On the Rivet

The latest race, ride and event news. Come here for ride announcements, upcoming events, race results, and much more.

Frostbite Time Trial Results and Photos

The USA Cycling road season kicked off here in Colorado with the Frostbite Time Trail hosted by Team Rio Grande Racing on Saturday. 168 racers from across the region took part in the 11-mile individual and team time trials. 19 of those racers were from NoCo/SoWyo and ended up on the podium.

Overland Trail Talks at Trek North

Trek is hosting Overalnd's March Trail Talks event at their Fort Collins North location. On the docket for discussion this month - Bike Parks! Most know...okay, everyone now knows...about the big push currently underway to see a bike park included as part of the future use of the former Hughes Stadium site. They'll discuss Hughes and other area bike parks that are in the works.

Laramie Range Epic

Event Type: endruance MTB Race
Time of Year: Late Summer
The Laramie Range Enduro originated in 1998, starting in historic Downtown Laramie, Wyoming. At that time, the race began with a police escort through town before climbing 1300 feet out of the Laramie valley and into the stunning landscape that graces our backyard to the east - the Pole Mountain Trail System. Twenty-four years later, this race has transformed to maintain a traditional approach to a cross country race, while adapting with the evolution of cross country culture.

Overland Trail Talks- February 2023 at Niner Bikes

Niner Bikes is hosting the Overland Mountain Bike Association for its February Trail Talks event at its new location in Fort Collins. OMBA will be discussing planned & expected trail projects throughout the Northern Front Range region for 2023. Come with questions, and comments, or simply listen. LOTS of great projects on the horizon.

YGR Time Trials and Send Town Short Track & CX Dates

Dates have been set for YGR Time Trials, the Send Town Short Track and Send Town Cyclocross Races. All of these low-cost grassroots races take place on Tuesday nights during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Details on City Streets Crits and Crazy Joe Cross are forthcoming.

CSU Race Weekend 2023

The CSU road race weekend will take place on April 22nd and 23rd this year. Saturday's circuit race will feature the Cobb Lake Circuit Race, and we'll finally return to the classic CSU Oval course on Sunday.

2023 Gravel Graceland

Looking for a fully supported gravel experience in Northern Colorado? Gravel Graceland is a three day gravel camp (not camping) based out of the Fort and run by Whitney and Zack Allison. The 30-50 mile rides are fully supported and traverse a mix of gravel, pavement, and single track. Plus, PLUS you get to hang out with Lauren Nagle who will be your mechanic and SAG driver for the weekend. Hit YGR for dates, pricing and to see what else is included.

Sendtown Program Registration Opens

Registration has opened for all of the Send Town Bike Club's spring youth MTB programs.  Brief information, including dates and prices for the Spring (HS & MS) Mountain Bike Program, Spring Muni Program, GrassRoots Program and Girls Only MTB Program, can be found here.

North South Colorado

Event Type: Gravel Bikepacking Race
Time of Year: Late Summer
The North South Bikepacking race is set to roll out from Fort Collins again in 2024. The 500+-mile self-supported gravel race (similar to the CTR) with roughly  48500 feet of elevation gain will end in Trinidad, CO. The route has about 200 miles of pavement, 300 of gravel, and 15-30 miles of singletrack (all +-).

High Plains Drifter

Event Type: Gravel Bikepacking Race
Time of Year: Late Summer
The High Plains Drifter is a 330-mile unsupported bikepacking adventure following a mix of gravel roads and doubletrack in Northern Colorado. There are no fees, prizes or sign-up. The route is approximately 70% gravel, 10% B roads, 10% single-track and 10% hard surface.

Weld County Grinder

Event Type: Gravel Group Ride
Time of Year: Late Spring
WCG is a gravel group ride on a 66-mile loop starting in Nunn, Colorado. 99% of the route is Weld County gravel roads in and around the Pawnee National Grasslands. One aid station is provided.

FoCo Fondo, Ned Gravel, Co2uT and Telluride Gravel Join Forces

The FoCo Fondo has joined forces with three independent Colorado gravel races to create the Colorado Summer of Gravel Series. Four races built on an omnium format with payouts for women, men and non-binary racers. Points and placings are separate to overall race results. i.e. You may be 118th place at CO2UT in the overall for the 125 mile race results but 7th Male SOG finisher and you would receive points based on the 7th place male finisher in the SOG standings.