

august 5 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

August 5 – Gran Fondo, Taos, NM (road)

August 5 – 2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series, Race #3, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

August 5-6 – Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Powderhorn Resort, CO (mtb)

August 5-7 – Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association (PMBIA) Level 1 Clinic, Angel Fire, NM (clinic)

August 5-7 – VIDA MTB Series, Snowmass, CO (clinic)

August 12 – Watermelon Beat Down, Cedar Crest, NM (mtb)

August 12 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

August 13 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

August 18-20 – Outerbike @ Crested Butte, Crested Butte, CO (festival)

August 20 – High Altitude Classic, Cloudcroft, NM (mtb)

August 26 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

August 26 – Dawn ’til Dusk, Gallup, NM (endurance)

August 26-27 – Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos 2017, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe, NM (charity)

August 27 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

August 26-27 – Master of the Mountains Adventure Relay, Raton, NM (adventure)

SEPTEMBER


September 1-4 – Wydaho Rendezvous, Grand Targhee, WY (festival)

September 3 – Signal Peak, Silver City, NM (mtb)

September 3 – 2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series, Race #4, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

September 9 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

September 9 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

September 9 – VIDA MTB Series @ Golden GiddyUp, Golden, CO (clinic)

September 9-10 – Rocky Mountain Enduro Series, Steamboat Springs, CO (mtb)

September 10 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

September 10 – Horny Toad Hustle, Las Cruces, NM (mtb)

September 16 – Patriot Triathlon, Rio Rancho, NM (triathlon)

September 16 – Double Boundary Trail, Taos, NM  (mtb)

September 16 – Squash Blossom Screamer, Gallup, NM (mtb)

September 16 – Glorieta Gut Check, Glorieta, NM (mtb)

September 16 – Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, Chequamegon, WI (festival)

September 16-17 – Rocky Mountain Enduro Series/The Whole Enchilada Enduro, Moab, UT (mtb)

September 22-24 – Bikepacking Summit, Golden, CO

September 23 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

September 23-24 – Trek DirtSeries, Angel Fire, NM (clinic)

September 23 – UllrFest, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

September 23 – Cerillos del Coyote, Socorro, NM (mtb)

September 23 – Tour of Ruidoso, Ruidoso, NM (road)

September 24 – Pajarito Bike Park Day, Los Alamos, NM (mtb)

September 27-October 1 – Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta Gran Fondo Bike Ride, Santa Fe, NM (road)

September 29-October 1 – Rocky Mountain Enduro Series/Monarch Crest Enduro, Monarch, CO (mtb)

September 30 – Albuquerque Mountain Bike Festival + 12 Hours of Albuquerque, Tijeras, NM, (endurance)

September 30 – Wheels on Fire 100, Tucumcari, NM (road)

OCTOBER


October 6 – Coconino Stage Bikepack, Flagstaff, AZ (endurance)

October 6-8, Outerbike @ Moab, Moab, UT (festival)

October 7 – Sandia Ranger District/Trail Work Day, Abq, NM (trail maintenance)

October 7 – Road Apple Rally, Farmington, NM (mtb)

October 7 – Tour of the White Mountains, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ (endurance)

October 7 – Tour de Taco, Clovis, NM (road)

October 7 – 2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series, Race #5, Angel Fire, NM (mtb)

October 14 – Down + Dirty, Raton, NM (mtb)

October 15 – Rowe Rumble Gravel Grinder 2017, tbd, NM (gravel)

October 15 – Ciclovia, Abq, NM

October 21 – Zuni Mountains 100, McGaffey Lake, NM (mtb)

October 28-29 – Glorieta Cross, Glorieta, NM (cross)

NOVEMBER


November 4 – Sacramento Rim Roller, Cloudcroft, NM (mtb)​

November 5 – Kentucky Camp, Kentucky Camp, AZ (endurance)

November 19 – Picketpost Punisher, Superior, AZ (endurance)

DECEMBER


December 9 – Dawn to Dusk Arizona, McDowell Mountain Regional Park, AZ

Past events – 2016 Events