Gates Kids Bike Race
Photo: Logan Robertson

Gates Kids Bike Race

BECAUSE KIDS SHRED TOO

This isn’t your typical race around the block.
SUNDAY, JUNE 11

IMPORTANT: Date change from Saturday to Sunday. Registration closes Saturday, June 10 at 6:00 PM but REGISTER EARLY as this event will sell out! 


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Event Overview

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

9:00 AM – Kids Bike Wave 1 – Long Course (ages 10 – 12) 
9:35 AM – Kids Bike Wave 2 – Long Course (ages 7 – 9)
10:15 AM – Kids Bike Wave 3 – Short Course (6 & under pedal bikes) 

10:45 AM – Kids Bike Wave 4 – Short Course (6 & under balance bikes) 

This event is capped at 250 little shredders.

Times

Times

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

9:00 AM – Kids Bike Wave 1 – Long Course (ages 10 – 12) 
9:35 AM – Kids Bike Wave 2 – Long Course (ages 7 – 9)
10:15 AM – Kids Bike Wave 3 – Short Course (6 & under pedal bikes) 

10:45 AM – Kids Bike Wave 4 – Short Course (6 & under balance bikes) 

Rules

WAVE INFO:

Waves  1 & 2 – Long Course (ages 7-9, 10-12) 

  • Bikes must have gears and handbrakes.  
  • Kids in this wave will race the 0.6 mile loop course in Golden Peak.   
  • Kids participating in this wave should have proficient bike handling skills and be able to navigate rocky descents and climbs.  
  • This race is approximately 20-40 minutes. 
  • No balance bikes, bikes with training wheels, or coaster brakes are allowed.  

Wave  3 – Short Course (6 & under pedal bikes) 

  • Kids in this wave will race a shorter 0.3 mile loop in Golden Peak with less vertical change.  
  • This race is approximately 15-25 minutes. 
  • All participants must have pedal bikes to compete in this wave.   
  • Parents are encouraged to help their little shredders riding bikes with no brakes and/or who may be a little shaky on the uneven terrain, corners and shallow uphill sections of the course.  

 Wave 4 – Short Course (6 & under balance bikes) 

  • Kids in this wave will race a shorter 0.3 mile loop in Golden Peak with less vertical change.  
  • This race is approximately 15-25 minutes. 
  • All participants in this wave will be riding balance bikes and/or bikes with training wheels. 
  • Parents are encouraged to help their little shredders riding bikes with no brakes and/or who may be a little shaky on the uneven terrain, corners and shallow uphill sections of the course.  
Wave Start Time Class # Laps
1 9:00 AM Ages 10-12 3 Laps
2 9:35 AM Ages 7-9 2 Laps

 

Wave Start Time Class # Laps
3 10:15 AM Kids Ages 5-6 Pedal Bike 3 Laps
3 10:15 AM Kids Ages 4 & Under Pedal Bike 2 Laps

 

Wave Start Time Class # Laps
4 10:45 AM Kids Ages 5-6 Balance Bike 1 Lap
4 10:45 AM Kids Ages 4 & Under Balance Bike 1 Lap

 

FORMAT & RULES:
  • All racers MUST wear bike helmets and have proper footwear.
  • The Gates Kids Bike Race is divided into 4 waves by age. The different waves will be competing on different courses.
  • Please help race directors and volunteers manage the start and finish area by minding your kids’ start times and lap requirements.
  • Youth riders who would like more of a challenge are encouraged to register for the Junior Categories of the Oakley XC Mountain Bike Races.
LOCATION:

All races will start and finish at The Hangout in Golden Peak.

Price & Prizes

PRICE

EVENT PRICING // February 1 – June 10, 2023
$20 – Kids Bike Wave 1 & 2
$15 – Kids Bike Wave 3 & 4


PRIZES

All participants receive a racer number and medal!

Price & Prizes