Hey Everybody! All required permit applications for the 2021 Pisgah Productions race season are in and pending approval. We will announce dates and all other pertinent information once authorization from landholders and other permitting agencies has been established. If you purchased an entry to a 2020 Pisgah Productions event your entry will be transferable to the […]

2021 Season update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the remaining 2020 Pisgah Productions event season has been postponed to 2021. In what has been a continually evolving and challenging time globally, we recognize that these postponements may come as a disappointment. We will release 2021 dates as soon as possible. All registered athletes of the remaining 2020 Pisgah […]

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2020 Pisgah 36 – results

2020 Icycle photos

2020 Icycle DH Results

2020 Icycle XC results

The Races

Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventure Race – PMBAR

Teams of two riders will race to reach 4 of 5 checkpoints, in any order, and return to the start/finish. Checkpoint locations will remain secret until start-time and there is no suggested route. Routes will vary between 50-80 miles, will include 9,000-15,000 feet of climbing, and should take 7-14 hours to complete.

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Double Dare Mountain Bike Adventure Race

Every year an event comes along that tests mental and physical strengths of it’s racers like no other. Pisgah Productions proudly presents the hardest (and most fun) thing you will do this year….. the DOUBLE DARE. Teams of two riders will race to reach up to 10 checkpoints (CPs) per day, two days in a row. The race begins at noon on Saturday and every team must be back before midnight. The race resumes at 6AM Sunday with 10 brand new checkpoints. Every team must finish before 6PM on Sunday. Teams ‘in the running’ should expect up to 70 miles of riding with 12,000-15,000 feet of climbing each day. SINGLE-DARE! The One-Day category! Teams of two riders will race to reach 4 out of 5 checkpoints, in any order, and return to the start/finish the fastest. That's right, it's the FALL version of PMBAR!

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Pisgah 36 Hour MTB Race

The Pisgah 36 is a single-sport (MTB) Adventure Race that starts at midnight Fri/Sat and runs until noon Sunday. There are six separate stages, each starting and finishing at Lower Cove Creek Campground – Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina. Each stage has it’s own unique format and will each take 4 to 6 hours to complete. There will be nothing at the checkpoints other than pre-existing landmarks. Every team must carry a reliable digital camera to photograph the landmarks as proof of being there.

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Pisgah 111k MTB Race

The Pisgah 111k will be the ultimate endurance cross-country mountain bike race. Up to 200 racers will follow a set 111K course on the finest trails and gravel roads Pisgah National Forest has to offer. The route includes over 11,000 feet of climbing along the way. This is a true mountain bike race with no map reading skills required, just follow the arrows. There will be four aid stations fully stocked with water and food plus you will also have the opportunity to have your own drop-bag at each.

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Pisgah 55.5 MTB / Running Race

The Pisgah 55.5 will test the strength and endurance of racers by challenging them to complete a 55.5K course of nearly 100% Pisgah singletrack. The course traverses some of the great Pisgah classics: Black Mountain, Turkey Pen Gap, Laurel Mountain, and Pilot Rock! The Pisgah 55.5 is also open to Runners!

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Pisgah Enduro

The fastest growing form of mountain bike racing is returning to the Pisgah National Forest! Pisgah Productions is excited to announce the Pisgah Enduro. Individuals will test their downhill skills on different timed sections over ONE or TWO DAYS of racing. The rides in-between the downhill sections will not be timed. ONE day (Saturday) and TWO day (Saturday AND Sunday) categories available.

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Icycle at Fontana Village

Pisgah Productions is proud to present the ICYCLE! The most fun you’ll ever have on two wheels, rain, sleet, snow or sunshine. Old School Cross Country lap race on SATURDAY morning and NIGHT Downhill race on SATURDAY night!

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King of Pisgah Series

The Pisgah Productions SEASON PASS! The King of Pisgah points series is a unique series of bicycle events that span multiple cycling disciplines and an entire racing season. The Bootlegger 100, PMBAR, Pisgah 111K, Pisgah Enduro, Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge, and Double Dare!

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Bootlegger 100

The Bootlegger 100 is one of the most challenging and scenic gravel events of the year! There are two route choices (58 and 107 miles) that both start and finish in downtown Lenoir, NC and travel through the beautiful and rugged Wilson Creek Gorge. The 58 mile route has approximately 4500 feet of climbing while the 107 mile route will take you up to the Blue Ridge Parkway and includes approximately 9700 feet of climbing! The course will be well marked in Pisgah Productions style and post-race meals and refreshments will be provided.

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Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge

The Pisgah Monster-Cross Challenge is the premiere all-road event in WNC. Participants are challenged to complete a 72.6 mile - 8,736’ climbing route consisting of gravel and paved roads. The riders will be treated to a some of the best gravel roads in the PISGAH and NANTAHALA national forests. This is a dream gravel endurance event where race tactics and strategy, along with overall fitness, proper gear selection, and luck are key to success.

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Fonta Flora Barnburner

The Fonta Flora Barnburner is a 50k mountain bike race that will test your endurance, skill and fortitude to press on as you ride through the heart-pounding trails of Lake James State Park and the Fonta Flora Trail.

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