Mountain/Gravel/Fat Bike Races

We have three terrific race series in Michigan every year. Come out and enjoy the competition!

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Mountain/Gravel/Fat Bike Races

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Jan 5, 2020

Culver's Frozen Fat Bike Race

Augusta Mi

2-3 laps approx 6.5 miles per lap

616-453-4245

Jan 11, 2020

Fat & the Flurrious Fat Bike Race

Boyne City, Michigan

Fat & Flurrious is now the first race in the Shorts Brewing Fat Bike Series Check out their website for more information on the race series. In order to be eligible for receiving points toward the SBFBS racers must register for the OPEN class of this race and must also participate in at least 1 other SBFBS event.

Jan 12, 2020

Frosted Fat Tire relay

Three Rivers, MI US 49093

Put together your winning team of 4 fat tire bike riders for this challenging relay race, at this newly acquired gravel pit. The day will be epic and full of CRAZY “Fat Bike” Cyclists, just like you. Participants must be at least 18. “The Pit” offers a new, exciting and unique venue with a half mile race track that offers 360 degree views for spectators and families. Watch from above as each team completes laps (Men/100Laps for 50 miles & Women/50 Laps for 25 miles) on the gravel pits flat, plowed and groomed, 20 foot wide track.

Jan 26, 2020

Wild Side of the Noque Snow Bike Race

Marquette, MI

50k on trails that have been packed down by the XC skiers.

866-370-RACE

Feb 1, 2020

State Games of Michigan fatbike race

Hansen Hills, MI

616.990.1402

Feb 8, 2020

King Vasa Fat Bike Race.

Timber Ridge, Traverse City, MI

231.421.8148

Feb 15, 2020

Polar Roll

Ishpeming, MI

Long and Short fat bike UP fun!

(906) 748-0034

Mar 7, 2020

Huma Loopa Licious Fat Bike Race

Timber Ridge RV & Recreation Resort 4050 Hammond Rd E, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

Groomed by NMMBA, the long and short races will have separate groomed courses that overlap within Timber Ridge at the start/finish line to record each lap. The short race loop at nearly 2 miles in length, will approximate the previous years courses. The long race loop will be close to 4 miles and use some of the Timber Ridge groomed trail and some of the NMMBA groomed trail. Each race will have racers putting in as many laps as possible in 90 minutes for the Long race and 45 minutes for the Short's race. Come by the start/finish at 1:29:59, and you can keep going! Come by at 1:30:00, and you're done. Register by Valentine's Day to get a personalized race plate with your name!

Mar 14, 2020

Firetower Big M Fatbike Race

Big M National Forest, Manistee, MI

Fat bike loop for Beginner, Sport, open Classes.

231-425-4999

Mar 14, 2020

Big M Fire Tower Fat Bike Race

3500 Udell Hills Rd, Wellston, MI 49689, Wellston, MI  49689

Long and short (distance will vary depending on conditions.Part of the Great Lakes Fat Bike Series. Presented by the Shoreline Cycling Club and is a fundraiser for Big M trail grooming and improvements

231-425-4999

Mar 15, 2020

Waterloo G&G Gravel Road Race

Grass Lake, MI

The Wolverine: a rugged, two-loop 100K course that winds through Waterloo’s more than 20,000 acres The Black Bear: a powerful 50K course that condenses the best that the Wolverine offers into half the distance (one loop) The Massasauga: a mighty 10-mile non-competitive ride perfect for both those new to bike racing and those built for speed

(734) 531-8747

Mar 21, 2020

Melting Mann

Marcellus, Michigan 49067

60, 35 or 24 mile routes. The course is over 90% dirt roads.

(574)855-7294

Mar 28, 2020

Dirty Thirty Gravel Grinder

Saranac, MI

30mi or 14mi loop in the hills of Ionia County. With road names like Bliss and Ivan (as in Terrible), this gravel race offers something for every level of cyclist.

616-821-3948

Apr 4, 2020

The Lowell Classic

Lowell, MI

A classic old world style gravel road race, 70% unpaved roads, choose from either the 50 or 28 mile race.

Apr 18, 2020

Barry-Roubaix

Hastings, Michigan

18, 32, 62, 100 mile options

616-863-3291

Apr 25, 2020

Yankee Springs Time Trial

Yankee Springs Recreation Area, Hastings, MI

11 or 22 miles, 1-2 laps

Apr 26, 2020

Hart Hills Gravel Road Race

Hart, MI

Starts and finishes in downtown Hart. 10, 25 or 50 miles. Kids race is 5 miles

231-750-1267

May 2, 2020

Mud, Sweat and Beers - Fat Tire Fest

Mt. Holiday Ski and Recreational Area, Traverse City, MI

Stout - 25 miles Pale Ale - 10 miles Ginger Ale - 2 miles Root Beer - 1/4 mile

231-409-0061

May 3, 2020

Fort Custer Stampede

Augusta, MI

(269) 352-6063

May 16, 2020

Arcadia Grit & Gravel

Arcadia, MI

15 & 27 miles, An unusually fun combo of gravel roads plus some of the best IMBA-designed single track in the state. A race of uncommon intrigue.

231-651-0957

May 30, 2020

Mohican 100

Loudonville, OH

100mi & 100k

419-989-0239

Jun 6, 2020

Sancho 200

Traverse City, MI

The Sancho 200 is one of the most challenging gravel grinders in the country. By "gravel" we mean gravel, sand, mud, dirt, and pavement too. All participants receive a Sancho 200 t-shirt.

(231) 421-8148

Jun 20, 2020

Lumberjack 100

Manistee, Mi

100mi

Jun 27, 2020

Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder

Lake Huron to Lake Michigan

Start on Lake Huron's Au Gres, ride 210 miles to Lake Michigan at Ludington. Support crew required. 100 Mile loop option at Ludington.

616-460-9331

Jul 18, 2020

Lawless 50

15122 Monkey Run St, Jones, MI 49061

(574) 323-1110

Jul 26, 2020

The Divide

Manton, MI

Gravel road race of 19, 34, and 50 mile races

Aug 8, 2020

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

Negaunee to Marquette, MI

48 or 28mi course

1-888-578-6489

Sep 13, 2020

Uncle John's Dirty Gravel Ride

Uncle John's Cider mill, 8614 North US Hwy 127, St Johns, MI 48879

24 and 56 miles

Sep 13, 2020

Luton Park Time Trial

5950 10 Mile Rd NE , Rockford, MI 49341

A full gas assault on Luton Park to determine the true KOM. The Luton Park Time Trial is a time trial mountain bike race held on September 8, 2019 to benefit the Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation (PHRF)

(616) 822-4587

Sep 19, 2020

Chequamegon 40

Hayward, WI

40mi

Sep 19, 2020

Marji Gesick 100

Ishpeming, MI

100-miles of the most rugged singletrack you'll find anywhere in the country. Prepare to be challenged by 11,000 feet of vertical gain. Completely self-sufficiency necessary, GPS Recommended!

(906) 748-0034

Oct 3, 2020

Custers Last Stand Against Human Trafficking TT

Augusta, MI US 49012

A mountain bike time trial race to raise awareness and funds towards the fight against human trafficking

269-568-5037

Nov 7, 2020

Iceman Cometh Challenge

Kalkaska to Traverse City, MI

Point to point race approx 30 miles

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Michigan Gravel Race Series