Support the local bicycle scene with Ray's at these fun outdoor events around our community.
Ray's reopens October 8th 2016.
The Lake Superior Gravity Series -- Michigan
The Lake Superior Gravity Series is a Mountain bike Downhill and Enduro series in the Lake Superior Basin. Each race raises funds for the local trailbuilders to keep them nice and maintained for all riders! These are fun events to race or spectate!
National Bike to work week --May 16-20
Honor Ride - May 21st -- Wisconsin
Saturday May 21st marks the 5th annual Honor Ride in recognition for our healing hero's. The Honor Ride gains awareness for Ride2Recovery and their work using the bicycle to help emotionally and physically rehabilitate our wounded veterans. All of the funds raised through R2R go to outdoor cycling programs and indoor spinning recovery labs at VA Hospitals and military installations across the country. Would love for you to come up and ride this with us! The ride offers three different scenic routes starting from Saris HQ in Madison, WI with distances of 12, 38, and 69 miles. Registration is required so sign up today!https://www.ride2recovery.com/
Little Switz Bike Park Opener -- May 22nd -- Wisconsin
o Rated the best lift-accessed bike park in the Midwest Little Switz offers riders Free-ride style obstacles such as jump lines, rock gardens, road gaps, and drops galore! The best part is a chairlift is waiting for you at the bottom of the hill to take you back up to the top! Experience something new and ride Little Switz!
Fuel Cleveland Motorcycle Show - at Ray's CLE -- May 28 -- Ohio
Motorcycle show inside of Ray’s! The show will feature custom built motorcycles including but not limited to; choppers, café racers, vintage, and more! Free Admission.
Ride the Keweenaw -- May 27-29th -- Michigan
Ride for the Arts -- June 5th -- Wisconsin
Copper Harbor Big Boy weekend -- June 10th-12th -- Michigan
Take your riding to the next level in this instructional clinic hosted by Phil Ott along with top local riders Brian Matter and Tyler Gauthier. This Clinic is for guys only and registration is limited to 30 spots so register today!
Ciclovia Milwaukee -- June 12th The June 12th Ciclovia MKE event will feature the 5th Annual Southside Bicycle Day! The goal of Southside Bicycle Day is to raise awareness about the importance of safe biking in the neighborhood and to create a culture of safer driving and walking. We are excited to announce that, in addition to providing free children’s helmets, over 600 bicycles and bike locks will be raffled off at the event. Activities that support movement and healthy living will be held along the route. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy everything from dance classes to soccer tournaments to public art and local vendors.What: Ciclovia MKE - Open Streets MKE, Southside eventWhen: June 12th, 2016Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.Where: Cesar E. Chavez Drive to Walker’s PointLearn more at Ciclovia MKE's website
Tour of Americas Dairyland Road Series -- June 17-26 -- Wisconsin
§ Grafton Saturday June 18th
§ Waukesha Sunday June 19th
§ Schlitz Park Tuesday June 21
§ Shorewood Wed June 22nd
§ Downer Classic Saturday June 25th
§ Tosa Sunday June 26th
Marquette Trails Fest -- June 24-26th -- Michigan
Enjoy a fun weekend complete with mountain bike races (XC,DH,Enduro), trail runs, and family hikes. All proceeds from the event go to the NTN singletrack trailbuilding.
Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend -- July 29-31st -- Michigan
The Riverwest 24, Urban Race -- July 29-30 -- Wisconsin
This is a 24 hr bike “race” in the heart of the Riverwest Neighborhood in Milwaukee. This event is for everyone regardless of if you are a racer or not. Registration typically fills fast but don’t worry! It is still just as fun to come and hang out or volunteer.
Wausau 24 -- July 30-31 -- Wisconsin
Race the day away at the Wausau 24 hour bike race! With solo, team, and many more options this is one of the most fun weekends of the year! Camp all day and ride all night!
Polish Moon Ride -- Aug 6th -- Wisconsin
Copper Harbor Trails Fest -- Sept 3-4th (Labor Day Weekend) -- Michigan
Wisconsin Off Road Series - MTB Races (WORS) -- Wisconsin
Americas largest State Mountain Bike Racing Series. Each event provides a quality, safe, fun, and competitive mountain biking experience to all riders. There are age groups and skill categories for every type of rider including kids! There are 10 races scattered throughout the state and are held throughout the summer beginning May 15th and ending October 2nd. Find a race that works for you or do them all!
Wisconsin Endurance MTB Series - MTB Races (WEMS) -- Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series is a 12hr afternoon to evening bike relay event. There are 9 races total and no racing license is required to enter. They also host shorter races such as a 3hr or 6hr for racers who are new to endurance riding. These races are held all over the state throughout the summer and make for a great weekend of riding!
April 30 -- The Wild Rild Buzzard Buster Levis Mound Trail Head, Hatfield, WI
May 7 -- GEARS Greenbush Grinder (aka Northern Kettles Endurance Challenge) Greenbush Trail System, Glenbeulah, WI
May 21 -- 9 Hours of Alpine Valley AV Ski Resort, Lake Geneva, WI
June 4 -- Romp in the Swamp Epic Nine Mile Rec Area, Wausau, WI
June 18 -- Southern Kettles Classic Emma Carlin Trail Head, Eagle, WI
July 16 -- Stump Farm 100 Reforestation Camp, Suamico, WI
August 27 -- RASTA Rock N Root Washburn Trails, Rhinelander, WI
September 17 -- Northern Kettles Fall Epic New Fane Trails, New Fane, WI
October 8 -- Thunderdown in the Underdown (WEMS Championship) Underdown Rec Area, Gleason, WI
Mountain Biking to Debut as an Interscholastic Sport in Wisconsin
Wisconsin High School and Middle School Interscholastic mountain biking has arrived.
Wisconsin, along with 11 other states, has joined (NICA), The National Interscholastic Cycling Association.
The 2016 goal is to form teams in as many middle and high schools as possible throughout the state to launch as a fall club sport.
This is a parent/volunteer run program, not a WIAA Sport. The sport is co-ed and open to grades 6th through 12th.
Anyone interested in becoming involved in forming a team in your area, coaching, or participating as a student-athlete,