Cove Classic Mountain Bike Race

Mark Povich, Tom Riggenbach
10, 30, and 50 mile routes
5/21/2016 9:00 am
Cove Chapter House Red Valley, AZ Location Map

The most extreme bike race on the Navajo Nation is back in 2016!

The Cove Classic will take riders on some of the most challenging and scenic country

throughout this wonderful Red Rock Community, tackling miles of old mine roads and game

trails in the northern Chuska Mountains above Cove, Arizona.

Integrating the many highlights and beauty of the Cove Community into our 9 year history of the Cove Classic has always been a priority!Whether it's the 10 mile kids race, the 30 mile "Grand-Tour or the 50 mile "epic,"every rider will realize the beauty of this once 1950's bustling mining community of Cove, AZ.

With each route beginning and finishing at the Cove Chapter House at 6,000 feet, some riders will be challenged to his/her ability, with as much as 5,000 feet of overall climbing, experiencing the red rock landscape, existing mining roads, "game-trail single track," as well as high-country alpine lakes.

No matter what course one completes, the community camaraderie, traditional food, camping availability and small town warmth, everyone becomes a "winner."

There will be 3 Courses:

50+ mile race (fee $50)

30+ mile tour (13+ years old) (fee $50, youth 18-under $10)

Kids Race (age 13-17) very challenging 10-mile race (fee $10)

Kids Tour (age 7-17) challenging 10-mile ride (fee $10)

Camping, showers and meals will be available throughout the weekend.

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