Become part of a community that works in many different ways to support and enhance mountain biking in the Black Hills.

So join today and let the good times roll!

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The Black Hills Mountain Bike Association is a group of mountain bikers of all ages and abilities who encourage you to enjoy biking in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Participating in BHMBA rides and races is a fun way to become a better biker, develop your technical skills, and discover new places to ride.

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BHMBA sponsors many local rides and races, including the annual Black Hills Fat Tire Festival. Activities and social events for bikers of all ages and abilities.

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Trail building, stewardship and advocacy is a part of what we do. Help us create and maintain great biking experiences for local and visiting bikers.

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The Black Hills offers some of the nation's best mountain biking, with miles of scenic trails for bikers of all experience levels. BHMBA supports biking tourism in South Dakota.

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Mountain biking is a great way to increase physical fitness and the technical challenges give your brain a workout too. Join BHMBA and let the good times roll!

BHMBA Youth Race Series

2017 BHMBA Youth Race Series

A major component of the BHMBA Youth Cycling Program is the BHMBA Youth Race Series.  BHMBA has worked closely with local leaders, businesses, and event organizers to utilize existing events to create the BHMBA Youth Race Series.

The purpose of creating this race series was to encourage youth participation by:

  1. Providing easy access to competitive events for youth racers/cyclists.
  2. Creating consistent age divisions throughout the series. 
  3. Offering consistent event distances and/or efforts across multiple races.
  4. Recognizing and rewarding youth cyclists for riding in a competitive event.


All youth participants will be recognized and awarded, as a group, at every BHMBA Youth Race Series Event, with special recognition going to the fastest male and fastest female at each race.

Points Tracking

Final point totals (these are preliminary results, may be subject to change):
High School Boys
Matt Carlson: 36
Riis Christensen: 36
Thaen Reeves: 16
Eli Huot: 12
Max Meyer: 10
Ti Murphee: 9
Caeden Reeves: 9
Jack Franklin: 5

High School Girls
Kennedy Teeslink: 38
Abbie Shoenberner: 36
Lauren Strand: 32

Middle School Boys
Jon Karrels: 40
Logan Strand: 26
Charles Christensen: 13
Jensen Damberg: 12
Levi Bushing: 10
Caelden Kennedy: 8
Wyatt Franklin: 6
Luther Bushing: 5
Cale Jolley: 4

Middle School Girls
Cassidy Teeslink: 40
Kenli Boselager: 10
Zabree Bush: 8

Year End Awards

Coming soon...


2017 BHMBA Youth Race Series

Please use these links to find the "Middle School" and "High School" divisions of each race. Note: These divisions/races/distances are a shorter distance than the full race. 

Alkali Race *Registration closes Thursday, 6-1-17 at 12 Noon*
Sturgis, SD
*RESCHEDULED* June 3, 2017

NOTE: This link will not take you directly to the registration, but to the Rapid City Parks and Rec Activity registration page.  Select the Special Events and then the Alkali Mountain Bike Race in the Register for Activities box on the left side of the page.

Black Hills Fat Tire Festival
Rapid City, SD
June 17, 2017


Tatanka 100 MTB Race
Sturgis, SD
July 8, 2017


Black Hills Back 40 and Shorty
Rapid City, SD
July 29, 2017


WildCat Classic
Hot Springs, SD
August 12, 2017


Twisted Crawdad MTB Race
Chadron, NE
September 16, 2017


Bear Lodge Mountain Classic
Sundance, WY
September 17, 2017






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