Thanks so much for coming to Spring Thaw 2017! It was a memorable one! We heard such great things about the brand new Jabberwocky course. We saw so many beaming smiles. Glad y’all had a super fun day on the trails. Please send us your constructive feedback or ideas for next year, and let us know if you’re able to help/volunteer or would like to be a sponsor or vendor next year.
Pre Race Shuttle schedule for DH practice runs here.
Ashland, Oregon’s Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival is in its 26th year! It is one of the biggest and longest standing mountain bike events in Oregon’s rich history of racing. It features a Cross Country Race on Saturday that utilizes some of the finest single tracks in Southern Oregon with over 4,000 feet of climbing and descending for the elite and expert riders. The event starts on Saturday with–conditions permitting –the 2060 XC loop and the Kid’s Race. It continues on Sunday with a Downhill race starting up at 4 Corners.
Due to the high snow volume this year we will not be doing the New Super Downhill as planned . We may also have to use the XC alternate course this year so watch for that. We will be doing the points on the XC and the DH and crowning an “All Mountain” Champion for both the Men and Women (Only Elite and Expert combined and you must compete on the same Bike!)
Racers will be tested on not only their fitness but their skill on a mountain bike, as well.
This race is proudly part of the Oregon Off Road Mountain Bike Series, or OBRA.