Saturday, Sept. 1, 8:00am – Haka: traditional dance of the Māori people. “We don’t own this place, we belong to it. We are guardians of this place.”
No t-shirt, no podium, just bragging rights. The course WILL be something to brag about. It will be big. It will be in the backcountry on rugged single track. It will be a quality course if you don’t mind a bit of hike-a-bike and some downed trees. You will need to use your judgment and decide which parts of the downhill you should ride and which parts you may just want to walk.
• A (BIG) Loop: ~35 miles, 4500+ vertical feet, mid-pack finish time 5.5 hours.
• B (not as BIG) Loop: ~16 miles, 3000 vertical feet, mid-pack finish time 3 hours.
Bike Packing Demo
Saturday, Sept. 1, 2:00pm – Interested in bike packing, but unsure how to start? Dave Wilson of Nuclear Sunrise Stitchworks will show you the basics of preparing for a backcountry bicycle excursion of a day or much longer.
Mountain Bike Tips & Tricks with Syd and Macky
Saturday, Sept. 1, 3:00pm – Are you looking for a few pointers to improve your riding or dial in your bike setup? Meet Syd Schulz and Macky Franklin who can provide technique tips that could help you progress to the next level.
Sunday, Sept. 2, 8:00am – An easy spin down the road leads you toward Glorieta Mesa. And then the road turns to gravel and it climbs up. A lot of up. Bring plenty of food, water and your sense of adventure on this tour of 50+ miles of rugged roads and trails across Glorieta Mesa. This is a substantial ride, with significant climbs and descents please don’t underestimate the challenge.
Here is the route as a downloadable .tcx track – Glorieta Gravel Grinder
Sunday, Sept. 2, 8:30am – 3 stages on 3 trails in 1 day. Pedal up, Ride down, Three times. Are you faster than your friends? Shortest time on Strava over the weekend wins! The Funduro is designed for “getting your feet wet” and experiencing what Enduro racing is all about.
Sunday, Sept. 2, 10:00am – Take a group ride with Syd Schulz and Macky Franklin on the OB&B Funduro course. Ride Glorieta’s trails and chat with two NM local, pro racers who live and race enduro across the world.
Saturday and Sunday, Sept 1+2, 9am- 12pm – Are you looking to explore the trails around Glorieta Camps? Take a guided ride on beginner to intermediate trails with a local mountain biker. These rides are perfect for getting familiar with the trail system at Glorieta.
Handcrafted Bike Show
Saturday, Sept. 1, 1pm – 5pm – The Handcrafted Bike showcase is a unique opportunity to experience the artistry and craftsmanship of small, independent bike builders. Meet custom frame and bike builders from the Rocky Mountain region who will showcase their most beautiful bikes at Outside Bike & Brew.