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Grand Enduro

May 27 – May 28, 2023

The Grand Enduro will challenge you on three demanding stages in and around Grand Junction’s Lunch Loops trail system. For those unfamiliar, the nature of these trails is very technical and requires expert handling skills as well as solid fitness. Here’s what to expect:

-Chunky, desert terrain that’s hard on body and equipment – bring sturdy tires and spare tubes!

-Stages will lose significant elevation, but lack sustained steeps – be ready to pedal! However, this is no XC race, so bring your well-equipped all-mountain bike. You’ll hate it on some of the punchy, short climbs but wish you were on an even bigger bike at some points!

-All stages feature at least a few “moves” – sections of the trail that are particularly precarious. Where possible we’ll have go-arounds, however, these will generally cost you time! Pre-riding all stages is definitely recommended and required for stages 1 and 3.

-25-40 minutes of racing over 7.2 miles of trail. 2.5-4 hours of total ride time covering about 23 miles.

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Stage Details

Prologue: Waver Rock > Pucker Up > Raven Ridge > Curt’s Down (Riders will be seeded based on Saturday’s Prologue race, which will take place on the last 2 miles of Stage 3)

Stage 1 – All Categories – The Ribbon: 2.1 miles, estimated time 8-12 minutes

Transfer 1-2

STAGE 2All Categories: Gunny Loop: 2.1 miles, 8-12 minutes

TRANSFER 2-3 (Limited to Experts Only)

STAGE 3, Experts Final Stage: Free Lunch > Pucker-Up > Ravens Ridge > Curt’s Down: 3 miles, 9-14 minutes (Limited to Experts Only)


Volunteer Opportunities


Interested in getting involved but not up for riding? MAD Racing needs various volunteers throughout the day at this event to ensure it goes smoothly for everyone (participants and spectators alike). Click here to learn more!

Registration and Pricing

January 1st – March 15th: $169

Mary 16th – May 20th: $199

There is no registration during the week of the event. The 2023 Grand Enduro rider cap is 300.

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Event Details


Saturday, May 27, 2023


07:00am - 05:00pm


Grand Junction, CO
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