MTB Kickstart - Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing

8000 Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746


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MTB Kickstart - Cross Country MTB Racing

The MTB Kickstart is the first of our Six MTB Races we have in our Spring MTB Series. Each race will feature a unique course, with safe and well marked trails, held at beautiful Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA. To be eligible for Series Awards, athletes must race 5 of 6 races, including the Championship Race on March 23rd. 

Event details and schedule

MTB Kickstart - Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The MTB Kickstart is the first of our six-race Spring MTB Series and will feature a 6-mile lap course. Included for each athlete in the MTB Kickstart is a custom TBF Beanie, a chance at Division Awards, and delicious hot post-race food. 

DISTANCES: Junior (14-under)/Beginner: 1 lap 6 miles | Novice/Clydesdale (over 220 lbs)/Novice HS (High School Riders): 1 lap 6 miles | Sport/Sport HS/Sport Single-Speed: 2 laps 12 miles | Expert/HS Expert/Pro: 3 laps 18 miles

DIVISIONS same for Men and Women

  • Pro: one division 
  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: 29 & under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
  • Single Speed Divisions: Open (39-under) and Masters (40+over)
  • Clydesdale (Men only): one division (220lb+)
  • Beginner: one division
  • Junior Divisions: 13-14, 11-12, 10 & under 

High School 

  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: (Boys, Girls

TBF MTB Race Series Placement and Awards
Points will be awarded to each rider placing in their division in one of the six MTB Races that are part of our 2025 MTB Series. The rider with the most points that finishes in five of the six events; including the Championship Race on March 23rd, in each division will be the Series Champion. In the case of ties, the rider that finished with the most first, second, or third place finishes will receive the Championship award. If points are still tied, the final race finish will determine Championship. 

Start Times for MTB Kickstart on January 12th.

Pro, Experts, HS Experts, SS Experts - 8 a.m.

Novice, HS Novice, Clydesdale - 9 a.m. 

Sport, HS Sport, Single Speed - 10 a.m.

Juniors - 11 a.m.  

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $50 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Refund and Transfer Information

TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.

TBF MTB Clinics

The TBF MTB Clinic is for all levels of riders and includes professional MTB coaching, drills & skills clinic, dirt-crit practice race, fun group trail ride, and refreshments. Find out more info at

Friends of TBF Racing:

TBF Racing is proud to sponsor and promote Mountain Biking on a local level with our support of the following organizations:

FATRAC: Folsom-Auburn Trail Riders Action Coalition

Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship:

Folsom Lake SRA: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area


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