Event Announcement

Racers, unfortunately we will need to cancel the road/gravel portion of Iron Spokes 2022.  We are already working diligently with all stakeholders to make this portion a reality in 2023.  Thank you all for your continued support.

Saturday Events

Cross Country

This will be the first ever cross country race around Shepherd Mountain. Riders can choose between the Cat A, B, or C course and the loops will test your climbing endurance.  Open to all levels of riders with a minimum age limit of 12.

9:00am – Cat A (Expert)

9:15am – Cat B (Sport)

Route for Cat A and Cat B – Cat A does the loop trail 3x, Cat B does the loop trail 2x as shown

9:30am – Cat C (Beginner)

Route for Cat C

Family Ride

11am – Bring the family and get them involved in cycling. We will be holding two casual loop rides of 6 miles or 15 miles. Children will need to be supervised as they will be riding on public roads. 

Pump Track + Air Bags

Saturday: 12pm – 5pm

Dirt Crit

On Saturday night there will be a 20, 30 and 40 minute dirt crit race. You must ride the bike you rode on during the festival and classes will reflect those bikes. So bring your fat tire, long or short travel or gravel bike and lets see who is fastest on the circuit.

Shuttles

Shuttles will be running during the day between Shepherd Mountain and the town square for spectators and practice runs.

Sunday Events

Enduro Jam

Looking for BME Ironton redemption? Here’s your chance to race Shepherd Mountain down some of your favorite trails. Shuttles will be running and will be included in the price for your entry. The Enduro Jam format lets you ride stages multiple times but only counts your fastest time for each stage. Session your favorite runs to get the best time you can!

Potential stages include:

– Trolley

– Mineshaft

– Element 26

– Scorched Earth

– Mountain Street

Schedule:

Saturday Practice 11am -?

Sunday Enduro Jam Timed Segments open 9am – 2pm

Family Ride

11am – Bring the family and get them involved in cycling. We will be holding two casual loop rides of 6 miles or 15 miles. Children will need to be supervised as they will be riding on public roads. 

Pump Track + Air Bags

Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Check back often for the latest festival information.