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Alumni Cycling Weekend

Bike, Celebrate, Repeat

Be part of the 2020 and 2021 Collegiate MTB Nationals, hosted by Purgatory and the City of Durango. Cheer on the Skyhawks with all your best cycling alumni teammates, and get on some singletrack yourself. You'll have five action-packed days that include group rides (both road and trail), alumni social events, lots of food, and lots of celebrating cycling and FLC.

Event Schedule

Wednesday, October 14

  • 12 p.m. – Alumni Group MTB (Animas/Overend) and Road (La Posta) rides, 2nd Ave Sports
  • 6 p.m. – Alumni-only Evening Social with FLC MTB Nats Team, Purgatory

Thursday, October 15

  • 9 a.m. – Alumni Group MTB (Skyline/Telegraph) and Road (Valley/Shalona) rides, Mountain Bike Specialists
  • 2:45 p.m. – Watch Dual Slalom Qualifying Round, Purgatory
  • 6 p.m. – Alumni and Family Dinner, Zia Taqueria, 2977 Main Avenue, Durango

Friday, October 16

  • 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Watch XC Races, Purgatory
  • 12:30 p.m. – Alumni Group MTB ride – (Elbert/Hermosa)
  • 12:30 p.m. – Alumni Group Road ride – (Purgatory/Silverton/Purgatory
  • 4:30 p.m. - Watch Dual Slalom Finals, Purgatory

Saturday, October 17

  • 8 a.m. – Alumni Group MTB – (High Country - Shuttle to top of Coal Bank)
  • 8 a.m. – Alumni Road Group Ride – (TBD)
  • 1 - 4:30 p.m. – Watch STXC, Purgatory
  • 5 p.m. – FLC Cycling Celebration & Fundraiser, Purgatory

    Alumni, Fans, Riders’ Families, FLC Donors, FLC, Community are invited!

Sunday, October 18

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Watch Downhill Finals and Team Relay

Join as many or as few events as you would like and relive those glory days in Durango! This weekend is child-friendly, so bring the whole fam, or just yourself and fight for the honor of crashing on the couch in the cycling office. We can’t wait to celebrate our FLC Cycling legacy of championship riding with you.


FLC cycling team

road cyclists hanging out

Get Involved:

  • Spread the word. Share this info with your cycling alumni contacts via email, social media, Facebook event, or over coffee.
  • RSVP. This event is free for alumni, but we’d like to have an idea of who is coming. Please RSVP and let us know at which events you’ll be gracing us with your presence.
  • Donate. Can’t make it? Or can make it, but love giving back? Please consider a donation to our Cycling Fund. All donations gathered in association with this event will be matched by a generous donor up to $5,000, so double your dollars!
  • Volunteer. Want to lead a group ride or help out in some other way? Let Hagen know what you’re thinking.

See you in October, Skyhawks!