1/6/24 – date is set! The MTB season kick-off returns to the traditional spot on the race calendar.

Category                             Race Time           Duration              Prizes    Entry Fee

Solo Men                               9:00 a.m.           6 hours                  Medals   $90.00                                  

Solo Women                                                        6 hours                  Medals   $90.00                                  

Duo Team – Male                                                6 hours                  Medals   $180.00                                

Duo Team – Female                                            6 hours                 Medals   $180.00                                

Duo Team – Coed                                                6 hours                  Medals $180.00                                  

Duo Team – Junior Boys*                                  6 hours                 Medals   $180.00                                  

Duo Team – Junior Girls*                                  6 hours                  Medals   180.00                                  

Solo eMTB (pedal assist Class 1 ONLY)   6 hours                  Medals   $70.00                                  

Registration is open!

Just 13 days to the beginning….of the MTB season.

New start/finish/support area in 2022. Check it out here:


No vehicle access to your space for support, but plenty of parking near by. You will need to sherpa stuff to a spot – this location has a ton of room.

Race number pick up at 6am on race day. Not registered yet – register here.

Venue “opens” at 6 am.

Final Course will be marked for inspection by JANUARY 1 at 12noon.


Wild Bunch Desert Guides is offering up cash to the fastest lap for male and female single speeders.

USA Cycling permitted – a one day or annual USA Cycling license is required to participate.

PAPAGO 6 MTB RACE January 2, 2022

Yep, we are back! City of Tempe has opened back up for business, and the season opener is back for 2022.


Get it on – new season of racing begins at Papago!

Registration www.bikereg.com

USA Cycling permitted. One day license is all you need to race Papago….which you can purchase during online registration.

New start/finish location for 2022 – the boat launch area.



Solo Men and Women. Solo Singlespeed Men and Women.

TWO person teams

Duo Team Male. Duo Team Female. Duo Team Coed. Junior Duo Boys. Junior Duo Girls. AND SInglespeed!

Junior Duo’s both team members must be under 16 years old.


Solo’s $70 (before 12/1) 12/2 to 1/2 $90

Duo Teams $140 (before 12/1) 12/2 to 1/2 $180

Duo Junior Teams $70 (before 12/1) 12/2 to 1/2 $90