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Tour de Fat

Event Type: Bike Holiday
Time of Year: Late Summer
Tour de Fat is a free, annual bike parade in Fort Collins, Colorado that takes place around Labor Day weekend. The event features costumed cyclists riding to New Belgium Brewing, where they participate in a party with live music, games, contests, and beer. The 2024 parade will take place on Saturday, August 24.

Winter Bike to Work Day

Event Type: Bike Holiday
Time of Year: February
Winter Bike to Work Day encourages thousands of cyclists to ride their bikes to work (or wherever) each February. Dozens of local businesses sponsor free breakfast stations all over town.  It's like Bike to Work Day but with mittens. 

Bike to Work Day

Event Type: Bike Holiday
Time of Year: Mid Summer
Bike to Work (or wherever) Day is one of Fort Collins greatest traditions. Dozens of free breakfast locations will spring up all over town to treat cyclists as they ride into work (or wherever).

Bike to School Day

Event Type: Bike To School
Time of Year: Early May
Bike to School day generally takes place on the first or second Wednesday of May.

YGR Time Trial Series PB Cafe Vino

We're just shy of a month out from the first YGR Time Trial of the year! Head over to YGR for full details on dates, routes, categories, cost and whatnot but here are the high points: The YGR Time Trials have been happening on generally the same courses just outside Fort Collins, CO, on Tuesday nights since 2009.

CSU Race Weekend 2024

The legendary CSU races are coming up at the end of April. The CSU Rams Cycling team will host the Oval Criterium and the Cobb Lake Road Race on April 20th and 21st, respectively. Collegiate and USAC categories available.

Frostbite Time Trial 2024

The Frostbite Time Trial is hosted by Team Rio Grande Racing and historically launches the Colorado road racing calendar each year. This year the race takes place on March 16th. The course heads South and then North on the I25 frontage road for 11.4 miles near the Buckeye Power Plant exit. As the name implies, it's usually cold and as the photo shows, it's usually windy.

Frostbite Time Trial

Event Type: Time Trial
Time of Year: Early Spring
The Frostbite Time Trial is hosted by Team Rio Grande Racing and historically launches the Colorado road racing calendar each year. The course heads South and then North on the I25 frontage road for 11.4 miles near the Buckeye Power Plant exit. As the name implies, it's usually cold and as the photo shows, it's usually windy.

Cross of the North 2023

Cross of the North is coming up!
Join us at the Fort Collins New Belgium Campus on November 4-5 for a weekend of awesome racing, food trucks, coffee, and beer. There are cyclocross races for all ages and abilities, including free kids races.

Sendtown Fall 2023 Dirt Pile Races (CX)

Sendtown's Fall Unicycle Program will take place every Saturday (10AM - 12PM) from Oct 28, 2023 to Nov 25, 2023 with two bonus beginner-only sessions on Thursday (4:30-6PM) Oct 26, 2023 and Nov 2, 2023. Registration is open. 

CTR 2023 NoCo Racers

The Colorado Trail Race, a 500-mile self-supported mountain bike race from Durango to Denver, started over the weekend. NoCo/SoWyo has several racers currently taking part.  Jimi Killen, Adam Vaughan, Teresa Garcia (ex-pat), Joshua Cameron, Brad Bensley (Cheyenne) and Andy Lueck (scratched) are on course from NoCo/SoWyo. 

Northern Colorado Mountain Bike Fest

The demand for single track trail vibes just can’t be denied here in Northern Colorado. They couldn’t contain all of the fun, food, music, rides, and demo bikes to one day, so they’ve expanded the 2023 Northern Colorado Mountain Bike Festival to two days over September 23-24, 2023! Overland Mountain Bike Association will be your host, with event central located at Lory State Park in Fort Collins, CO.