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Big Mountain Enduro Series Announces 2020 Race Schedule

Oct 11, 2019
by BigMtn Enduro  

Press Release: Big Mountain Enduro

2020 will mark the beginning of a new era for Big Mountain Enduro. After a successful 2019 season, the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Maxxis will once again return to several of the top mountain biking venues in America, offering more action at each stop for participants, spectators and sponsors.

In typical BME fashion, each tour stop will feature 13 categories, including the recently formed sport division, allowing riders of all abilities and ages to compete. New for 2020 is an open e-bike category for men and women. The e-bike categories will only be available at select venues and they will typically race on the same courses to regular Enduro racers, subject to permitting and local laws. Three exclusive venues will take part in the e-bike action and those 3 stops will be counted towards the overall series points.

Also, Big Mountain Demos will make its debut in 2020 and be a signature component at each stop on the tour. The Big Mountain Demos will feature the top mountain bike manufacturers and accessory brands providing the opportunity for the racers and public to test the latest products. The BME Media Tent will be new in 2020 as well, giving sponsors, destination partners and riders, access to photo and video content in a timely manner.


BME 2020 will kick off in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 23rd-24th, then head north to Angel Fire, New Mexico on June 13th-14th. The third stop will take racers to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado in Winter Park on August 1st for some high-altitude racing. The BME Finals location, slated for mid-August, will be announced in the coming weeks, along with other important news and sponsor updates. Early bird online registration for the first three stops will open Friday, October 11th, so make sure to mark your calendars and get on it, as these events will sell out in advance.


About BME:

Established in 2012 and based out of Crested Butte, CO, the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Maxxis is the premier enduro mountain biking series in North America. Over the past 8 years, BME has held major events throughout Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Montana and Mexico. BME has consistently ranked amongst the top global enduro series attracting the best riders and media in the world, while staying true to the roots of mountain biking. The foundation of BME is simple; offer authentic multi-stage Enduro events in unparalleled mountain biking destinations that fully support the riders, sponsors, the overall industry as a whole and the sustainable growth of Enduro racing.

Website: www.bigmountainenduro.com
Photos: Eddie Clark Media


31 Comments

  • 28 1
 If WP would put in more tech trails it could be a good, currently its mediocre at best for enduro. But right now its used because of its proximity to Denver and their title sponsor so that the Yeti factory team can stop in and sweep the podium.
  • 5 0
 truth
  • 17 0
 Really? No Big Sky AND going back to Winter Park? Cmon
  • 16 0
 Thanks for Angel Fire though, that'll be awesome
  • 9 1
 Our 4th/Finals venue hasn't been announced yet. Don't rule out Big Sky yet! We love the riding up in that zone, and working with the Big Sky team, thus they are a huge potential candidate for BME Finals 2020. Stay tuned in the coming weeks....
  • 2 1
 @BigMtnEnduro: YESSSSSS
  • 2 0
 @BigMtnEnduro: heck yeah boys! (and girls)
  • 2 0
 @BigMtnEnduro: Surprise 5th stop, Deer Valley!
  • 3 1
 @BigMtnEnduro: Just hope you avoid Telluride or just think it through a little better. Eminent thunderstorms, lift hard closing time...Let's send the groms last. Seemed like a boneheaded move.
  • 2 0
 NOOOOO! Big Sky was the best race I've ever raced Trails were sick and race was so fun. Please put big sky back in!
  • 11 0
 Finals in Crested Butte, please!!!
  • 6 0
 CB needs to come back, BME isn't the same without it.
  • 13 4
 Will pedaling be part of the WP BME this time? 2019 was a 4 stage DH race.
  • 8 1
 Sure hope not that race was epic
  • 2 0
 @Lukester654: This please. I want to like the WP race but last year was painful.
  • 10 2
 More 1 day death marches please!
  • 1 0
 Yes...
  • 1 0
 bringing back Telluride horrors...

why have bike park stage first then last stage? half the racers didnt get to stage 4 until 2 hours after the lifts closing.
  • 1 0
 @dcamp2 Ummm yep! Rode the 2016 Santa Fe BME, 35 miles and 7500' of climbing. Talk about a great equalizer!
  • 2 0
 @AirBud: BME doesn't do that kind of enduro anymore. Its become more like staged downhill racing. Fitness is not very important anymore.
  • 8 1
 Trophy of Nations style team racing please ;-)
  • 7 0
 How about a Trophy of States??
  • 8 1
 Utah..
  • 5 1
 Stoked on Angel Fire! but fingers crossed its not ALL at the park, the south boundary trails across the street are just as amazing and fun to race on
  • 5 0
 Hold the phone, is that a coil on a carbon Ripmo?
  • 3 4
 I like that all the announced venues so far are accessible to folks from all over the country (only a little over 12 hour drive from Arkansas to any of those venues). Not so when you start moving to Big Sky, which while epic, is hard to access for the weekend warrior living further East.
  • 11 1
 Well you don't have any big mountains when moving further east...
  • 16 0
 @NorCalNomad:

Average Hill Enduro just doesn't have the same ring....
  • 3 0
 Don't worry MES will have a big sky race for 2020.
  • 1 0
 Telluride?

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