FAQ

Yes, it’s freezing! But Lieut. Dangle still wears shorts.

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Yes, keep your noggin covered while on your bike.

No. These are designated non-motorized trails, and we will lose our permits if we allow e-bikes.

All finishers of the 5-lap race will be presented a flask at the finish line! Sorry, but the flask will be presented empty.

Yes! After the race begins, you can have your crew hang out near race headquarters so you can collect a feed each lap.

Heck yes! Beers, buddies, bands, bikes… bring it all! Non-racers can enjoy Ska beer with a donation to CBMBA.

Not this year… this is run by a grassroots trails non-profit and helps fund CBMBA’s winter trail ops.

No, the championship race is individual this year! Choose from the 5 or 3-lap option. There are teams of two for Friday’s night’s bike polo tournament, however!

So be it… it’s winter at 8888′ and sometimes, it snows! We are on no matter what (unless it dumps 2′ and a fat bike can’t physically move through the snow. Then, we just gotta stack it up to Mama Nature and drink beer).

Awesome! The course is groomed specifically for our race to ensure that it is as firm as possible. We work with the CB Nordic Center to ensure the track is as firm as possible with the conditions we are given!

Of course! The course is open for pre-riding on Friday, Jan. 24th. Please print the map so that you don’t accidentally ride on cross-country ski trails that are closed to bikes.

Listen closely, Young Padawan:

The minimum tire width is 3.8″.

The maximum tire pressure is 8psi.

These will be checked at the starting line, as going below these specs destroys the track for others as the race progresses.

Upon request, we brand buns!
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