- The date for this year’s event is May 20-21, 2017.
For more info about the event check out Event Details or for the Schedule of Events.
2017 Registration is now open, get early bird discounts.
Pre Race Shuttle schedule for DH practice runs here.
Ashland, Oregon’s Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival is in its 26th year! It is one of the biggest and longest standing mountain bike events in Oregon’s rich history of racing. It features a Cross Country Race on Saturday that utilizes some of the finest single tracks in Southern Oregon with over 4,000 feet of climbing and descending for the elite and expert riders. The event starts on Saturday with–conditions permitting –the 2060 XC loop and the Kid’s Race. It continues on Sunday with a Downhill race starting up at 4 Corners.
New this year the Super Downhill starting from Mt Ashland parking lot and ending down in Lithia Park. We are also putting points on the XC and the DH and crowning an “All Mountain” Champion for both the Men and Women (Only Elite and Expert combined and you must compete on the same Bike!)
Racers will be tested on not only their fitness but their skill on a mountain bike, as well.
This race is proudly part of the Oregon Off Road Mountain Bike Series, or OBRA.