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Final Kincaid XC & Trifecta!

Kincaid XC Race #6
Tuesday, August 11 at 7 pm
Kincaid Stadium
The last Kincaid XC of the year is this coming Tuesday. Start & Finish is at the Kincaid Stadium. Firm cut off at 6:30 pm for onsite registrations. Save time and money by signing up online prior to race day.

5:45pm – 6:30pm: Check-in & Onsite Registrations
6:45pm – Pre-Race Meeting and Announcements
7:00pm – Race Start

Single Race: Online $20/ Onsite $30
Juniors (under the age of 18): FREE
2015 Arctic MTB Trifecta
Thursday, Aug. 27 – Saturday, Aug.29
All new this year, with three races in both Anchorage and Girdwood, the Trifecta replaces the AK Mountain Bike State Champs. Save when you sign up for all three races or pick and choose your battles throughout the weekend. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more info on a Friday night pre-ride of the XC course.SCHEDULE

Hillside Hillclimb – Thursday, August 27
Hilltop Ski Area
5:45pm – 6:30pm: Check-in & Onsite Registrations

6:45pm – Pre-Race Meeting and Announcements
7:00pm – Race Start

Girdwood XC – Saturday, August 29
Sitzmark Bar & Grill
8:45am – 9:30 am: Check-in & Onsite Registrations
9:45am – Pre-Race Meeting and Announcements
10:00am – Race Start

Girdwood Dirt Crit – Saturday, August 29
Sitzmark Bar & Grill
5 pm – 6 pm: Check-in & Onsite Registrations
6 pm – Race Starts

Dirt Crit will happen in the three waves;
exact times TBA.
Beginners & Juniors: 20 min + 1 lap
Sport, Masters, Single Speed, & Fat Tire:
30 min +1 lap
Experts: 40 min + 1 lap
Season Awards & Trifecta Post-Party
Saturday, August 29

Sitzmark Bar & Grill
8 pm (after the Girdwood Dirt Crit)
w/Live Music from AK Sociables!

Trifecta RACE FEES

Full Series: Online $55/ Onsite $70
Single Races: $20 HC /$30 XC /$30 Crit


All season, The Magpie, Anchorage’s best new food truck, will be serving up good eats after the race. Try the fried green tomato BLT!

Find registration forms, results, and more info about Arctic MTB and all the races on our new website!

Tour of Anchorage 2015 – Are you in? 

Tour of Anchorage 2015 Logo

 Just 3 days away!  Where is everyone?
Don’t procrastinate – Come on!
Register now and check it off your “to do” list!

This event typically has 75+ racers – we are only at 21 right now – really?

The Race Bible contains very detailed information on each stage of the race.
Print the bible off and keep it with you!
Course Maps are HERE.
Additional details below:
  • Registration: Online registration will close on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00pm. You may register for the entire series and/or individual races. Online registration will remain open for individual events until 9:00pm the evening prior to an individual event.
  • Series registration includes the Tour banquet on Sunday, 8/9 and participant swag.
  • Single Event Participation: For all divisions, riders may participate in single events, however only racers who complete all stages will be eligible for GC awards.
  • Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given for all divisions (Men & Women). Racers must complete the entire series to qualify for awards. New this year – $1,500 Cash Prize Purse!
Banquet & Awards
Sunday, August 9th, 5:00 PM at Hilltop Chalet
Included with series registration
Family and friend welcome – this is always a great time!
$10 per person not registered in the series (kids 12 and under free)
Join us for good eats & beverages (beer too!). Final awards will be presented and there will be schwag!  We need an early head-count for the Banquet – please register additional attendees at one of the races.
Volunteers Needed – Please!
This event could not happen without our great volunteers. We are in need of a few volunteers to assist with timing, course flagging and more. If you are interested please email the race directors.
BONUS – if you volunteer next latte is on us – compliments of Kaladi Brothers Coffee! Help at 2 or more races and come to the banquet on us!
Tour of Anchorage Volunteer needs:
Point Woronzof Prologue – 4
Upper Potter Hill Climb – 2
Point MacKenzie TT – 1
Point MacKenzie RR – 1
MLK Circuit – 1


KINCAID ROAD – ROAD RACE – BIKE FOR DUDES (and any woman who would like to too)

KINCAID ROAD – ROAD RACE – BIKE FOR DUDES (and any woman who would like to too)
May 2, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

Weather predictions for Saturday, May 2nd could not be better, 50+ and sunny skies!  That’s what we call…….Bike for Dudes time.

All is a go for tomorrow’s bike race. You ladies who are not doing the Bike for Women on Sunday are more than welcome to come out as well.  Registration will remain open until 9:00 p.m. Friday (5/1) night.

It would be hard to top the Bike for Women registration numbers of 700+ but let’s give it a try………..sign up today at

4/29 Kulis Crit Postponed, Course Setters needed for Season, Bike for Women needs Volunteers!

KULIS CRIT – postponed

1st crit of the season postponed!  NO RACE on Wednesday, April, 29th.

Due to construction, the first Kulis Crit will be postponed until later in the season. The next one to two races will be moved to a new location (to be announced soon). If you are already signed up for any of these Kulis races or the Crit series your entries will transfer to the rescheduled races.

Interested in helping out the road race division (or know someone that is) for the season? We are looking for one more Course Setter for this season.  This is a great opportunity to earn some money and have a great time with all of our fun racers.


  • must have a car to carry course equipment and move around the course.
  • must have a cell phone to communicate with race directors.
  • must be assertive and independent to perform light flagging duties.
  • requires lifting, sweeping and setting up signage.

Pay is dependent on which races worked and the course location(s).

If you are interested (or know someone that may be) please send an email immediately to: or call Cathy at 907-229-3636.

Bike for Women Volunteers Needed! We are desperate!
(Men, that means you!)

Bike for Women is the #1 fundraiser of the Arctic Bicycle Club. It supports all the other road race events we host.  We still need over 50 volunteers for the Bike for Women onSunday, May 3rd.

Specifically, we still need over 25 course volunteers to direct races and cheer them on. We are in critical need of flaggers for both the morning and afternoon shifts. 
Please consider giving a bit of your day to this great event! CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER or email Kristin @

Portage Glacier Road Time Trial Saturday – April 25! – Kulis Crit Update coming Monday

The Portage Glacier Road Time Trial Saturday (TOMORROW!)- April 25!

Pick up the pace a bit and see if you can beat last week’s Moose Run TT time.

The weather’s expected to be good so what a better way to start your weekend but a nice flat, 9 mile time trial.

Race starts at 11:00 a.m.  Onsite registration and SIGN IN will be available starting at 9:30 a.m.  All racers must be checkin in no later than 10:30am.

Race fee is $18 online
 (up until 9:00 pm Friday night) or $25 on day of race.

Kulis Crit (1st of a Series)

Watch Monday for updates!  Why???

We got some not so good, but good news regarding Kulis that will effect the start of our Kulis Crit Series.  Yesterday, we found out that they will be demobilizing a building just off the course and repaving the road.  There plan was to start construction, Friday the 24th.  If that’s the case we would not be able to hold the first 2-3 Crits at Kulis. We are already making plans for another location but will not be able to pull it off for the first Crit scheduled onWednesday, April 29th.

We have NOT cancelled the crit for Wednesday barring any construction postponement.  If things are delayed we will still host the crit at Kulis.  If in fact they are on schedule and start this weekend we will postpone the first crit to later in the season.

Stay tuned and watch for complete updates as soon as they become available.


Volunteers – We always need Volunteers too!  Email if you or a family member can help!