Everything You Need to Know about Crested Butte Bike Week

Amazing mountain trails, wonderful weather, and gorgeous scenery combine to make Crested Butte, Colorado, the ideal environment for a myriad of activities in the great outdoors!  One beloved pastime here is mountain biking; with challenging climbs, exhilarating descents, and scenic overviews, the Crested Butte bike trails are, without a doubt, some of the finest in the world.  Since this is such an ideal area for incredible mountain biking, this town is home to the world’s oldest bike festival, the Crested Butte Bike Week!  An event like no other, CB Bike Week draws countless mountain bikers every year to engage in this four-day celebration.  Discover what this festival has in store for 2017 and start making plans to attend this year!  

All About the Crested Butte Bike Week

When and Where

This year’s CB Bike Week will take place from June 22-25, 2017, and will be held at various locations around town.

Crested Butte Bike Week Clinics

Whether you’re an amateur biker who wants to learn the basics of mountain biking or an experienced pro who wants to sharpen their skills, the Crested Butte Bike Week clinics are an excellent resource.  Taught by the Griggs Orthopedics gO Ride team, these classes will teach some valuable tips and tricks for handling bikes around the tricky mountain trails.  

Crested Butte Bike Week Races

These races are a treat for any avid mountain bikers!  Put on the wildest costume you can find and try your luck in the Chainless World Championships, or test your skills in the Fat Tire 40- this one includes dinner and a beer!  The races will conclude with the Gravity Downhill Race, which features some of the best downhill descents in the Rocky Mountains.  

Crested Butte Bike Week Film Fest

The Crested Butte Bike Week 2017 is presenting, for the first time, a film festival featuring mountain biking videos and films created by local bikers!  This evening event will also include a silent auction and free giveaways.  Don’t miss the many highlights of one of the best bike festivals in the world; get your tickets today!  

Make sure to stay up-to-date with the Crested Butte events calendar so you don’t miss any other entertaining events occurring around town!

Come Stay with Us at Alpine Getaways!

While you’re in town for the Crested Butte Bike Week 2017, make sure you take advantage of all the other incredible attractions and activities that this town has to offer!  Complete your Colorado getaway by indulging yourself with a stay in the best accommodations possible; Alpine Getaways provides luxurious vacation rentals, spread throughout the most picturesque parts of Crested Butte, CO.  Our numerous apartments, cabins, cottages, and villas are each thoroughly equipped with the finest amenities.  Choose from renting a property close to the shops and cafes of downtown, or escape to the peace and quiet of the great outdoors in a  more secluded haven.  You’re guaranteed to love the comfort and relaxation that our vacation rentals have to offer, so check our availability online right now to book your favorite property!

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