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York 38 Special | Spirit of 76 | Lucky 13

August 24 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 6:00 am on day fourth of August, repeating until August 26, 2023

A challenging and exciting mountain bike ride covering 38 or 76 miles of breathtaking scenery. On the York 38 Special or the Spirit of 76, you will gain 3,000 vertical feet form lowest point of the ride (Nelson), traveling mainly on dirt roads and single track.

There will be numerous rest stops with water, sports drinks, and homemade baked goods! Bike mechanics and EMTs available on the course.

For families, there’s also the Lucky 13 Ride — 6 miles to Vigilante Campground and back along beautiful Trout Creek Canyon.

York 38 Special
THIRTY-EIGHT MILES ALONG SPECTACULAR SCENERY INCLUDING MOUNTAINS, A CANYON, AND THREE CREEKS
Varied terrain on gravel, asphalt road, and single track.
Challenge yourself or take it easy and enjoy the views.

* Check in begins at 6:30 AM at the York Fire Station.
* You may embark any time between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM.
* Timed start.
* Coffee, juice, and munchies offered in the community hall.
* There are restrooms in the community hall and the park.
* We have six aid stations with goodies, staffed with EMS, and patrols between stations.
* Please carry with you any supplies you may need i.e., sun block, bug repellent, moleskin, energy drinks, water, and emergency tools.
* Helmets are mandatory. Even though Big Sky Cyclery is helping with mechanical issues, mechanical support is the responsibility of the rider.

All participants whether successfully finishing, dropping out or failing to start after obtaining a rider number will be required to check out at the finish line.

After the race you are invited to unwind in York Park and enjoy a burger and beverage, included with your registration fee.

York Spirit of 76
CYCLOCROSS RIDERS LOVE THE “SPIRIT OF 76”
Go around the 38-mile loop twice – Twice the scenery, Twice the fun

* Check in after 6:00 AM at the York Fire Station.
* Embark on your own or as a group at 6:30 AM.
* Timed ride.
* Coffee, juice, and munchies offered in the community hall.
* There are restrooms in the community hall and the park.
* We have six aid stations with goodies, staffed with EMS, and patrols between stations.
* Please carry with you any supplies you may need i.e., sun block, bug repellent, moleskin, energy drinks, water, and emergency tools.
* Helmets are mandatory.

Lucky 13 Family Ride
A GENTLE CLIMB FOR 6.5 MILES AND BACK FOR 13 MILES
Open for all ages; each child under 12 must be accompanied by a supervising adult over the age of 18

* You may start any time between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM.
* Check-in and last minute registrations are at the York Fire Station.
* The ride is 13 miles, approximately 6.5 miles along York Road, from York to Vigilante Campground, around the campground loop, and back to York.
* About half of the route is paved.
* Of course, you may turn back at any time if you wish.
* An aid station is located at Vigilante Campgroup which is staffed with EMS. Water and snacks provided. Porta potty on site.
* Snacks, water, and a porta potty also at the half-way point.
* Please carry with you any necessities, i.e., bug repellent, sun block, water, and emergency tools.
* Helmets are mandatory.

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.york38special.org/

Venue

York Fire Station
6040 Nelson Rd
Helena, MT 59602 United States
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