Event Information

Cycling

Event Info

Mountain Bike:
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Time: 8:00 am
Refer to schedule.


Road Race:
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 am
Refer to schedule.


Time Trial:
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Refer to schedule.


Other Info

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information


Entry Fees

First Cycling Event: $35/participant
Additional Events: $15/event
Late Registration:
(After 5pm June, 30)
$45/participant
 Online Entry Deadline: July 12, 2017
 T-Shirt Deadline: June 30 at 5pm

For the Mountain Bike event, onsite registration only after July 12.

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:

Online Entry Deadline: Jul 12, 2017

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2015 and 2016 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2017 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2017 State Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Rollerskating, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

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

Mountain Bike Event

Event Information

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

Date: Sunday, July 16
Check-In: Yellowstone Kelly gravesite at Black Otter Trail. Parking available at Yellowstone Kelly gravesite and Swords Park.
Schedule:

  • 8:00 a.m. Expert Men/Women (7 miles, 5 laps)
  • 9:30 a.m. Novice Men (4.2 miles, 3 laps)
  • 9:30 a.m. Novice Women (2.8 miles, 2 laps)
  • 10:30 a.m. Junior Ages 9-14 (1.4 miles, 1 lap)
  • 11:30 a.m. All Youth Ages 8 and Under including Strider (.5 miles, 1 lap)
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 with dirt and paved road.

Racing Instructions

Race number will be handed out at event site.

Course

Course will be explained onsite prior to the event.

Commissioners

Chad McNeese is a longtime Billings resident and cyclist. He participates in mountain biking, road cycling, and observed trials. Chad has competed in all cycling disciplines of the Big Sky State Games, and has volunteered for several of the mountain bike races over the years. He loves sharing the sport with new riders, particularly teaching cyclists advanced skills to improve their enjoyment of cycling.

Road Race Event

Event Information

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

Date: Saturday, July 15
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 15
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 over 5 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, and Alberta Bear Theatre Board. 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.