Event Information

Cycling

Event Info

Road Race:
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 8:00 am
Refer to schedule.


Time Trial:
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm
Refer to schedule.


Mountain Bike:
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 am
Refer to schedule.


Enduro:
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Refer to schedule.


Other Info

 2018 Entry Form

 2018 Sport Information


Entry Fees

First Cycling Event: $35/participant
Additional Events: $15/event
Late Registration:
(After 5pm July, 5)
$45/participant
 Online Entry Deadline: July 18
 T-Shirt Deadline: July 5 at 5pm

For the Mountain Bike event, onsite registration only after July 11.

Event Photos

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Mountain Bike

Black Otter Trail
Located off of E. Airport Rd.
Billings, MT 59101


Road Race

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
3001 Hwy 312
Worden, MT 59088


Time Trial

Molt Community Center
West of Billings on Molt Rd.
Molt, MT 59057

Event Sponsored by:

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2017 and 2018 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2019 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling (Mountain Bike), Disc Golf, Equestrian, Fencing, Figure Skating, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Tennis, Track & Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Enduro - *New!*

Event Information

New This Year

Enduro in its most basic definition is a type of mountain bike racing where the downhillls are timed, and the uphills are not. Riders are timed in stages that are primaryily downhill, with neutral "transfer" stages in between. The transfer stages usually must be completed within a time-limit, but are not part of the accumulated time.

Location
Acton Recreational Area
One Mile North of Acton on Highway 3, turn onto Oswald County Road, take road 7.5 miles north to the junction with Heag Road. Turn right adn drive 2.5 miles on graveled road.

Date: Sunday, July 22
Check-In: Check in half hour before scheduled time.
Schedule:

  • 11:00 a.m. Expert Men/Women
  • 11:00 a.m. Novice Men
  • 11:00 a.m. Novice Women
  • 11:00 a.m. Junior Ages 13-18
  • *Sorry no participants 12 & under for the Enduro Race*
Special Information

Racing starts at 11 a.m. Staggered start times on the minute for the timed downhill sections. We will be using Red Line and Roller Coaster. Four runs for Experts and 2 runs for Novice and Junior.

Racing Instructions

Race number will be handed out at event site.

Course

Course will be explained onsite prior to the event.

New map coming soon!

Commissioners

Dean has been a Cyclist for over 30 years. He enjoys road and mountain biking. He is the owner of the Spoke Shop and member of Pedal United. He was the former owner of Chalet Market for over 30 years.

Mountain Biking is a major component of Caden Kosovich's life. He is a local IMBA member and enjoys the community of mountain bike riders in Billings. He works at the Spoke Shop and encourages other mountain bike riders to join IMBA and have a voice within the trail community.

Bio is coming soon!

XC MTB Event (Mountain Bike Event)

Event Information

Location
Acton Recreational Area
One Mile North of Acton on Highway 3, turn onto Oswald County Road, take road 7.5 miles north to the junction with Heag Road. Turn right adn drive 2.5 miles on graveled road.

Date: Sunday, July 22
Check-In: Check in by 7:30 a.m. except for Youth 12 and under. They need to check in by 9:30 a.m.
Schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m. Expert Men/Women
  • 8:20 a.m. Novice Men
  • 8:30 a.m. Novice Women
  • 8:40 a.m. Junior Ages 9-14
  • 10:00 a.m. All Youth Ages 8 and Under, including Strider
Special Information

All levels encouraged. All pedal bikes & balance bikes (Strider) welcome. Please, no electric-assisted bikes. The main course is a traditional single track with a hilly profile and mixed dirt/rock conditions. Youth and balance bike (Strider) division ride a shorter course on the kids and family loop. We are excited to host this years State Games Mountain Bike Events at The Acton Recreation Area. This is a family friendly event with lost of prizes and a Free BBQ starting at 11 a.m. sponsored by Pedal United, the local IMBA chapter. You will be able to compete in both the XC - Race and the Enduro. Come ride for the weekend. Camping available.

Racing Instructions

Race number will be handed out at event site.

Course

Course will be explained onsite prior to the event.

New map coming soon!

Commissioners

Dean has been a Cyclist for over 30 years. He enjoys road and mountain biking. He is the owner of the Spoke Shop and member of Pedal United. He was the former owner of Chalet Market for over 30 years.

Mountain Biking is a major component of Caden Kosovich's life. He is a local IMBA member and enjoys the community of mountain bike riders in Billings. He works at the Spoke Shop and encourages other mountain bike riders to join IMBA and have a voice within the trail community.

Bio is coming soon!

Road Race Event

Event Information

Location
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
3001 Hwy 312, Worden, MT 59088

Date: Saturday, July 21
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Check-In: 7:00 a.m. (No check-in after 7:30 a.m.)
Racers Meeting: 7:55 a.m. at start area

Special Information

No aero-bars or tandem bikes allowed in the Road Race. Absolutely no audio devices will be permitted by athletes. Violators will be disqualified. Age group and overall winners will be recognized. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 women and men in each category and for the top junior boy and girl in each category.

Racing Instructions

Race number will be handed out at event site. You must check in before starting time to participate. Road Race is governed by the USA Cycling.

Course

All 3 races (40, 25, and 12 miles) will travel east on the Custer Frontage Road. Participants must continue to ride bike back to Pompeys Pillar from the finish. No congregating at finish. Electronic timing provided.

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Commissioners

Brenda Rose's love for cycling began with teaching cycling classes at the Billings YMCA. She enjoys riding for charities and ultra-distances. Brenda's experience in the past with organizing events has been as a track and cross country coach until 2012 when she was the race director for the YAK. When not on her bike, Brenda is a teacher at Billings West High.

Time Trial Event

Event Information

Date: Saturday, July 21
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Check-In: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Molt Community Center (No check-in after 5:30 p.m.)

Location
Molt Community Center
Molt, MT 59057
West of Billings on Molt Road

Special Instructions

Aero-bars and tandem bikes allowed in Time Trial. Absolutely no audio devices will be permitted by athletes. Violators will be disqualified.

Racing Instructions

Race number will be handed out at event site. You must check in before starting time to participate. Time Trial governed by the USA Cycling.

Course

Race will start and finish out front of the Molt Community Center. Course distance is approximately 8 miles. The 6 to 8 years olds will race a 2 to 3 mile course and must be accompanied by an adult on a separate bicycle. Electronic timing provided.

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Commissioners

Chris Cook has been involved in cycling for six years, and is a cycling instructor at the YMCA. He helps coordinate the St. Vincent Foundation Kohls Care Program and is involved with the Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee, the Heart and Sole Committee, the Downtown Exchange Club, Alberta Bear Theatre Board, and the Billings Police Department Citizens Bike Patrol. In 2010, he received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Billings Chamber of Commerce. Chris loves to bike and share his enthusiasm for cycling with others.