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Fat bike smallDate: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. Demos available | 4 p.m. Racing Begins
Day-of registration opens at 2 p.m.

Where: Vail Nordic Center

Price:   Pre-registration - $25 adults/$15 students
           Day-of registration - $35 adults/$25 students

After Party: Grill on the Gore in the Vail Nordic Center

2017 Results

 

THIS YEAR - The Vail Derail Winter Bike Race is the second race in the four-part Vail Grail Winter Race Series. Join us for the Vail Nordic Center Citizen's Race on January 20, the Vail Mountain Uphill on Sunday, Feb. 18 and the Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 17. Register for all four races for only $80.

Join the Vail Recreation District for a winter bike race on Saturday, February 10 at the Vail Nordic Center! The race will test your winter bike handling skills on a never-before-seen circuit race course starting at the Nordic Center at 4 p.m. Cost for this race is $25 pre/$35 day-of for adults and $15 pre/$25 day-of for students. The circuit loop will be approximately 1.5 miles in length, so be sure to bring your friends and family as this will be a spectator-friendly event. Kids will race for 20 minutes and adult categories will race for one hour. The winners will be determined by the number of laps completed in the timeframe. Prizes will be awarded by category - men/women juniors, beginners/sport and open - and an afternoon event means you can still get up on the mountain in the morning and come ride bikes in the afternoon. Also, the course will be open for pre-riding  all day Saturday before the race. An after-party will be held at the Gill on the Gore in the Nordic Center and will feature the awards ceremony, and all participants will automatically be entered into a raffle drawing for the chance to win some exciting prizes, but you must be present to win! Online registration is now open - don't miss out on this first-ever Vail Rec winter bike race!

Race Day Schedule:

8am - 4pm - Course open for pre-riding

2pm - Day of registration opens

2-3:30pm - The Kind Bikes Fat Bike Demo*

4pm - Youth race (20 minutes)

4:30pm - Adult Race (60 minutes. All categories)

6pm - After party and awards at Grille on the Gore in the Vail Nordic Center(show your race number for a free beer!)

*Demos are available for non-racers until 3:30 p.m. If you would like to use a demo for the race, please call The Kind at (970) 926-1260 to reserve your bike as supply is limited. Cost to demo is $5 for 30 minutes and $15 to use the bike for the race. All demo proceeds will be donated to the Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association. Fat bikes are recommended for this race but not required.

Fat Bike rentals are also available at Colorado Bike Service in EagleVail (970) 949-4641.

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