Announcing the 2013 Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival presented by Trek

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Good news all, the Cuyuna Lakes Yeti has finally retired his snow making efforts and now we’re safe (we think) to release the sweet spring news of the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival.

Not too far away, June 7th - 8th, 2013

Online registration is live right now, and, registration ends Monday June 3rd. Registration fees below are per person.

Special note about race fees within the 2013 Festival:
All events proceeds after expenses are divided equally between the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber and the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew in order to fulfill their mutual missions of expanding mountain bike opportunities in the Cuyuna Lakes.

Want to see the trails continue to grow in Cuyuna?
Register to ride or race today!

CUYUNA PASS
The Cuyuna Pass includes the Friday Night Spaghetti Feed and Night Ride. Saturday’s Trailblazer Bikes Cross Country Race and Easy Riders $250.00 Poker Ride. Plus we’ll throw in the Festival T-Shirt (T-SHIRT ONLY GUARANTEED IF ORDERED BY MAY 28TH):
· $45 until June 3 (last day to register online)
· $50 day of event (Friday, June 7th is the last day to register in-person)
To register, click here.    

Remember, all registration fees stay right here in the Cuyuna Lakes in an effort to continue off-road cycling on the red dirt! No other race event outside of the Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout invests directly back into the Cuyuna Lakes. Join the party!

FRIDAY, JUNE 7th
FRIDAY NIGHT PASTA FEED AND LIVE CONCERT
Presented by Maucieri’s Italian Bistro, Bar and Deli and New Belgium Brewing.
5-8PM
$10 before June 3rd (online registration)
$14 on June 7th (in-person registration)
To register, click here.
imageA great social outdoor event at Crosby Memorial Park with Live Music and New Belgium Brewing. As a kick-off to this event, we will be using this spaghetti feed as a way to raise funds by featuring a FREE concert by Deblock, Fort and Flynn. The Friday Night Ride will role out of the park around 9:00 PM.

FRIDAY NIGHT RIDE
9PM

$5 before May 28th (online registration)
$10 before June 3rd (online registration)
$15 on June 7th (in-person registration)
To register, click here.   

Night Ride Requirements:
• Helmets are required on all riders.
• Eye protection is strongly recommended.
• Every biker/bike must have its own lighting and a battery adequately charged for the ride.
    Preferred lighting:
        - Floodlight mounted on your handle bars, and
        - Spotlight mounted on your helmet
    Acceptable lighting:
        - Spotlight mounted on your helmet
• Crew will ride as one large group or smaller groups designed to skill level. Individual riding is not allowed.      

SATURDAY, JUNE 8th
TRAILBLAZER BIKES CROSS COUNTRY RACE

Presented by Trailblazer Bikes
11:30AM
$20 before May 28th (online registration)
$25 before June 3rd (online registration)
$30 on June 7th (in-person registration)
To register, click here.         

Roll out from Crosby Memorial Park at 11:30am, three race options:

Beginner course: 7 miles (1 lap)
Sport course: 14 miles (2 laps)
Advanced course: 21 miles (3 laps with a few extras
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(All courses are on 90% Cuyuna Lakes single track, 100% awesome!)
Click here for more specific information on the race course.

Medal/prize will be awarded for each top three finishers for each age division.

Race Categories: 
Men’s & Women’s Each
    <19
    20 - 29
    30 - 39
    40 - 49
    50+

Race Rules/Requirements:
Helmets must be worn at all times. Be a courteous rider, yield to all cyclists. Give a passing call when passing. Folks getting passed, when you have a safe opportunity, please move off the side to allow the person behind you to pass. Obey all traffic laws when on your bicycle.

EASY RIDERS BICYCLE $250.00 POKER RIDE
Presented by Easy Rider’s Bicycle and Sport Shop
3p    
$10 before May 28th (online registration)
$15 before June 3rd (online registration)
$20 on June 7th and 8th (in-person registration)
To register, click here.   

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Open to all ages and skill levels. Choose your own route to get to the poker playing cards. Riders pick up the first and last cards in the Crosby Memorial Park and the other cards from out on the mountain bike trails. Best hand wins. Grand prize takes home a sweet $250.00 gift certificate to Easy Riders Bicycle and Sportshop. Other prizes will also be awarded. Sign up at registration. Helmets required.

Poker Ride Rules/Requirements:
Helmets must be worn at all times. Be a courteous rider, yield to all cyclists. Give a passing call when passing. Folks getting passed, when you have a safe opportunity, please move off the side to allow the person behind you to pass. Obey all traffic laws when on your bicycle.

EVENT SCHWAG:
Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival T-Shirt
$15 after May 1 
$18 after June 3                    
please indicate  S, M, L, XL, XXL

Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival Socks
$14 after May 1
$15 after June 3                          
please indicate S, M, L

All pre-registered riders may check-in and pick up their registration packets beginning at 5:00 PM on Friday, June 7th  and from  8:30 - 9:30 AM on Saturday, June 8 from the REGISTRATION BOOTH in Crosby Memorial Park.

Registration will remain open for the Easy Riders $250.00 Poker Ride after the Trailblazer Bikes Cross Country Race has concluded.

For the entire festival event schedule and times, please click here.

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The Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Festival is a partnership of the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew in an effort to expand mountain bike opportunities within the Cuyuna Lakes.