Updated 6/30/14

Though it’s called Breck Bike Week, the town’s annual celebration of all things pedal is generally a couple days shy of seven. Don’t let the misnomer lower your stoke; Bike Week offers up plenty of action in just five days.

The 2014 dates (Aug. 20-24) converge with the USA Pro Cycling Challenge finish/start in Breckenridge (Aug. 22). It’s a cycling double play that speaks to casual, road, mountain, commuter and, well, any kind of rider.

2014 Breck Bike Week Top Picks

Breck Bike Week poker ride

Ready for some horsin’ around with Carver’s? The poker ride delivers. Photo courtesy CBST Adventures

Free bike demos and Bike Concierge

Check out the latest road and mountain rigs from top manufacturers. Not sure where to ride? Stop by the Bike Concierge to talk with a local trail expert and find the best short loops close to town. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24

Yeti Beti Women’s mountain bike skills clinics

This free mountain bike skills workshop welcomes women of all ages and skill levels. Contact Cat at cambrose@vailresorts.com to sign up; pre-registration suggested. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20-21

Poker / Go Fish Rides

Hit the dirt for a marked ride highlighting the best singletrack in town. The kids’ version lets families take to mellow trails suitable for all ages. Arrival at each checkpoint earns a playing card, which competitors use to win prizes at the after party. Close out the day with a Super D race and bike-in movie night at Carter Park. Saturday, Aug. 23 —  $25 fee cash or check only

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 5 Finish / Big Head Todd and the Monsters

The race returns to Breckenridge, this time for a Friday stage finish in Breckenridge. The best part? The racers crossing the line are just one part of a full day of activities. Hang in town for a free concert with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Funkadelic Pond Crossing, kids’ activities and more. Friday, Aug. 22 — visit BreckProCycling.com for details about the USA Pro Challenge in Breckenridge

Breck Bike Week introduced the town's first-ever super d race in 2012. This year, racers and spectators are encouraged to hang at Carter Park for a bike-in movie night following the race. Photo by Liam Doran

Located just a few blocks from the demo site, Carter Park offers access to a large network of trails. Photo by Liam Doran

Breck Bike Week: If You Go

Aug. 20-24, 2014: For a complete schedule including times and locations, visit the Breck Bike Week website.

Want more? View behind-the-scenes Bike Week photos or check out the Bike Love department for a taste of Breckenridge’s cycling community.

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