Breckenridge Bike Week || June 21-25, 2017
Recently declared a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of America Bicyclists, one of Breckenridge’s best kept secrets is its expansive network of backcountry trails. Breck offers its cycle enthusiasts hundreds of trails, all interconnected and accessible from anywhere in town, leading to miles of Summit County riding.
Experience pedal paradise during Breckenridge’s Annual Breck Bike Week. Kicked off by the Summit Mountain Challenge, visitors will delight in several bike themed events such as high-end bike demos, led group rides, bike-in movie nights, trail building, lectures & clinics, bike fits & tunes, daily Tour de France viewing parties and much more!
Daily Clinics, Expos and Demos
Yeti Beti Women's MTB Skills Clinic
June 22 & June 24
Mountain bike skills workshop designed by women, for women. The clinic is FREE! Please arrive on time with your bike, helmet, sunglasses, gloves, rain jacket, hydration pack or bottle, bike tools and tube. If you don't have a bike, rentals are available at Christy Sports. The ride will meet in the Expo area located in Blue River Plaza.
Beginner Clinic - This clinic is designed for women that are newer to the sport of mountain biking or for those that are a bit tentative on singletrack. This clinic will focus on basic technique to help you ride singletrack with confidence and overcome small obstacles in the trail. 10:00a-12:00p (Arrive at 9:40a)
Intermediate Clinic - This clinic is designed for women that are comfortable on singletrack, but looking to overcome more advanced obstacles and improve there flow. Riders should be comfortable doing 15-mile rides. This clinic will foucs on finesse through switchbacks, conquering larger obstacles on the trail (manmade and natural) and efficient pedal stroke and posture for longer rides. 2-4:30p (Arrive at 1:40p)
Happy Hour Bike Maintenance Clinics
June 22, 23 & 24 | 6-7:30p
Get in behind the counter to learn “basic, on the trail, bike repair” with professional bike mechanics and learn how to take care of your ride. This clinic will give you the tools to better fix a flat, repair a broken chain, best tool carry options, co2/pump pros and cons and much more. Stay tuned for more details on location and clinic type.
Vendor Expo and Demo
June 23, 24 & 25 | 10:00a-5:00p
Cruise by the Blue River Plaza and discover the bike expo and demo area, outfitted with demo bikes ranging from Mountain to Road. Come see what's new from top cycling manufacturers such as Trek, Shimano, and more to see the latest and greatest in bikes and components.
Summit County's Bike to Work Day | 7-10a
Leave your car in the driveway and join fellow commuters on a morning pedal to work. If the fresh air and bit of exercise isn’t enough to jumpstart you in the morning, join us for an extra jolt with a complimentary cup of coffee, and entry into the bike-to-work-day raffle presented by PANTS (Physical Activities and Nutrition Team of Summit) in the Blue River Plaza right in the heart of Breck.
Summit Mountain Challenge | 5p
Kick off Breck Bike Week with Summit Mountain Challenge Gold Run Rush. Stay tuned for more info!
Mayor's Favorite Lunch Loop | 10:00a-12:00p
Join Breckenridge Mayor, Eric Mamula, on his favorite MTB lunch loop. Where is the Mayor's favorite place for a quick afternoon pedal? He is willing to share but only with those who come on the ride, so don't miss out. The ride will take appoximately 2 hours starting in Blue River Plaza and ending at Downstairs at Eric's for a refuel with apps and drinks.
Firecracker 50 Pre-Ride presented by Breck Bike Guides | 8:30a
Breck Bike Guides has you covered as they lead you through one of the summer’s best race loops. Whether you are training, can’t participate in this year’s classic 4th of July race, or just love cycling, join us on this led ride where you never have to worry about getting turned around or feeling lonely while climbing up Little French. Meet in Blue River Plaza (203 S. Main St. Breckenridge by the Welcome Center) at 8:15am for an 8:30am departure.
Breckenridge Bike and Brews Guided Day Tour | 1:00p
Tap into epic cycling and get a taste of Colorado’s thriving beer scene. The pace is leisurely as we cycle in the shadow of majestic peaks on our way to Breckenridge’s newest brewery, Broken Compass. Next up is a stop at the world’s highest distillery, where you’ll sample award winning hooch blended with pure Rocky Mountain water. Our final stop will be at Colorado’s third craft brewery. From a broad selection of beers that are available year-around to seasonal favorites, there’s a beer for every taste. Enjoy a glimpse of Breckenridge’s historical district as we make our way back to our starting point. This tour is free to sign up for but limited to 10 people. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
Ride across the 10" floating plank at the Dredge pond in downtown Breckenridge. This is a disco themed event, costumes encouraged. Prizes for first to Cross, fastest to cross (male and female), best costume, best crash and more! This is a free event open to the first 25 to register.
Lake Loop Fondo presented by Breck Bike Guides | 9:00a
Take a breathtakingly scenic road ride around Lake Dillon on this 40 Mile “lollypop” loop which goes from Breckenridge, around the lake, down Swan Mountain, and back to Breck while almost all on the bike path. Whether you are looking to push yourself for time or just enjoy the views around the county, this ride is for you. Meet in Blue River Plaza.
Breck Mtn Enduro at Breckenridge Ski Resort | 11:30a-1:30p
Enduro racing is coming to Breckenridge this summer! Enduro is best described as a mostly downhill-oriented cross country race and is the hottest format in mountain bike racing right now. Breckenridge Ski Resort and Maverick Sports Promotions are pleased to collaborate and bring this event to the Breck Bike Week Schedule.
- Entry Fees: $45/adult & $35/junior (includes lift ticket/bike haul and post-race lunch and beverages)
- CLICK HERE for more information and to register
Prizes and a post race party for all race participants at The 9600 Kitchen at the Double Tree by Hilton
Summit Fat Tire Poker Ride presented by Carvers | 9:00a
A not to miss finale to the week, the infamous Poker Ride is returning. Any event presented by Carvers and the Fat Tire Society is sure to be a good time, so grab your bike, put on your best poker-face, and get ready to pedal around to collect your hand. $30 for adults and $20 for 17 and under to enter. Help support Summit Fat Tire and their local trail work and stewardship helping to make Summit County the great cycling destination it is.
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