Wednesday, June 13, 2018

2018 Bone Bender Mountain Bike Challenge

Updated 09/17/18:

Presented by Builder Designs

Results for this years events:  2018 Bone Bender Mountain Bike Challenge Results

Builder Designs presents the 2018 Bone Bender  Mountain Bike Challenge.  Back from the grave, a classic endurance mountain bike event returns to the Midwest with a new date (9/16/18), new format, new venue/course.   Thanks to Lyle Riedy and a cast of wonderful volunteers from Ladydudes, LMBC and Cow TownCycling our new home is Perry Lake State Park.  A great course and venue awaits everyone for this year’s event.  

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 Entry includes:
  • Memories that will last a lifetime. 
  • Event t-shirt to first 100 entries.
  • Aid stations to help you get through the event.
  • Food provided after the event by Trails and Taco’s 
  • An epic 23 Mile course at Perry Lake Mountain Bike Course
  • USAC insurance

Registration Link : Bone Bender Mountain Bike Challenge Registration

If you have any problems signing up for this event or missed the registration deadline (and would still like to participate) please email: 

Event Flyer and Postcard below:

Event Start Times:
  • Full Course Race (45 Miles) 9:00 am
  • Full Course Tour (23 Miles)  9:01 am
  • XC Race (12 Miles)  9:15 am  
Cut-off Times:
  • Full course Race participants must begin lap 2 by 12:00 Noon.  

Course:  Perry Lake MTB Trails.  Perry was designed and built specifically for mountain bike enthusiast and is a perfect venue of the Bone Bender.  The trails has a very rocky tread, many hills, short steep sections with tight turns, off camber, fast and technical rocky sections.   Are you up for one our our challenges?  The full Bone Bender (45 miles), The Bone Bender Tour (22 miles), and the Bone Bender XC (12 miles).  Course map below:

Directions: From Lawrence, take US Highway 23 West to Perry, Turn North on Kansas Route 237 (West Lake Road).  Follow West Lake Road past the Perry State Park Office, across the bridge towards Rock Creek Marina.  Just past the marina and the bridge, take the first right.  Parking and trail head on the right at the end of the pavement.

Packet Pickup: Packets will be available at 7:30 am on race morning.  Location Perry Lake MTB Trail head.  This is also the start/finish of event.  

Parking: Parking is available at the event venue. 

Post Event:  Enjoy a wonder post race meal provided by Trails and Tacos.

Sponsoring teams: Cow Town Cycling and The Ladydudes.

Event Support: Lawrence Mountain Bike Patrol

Sponsors: Builders Design, Epic Bike and Sport,Trek Store of Shawnee, Horizon Cycling, Let's Ride Bikes, Spokes Cafe & Cyclery, Bike America, Family Bicycles and Cycle City.
Check back for updates as our event approaches.  Help spread the word

See you at the races.
Cow Town Cycling/The Ladydudes

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