Saturday, June 16, 2012

Ride Sun Valley

The Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival

The 2nd Annual Ride Sun Valley Mountain Bike Festival showcases the area's over 400 miles of continuous singletrack (a narrow biking trail wide enough for only one bike) trail. The event is centered around some of the best race courses in the US.

Sun Valley is a bike rider's paradise with over 32 miles of multi-use paved bike paths, two bike parks, and miles of scenic road riding.

Beginning on June 29th and running through July 8th, the events at the festival are diverse and fun for bikers of all ages and skill levels.

The Ride Sun Valley Expo

The technical Expo will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. July 4-8, 2012. Located at the main entrance to the racing venue, all spectators and competitors will pass through the expo corridor daily. Top cycling vendors from around the world will be here to display new equipment and trends in cycling. If you are a rider or visitor, make time for this. It’s a candy store for mountain bike lovers.

Championship Cycling Events at Sun Valley

There will be four championship races taking place at the end of the festival (July 5 through 8): The USA Cycling's Cross Country Olympic Races (Pro and Amateur); Short Track Cross Country and the intimidating Super D Race.

Ride Sun Valley Activities and Events

These events take place at the beginning of the festival, from June 30th through July 3rd:

  • The Sun Valley All Mountain

  • Galena Grinder

  • Baldy Super Duper D

  • Fat Tire Criterium

  • Idaho Pump Track State Championship

  • Local Stoker Rides

  • Hailey 4th of July Criterium Bike Race

  • Welcome Dinner at Ketchum Downtown plaza

  • Kids Race

  • Sun Valley Shakedown

Get the details on all these events at the Ride Sun Valley Events Schedule website.

Have you Cycled in Sun Valley?

Share you experiences or pictures with us!

Sun Valley Lodging

There are a variety of great bed and breakfasts in the central region of Idaho. Check out some of out some of our high country Idaho Inns for a place to relax and refresh after all the athletics.

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