Course & Aid Info

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Following are details for each route offered through the Carson City Off-Road backcountry mountain bike event.

Epic Rides recommends starting the event with a full hydration pack, two water bottles and sufficient food to fuel your body; each aid station is roughly 8 – 12 miles apart.

The Dreaded Cut-Off 

Friday: Riders have roughly 3 hours to complete the course. Course support will be closed at 6p on Friday. Capital 15 riders will be cut off after 3:30p at the Kings Canyon Aid Station.

Saturday: Capital 35 & 50 riders will be cut off and re-routed after 11:15a at the Spooner Lake Aid Station.

If a rider “DNF’s” they are expected to report to the Timing Tent to inform they are no longer on the course.

Carson City Off-Road - Capital 15

Carson City Off-Road - Capital 35

Carson City Off-Road - Capital 50

Aid Stations

There are 3 Aid Stations on the course:

  • #1 Spooner Lake Aid Station
  • #2 Flume Aid Station
  • #3 Tanks Aid Station

Plan to start the event with a full tank of water and plenty of food. These are items the rider should plan to provide for the start of the event through the first Aid Station. We highly encourage the use of a hydration pack.

Aid Station Fare

Each station will be equipped with cookies, oranges and pickles.

Tailwind Nutrition and Honey Stinger waffles will be provided at each aid station.

If a rider prefers a different hydration mix or energy drink, we encourage them to bring their own and mix with the water provided on route.

Plan to start the event with a full hydration pack and plenty of food.